Reopening technical schools offer preview for fall colleges

Laveta Brigham

MILWAUKEE – Under normal circumstances, there would be nothing particularly extraordinary about a group of aspiring surgical technicians gathering for a lab course at Milwaukee Area Technical College. But when a group of seven students sat around a room at the school’s downtown campus earlier this month, they became some of the […]

The best secured credit cards of 2020

Laveta Brigham

Build your credit history with a secured card. — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you sign up for a credit card after clicking one of our links, we may earn a small fee for referring you. However, our picks and […]

‘He’s completely out of control’

Laveta Brigham

A bride-to-be is causing some uproar online after sharing the unwelcome guest her future sister-in-law wants to bring to her wedding. The recently engaged 28-year-old, who explained her situation in Reddit’s AITA (Am I The A******) forum, described how her fiancé Zack’s sister Kerry has a problematic emotional support parrot […]

Britain offers to back down on ‘tech tax’ after US fury

Laveta Brigham

Facebook under scrutiny The Government is offering to narrow the scope of its digital tax after the US threatened tariffs on nations that target its technology companies.  The compromise “would considerably ease the task of achieving a consensus-based solution and make a political agreement within reach this year,” according to a letter […]

Biden, Trump stage rare dueling events in pandemic era

Laveta Brigham

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Both President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are swinging through key battleground states on Thursday, presenting dueling events that haven’t happened much in the age of coronavirus and showcasing their contrasting styles in response to the pandemic. The former vice president wore a […]

YouTube Introduces ‘Select’ Ad Initiative, Reveals Handful Of New Originals In ‘Brandcast Delivered’ NewFront

Laveta Brigham

Click here to read the full article. YouTube delivered its ninth annual NewFronts presentation to digital ad buyers, in a shorter, online format it dubbed “Brandcast Delivered.” Video presentations were customized to viewers’ interests, with on-camera participants in the heavily edited pitch including Lilly Singh, Josh Gad, Alex Rodriguez, Lyor […]

Stocks make modest recovery despite virus worries

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European stocks made modest gains Thursday, one day after a brutal selloff, but US indices struggled on continued worries about a resurgence of coronavirus and mounting job losses in the US. Oil also recovered some of Wednesday’s five percent tumble on increasing infections stoking demand worries, just as the latest […]