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 2020-02-27 16:55 

Stamford Advocate

US mortgage rates decline; 30-year loan at 3.45%...

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. long-term mortgage rates declined this week as growing concern over the economic impact of China's viral outbreak spurred a steep downturn in global stock markets. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate for a 30-year f...

 2020-02-27 16:55 

NJ.com

[ Hudson County ]

'Breathers': Is this what happens when we don't pay attention to the big stuff? | Comic Box...

So caught up in the small and large things of everyday life, the people in "Breathers" don't even realize what life has come to for them....

 2020-02-27 16:55 

Stamford Advocate

Georgia county to test water wells for coal ash...

JULIETTE, Ga. (AP) - Officials in a central Georgia county say they will pay to test water wells for coal ash contamination. Monroe County Manager Jim Hedges tells WGXA-TV that the county will pay $10,000 to test about 55 private wells across the county. ...

 2020-02-27 16:54 

NY Post

Jeffrey Epstein accuser claims he killed himself to avoid paying victims...

A Jeffrey Epstein sex-trafficking victim who claims she was forced to marry one of his associates says the multi-millionaire perv committed suicide to escape paying the women he preyed on, according to a new court filling. The woman, identified as Katlyn ...

 2020-02-27 16:54 

The Epoch Times

Drop in Business Across Canadian Chinatowns Due to Coronavirus...

Most of Calgary's city councillors had lunch at a restaurant in Chinatown this week to try to help reduce fears about the new coronavirus....

 2020-02-27 16:54 

NY1

MTA Working with Consultants to Cut Thousands of Jobs...

It's part of the agency's cost-cutting efforts....

 2020-02-27 16:53 

Newsday.com

Important national political dates in 2020...

2020 is a momentous political year. Here's a calendar of important days in national politics to watch for. MARCH 3: SUPER TUESDAY EMBED1 This year the slate of states voting on the same day includes C...

 2020-02-27 16:52 

NY Post

David Cone jokes with Aaron Boone on air about not getting Yankees' pitching coach job...

He's not the best color man in the league for nothing, folks. David Cone interviewed but was overlooked for the job when the Yankees were seeking a new pitching coach over the winter, so the YES Network analyst self-deprecatingly engaged in a comedic ...

 2020-02-27 16:52 

Stamford Advocate

State to review handling of child welfare cases in 1 county...

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered a state review of child welfare cases in Montgomery County following the deaths of two children whose cases contained...

 2020-02-27 16:52 

NorthJersey.com

Big Brew Beer Festival at Morristown Armory to feature 70 breweries...

The Morristown Armory has been buzzing with food and dining events lately. On Feb. 29, yet another will take place: The Big Brew Beer Festival....

 2020-02-27 16:51 

NJ.com

'The Masked Singer': Iconic N.J. singer unmasked, eliminated as the Mouse...

The Grammy-winning talent comes from a family of musical greats....

 2020-02-27 16:51 

NJ.com

Super Bowl 2020: Chiefs' Travis Kelce plans to 1-up Eagles' Jason Kelce and visit President Trump at White House...

The Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers, 31-20, in Super Bowl LIII (53) on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 (2/2/20) at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla....

 2020-02-27 16:51 

Stamford Advocate

Longtime coastal Georgia state senator won't seek reelection...

A longtime Republican state senator representing coastal southeast Georgia has decided to not to run for another term. Sen. William Ligon of White Oak made the announcement Wednesday, according to The News of Brunswick. Ligon is a native of the Georgia co...

 2020-02-27 16:50 

NJ.com

Mysterious boom rattles residents along Jersey Shore...

In recent years several sonic booms were caused by military aircraft conducting flight exercises off the Jersey Shore...

 2020-02-27 16:50 

NY Daily News

Alleged white supremacist leader charged with 'swatting' scheme targeting journalist, cabinet official...
 2020-02-27 16:49 

Stamford Advocate

Report: Plane that crashed, killing 4, broke up in air...

CALHOUN, Ga. (AP) - A small plane that crashed in the north Georgia mountains, killing four people on board, was on what was listed as a training flight and broke up in the air after a pilot reported problems, federal investigators said. A pilot on the Fe...

 2020-02-27 16:48 

Stamford Advocate

Man accused of $9,400-plus theft from school organization...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha man has been accused of stealing more than $9,400 from a parent-teacher organization. Douglas County Court records say Bradley Whitmore, 40, is charged with theft. Court records don't list the name of an attorney who could ...

