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Millennials most likely to go over budget on NYC housing: Report

It’s hard to find a New York City apartment that’s in your budget — and apparently, a lot of New Yorkers don’t. Nearly one-third of New Yorkers go over their initial budget when it comes to housing costs, according to a new study by StreetEasy, and millennials are the worst...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:01am

French skater with 'nightmare' wardrobe malfunction gets silver medal

Updated, Feb. 20, 2018: French ice dance team Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron received a silver medal Monday night (early Tuesday afternoon in PyeongChang) after overcoming a wardrobe malfunction during their short program that left Papadakis exposed on live TV.  They moved on...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:34am

Where girls become 'Mighty'

You run like a girl. You hit like a girl. You fight like a girl. These are all Stone Age stereotypes that a group of young girls is fighting to change in their Girl Power writing series. Mighty Writers, a nonprofit in South Philly, teaches Philadelphia kids from ages 7 to 17 to think, write and...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 8:00am

Trump denies he ever denied Russian meddling (but it's undeniable)

Over the weekend, President Trump claimed he never said Russia didn't meddle in the 2016 presidential election, even though there are at least 44 recorded instances of him calling the Russia investigation a "hoax," a "ruse" or "fake news." The president's hand...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 4:58pm

Is there really a connection between coffee and cancer?

Does coffee cause cancer? The question is enough to strike fear in the hearts of every Starbucks enthusiast. The Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT) wants the coffee chain — and every other store and restaurant that sells the wake-up juice — to warn customers that...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 4:35pm

Trump dating site allows married users but not gay people

If nothing else, a new dating website for Trump-supporting singles knows its audience. The slogan "Make dating great again"? Check. No options for LGBT people? Yup. Allowing users to set their relationship status as "married"? Naturally. First reported on this weekend by the...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 4:10pm

When the WiFi goes down: most relatable tweets you'll read all day

Picture this: The WiFi goes down in your workplace, home or local coffee shop. What do you do? Cry? Angrily start shredding your mail? Twiddle your thumbs in place of tweeting? Read a book? Along with posts honoring President's Day 2018 and offering bits of #MondayMotivation, by...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 2:16pm

Does smoking cause acne?

It’s probably not surprising that smoking wreaks havoc on your health (and skin) thanks to all the tar and chemicals inside each stick. But does smoking cause acne? Many tend to think that all of those health problems come decades — and thousands of cigarettes — down the road....

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 1:47pm

Canned dog food recalled for possible euthanasia drug contamination

Several kinds of canned dog food are being recalled for containing a drug used to euthanize animals. The J.M. Smucker Company said it is recalling certain products, including Kibbles ‘N Bits and Gravy Train cans, for turning up positive results of pentobarbital. Pentobarbital is most...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:00pm

When are taxes due 2018?

Good on you. It’s still February and you’re already asking when are taxes due 2018. You’ve probably already received some tax forms in the mail from your employer, bank, maybe a student loan company. But it all keeps trickling in, and you’re not quite sure when the deadline...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 11:48am

Jamie Anderson: See hot Instagram pics, NSFW video of the Olympic snowboarder

.article-content iframe{position: static !important;} You might not know the name Jamie Anderson — yet — but you’ve probably seen her face on TV recently. The elite-level snowboarder will be representing the country in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang after taking home...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 10:27am

Police: ISIS flag raised at Utah high school, vandal still unknown

Just one day after 17 died at the hands of a horrific high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, police confirmed that an American flag was torn down on Hurricane High School grounds in Washington County, Utah. It was damaged and replaced with an ISIS flag early Thursday morning. "ISIS is...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 5:17pm

FCC head Ajit Pai being investigated for collusion with Sinclair Broadcasting

FCC chairman Ajit Pai, a Trump appointee, is being investigated by the FCC inspector general for possible collusion with Sinclair Broadcasting, a conservative media group that ran pro-Trump programming during the election. Shortly after taking office in February, Pai announced he would overturn...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 4:38pm

Trump conspired to keep affair with Playboy model secret: Report

A former Playboy Playmate has detailed her 2006 affair with Donald Trump, despite a Trump friend's attempt to buy her silence, a new report alleges. Karen McDougal detailed her alleged affair with Trump in an eight-page document reported on by the New Yorker on Friday. McDougal wrote that she...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 4:01pm

'Fearless Girl' may get new permanent home in NYC

New York City’s “Fearless Girl” statue may be here to stay permanently. Fans of the bronze girl, who stands with her hands on her hips across from the iconic Wall Street “Charging Bull,” have been asking for officials to make her a permanent fixture for a while. Now...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 3:00pm

This is how much coffee you should drink daily for your health

On this rainy day, feeling like you can’t quite wake up, go ahead and let your mug runneth over with coffee: The latest science on java encourages regular and plentiful consumption. An article published in the Annual Review of Nutrition looked at 127 meta-analysis studies on coffee-...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:23pm

Need a reason to watch Olympic curling? Two words: crazy pants

Curling is basically shuffleboard on ice. And if you need a reason to watch this year, we’ll give you one that you may not have been expecting: pants...of the crazy variety.   Curling has been featured in the Winter Olympics since 1924 but didn’t officially join the Olympic...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 1:56pm

Blackface skit in China's new year gala sparks racism accusations

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A skit on China's widely-watched Lunar New Year gala on state television featuring a Chinese actress made up to appear African has provoked accusations of racism online...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 1:45pm

Does Daryl die in The Walking Dead?

We know you’re already counting down the days to the midseason premiere of your favorite post-apocalyptic show, but the excitement doesn’t come without anxiety. We know which characters you love, so we also know you’re wondering does Daryl die in The Walking Dead? Will you lose...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 1:13pm

Beware: This single text message will crash your phone

Some are calling it the "text bomb," others are reporting it as déjà vu — a bug of mass proportions set off with little to no effort — and this time, all it takes to crash your iPhone is a single text. The character is in Telugu, the third most spoken Indian language in the U...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 11:05am