Kim Godwin, a veteran of local and national TV-news operations, will be the next president of ABC News — and the first Black executive to run a broadcast-network news operation. Disney on Wednesday confirmed that Godwin, who has been with CBS News since 2007, will take over the role most recently held by James Goldston. […]
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IRS is still processing a backlog of 1.7 million tax returns from 2019, some that require refunds.
A white former police officer is being charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, just three days after the Black man was shot during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb. The swift probe and announcement of a charge against Kim Potter, a 26-year veteran and training officer, was handled by a prosecutor from outside Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, where Potter shot Wright. The decision to hand over the case was made almost immediately by Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, who said county attorneys in the Minneapolis area last year adopted the practice of referring police shootings to other jurisdictions in order to “avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest."
Caitlin Reilly will co-star in “General Hospital’s” special tribute episode to her late father and daytime drama actor, John Reilly, Variety has learned exclusively. Caitlin Reilly will portray Annie, formerly known as Anna, the daughter of her father’s character Sean Donely and Tiffany Hill (Sharon Wyatt). The character was most recently seen in August 2013 […]
Robots and touchscreens are the name of the game right now in fast-food, according to several recent developments.
Gareth Sell, 36, won a two-year battle to overturn more than 50 tickets.
The Alamance County Sheriff's office said Union Academy coach Barney Harris and his brother-in-law tried to rob a cartel's trailer on April 8.
Hundreds of firefighters fought the Bosque de la Primavera forest fire near Guadalajara, Mexico, on Wednesday, April 14. Fifteen firefighters were injured on April 13, officials said.Aerial footage released by Tlajomulco de Zúñiga officials, who said it was taken around the Los Volcanes area, shows plumes of smoke rising from the blaze.The fire is not expected to impact residential areas, according to local news reports.Crews have been fighting the fire since 3 pm on Tuesday, when an atmospheric alert was issued for surrounding municipalities. Residents have been ordered to stay away from the area and avoid outdoor activities, local media reported. Credit: Gobierno Tlajomulco via Storyful
Matt Roberts, Vacasa CEO, joins Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Kristin Myers to discuss vacation rental trends in the upcoming months and Vacasa’s latest acquisition.
A window on the Real Madrid team bus was smashed ahead of the Spanish giants' Champions League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday.
New data suggests that unblocking the middle seat on planes might not be the safest route amid the pandemic.
Sisse Graum Jørgensen, the Zentropa producer behind Thomas Vinterberg’s BAFTA-winning, Oscar-nominated “Another Round,” spoke to Variety about working with Vinterberg, making her TV debut, as well as opportunities and challenges ahead for independent producers. Graum Jørgensen is primarily known for her long and successful partnerships with some of the most celebrated filmmakers in Denmark, including […]
The White House Correspondents Association has tabled its annual dinner event for 2021, citing pandemic conditions and the inability to host a large indoor event. The WHCA dinner, traditionally held in April, has become an annual media event that typically includes a performance by a top comedian and a good-humored address from the sitting U.S. […]
David Nelson, Belpointe Chief Strategist, joins Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Kristin Myers to discuss market outlook and Coinbase’s public debut on the Nasdaq.
Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish’s new film “Here Today” will be here soon. The comedy starring Emmy and Tony Award winner Crystal and Emmy and Grammy winner Haddish will launch on May 7. Crystal plays a veteran comedy writer named Charlie Burnz, who forms an unlikely, yet hilarious and touching friendship with New York singer […]
Stocks traded mixed Wednesday afternoon, with traders digesting a slew of earnings results from big banks that largely topped expectations. The Dow set a fresh record high as shares of Goldman Sachs advanced after the company reported better-than-expected quarterly results.
Martin Campbell’s action thriller ‘Memory’ has rounded out its ensemble cast, adding Emmy winner Guy Pearce, Monica Bellucci, Harold Torres, Taj Atwal and Ray Fearon. The actors will star alongside Liam Neeson, who plays Alex Lewis, an expert assassin “with a reputation for discreet precision.” According to the logline, when Alex refuses to complete a […]
“Tomorrow’s Hope,” a documentary about the importance of quality early childhood education, has sold North American rights to the independent distributor Abramorama. Following a virtual live premiere on May 20, the company plans to release the film nationwide on demand on May 21. “Tomorrow’s Hope” spotlights passionate educators and tenacious kids and their families, who […]
Canada is offering permanent residency to around 90,000 foreign students and workers in jobs as diverse as plumbing and cleaning, as it steps up efforts to meet an annual immigration target that has helped drive economic growth in recent years. Canada has welcomed 70,000 new permanent residents so far this year, according to official numbers provided to Reuters, proportionally well short of the government's 2021 goal of 401,000. With Canada's borders closed and COVID-19 rampant, the target is tough to meet.