 2020-02-27 16:48 

Stamford Advocate

Loughlin, Giannulli set for October trial in college scam...

BOSTON (AP) - TV actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will go on trial in October on charges that they bribed their daughters' way into the University of Southern California, a federal judge said Thursday. The jud...

 2020-02-27 16:48 

NY Post

Scientists discover first animal that can survive without oxygen...

Researchers on Monday said they found the first animal out of millions of known species that can survive its entire life without oxygen. The Henneguya salminicola (H. salminicola) normally lives in the muscle of its salmon host. The 10-celled creature has...

 2020-02-27 16:48 

WSHU

Ex-Baltimore Mayor To Be Sentenced For 'Healthy Holly' Children's Book Scheme...

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh will be sentenced Thursday, three months after she pleaded guilty to federal fraud, tax and conspiracy charges over a scheme involving sales of her self-published Healthy Holly children's books. Prosecutors were s...

 2020-02-27 16:47 

NY Post

Yankees' alternate realities add to the cruelty of Giancarlo Stanton mistake...

TAMPA — Reggie Jackson wanted to live in Los Angeles when he became a free agent after the 1976 season, but the Dodgers were slow and tepid in their pursuit. He became a Yankee. Late in spring training 1996, George Steinbrenner convened a meeting to...

 2020-02-27 16:46 

Newsday.com

Water testing to be conducted near Grumman site in Calverton...

The homes of about 60 residents who live near the former Grumman property in Calverton once operated by the U.S. Navy will be tested for possible contaminants in April, Suffolk County Department of He...

 2020-02-27 16:46 

NY Post

DoorDash quietly files IPO...

DoorDash is valued at nearly $13 billion but has racked up massive losses....

 2020-02-27 16:46 

WABC-TV NY

Construction worker killed in New Jersey trench collapse...

Crews were digging a large trench to replace a water line in the parking lot of Summit Plaza in Jersey City when the collapse happened....

 2020-02-27 16:45 

NY Post

Kate Upton soaks up some 'vitamin sea' in an orange bikini...

She also appeared to be enjoying a citrusy cocktail....

 2020-02-27 16:45 

Stamford Advocate

Best Buy posts strong quarterly sales during holiday season...

NEW YORK (AP) - Best Buy Co. reported strong fourth-quarter results as shoppers bought appliances, mobile phones and tablets during the holiday season. The robust results, announced Thursday, beat Wall Street expectations, and came as many of its big box ...

 2020-02-27 16:45 

Scientific American

Advancing Efforts In Disease Interception...

Ben Wiegand, Global Head of the World Without Disease Accelerator at Janssen, the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, talks about efforts to prevent disease or identify it in its......

 2020-02-27 16:45 

Scientific American

Salamanders and Frogs Light Up with Secret Superpower...

Every species of amphibian tested in a new study had the ability to fluoresce under blue or ultraviolet light...

 2020-02-27 16:44 

The Epoch Times

Nearly a Third of Firms in China Suffer Shrinking Revenues as Coronavirus Bites: Survey...

BEIJING—Nearly a third of companies operating in China have seen their revenues slashed as the coronavirus outbreak disrupts ......

 2020-02-27 16:43 

NY Daily News

82 days in hell: The bloody battle for Okinawa...
 2020-02-27 16:43 

WSHU

Southampton Preserves Shinnecock Burial Grounds...

A sacred Shinnecock Nation burial site will be preserved in perpetuity....

 2020-02-27 16:43 

Stamford Advocate

Man pleads guilty to attacking Leavenworth police officer...

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - A man has pleaded guilty to attacking a Leavenworth police officer who was sitting inside a patrol car. Anthony Dunkle, 36, entered the plea Wednesday to battery of a law enforcement officer, making a criminal threat and interfere...

 2020-02-27 16:42 

Stamford Advocate

Se estrella en el mar avioneta de la fuerza area espaola...

MADRID (AP) - Una avioneta de un equipo de exhibicin acrobtica area se estrell en el mar el jueves en un rea cercana a una laguna costera en la provincia de Murcia, en el este de Espaa, inform la fuerza area espaola. La aeronave C-101 despeg de la Academi...

 2020-02-27 16:42 

Stamford Advocate

3,000-strong African force planned against Sahel extremism...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - African leaders have decided to work on deploying 3,000 troops to West Africa's troubled Sahel region as extremist attacks surge, an African Union official said Thursday. The force would be a significant new player in the ...

