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How to Navigate a Hot Housing Market

6 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Competition for homes in many cities is leading potential buyers to take steps they may not have considered a short time ago, including waiving the inspection.
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Largest-ever study of artificial insemination in sharks - and the occasional 'virgin birth'

52 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists help protect sharks by developing aquarium breeding programs that pair up individuals in ways that increase genetic diversity. In a new study, scientists undertook...
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4 takeaways from the Chicago White Sox's sweep of the Minnesota Twins, including contributions from regulars to role players and closer Liam Hendriks locking in

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Four takeaways from the Chicago White Sox's three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins at Guaranteed Rate Field, including how closer Liam Hendriks believes the team has climbed...
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German infection rate at 2-month low, vaccinations speed up

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

Germany's coronavirus infection rate has dropped to its lowest level in nearly two months
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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: May 14, 2021 | Rates go down

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement Almost all mortgage and refinance rates have decreased since last Friday. Rates have dropped even more since this time...
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‘Woman in the Window' borrows from great films, isn't one

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

MOVIE REVIEW “THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW” Rated R. On Netflix. Grade: B- “The Girl on the Train,” “Gone Girl” and now, “The Woman in the Window” - suddenly, there is a new genre...
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Uber, Lyft rides skyrocket in price as drivers remain scarce

9 hours ago   |   ABC

People who rely on Uber and Lyft said they're struggling to afford what seem to be skyrocketing rates.
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Expert rates the winners and losers of first televised NYC mayoral debate

Expert rates the winners and losers of first televised NYC mayoral debate

10 hours ago   |   New York Post

Whose ideas and policies landed well? Former aide to Mayor John Lindsay Sid Davidoff examines the winners and losers from the first NYC mayoral debate.
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Obesity slows progress against cancer deaths, study suggests

10 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A new study suggests that heart disease and obesity-associated cancer mortality rates have continued to improve, but at a slowing pace.
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In California, the pandemic hits Latinos hard

In California, the pandemic hits Latinos hard

10 hours ago   |   Stanford

Members of the state's largest ethnic group have faced greater exposure to COVID-19 and have contracted and died from the coronavirus at higher rates than non-Hispanic whites...
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Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of Its Kind In The State

ST. PAUL, MINN. - The Minnesota House on Thursday night approved a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a historic vote for an effort some have been... Read more ...

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

LONDON - Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in what it called a “significant ransomware attack." The Health Service Executive said... Read more ...

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Republicans are ready to vault New York Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of the party's House leadership. Read more ...

Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC...

Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC dropped its mandate for vaccinated people

Summary List Placement Jill Biden joked that she felt "naked" not wearing a face mask after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dropped its mask mandate for fully... Read more ...

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

A Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing her mother has gone viral on TikTok. Read more ...

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

The Massachusetts indoor mask mandate remains in effect Friday as state officials evaluate new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that say those fully... Read more ...

Zach Plesac loses no-no in 8th as Cleveland tops Seattle 4-2

Zach Plesac loses no-no in 8th as Cleveland tops Seattle 4-2

SEATTLE - Zach Plesac came within six outs of ending Cleveland's 40-year no-hitter drought, keeping the Seattle Mariners hitless into the eighth inning of the Indians' 4-2 win... Read more ...

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

Top Mariners prospects Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert made their MLB debuts Thursday night against Cleveland. Here's how they fared in their first action. Read more ...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid hackers $4mn+ in ransom to resolve gas supply crisis

US President Joe Biden refused to say whether he was aware Colonial Pipeline paid more than $4 million to hackers after a major cyber attack crippled the company's operations... Read more ...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor settings

Metro infectious disease experts, businesses respond to the news Read more ...