Disney to layoff thousands: report

After announcing a plan to slash nearly 7,000 jobs, Disney is reportedly instructing managers to propose budget cuts and put together lists of employees to be laid off in the coming weeks.

Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next week

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 900 points Friday as another sharp sell-off led by technology stocks added to Wall Street's losses in April, leaving the S&P 500 with its biggest monthly skid since the start of the pandemic. Traders continue to fret about the tough medicine the Federal Reserve is using in its fight against inflation: higher interest rates.

Gas prices continue to rise

Gas prices have jumped, on average, more than a buck from a year ago in Central Florida. Experts say the cost of crude oil, global supply issues, and the pandemic are to blame.

Gas prices expected to rise in spring

The national average price for a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. will remain "somewhat stable" over the next two to four weeks before showing a clear increase as spring nears, according to an industry expert.

Supreme Court rejects request to block federal air travel mask mandate

The Supreme Court Tuesday denied an emergency request asking for a pause to the federal COVID-19 airline mask mandate. The case was filed by Florida father Michael Seklecki and his 4-year-old son who is autistic who cannot tolerate wearing masks but must fly to Boston Children’s Hospital in Massachusetts for regular medical care.

Building Orlando: Evermore Orlando Resort

There is a massive development under construction right next door to Walt Disney World Resort, but unless you get off the main roads and venture back into the trees, you likely haven't seen it. Evermore Orlando Resort is an-1,100-acre resort complex with traditional vacation homes and the luxury Conrad Hotel. At the heart of the resort will be a 20-acre tropical beach complex and Evermore Bay, an 8-acre crystalline water amenity by Crystal Lagoons.