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Veterans Honor Flight local chapter starts in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A nonprofit group that arranges trips for veterans to visit Washington memorials dedicated to them will now have its first honor flight chapter dedicated to area veterans in western North Dakota. The local chapter, Western North Dakota H

Tom Brady thanks Patriots fans with emotional video

There’s no reason Brady would ever hold any ill will toward Patriots fans. He will always be a legend in the New England area, and fans treated him like royalty for the better part of two decades.en-us

Should we be playing video games now?

The case for working through the pandemic's uncertainty — while keeping our social distance — through virtual play

Don't leave the house to get Easter flowers, save 20% when you order online - CNET

All the flower shops are going to be closed anyway, so you might as well save some money if you're buying flowers.

Facebook releases data that could help forecast the spread of coronavirus - CNET

Researchers are also using anonymized Facebook location data to see if people are staying home.

How to catch Tuesday's big, bright 'pink moon,' the biggest supermoon of 2020 - CNET

Our natural satellite is going to do its best to get your attention tomorrow.

Airbnb raising $1B to support company during coronavirus - CNET

The money will help support the company's investment in its hosts, Airbnb said.

India growth crucial for Torrent Pharma's health amid steep fall in volume

The country accounts for 44% of overall revenues

US travelers wait days to leave cruise ship with virus cases

MIAMI (AP) - Dozens of Americans aboard a cruise ship that docked last weekend in Miami with coronavirus cases still waited Monday to disembark, delayed by new federal rules requiring cruise companies to bring them directly home to avoid more infections. Two

A Dense Cluster of Birdhouses by Artist Bob Verschueren Rests in a Treetop

Hopefully, the birds flocking to Bob Verschueren’s wooden housing complex won’t mind if their neighbors stay up late chirping or make too much noise as they head out in the morning to look for worms. Resembling a dense apartment building with shared w

Trump's daily stream of coronavirus lies are all about to hit a wall

I take no joy whatsoever in writing this particularly grim post, but Donald Trump's relentless string of lies about the coronavirus going away, being just like the flu, being a media hoax, and being a problem that governors and governors alone should handle a

With Boris Johnson hospitalized in intensive care, what’s next for Britain?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved into intensive care, a day after being hospitalized with coronavirus. So, with the PM out of action, how will the British government function? Read Full Article at

Organisers want Russian WW2 veterans who defeated Hitler to STAY AWAY from Victory Day parade over COVID-19 fears

This year it's a big one: The 75th anniversary of Soviet Russia's defeat of Nazi Germany. Now officials are trying to work out how to hold celebrations in the age of coronavirus. Read Full Article at

Tennis tours coordinating possible post-virus rescheduling

Tennis tours coordinating possible post-virus rescheduling

Airbnb turns to private equity to raise $1 billion

Airbnb said Monday that it has raised $1 billion in debt and equity from private equity firms Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners, even as the online rental marketplace has seen its business plummet due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Terms of the deal were not d

As demand for mental health services soars, SonderMind raises $27 million to expand its services

“Our real focus is on democratizing mental healthcare,” says SonderMind co-founder chief executive, Mark Frank. His company, founded back in 2017, is having a moment. With the restrictions and economic stresses caused by the government’s eff

Facebook starts prompting US users to fill out a COVID-19 survey to help track the virus

Starting today, some U.S. Facebook users will see a new pop-up on the app asking them to fill-out a survey about COVID-19. The survey, from Carnegie Mellon University’s Delphi epidemiological research center, is one of many new symptom mapping projects

Creative ways to host a virtual birthday party for kids

Social distancing requirements amid the COVID-19 pandemic may have canceled kids’ birthday parties, but parents are finding new ways to take the celebrations online. While video chat apps like Zoom, Google Hangouts or FaceTime are an option for gatherin

No toilet paper? No problem: Save 10% on a Tushy bidet - CNET

I put my butt on the line to get you this deal. Here's what happened when I tried the bidet, mate.

Tesla Cheetah Stance reportedly coming for better acceleration - Roadshow

Here's why Tesla's hard-charging Model S and Model X may soon be waving their butts in the air.

