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Fortune Feimster marries Jacquelyn Smith

Comedian Fortune Feimster has married her partner, Jacquelyn Smith. The two, who announced on social media in January 2018 that they were engaged, tied the knot on Friday in Malibu, California. It was a small ceremony at a rented house with views of the ocean. They invited guests to join over Zoom. “We got married!…MORE

Obama describes arduous push to pass health care in first excerpt of forthcoming book

Obama describes arduous push to pass health care in first excerpt of forthcoming book

Former President Barack Obama detailed the early challenges on the path to passing his historic health care legislation in an excerpt of his forthcoming memoir published in The New Yorker Monday. In “A Promised Land,” Obama wrote about what influenced the health care law popularly known as Obamacare, Republican and Democratic opposition to provisions of…MORE

Stocks tumble as Covid-19 cases surge and stimulus is nowhere to be found

Stocks tumble as Covid-19 cases surge and stimulus is nowhere to be found

US stocks tumbled at Monday’s opening bell, as coronavirus, Washington intransigence and earnings are weighing on the market. The election is only eight days away, there’s still no new stimulus package and the first look at how the economy fared in the third quarter will be reported on Thursday. Big Tech companies will report earnings…MORE

Gigi Hadid encourages voting while showing off post baby body

Gigi Hadid encourages voting while showing off post baby body

Gigi Hadid had some company this year while voting. The model recently gave birth to her first child, a daughter, with singer Zayn Malik, though you wouldn’t be able to tell it from a selfie she posted this weekend on her verified Instagram account. Hadid showed off her postpartum look in a “Vote” shirt while…MORE

3 reasons markets could be in for a bumpy week

3 reasons markets could be in for a bumpy week

Investors trying to decide how to place their bets heading into the last two months of the year face a daunting task. Between the imminent US election, an alarming rise in Covid-19 cases and a spate of quarterly results due this week from some of the world’s top companies, there’s no shortage of data to…MORE

Black Americans are fired up and flocking to the polls

Black Americans are fired up and flocking to the polls

Dave Richards arrived at his polling place before dawn, carrying a blue lawn chair and a giant bottle of water. It was about 6 a.m. on October 12 — the first day of early voting in Georgia — and the business consultant was ready for a long wait in the Atlanta suburb of Smyrna. After…MORE

Families are bored, so Monopoly sales are soaring

Families are bored, so Monopoly sales are soaring

Families stuck at home have resorted to playing games again, and that’s benefiting Hasbro. The maker of Monopoly and Magic: The Gathering reported a 21% jump in gaming sales as the result of homebound people looking for ways to occupy their time. Branded “Star Wars” and “The Mandalorian” toys also “delivered strong revenue growth,” according…MORE

This 12-year-old is happy to be testing a Covid-19 vaccine

This 12-year-old is happy to be testing a Covid-19 vaccine

The youngest volunteers so far to get experimental coronavirus vaccines have been given their first doses and are now being watched carefully to see if they are experiencing any unusual side effects. A team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital vaccinated 100 children as young as 12 last week, said Dr. Robert Frenck, who is leading the…MORE

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