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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Meteorological summer to start off with sizzling temperatures across the center of the country

[AccuWeather, AP Photo] The same dome of heat that resulted in record-breaking temperatures across the West last week will shift eastward, bringing along summerlike conditions just in time for the start of meteorological summer. The same dome of heat that resulted in record-breaking temperatures across the West last week will shift eastward, bringing along summerlike conditions just […]

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Cars Most Likely to Need an Engine Rebuild and What to Buy Instead

[Motorsport Network] Consumer Reports survey data show the models most at risk for this expensive problem The common concern with cars as they age is dependability—not only that they may not get you to work one day but also that a catastrophic failure could cost thousands of dollars. Major problems are rare in general, but […]

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Five charts that track the U.S. economy as states reopen

[CNBC, GETTY IMAGES] As states gradually reopen, the U.S. economy is showing signs of life after one of the most significant downturns in history.As states gradually reopen, the U.S. economy is showing signs of life after one of the most significant downturns in history.  Though many restrictions remain in place across the country, Americans are […]

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Trump Given False Credit For Bush- And Obama-Era Space Program

[Forbes, Getty Images] Today the Space X Dragon “Endeavour” launched. It was the first time since 2011 that the U.S. had launched humans into space. The Commercial Crew Development Program was started during the George W. Bush administration, and was expanded through the NASA Authorization Act of 2010, approved by Congress and signed by President Obama. Jim Bridenstine, the Administrator of NASA, […]

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Chicago Sports Store On Michigan Avenue Goes Up In Flames During Protests

[CBS] (CHICAGO) — A major fire broke out at a sports store on Michigan Avenue near Wacker Drive amid protests on Michigan Avenue Saturday night. As CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reported, the fire was raging at the Chicago Sports store at 332 N. Michigan Ave. Someone with a skateboard busted in and others followed and started […]

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NBA discussed four potential formats for return to play during Board of Governors call Friday

[CBS SPORTS] The NBA is moving closer and closer to resuming the season, and has even reportedly set July 31 as the target date for doing so, but that does not mean that a consensus has been formed on how exactly the league should go about doing it. As of Friday’s Board of Governors call, four formats were […]

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George Floyd death: Chicago protests escalate, State Street businesses vandalized downtown; police injured, 108 arrests made

[ABC NEWS] “I will code what I really want to say to Donald Trump,” Lightfoot said. “It’s two words. It begins with F, and it ends with U.” Demonstrators took to the streets in Chicago’s Loop to protest in solidarity with those in Minneapolis calling for justice in the death of George Floyd.CHICAGO (WLS) — […]

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15 Best Weekend Deals on Phones, Earbuds, and More

[Wired] You can get two Borderlands games for free right now, and plenty of other gadgets and gizmos for nice discounts. If you missed out on some of the great Memorial Day sales last weekend, there’s good news: Some of the tech deals are still rolling over from the holiday. We’ve rounded up goodies ranging from discounted MacBook Pros […]

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The world’s new Covid-19 epicenter could be the worst yet

[CNN] (Mexico City) For months, Latin America watched the rest of the world suffer as the coronavirus spread. It is a spectator no longer. “This is the new epicenter,” said Dr. Marcos Espinal, director of communicable diseases at the Pan American Health Organization. Months after emerging from a relatively obscure Chinese province, the eye of […]

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Wife of Minneapolis Police officer charged in George Floyd’s death files for divorce

[KSTP, ABC NEWS] The wife of the fired Minneapolis Police officer who has been arrested and charged in the death of George Floyd has filed for divorce. Kellie Chauvin, through her attorney, expressed condolences to Floyd’s family and said she’s filed for dissolution of her marriage, ABC has confirmed. Derek Chauvin was arrested and charged […]

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