Casinos hate those customers who leave after a couple of losing hands or pulls. They really hate the ones who make a quick exit after a single winning play or two.
Readers above a certain age will remember having to clean chalkboard erasers at school.
The term “Cyber Monday” was coined in 2005, by many accounts from officials at the National Retail Federation who were eager for another sales push after Black Friday.
Jonas Salk needed six years to develop and test the first polio vaccine. A vaccine for rotavirus, which causes severe diarrhea in infants, took 15 years to develop. The chickenpox vaccine was 28 years in the making.
As a child, you may recall the pleasant surprise of putting a coin in a vending machine, pulling the lever and getting not one but two candy bars.
Timing is everything, and the St. Joseph School District seems to have found a good deal on umbrellas right before everyone else notices that it’s starting to feel like rain.
When the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at a record 30,000, there’s no shortage of those who could take credit.
A mere 102 Thanksgivings ago, Americans sat down for dinner in a bewildering time of pandemic.
It’s easy to get lost in a dizzying array of economic statistics.
Those online surveys posted on newspressnow.com aren’t intended as an accurate reflection of public sentiment, with sampling, margin of error and all that.
It takes someone with a dismal outlook to see the lights, the festivity and the excitement of the Christmas shopping season and exclaim, “I wonder which of these establishments won’t make it?”
In the 2004 presidential election, Sen. John Kerry, a man who had a plan for everything but winning, had this to say about his vote for an $87 billion supplemental bill for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Everyone who’s having a great 2020, raise your hand.
In a hallway at the News-Press, a framed photograph commemorates the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade.
A Reuters analysis of pricing data shows that not every business has taken a hit from the coronavirus. Americans facing shutdowns and limited options for outings are willing to pay more for coffee, eggs, sliced ham and a particularly pricey brand of yoga pants called Lululemon.