Less than six months ago, mortgage rates marched above 5 percent – the first time in seven years – and for weeks showed no signs of abating. It was a tipping point for house hunters. Beaten down by rising prices, meager housing choices and bidding wars, they saw rates as one more obstacle and called it quits, causing …
With a massive two-thirds of the world's browser user share - a measurement of browser activity calculated monthly by analytics vendor Net Applications - Google's Chrome has no peer in popularity. So when Chrome speaks, people listen. That holds true for whatever moves Google makes with each browser upgrade - …
FedEx Corp(FDX) shares took a big hit since peaking in January 2018 near $275. Near the opening bell on Mar20, 2019, FDX traded almost 38% lower, at under $172. What was the reason for that? Management indicated that adjusted EPS for FY 2019 are likely to dip slightly, from $15.35 last year, to $15 or so in the …
Indonesian airline Garuda has canceled its order for 49 more Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, worth nearly $5 billion, citing "consumers' low confidence," a spokesman for the company said Friday. But a Garuda official said …
Theresa May will return to the UK later to try and convince MPs to support her withdrawal deal after the EU agreed to postpone Brexit beyond 29 March. On Thursday night, after eight hours of talks, EU leaders offered to delay Brexit until 22 May if MPs approve Mrs May's deal next week. If they do not approve it, the delay …
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The 2019 NCAA Tournament — and all the excitement it promises — is finally here. The field of 68 is set and so are the March Madness schedule details, meaning the college basketball season is about to reach its usual fever pitch. This year, the big storylines center around the usual suspects: UNC and Kentucky have played …
A cowardly sex fiend who abused a two-year-old girl has been given a 17-year-sentence by a judge who called the attack “utterly appalling”. Luke Arthur Jones left his victim in such agony that she needed morphine and an emergency operation for the “horrific injuries” he caused her. The 24-year-old then “then put her family …
A missing puppy was found hanged outside its owner's home - two days after being stolen by sadistic burglars. Gemma Knowles was heartbroken when she made the grisly discovery on Thursday after a break-in to her family home. The mum-of-three was distraught when she saw British bulldog Wilma hanging on a garden …
Though their first child is due in the coming weeks, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are preparing for another milestone moment: the creation of their new household at Buckingham Palace later this spring. Palace …
Y'all, IDK how anyone is going to make it to the Game of Thrones finale with all these wild theories and hints floating around, which immediately send the internet into a collective panic attack each time. Regardless of …
The sweeping legislation took less than a week. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Wednesday (March 20) the nation would no longer sell semi-automatic guns and riffles. The sweeping legislation went into effect one week after an Australian man opened fire and killed 50 Muslim men, women …
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A Portland man faces 81 counts of rape and other charges after authorities say he sexually abused a teenage girl for nearly two years and impregnated her. Cruz Palacios-Romero, 36, was arraigned Thursday in Multnomah County Circuit Court, records show. A grand jury last week indicted him on the charges. Police …
Immigration is a large and complex subject. My recent story in The Atlantic tried to do justice to that complexity. But that attempt of course came with a cost: The article was long and often highly detailed. It became easily possible to lose track of the piece’s argument. So before replying to some of the article’s notable critics, let …
I have a long history with snow bikes. I built my first one when I was 15 by bolting a pair of skis to an old bike frame in my parents’ garage. My best friend and I would ride it, pretty unsuccessfully, down the hills near my house. When I first moved to Santa Fe three years ago, I tried a professionally built bike, but it wasn’t really …
Ariana Grande has had a moment of reflection on her life, as she shared an emotional post in which she indicated that she needs to 'let someone go even though she won't stop loving them'. This follows a tearful start to her Sweetener tour, in which Ariana paid tribute to her former boyfriend Mac Miller by playing late star's …
"I will not stop until we have an education system that is accessible, affordable, and equitable for all – not some.” In light of the recent college admissions scandal where affluent families were caught administering bribes for their children to get into specific colleges, Maxine Waters shared her opinion on this example of …
Folded and sealed with a dollop of red wax, the will of Catharuçia Savonario Rivoalti lay in Venice’s State Archives, unread, for more than six and a half centuries. Scholars don’t know why the document, written in 1351, was never opened. But to physicist Fauzia Albertin, the three-page document—six pages, …
March 21 (UPI) --As his secretary of state swings through Israel on a Middle East trip, President Donald Trump said Thursday that the United States should "fully recognize" Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights. "After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty over the Golan …
In the second epsiode of Hulu's new show, The Act, based on the true story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, Gypsy has to get her teeth extracted. According to the American Dental Association, dental extractions occur when the teeth are severely decayed, damaged, or diseased. It's unclear why Gypsy's teeth decayed, but it's …
How many times can John Wick face down certain death and emerge unscathed? Hopefully the answer is "the limit does not exist," because I personally will never tire of watching Keanu Reeves hurl himself around dimly lit hotel lobbies as he tries to dodge bullets, knives, and every other dangerous weapon known to mankind in …
Seoul, South Korea — South Korean police said Thursday they've arrested four people on suspicion of secretly taking videos of about 1,600 guests in hotel rooms and posting or streaming them on the internet. The …
Tyson recalled over 69,000 pounds of frozen chicken strips on Thursday because they may contain metal, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips were produced on …
If there’s one thing the British people can do well, it’s small talk. We talk about the weather, we talk about our holiday plans - and in our more adventurous moments we talk about the news of the day. But you know what we’re sick of chatting about? Brexit. It was all supposed to be sorted by now - and quite frankly, it was …
This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Last July, porn star Stephanie Clifford, better known by her stage name Stormy Daniels, was arrested at a Columbus strip club by three undercover vice officers, and …
President Trump’s signature policy for veterans — shifting much of their health care from the government-run system to private doctors and hospitals — is under attack from newly empowered Democrats and their …
There are plenty of scary statistics about how the average American isn't saving nearly enough for retirement. One in five American adults has nothing at all saved, according to Northwestern Mutual, and Gallup found only 38% of non-retired investors have a written financial plan. And it's not just saving for retirement where …
The Cardinals are nearing a five-year contract extension with first baseman Paul Goldschmidst worth around $130 million, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Derrick Goold. The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal first reported that the two sides were reaching an agreement. ESPN's Jeff Passan reports the deal will run …
"Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke penned an emotional essay revealing that she suffered two brain aneurysms, one in 2011 after filming the first season of the hit HBO series, and another in 2013, following the third season of the show. In a lengthy article for The New Yorker, the 32-year-old actress, who plays …
Judging by Kodak Black's recent Instagram Live session, where he claimed that he was on the same level as rappers who are often revered as some of the G.O.A.Ts in the game, he's got an unshakeable confidence. …
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In the fantasy world created by the tabloids, Angelina Jolie has adopted a lot of children over the past few years. In reality, she hasn’t adopted any, but Gossip Cop has debunked several variations on this theme. Here are five wrong rumors. Shuster, Andrew. "Angelina Jolie Adopting Little Boy From Syria?" Gossip Cop, 2 …