Track your stress with a Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2, now just $199 - CNET

Life during a pandemic can dial up your anxiety. Here's a watch that can monitor your stress level, and right now it's 30% off.

Kings donate old arena to help California battle COVID-19

As it relates to the sports world, we’re seeing individuals and teams step up big-time during this national crisis. These Kings are obviously the latest example.en-us

2020 NFL season to be played without fans in attendance?

The talks come at a time when the NFL said it is publicly planning to start the 2020 season on schedule.en-us

Cost cap talks dominate F1 bosses and teams debate

Team principals joined FIA president Jean Todt, and F1's CEO Chase Carey and managing director of motorsports Ross Brawn for a telephone conference which lasted all afternoon. Sources say it was a positive and productive session, but few firm decisions were t

Horrific Twitter thread by New York City health committee chair raises concerns on COVID-19 deaths

As the death toll resulting from the novel coronavirus continues to rise, some New York cemeteries are facing difficulties despite the ability to operate 24 hours a day. New York City has begun to store bodies in freezer trucks to accommodate the number of vi

Franklin Graham tells Judge Jeannine that pandemic happened because world «turned its back on God»

«This is giving people a tremendous opportunity to be somewhat introspective,» the Fox News judge adds

«Westworld,» in a manner of speaking, pits Maeve's fluency against Dolores' conquering ways

In a world where language can open doors or keep us in our place, Maeve's universal ability speaks volumes

Wayfair, Carnival rise on Wall Street; Zoom, Peloton fall

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Monday: Wayfair Inc., up $20.87 to $71.50. The online furniture seller reported strong demand and said it would meet or exceed its first-quarter revenue target. Zoom Video Communications In

NASCAR Euro Series' virtual races to include real consequences

The EuroNASCAR Esports Series will kick off on April 21 on iRacing and will include eight events with the last three serving as playoff rounds and awarding double points.And in a first for virtual motorsports competition, the participating series drivers wil

Rush hour and tougher questions ahead for both Mint Raod and banks

Piecemeal regulatory forbearance will not go far and tougher questions will be asked of both Mint Road and banks, reports Raghu Mohan

COVID-19 crisis spurs triple-digit growth for refurbishing startup Back Market

“The U.S. and Germany are pushing the growth,« says CEO Thibaud Hug de Larauze. »They are the main two drivers of the boom of Back Market."

American stocks rally sharply on COVID-19 optimism as earnings loom

Stocks rallied Monday, with all major indices snapping back into positive territories as investors seized on any positive developments in the fight to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. The stock market is, of course, not the

Quibi had a launch day outage

Looks like things haven’t gone completely smoothly with Quibi‘s launch. The issue appears to have been resolved, but the Quibi customer support account tweeted this afternoon that “some users may be experiencing problems with the Quibi app,&

NASA Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13, ‘A Successful Failure’

As NASA marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission – which has become known as “a successful failure” that saw the safe return of its crew in spite of a catastrophic explosion – the agency is sharing a variety of resources, recognizing the tr

El Paso legislator calls for DHS watchdog probe into dangerous conditions at border facilities

Texas Rep. Veronica Escobar is calling on the Department of Homeland Security watchdog to immediately look into Border Patrol facility conditions in the El Paso area, including an outrageous report that officials have held as many as 150 people with “flu-l

Gamecocks' Boston wins Leslie Award as nation's best center

South Carolina freshman Aliyah Boston has been named the Lisa Leslie Award winner as women's basketball's top center

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to the ICU

Like other patients with COVID-19, the prime minister's condition worsened in just one afternoon.

Tigers Hall of Famer Al Kaline dies at 85

Kaline played 22 years with the Tigers, finishing up his career with 18 All-Star appearances and earning 10 Gold Gloves.en-us

Arizona lands Seattle grad transfer Terrell Brown

Seattle University graduate transfer Terrell Brown has committed to Arizona, bolstering the Wildcats’ backcourt for next season

Hall of Famer Al Kaline, longtime star for the Detroit Tigers, dies at 85, family friend tells AP

Hall of Famer Al Kaline, longtime star for the Detroit Tigers, dies at 85, family friend tells AP
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