Columnist unloads on Kennedy Center chief who sacked orchestra after bailout

Columnist unloads on Kennedy Center chief who sacked orchestra after bailout

by WorldTribune Staff, March 30, 2020 Included in the federal government’s coronavirus relief package is $25 million for the Kennedy Center. On the same day the center got news it was getting the emergency funds, the center’s president, Deborah Rutter, essentially fired the National Symphony Orchestra’s 96 musicians, a columnist noted. “She gave them a […]

Gamblers raise stakes on creativity during sports shutdown

Gamblers raise stakes on creativity during sports shutdown

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2020 Bookies have never been accused of a lack of creativity, and they are proving that as the coronavirus outbreak has all but shut down sports in the United States. Bets can’t be placed on who will pull off the biggest upset in the NCAA basketball tournament, how many three-pointers […]

‘Clueless’: Larry the Cable Guy mocks self-quarantined celebrities

‘Clueless’: Larry the Cable Guy mocks self-quarantined celebrities

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2020 Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot posted a viral video which features a group of wealthy, privileged celebrities self-quarantined in their lavish homes singing John Lennon’s “Imagine”. “We’re all in this together,” says Gadot at the start of the viral video posted Wednesday to her 36.8 million-fan Instagram page. The […]

Home on leave, foreign correspondent can’t believe what he’s seeing

Home on leave, foreign correspondent can’t believe what he’s seeing

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON — The mere idea of the nation’s capital more or less shutting down would have been beyond imagination if anybody had talked about it seriously two months ago. Even after the outbreak of coronavirus in China had reached Korea and Europe, very few people would really believe the […]

Uber Eats waives delivery fee on orders from local restaurants

Uber Eats waives delivery fee on orders from local restaurants

by WorldTribune Staff, March 18, 2020 Amid the coronavirus outbreak, food delivery apps are seeing record downloads as state and local governments throughout the United States are restricting in-person dining at restaurants. In a gesture it said was meant to help local restaurants during the health crisis, delivery company Uber Eats has waived delivery fees […]

‘Out of control’: There’s plenty of toilet paper, which has no known impact on coronavirus

‘Out of control’: There’s plenty of toilet paper, which has no known impact on coronavirus

by WorldTribune Staff, March 15, 2020 An Alabama toilet paper manufacturer has officially weighed in: America will not run out of toilet paper. While demand is two times normal amid the coronavirus outbreak, existing inventory should be enough to meet demand, said Eric Abercrombie, a spokesman for Georgia-Pacific. Georgia-Pacific also has a business-to-business side, which […]

Text of President Trump’s proclamation: National Day of Prayer, March 15, 2020

Text of President Trump’s proclamation: National Day of Prayer, March 15, 2020

Special to WorldTribune, March 15, 2020 National Day of Prayer for all Americans affected by the Coronavirus pandemic and for our national response efforts A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America: In our times of greatest need, Americans have always turned to prayer to help guide us through trials and periods […]

Her warning against socialism brought ‘onslaught of online hate’ to U. of Chicago student

Her warning against socialism brought ‘onslaught of online hate’ to U. of Chicago student

by WorldTribune Staff, March 10, 2020 A student at the University of Chicago said she has received threats of violence after saying that socialism is more dangerous than the coronavirus. The university’s Institute of Politics ran an Instagram campaign last week which gave students a chance to fill in the blank after “I vote because…” […]

Cancel culture’s latest target: 1980 USA hockey team ‘Miracle on Ice’

Cancel culture’s latest target: 1980 USA hockey team ‘Miracle on Ice’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 4, 2020 The 1980 “Miracle on Ice,” in which the U.S. hockey team defeated a heavily favored Soviet squad, really “wasn’t a miracle at all,” according to a Sacramento Bee columnist. Why? Because, on the 40th anniversary of one of the greatest upsets in sports history, some of the 1980 U.S. […]

Did Bernie break up legendary hip hop group Public Enemy?

Did Bernie break up legendary hip hop group Public Enemy?

by WorldTribune Staff, March 3, 2020 Is Bernie Sanders responsible for taking the Flavor out of Public Enemy? It seems the group’s Chuck D is a huge Bernie fan. But Flavor Flav is not. When it was announced that the legendary hip hop group would perform at a Sanders rally in Los Angeles, the famous […]

1 2 3 64