Tropical depression forms off North Carolina, could strengthen to Tropical Storm Bill

A tropical depression formed off the North Carolina coast Monday and was poised to become the second named storm of what could develop into a surly 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. The National Weather Service predicted the storm would strengthen to tropical storm status Monday night. That would mean it gets a name – Bill. The weather service said the system, […]

Apple Unveils New OS For IPhones, IPads And Macs

Tech giant Apple Inc. (AAPL) Monday kicked off its second annual all-virtual developer conference by unveiling new updates to its software for iPhones, iPads, and other devices. Apple unveiled updates for software for almost all of its including MacBooks, iMacs, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. Apple previewed the new iOS 15, which features major updates […]

This American City Has the Highest-Paying Jobs

Jobs creation and pay levels vary widely from place to place in the United States, whether those places are states, counties or cities. Some cities, like Detroit, certainly will never be on a highest-paid jobs list. They may be plagued by poverty and a lack of good schools. On the other hand, cities dominated by […]

Cabinet secretaries sell Biden's ambitious agenda across US

WASHINGTON — Marty Walsh remembers what it was like when a Cabinet secretary would come to town. “It really is a big deal. They give you the dates, and you just clear your schedule,” said Walsh, a former mayor of Boston. He recalls 300 people packing into a room to hear Julián Castro, then Housing […]

Fact check: Rapper Playboi Carti did not predict COVID-19 in 2018 song

The claim: Playboi Carti predicted COVID-19  Social media users are falsely claiming rapper Playboi Carti predicted COVID-19 in a song that was released two years before the pandemic. An image published on Instagram shows a screenshot of a tweet from March 26, 2020, that purportedly shows lyrics from “Foreign,” a song that was released in 2018. “In 2020 a flu-like […]

Travel rebound: 2 million people go through US airports

DALLAS — The airline industry’s recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020. The Transportation Security Administration announced Saturday that 2.03 million travelers were screened at airport checkpoints on Friday. It was the first […]