Business / Corporate Jul 3, 2020

Ikinari Steak operator Pepper Food to pull out of New York

Japan's Pepper Food Service Co., the operator of Ikinari Steak and other restaurant chains, will pull out of New York, sources have said. The stand-up steakhouse chain has struggled to attract customers and was also hit hard by the shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ...

Serena Williams announces intention to enter U.S. Open

Tennis Jun 18, 2020

Serena Williams announces intention to enter U.S. Open

Here’s how all-in Serena Williams is on participating in the 2020 U.S. Open: She set up a practice area at her home with the new brand of hard courts being used at Flushing Meadows this year. For all the doubts about which top players will ...

Trump pushes conspiracy theory about Buffalo protester

World Jun 10, 2020

Trump pushes conspiracy theory about Buffalo protester

U.S. President Donald Trump ignited fresh controversy over his hard-line "law and order” push Tuesday by peddling yet another unfounded conspiracy theory, this time trying to raise suspicions about a 75-year-old protester who was hospitalized after being shoved by police and falling. Trump tweeted without ...

Researchers nearly double U.S. coronavirus death projection due to easing

World May 5, 2020

Researchers nearly double U.S. coronavirus death projection due to easing

Nearly 135,000 Americans were forecast to die from COVID-19 through the beginning of August, almost double the last prediction, due to loosening of lockdowns, according to an updated forecast from the University of Washington on Monday. The university's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) ...