Uber said resurgent demand for rides and food orders propelled it to its greatest month for total bookings within the company’s 12-year history because the rate of vaccinations picks up throughout the US. In a Monday regulatory submitting, Uber said March was its best month for experience bookings for the […]

Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park introduced plans to reopen to the general public May 21, turning into the latest theme park to launch reopening plans after a yearlong pandemic-prompted closure. Season-ticket holders can go to the park beginning May 6. Ticket sales and reservations will begin April 26. All […]

Justin Bieber’s new album, “Justice,” has returned to No. 1 for a second time, beating out Demi Lovato’s latest in a decent race for the top. “Justice,” which opened at No. 1 two weeks in the past, then dropped to No. 2, reclaimed the Billboard 200 chart’s peak position with […]

Saudi Aramco, the national oil company of Saudi Arabia, has reached a deal to raise $12.4 billion from the sale of a 49 p.c stake in a pipeline-rights company. The cash will come from a consortium led by EIG Global Energy Partners, a Washington-based investor in pipelines and other energy […]

Beijing tightens the screws Over the weekend, Chinese officers fined Alibaba a record $2.8 billion over antitrust violations. It was the largest penalty but because the Chinese government scrutinizes Jack Ma’s business empire — and it served as a warning for the country’s other web giants. The fine was linked […]

On my most up-to-date go to to the Mesopotamian marshes, in March, I arrived at Sayeed Hitham’s for breakfast. The pandemic had saved me away for more than a yr. The solar was simply rising, the sky pink and golden. Hana, Hitham’s spouse, stood smiling close to the door to […]