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Swamp tours canceled, boats secured to docks as storm approaches Louisiana. (June 18)
The World Food Programme and the Food and Agriculture Organisation empower communities with agricultural and trade skills
After being introduced to the lesbian scene in the 1960s, Lahusen became one of the most prominent gay rights activists in the US
The best news is that the automatic transmission is a vast improvement on the previous whining, unresponsive set-up, writes Sean O’Grady
English-born Ben Brereton was the unlikely hero as Chile beat Bolivia 1-0 in the Copa America on Friday.
Change is coming to the NCAA, one way or another.
(Bloomberg) -- President Joe Biden urged unvaccinated Americans to get inoculated, warning that a highly transmissible variant of the virus could cause more deaths. The delta variant first found in India and now spread widely in the U.K. is expected to become the dominant strain in the U.S., said Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Americans can pack bags for European vacations as the European Union lifts travel curbs for residents of the U.S. Non-essent
Two-time Masters winner Bubba Watson birdied five of his last six holes to jump into contention Friday at the US Open, then opened up about long-time mental health issues.
Scotland captain Andy Robertson lavished praise upon Billy Gilmour after the Chelsea youngster’s assured man-of-the-match display against England at Euro 2020. The highly-rated Blues midfielder, 20, was an unused substitute during Monday’s disappointing 2-0 defeat by the Czech Republic in Glasgow, but was handed his first senior international start in a huge Group D clash between old rivals at Wembley. Such an accomplished display that belied his lack of experience certainly did not go unnoticed among his team-mates, with Robertson in no doubt that the former Rangers starlet has a huge future ahead in international football.
The California attorney general launched new anti-human trafficking teams to apprehend perpetrators and support survivors on Friday amid an alarming increase in labor and sexual exploitation statewide during the coronavirus pandemic.(June 18)
The winter school holidays could be the perfect time for the Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory to welcome back crowds of tourists."When it's wet weather, people just want to be inside eating comfort food, which just happens to be chocolate," owner Rhiannon Druce told AAP.
THE CONTINUED IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON AUSTRALIA'S DOMESTIC TOURISM MARKET* Nearly half Australia's tourism expenditure (46 per cent or $107 billion) occurs in the regions* Regional tourism directly employs more than 530,000 people in related industries, more than mining and more than forestry, agriculture and fishing combined* Australians took 8.4 million overnight trips in March 2021, stayed 28.
Obviously Bob Dylan had other things in mind when he said "you can always come back, but you can't come back all the way". Yet it's a truism Australia's $20 billion domestic tourism industry appreciates all too well.
Ian Wright and Graeme Souness were both hugely critical of England’s lacklustre display against Scotland at Euro 2020. After an efficient opening win against Croatia last weekend, the Three Lions went into Friday night’s huge Group D showdown between old rivals as big favourites to seal another three points on home soil at Wembley and guarantee a spot in the last 16.
Bogdan Vechirko, 36, admitted to plowing his semi-trailer truck through a bridge full of protesters last year
Euro 2020 is underway, with 24 nations out for glory this summer - and plenty more players also hoping to claim the Golden Boot for the tournament’s top scorer. It is no shock to see England striker Harry Kane among the favourites given he won the individual prize at the 2018 World Cup with six goals - but it was Raheem Sterling who got on the scoresheet as Croatia were beaten at Wembley on Sunday. Czech Republic star Patrik Schick is currently out in front with three goals in two games: he struck a brace against Scotland at Hampden Park included a wonder goal from near the halfway line, and scored from the penalty spot versus Croatia.
Migrants to be released from prison but kept in immigration detention after Border Force targeted them with drones
Alize Cornet, Belinda Bencic and Liudmila Samsonova all needed final set tiebreaks to reach the semifinals of the Berlin grasscourt tournament.France's Cornet provided the most drama, saving a match point in the 10th game of the third set against former Wimbledon champion and sixth seed Garbine Muguruza, squandering four chances of her own in the tiebreak before finally prevailing 4-6 6-3 7-6 (7-5).
A Federal court in Tampa on Friday granted Florida a preliminary injunction against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) decision to prevent an immediate resumption of cruise operations. The order will prevent the agency from enforcing against a cruise ship arriving in, within, or departing from Florida. The lawsuit was filed in April by Republican Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and the state had sought a quick lifting of a "nationwide lockdown" on the cruise industry that has been in place since March 2020.
TechCrunch has the day off for Juneteenth, so this will be a tad pared down. To start off, how about you have a listen to the latest episode of our award-winning podcast, Equity. Speaking of podcasts, Spotify announced it acquired Podz, a podcast discovery app.