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See all 51 swimsuit looks from Miss USA 2018

There’s one portion of the Miss USA competition every year that sparks some debates: the swimsuit competition. It’s a traditional part of the competition, and this year’s contestants already showed off their Venus Swimwear in the prelims. Check out all of the contestants in this...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:59pm

Chelsy Davy: Everything to know about Prince Harry's ex who looked glum at the royal wedding

The royal wedding is over and done with — the happy couple officially became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — but, among the star-studded guests (Oprah, the Clooneys and the Beckhams, to name a few) were some past flings. Chelsy Davy, whom Prince Harry dated in his early to mid-twenties...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 5:45pm

Here’s how misinformation multiplies on Twitter in the midst of a disaster

On average, more than 5,000 new tweets flood Twitter every second, and that volume increases when something newsworthy happens like a disaster.  Though Twitter can be a way to share information during an emergency, users can also spread rumors and inaccuracies, and a new study takes a deeper...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 5:13pm

Will Robert Mueller's investigation really end on September 1?

Over the weekend, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani said that special counsel Robert Mueller assured him that the investigation into whether President Trump obstructed justice in the Russia inquiry would be over by Sept. 1. As the one-year anniversary of the special counsel's assignment approached on...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 5:11pm

These are the only 7 people who can call Trump directly — and one's an Obama donor

Legal analysts have described President Trump as a "nightmare client" because, for one, "he doesn't listen." But he does take some people's calls. So, who can call Donald Trump directly? In fact, the president's inner phone circle is very specific, and limited to...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 4:28pm

All the ways you can watch Miss USA 2018 tonight, including two live streams

It may not be April 25, but for 51 women it’s the perfect date. That’s because tonight is Miss USA 2018, and one woman will walk away with that shiny crown and the much coveted title. (Yes, we know, we know, Miss USA and Miss America are different competitions.) Be part of the glitter...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 3:55pm

What is the Nipah virus and should we be worried about it?

At least three people have died from the Nipah virus (NiV) in southern India — and the entire subcontinent is on alert. "Health department is doing everything possible to save the lives of the infected and prevent the advance of virus," the office of Kerala's Chief Minister...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 3:15pm

Best bagels in New York City that you can get delivered

Whether you pick at it plain, cover it in schmear or go all out with the bacon, egg and cheese sandwich option, there’s no denying that a bagel makes your morning better. But in a city known for these glorious doughy globes, why would you ever settle for anything less than the best bagels in...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:17pm

MTA launches LIRR Forward initiative to improve service

Transit officials are taking multiple steps to make the Long Island Rail Road more efficient as part of a new initiative called LIRR Forward. LIRR President Phil Eng announced LIRR Forward on Monday, describing the effort as a “package of specialized actions” meant to make the rails...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 12:49pm

Diet vodka is now a thing, but how many calories does it actually save?

There’s been only one name in low calorie alcohol for a while: the vodka soda. It’s the drink order that screams, “I’m on a diet and don’t drink beer!” (Light beer is another story entirely.) For those of you who want to watch your waist without cancelling that...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 12:29pm

The cutest photos from the Royal Wedding

It’s official! Suits actress Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have tied the knot, becoming the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in the early morning of May 19. After meeting on a blind date back in July 2016, the royal couple exchanged vows at St. George’s Chapel in front of 600 guests that...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:47am

CapeFLYER is back with train trips from Boston to Cape Cod this summer

The CapeFLYER is back for another summer so you can take trips from Boston to Cape Cod without sitting in all that traffic. Keolis, which operates the MBTA commuter rail, recently announced the return of the service that offers round trips from Boston’s South Station to Hyannis. The...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:38am

Ask Mount Sinai: How to avoid workplace injuries

Sitting at your desk seems like it might put you at low-risk for workplace injuries; how much can you possibly hurt yourself tapping on a keyboard? Way more than you might think, it turns out. Working in an office involves hours of being sedentary, staring at a screen and repetitive motion, all of...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:29am

The powerful BBMAs tribute to gun violence victims that moved the nation

The Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) were last night, two days after eight students and two teachers lost their lives at the Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas. The 17-year-old suspected gunman has been identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis. Students from Stoneman Douglas High School, survivors...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:08am

How to pick the right community college for you

On May 15th, it was announced that Kingsborough Community College was nominated along with ten other schools for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence for its second year in a row. This prize focuses on student learning, degree completion of both the two year community program and...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 6:24pm

MAP: Timeline of mass shootings in the US since 2000

UPDATED May 18, 2018 Horrific mass shootings like the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting put a renewed spotlight on gun violence, but dozens of American lives have been claimed in mass shootings since 2000, many of which involved the use of high-powered handguns and semiautomatic rifles....

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 4:00pm

Best fish and chips in New York City you can order while you watch the royal wedding

So you’re all set to watch Prince Harry’s wedding this Saturday, but something’s missing. Sure, you could brew yourself a nice hot mug of English breakfast — after all, the coverage does kick off bright and early at 4:00 a.m. EST — but there are more delicious ways to...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:48pm

Self-chilling cold brew, the new 7-Eleven coffee, is here to save your summer

If you sit down and do the math, it isn’t those big one-time purchases that hit you hard when the credit card bill arrives. No, it’s the sneaky small purchases you keep making without a second thought that add up to astronomical numbers. Like, for example, your cold brew habit —...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:08pm

What’s going on with John Cena and Nikki Bella? Maybe Total Bellas will shed some light

The internet is very confused about John Cena and Nikki Bella right now — but it sounds like they are, too. The wrestling world couple and their horde of adoring fans were looking forward to the two tying the knot until a very sudden John Cena and Nikki Bella breakup last month that left...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:00am

Will there be a Designated Survivor season 3, or was it cancelled?

Is Designated Survivor over? Yes, the finale of the second season aired last night on ABC. But wait, you might be wondering, is there going to be a Designated Survivor season 3, or was Designated Survivor cancelled in the latest wave that cut down many people’s favorite shows? Fans of the...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 8:58am