Tag: Lifestyle

Iowa race track cuts ties with announcer after racist rant

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ALGONA, Iowa — An Iowa race track said Thursday that it will cut ties with an announcer who went on a racist rant against...

EXPLAINER: Surfing, where the playing field is never level

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TOKYO — Surfing is as much skill and science as instinct and timing. That begins with learning how to read ocean swells to anticipate...

Kanye West to reveal ‘Donda’ album at massive Atlanta event

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LOS ANGELES — Kanye West knows how to make a splash even with a listening event. ...

EXPLAINER: What’s the history of the Olympics protest rule?

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TOKYO — The simple act of taking a knee felt like something more monumental when it happened on Olympic soccer pitches in Japan on...

Obama-Springsteen book ‘Renegades’ coming in October

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NEW YORK — There's a new chapter in the friendship between Barack and the Boss. ...

KitchenSmarts: A summer refresh for the al fresco tabletop

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Socializing and outdoor entertaining carry an extra kick this summer as pandemic restrictions ease. What better time to freshen up your al fresco tabletop...

Southwest, American post 2Q profits as air travel picks up

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DALLAS — American Airlines and Southwest Airlines both posted second-quarter profits on Thursday thanks to generous federal pandemic relief that covers most of their...

History, celebrity, leafy beauty live on at NYC cemetery

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NEW YORK — Michael Cumella, dressed in 1920s garb, laid his old Victrola record player down among the tombstones and turned to the small...

Small businesses lifted by return of summer tourists

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Small businesses in the U.S. that depend on tourism and vacationers say business is bouncing back, as Americans rebook postponed trips and spend freely...

Report: Disney may get $570M in tax breaks for new campus

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The Walt Disney Co. stands to benefit from more than a half billion dollars in tax breaks for building a new...