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“To state the incredibly obvious, it’s been way, way, way, way too long, and it’s coming,” promises “Stranger Things” producer Shawn Levy of the highly anticipated Season 4. Audiences last saw the residents of Hawkins in 2019 for the epic showdown against the Mind Flayer at the Starcourt Mall. The Season 3 finale closed with […]
The star is set to tie the knot for the fourth time.
The legal and public relations battle between Scarlett Johansson and the Walt Disney Company escalated on Friday morning as the actress’s talent agency rose to her defense and slammed the media conglomerate for leaking her salary in “an attempt to weaponize her success as an artist and businesswoman.” The move comes less than 24 hours […]
Amazon posted its third $100 billion quarter in a row. Loop Capital Managing Director Anthony Chukumba joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss.
Under one roof, six Bay Area “ghost kitchen” restaurants will be available for delivery and pickup services through DoorDash’s app.
Americans spent more than expected in June as they got outdoors and traveled more, but they’re paying higher prices.The Commerce Department said Friday consumer spending rebounded 1% last month from a 0.1% dip in May. Household expenditures accounts for two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, and that robust spending helped boost economic growth 6.5% in the latest quarter.With nearly half the U.S. population vaccinated, Americans are spending more on services as they travel, eat out and attend sporting events. At the same time, the pace of spending on goods has slowed. Amid severe product shortages, car buyers can’t find what they want at dealerships and homeowners can’t get the appliances they want. Tight supplies of chips have hampered production.But as demand outpaces supply, inflation is heating up. The core personal consumption expenditures index shot up at an annual rate of 3.5%. It’s speeding up faster than the Federal Reserve’s target of 2%. But Fed Chair Jerome Powell insists inflation is temporary.
The 2022 draft is top heavy as well with players like Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero and Jaden Hardy all in early consideration for the No. 1 pick.
Miley Cyrus pulled out all the stops for her headlining Thursday night set at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago: She brought out Billy Idol, Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, Kid Laroi and G Herbo; played covers of songs that “made me who I am” — Blondie’s “Heart of Glass,” the Pixies’ Where Is My Mind?,” Temple […]
This year’s Creative Arts Emmys will be split into three ceremonies over the weekend of Sept. 11 and Sept. 12, starting with a Saturday evening event focused heavily on artisans categories like cinematography, costumes, hairstyling, production design, editing and sound mixing. Then, on Sunday afternoon, a shorter ceremony will center on animated programming, as well […]
Delaine Mentoor looks at water polo in Africa and sees a continent full of possibility, from Egypt all the way down to her home in South Africa. Mentoor and her players are hoping their historic appearance at the Tokyo Games is a sign of things to come for their sport, their country and their area of the world. The 28-year-old Mentoor is the first woman to serve as a head coach of a water polo team at the Olympics, and South Africa is the first women's team from Africa to compete in the sport's premier tournament.
"These PJs, as silly as it may sound, have become a sanctuary for me."
The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has called on Italy's government to introduce measures to improve an economic outlook it says endangers football's survival as a business, including allowing full crowds back into stadiums. Under current rules, a maximum capacity of 50 per cent is allowed at stadiums in Italy, but only vaccinated holders of the ‘Green Pass’ can gain access. With three weeks to go until the start of the new Serie A season, the FIGC published an open letter to the Government on Friday, saying Italian football was “issuing a cry of alarm”.
Damage was reported in the town of High Bar Harbor on the New Jersey coastline after severe tornado-warned thunderstorms hit the area late Thursday night, July 29.Footage shows downed trees and power lines in the town of High Bar Harbor on Friday morning as residents collected roof shingles, loose branches, and belongings that had been strewn about during the storm. Credit: Angelina Fay via Storyful
Japan said on Friday (July 30) it will expand states of emergency to three prefectures around Tokyo and in Osaka, as COVID-19 cases spike during the Olympic Games.Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told a news conference the virus is spreading at an unprecedented speed largely because of Delta variant:He advised that people watch the Olympics on TV at home, and also said he is worried the country's hospital beds could become stretched. 64% of Tokyo's hospital beds available for serious COVID cases were already filled as of mid-week.Tokyo is already under its fourth state of emergency since the pandemic began.Suga also declared five other prefectures as coming under "quasi-emergency," meaning that more than a half of the country now lives under some restrictions.The new emergency measures will be in effect from Aug. 2-Aug. 31.Suga and Olympics organizers have denied there is any link between the Summer Games and the recent sharp spike in cases.Organizers on Friday reported 27 new Games-related COVID-19 cases including three athletes, bringing the total since July 1 to 220.Experts worry holding the Games has sent a confusing message to the public about the need to limit activities when less than 30% of the residents of Japan are fully vaccinated.
At 6:41 p.m. ET last night, fans expected to give Halo Infinite a spin in the game’s first “technical test.” Instead, technical issues pushed the undefined launch time back by an unspecified amount. Problems regarding the test continued through Thursday night and into Friday morning.
Arsenal did not disclose the transfer fee but British media reported that the deal was worth 50 million pounds ($69.53 million). White started his career at Southampton before being signed by Brighton in 2016.
Britain reported 29,622 COVID-19 cases on Friday, a drop on the 31,117 reported on Thursday, and 68 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, down from 85 the previous day, according to government data. The total number of people who had received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine rose to 46,775,525, or 88.4% of adults, while the number who had received a second dose rose to 37,962,407 or 71.8% of adults.
Olympic swimming's newest event makes its debut in Tokyo on Saturday when the men and women of the top nations do battle in the mixed medley relay. The event was introduced for long course swimming at the 2015 World Championships and follows the standard format for medley relays -- four legs of 100 metres in each of the sport's strokes -- backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle. A different nation has won every World Championships gold in the race: Great Britain in 2015, the United States in 2017, and Australia in 2019.
Prince Charles has officially opened the Lerwick Harbour and Scalloway Fish Markets in Shetland during his trip to Scotland. The Duke of Rothesay, as he's known in Scotland, toured the state-of-the-art facilities which services both the Lerwick and Scalloway fish markets, visited the auction rooms, met staff and local skippers and saw the fish market in action. He then made a short speech outlining the importance of the two new markets and unveiled two plaques to officially open both markets.
Two crew members of an oil tanker managed by a company owned by a prominent Israeli businessman were killed in an attack off Oman, the vessel's London-based operator said Friday.