Celebrities

Celebrities

A look at rising costs for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

An expert panel set up by Tokyo's newly elected governor says the price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed $30 billion unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken. That's more than a four-fold increase from the initial estimate at the time Tokyo was awarded the games in 2013.

Celebrities

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

Celebrities

Turkey: 12 TV stations closed for alleged security threat

Turkish authorities have ordered 12 more news organizations closed down for alleged threats to national security, the state-run news agency reported Friday, amid growing concerns that the government is using emergency powers intended to deal with the aftermath of a failed coup to target opposition voices.

Videos

Calling on cell phones to bridge early reading divide

Stanislaus Union, Empire, Salida and Waterford school districts train for rollout of birth to 6 early reading program educators hope will be a game changer. (Nan Austin/Austin@modbee.com)
naustin@modbee.com
Calling on cell phones to bridge early reading divide 0:57

Calling on cell phones to bridge early reading divide

Growing Oakdale silk-screen firm does award-winning work 0:57

Growing Oakdale silk-screen firm does award-winning work

Flight of fancy in Turlock 2:30

Flight of fancy in Turlock

MJC 4-year respiratory degree picking first cohort 0:56

MJC 4-year respiratory degree picking first cohort