PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials on Saturday reported 409 new coronavirus cases.
The Oregon Health Authority said the high number is partially due to a new reporting system that...
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — When coronavirus lockdowns came to his California mountain town, businessman Craig Fierro realized there would be no children’s birthday parties — no friends playing games,...
LONDON (AP) — In many ways, it has been a perfect storm for illegal gatherings in England as days of hot weather and Liverpool Football Club's first league title in 30 years have prompted people...
Chuck E. Cheese - where kids could be kids while parents nursed headaches - is filing for bankruptcy protection.
The 43-year-old chain, which drew kids with pizza, video games and a singing...
DEWEY BEACH, Del. (AP) — Health officials in Delaware are urging teens who participated in senior week activities at the state's beaches to get tested for the coronavirus after several...
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (AP) — Health officials said Friday that they were seeking to “inform mass numbers of unknown people” after a person who attended crowded pool parties over Memorial Day weekend at...
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The owner of a business that hosted crowded pool parties over the Memorial Day weekend at Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks says no laws were broken and safety measures were in...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage’s municipal animal care experts have a holiday message for pet owners: Be careful when mixing pets and holiday parties.
NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re lucky enough to be invited to a dinner party hosted by Questlove, be aware that nothing has been left to chance.
The guest list has been carefully chosen, as have...
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Ten newly minted graduates clustered around a table in a hallway on a recent Thursday night at Memorial High School.
It was relatively quiet, as all-night graduation...
MILAN (AP) — Euroskeptic populist parties formed a new and expanded right-wing alliance on Monday that aims to become the strongest faction in the European Parliament and seeks to radically...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the rest of America winds down from the parties, overeating and merriment of Christmas and New Year's, New Orleans keeps the party going. Mardi Gras season officially kicks off Sunday. Jan. 6 is often referred to as Epiphany, Twelfth Night or Three Kings' Day and commemorates the day the Bible says the three wise men reached the baby Jesus. For weeks, the city is taken over by elaborate parades and people stuffing their faces with sugary king cake. The party culminates on Fat Tuesday, which this year falls on March 5.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump's cranberry topiary trees may have left some of her critics seeing red, but they turned out to be a Christmas hit — one of several new ideas the Trumps introduced this holiday season.
In a four-week stretch of 21 holiday parties, the president also did fewer official photo ops and largely froze out the media. But in time-honored tradition, though, politicos still used the celebrations to squeeze in last-minute deal-making.
NEW DELHI (AP) — In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them all.
The bride, Isha Ambani, is the Ivy League-educated daughter of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, thought to be India's richest man. Forbes estimates his net worth at over $43 billion.
The groom, Anand Piramal, is the relative pauper. His father, industrialist Ajay Piramal, is thought to be worth $10 billion.
NEW YORK (AP) — The alcohol will flow less freely, and sometimes not at all, at some small business parties this holiday season.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia residents can return to an easier format of submitting applications online to host a block party after a summer rule change made it more difficult.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island mansion once owned by socialite and ardent Republican supporter Eileen Gillespie Slocum has sold for $4.4 million.
The Newport Daily News reports the Harold Brown Villa in Newport sold Friday to undisclosed buyers looking to turn it into a family home.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials hope that asking organizers to register party plans in advance will keep student parties from getting out of hand.
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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon school board had to call off its meeting after more than 100 angry parents stormed the district office and yelled at board members.
The reason for Monday's outrage: No more school parties for Valentine's Day.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's top samba schools danced and sang hard Monday as millions of other Brazilians did the same during nationwide Carnival celebrations that ridiculed local and world leaders, called for tolerance and pushed the boundaries of just about everything.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Amid a lackluster economy, a massive corruption investigation and increasing political polarization, Brazilians let off steam Saturday during the first full day of Carnival, a holiday long considered a safety valve for social and political tensions.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Once a party of luxury and glamour, Brazil's most famous Carnival is increasingly being dominated by thrifty tourists more interested in free street parties than the pricy samba school parades.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has come under criticism after its agricultural college handed out a memo warning some students and staff to avoid using decorations, music and food "specific to any one religion" at campus holiday parties, including Christmas trees, menorahs and images of Santa Claus.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Officials say state resort parks across Kentucky will offer New Year's Eve parties and other events to celebrate 2018.
A statement from the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet says some park options to celebrate the new year will include dinner buffets, dancing and theater. Many are offering packages that include entertainment options and lodging. Five parks are offering guided hikes on New Year's Day.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Musicians, actors and fashion icons descended on Miami for a whirlwind week of glamorous parties to celebrate some of the world's best artists during Art Basel.
NEW YORK (AP) — 'Tis the season to keep that office holiday party from adding to the list of workplace sexual misconduct scandals.
With the names of Weinstein, Spacey and Lauer likely getting more mentions this year than Dancer, Prancer and Blitzen, employers are making sure their year-end staff merrymaking doesn't generate more inappropriate conduct.