Friday, July 1, 2022
Disney to Lay Off 28,000 Employees | National News
Disney will lay off 28,000 employees as the coronavirus pandemic hammers the theme-park industry. The cuts were announced to employees in a memo Tuesday. About two-thirds of those losing their jobs...
School closures, government responses, and learning inequality around the world during COVID-19
According to UNESCO, as of April 14, 188 countries around the world have closed schools nationwide, affecting over 1.5 billion learners and representing more than 91 percent of total enrolled learners. The world has...
The World's First Happiness Museum Opened in Copenhagen, and It's Bound to Put a Smile on Your Face
Happiness, like art, is often subjective, but unlike art, happiness isn’t something you’d expect to find hanging in a museum. Or, at least it wasn’t until an entire museum devoted to happiness opened...
Kurt Thomas, who led Indiana State to a national championship in gymnastics and the first U.S. male gymnast to win a world championship gold medal, has died. He was 64.
Safety Measures for Today's Businesses
With the pandemic upending the way we live and the way we operate, certain things have changed for good. One of the biggest changes in the way we conduct business. 
Sexist data hold back the world's Covid-19 response
How many women have died of Covid-19? How many women have lost their jobs in the economic crisis it created? And how many have had to stop...
Nevada lab confirms 1st coronavirus reinfection in the US
Earlier this week, the world was dealing head-on with what was believed to be the world's first documented case of coronavirus reinfection in Hong Kong. Now, less than a week later, researchers...
CONCORD – Another Cabarrus County basketball product is making his bid for the pros. Former Concord High standout Ty-Shon Alexander, who recently wrapped up his junior season at Creighton University,...
One of the world’s ‘most livable’ cities just went into full lockdown mode as coronavirus cases spike
Melbourne, which had been named the “world’s most livable city” for seven straight years before being beaten out by Vienna in 2018, won’t be feeling quite so livable for the next six weeks.
How Does Government Assist Business?
Businesses have long complained about government regulation. They claim that this is irrational and an impediment to their profits, economic efficiency or job creation efforts but what do corporations actually mean when they...