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At least five people injured in Portland after vehicle hits multiple pedestrians

A vehicle struck at least five people in Portland, Oregon, on Monday afternoon, authorities said. The city’s Fire and Rescue department said one person was critically injured, while there are four to five non-critical injuries. Vehicles were also struck, according to a news release from the police bureau. “Portland Police began receiving calls about a…MORE

Puerto Rico declares a state of emergency due to gender-based violence

Puerto Rico declares a state of emergency due to gender-based violence

Puerto Rico is declaring a state of emergency over gender-based violence, delivering on a demand made by activists in recent years after a wave of killings targeting women and transgender people. Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, who was sworn in earlier this month, announced an executive order aimed at preventing and protecting against gender-based violence through a…MORE

AMC’s CEO believes his movie theaters will survive through 2021

AMC’s CEO believes his movie theaters will survive through 2021

Adam Aron is in a surprisingly good mood for a CEO of a struggling theater chain that recently said it might not make it through the winter. But the AMC Theatres CEO was jovial because his fortunes recently changed. The world’s largest movie theater company announced Monday it had raised $917 million of new equity…MORE