Will Smith Apologizes to Chris Rock, Faces Academy Investigation for Slap

Will Smith Monday evening apologized in an Instagram post to comedian Chris Rock for his behavior in Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony, which included slapping him on stage over a joke about the Oscar winner’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. “My behavior at last night’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable,” Mr. Smith wrote. “Jokes at … Read more

US Stocks Open Higher After Powell Says Fed Is Ready to Be More Aggressive

US stocks opened higher and government-bond yields jumped Tuesday, as investors digested Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s more aggressive tone on reining in inflation. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 157 points, or 0.4%, shortly after the opening bell. The S&P 500 also added 0.4% and the Nasdaq Composite climbed 0.4%. Major US stock indexes … Read more

Overland Park Starbucks workers walk out on strike Saturday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Workers at the Overland Park Starbucks location at 10201 W 75th Street walked out on strike Saturday morning. According to a release, the walk out strike was planned for Saturday at 8 am to protest unfair labor practices. Workers at the Starbucks location say that management has threatened and retaliated against … Read more