 2020-02-27 16:41 

NJ.com

[ Warren County ]

'I got lucky:' Man survives stabbing in Phillipsburg park, woman charged...

An artery was hit in the attack and the victim had to have three surgeries....

 2020-02-27 16:40 

Stamford Advocate

Prague square named after Russian opposition figure Nemtsov...

PRAGUE (AP) - Prague has renamed a square in front of the Russian Embassy after Boris Nemtsov, honoring the slain Russian opposition leader. The change did not immediately draw an angry response from Moscow, as did some other recent moves in the Czech cap...

 2020-02-27 16:40 

NY Post

Kobe Bryant memorabilia auction announced a month after his death...

A prominent auction house is going forward with a scheduled April sale of memorabilia items from late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Julien's Auctions will sell Kobe's game-worn jerseys, signed sneakers and basketballs — and even his hand prints...

 2020-02-27 16:39 

NY Daily News

Texas demolition crew destroys wrong home in historic Dallas neighborhood...
 2020-02-27 16:38 

Stamford Advocate

2 Washington state teens survive fentanyl overdose...

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - A warning was issued to residents of Bellevue, Washington state about the dangers of fentanyl after two teenagers survive accidental overdoses minutes apart. The two Bellevue High School students believed they were taking the pain-k...

 2020-02-27 16:37 

Stamford Advocate

Domestic battery charges against Lake Co. official dismissed...

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) - Six domestic battery charges have been dismissed against Lake County Recorder Michael B. Brown after his attorneys provided prosecutors with videos showing the alleged victim hitting him in front of children several times and defe...

 2020-02-27 16:37 

The Epoch Times

Five Ways Hiking Is Good for You...

Hiking is good exercise, but so is a treadmill. Researchers are finding, however, that the psychological effects of being in nature offer unique benefits....

 2020-02-27 16:37 

Stamford Advocate

US Supreme Court justice to speak at University of Wyoming...

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is scheduled to speak at the University of Wyoming law school in September. Gorsuch will be on campus Sept. 16-17 for the 100th anniversary of he law school. He will speak at an event about acces...

 2020-02-27 16:36 

CBS New York

55th ACM Awards To Be Hosted By Keith Urban + Nominees Announced...

Keith Urban will serve as a first-time host for the 55th annual ACM Awards, only on CBS and streaming on CBS All Access....

 2020-02-27 16:35 

NY Post

Japanese baseball fans barred from preseason games over coronavirus fears...

Japanese baseball fans will be barred from all 72 remaining preseason games — a drastic move the country's professional league hopes will prevent the spread of coronavirus. Nippon Professional Baseball league members will play the remaining game...

 2020-02-27 16:35 

The Epoch Times

Mediterranean Diet Feeds Gut Bacteria Linked to Healthy Aging...

The Mediterranean diet has garnered another verified health claim after researchers discovered it fostered gut bacteria associated with improved cognition and healthy aging....

 2020-02-27 16:35 

Stamford Advocate

Italian duo cleared of having virus, going well at Oman Open...

MUSCAT, Oman (AP) - Cleared of having a widely spreading virus and reinstated to the field at the last minute, Italian golfers Lorenzo Gagli and Edoardo Molinari were under par at the Oman Open before darkness brought an end to their first rounds on Thurs...

 2020-02-27 16:34 

The Epoch Times

Fruit and Vegetable-Rich Diet Key to Avoiding Gestational Diabetes...

Gestational diabetes is a condition that afflicts women during pregnancy who did not have diabetes before becoming pregnant. GDM typically onsets around the middle of the pregnancy term, between 24 and 28 weeks, and can recur during subsequent pregnancies...

 2020-02-27 16:34 

Stamford Advocate

Resea: "Invisible Man", un remake ingenioso pero algo vaco...

Al desempolvar la novela clsica de ciencia ficcin de H.G. Wells de 1897, el guionista y director Leigh Whannell le dio un giro a...

 2020-02-27 16:33 

NJ.com

Girls Basketball: Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex final preview - Sparta vs. Hunterdon Central...

Who takes home the title? NJ Advance Media breaks down the championship game....

 2020-02-27 16:33 

NJ.com

[ Hudson County ]

N.J. on the right side of history with LGBTQ curriculum | Letters...

Over the past several weeks, New Jersey has begun implementing a long overdue and much needed piece of curriculum....

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