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Putin cozies up to Trump and denies troll farms in new interview

Russian President Vladimir Putin extolled his close relationship with President Trump and again professed ignorance about the Internet Research Agency troll farm, which is owned by Putin's close associate and worked to sway the 2016 election in Trump's favor. In the interview with Austria...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 4:54pm

Are NYC apartments close to subway stops getting cheaper?

Everyone in New York City wants to live close to a subway stop, and that usually means apartments steps away from a station are more expensive. But that seems to be changing, according to a recent report from RentHop. The real estate site mapped out rental prices by subway stops to help apartment...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 3:40pm

Valedictorian trolls graduation audience, gets Trump fans to cheer for Obama quote

Sometimes heroes wear caps. On Saturday, 18-year-old Ben Bowling gave the valedictory speech at his graduation from Bell County High School in Pineville, Kentucky, and used it to make a point about political tribalism that has gone viral. Bowling faced the audience of students and parents in the...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 3:26pm

Oreo has 5 new flavors and they’re based on some beloved desserts

As if they knew that we’re still upset over the loss of limited-edition Kettle Corn Oreos, the company that makes the classic sandwich cookie is launching five new Oreo flavors to win back your favor. This time, though, they’re all based on some beloved desserts and two are perfectly...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 2:46pm

Israel Embassy responds to Iranian threat on Twitter with Mean Girls meme

There’s been a lot of tension between Israel and Iran, with the Syrian civil war fueling military conflict (which also involves outside nations such as the U.S.). On May 10, Israel hit dozens of Iranian targets in Syria in response to an alleged Iranian rocket attack on Israeli forces in...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 2:30pm

Everything you need to know about Apple group FaceTime for iOS 12

Apple has announced there will be a group FaceTime feature available for iOS coming soon and if you’re someone who already participates in group chats with friends and family, the group FaceTime feature will bring you closer to all the people you chat with. When Apple releases the new iOS 12...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 2:26pm

Designer Kate Spade found dead in Manhattan apartment

Designer Kate Spade was found dead in her Manhattan apartment on Tuesday, NYPD confirmed.  Spade, 55, died by an apparent suicide, sources said. Officials told the Associated Press that housekeeping staff found Spade inside her Park Avenue apartment unresponsive around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday. She...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 2:01pm

Next time you spot a turkey around Massachusetts, tell the state

You may have seen them strolling the streets of Cambridge, or been chased down by one in Brookline. You may even follow them on Twitter. We’re talking about turkeys, of course, and the next time you see such a fowl, the state is asking that you take notice and fill out a survey. Every...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 1:00pm

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape: Lawyer

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of rape and sexual assault in the first cases involving the disgraced producer to be tested in criminal court since scores of accusers emerged last year, his lawyer said. Weinstein, 66, entered his plea in Manhattan Supreme...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 11:15am

President Trump cancels Eagles White House visit

So much for the party.    United States President Donald Trump announced in a statement on Monday evening that he has uninvited the team to a ceremony at the White House celebrating their Super Bowl LII victory over the New England Patriots in February.    It once again...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 8:00pm

Ask Mount Sinai: Everything you need to know about prostate screening

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; color: #454545} According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among men in the United States; most men are advised to start being screened at age 50. But...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 6:19pm

Dancing FBI agent accidentally shoots bar patron in Denver: police

By Bernie Woodall (Reuters) - An off-duty FBI agent dancing wildly at a downtown...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 5:40pm

Instagram releases new stickers, features to celebrate Pride Month

There are new Instagram stickers and other fun features to use to celebrate Pride month and show your support for the LGBTQ community on Instagram throughout June. The latest Instagram update will include a Pride rainbow version of Instagram’s "signature gradient" in different...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 5:36pm

Trump has used his favorite word in tweets 69 times

As someone who built his business and political careers on branding, President Trump knows that repetition breeds absorption. And there's one word that's appeared in Trump Twitter posts more than almost any other: unfair. The word has figured into 69 tweets, the Washington Post noted today...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 5:29pm

Does your toothpaste have this common ingredient that could wreck your gut health?

Last year was the year for gut health. You finally started taking a probiotic, eating kimchi even when you’re not at a Korean restaurant and sipping kombucha even though you were extremely skeptical about drinking anything fermented. You’re all about adding things into your routine to...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 5:02pm

Crocs with socks are coming to stores – and no, this is not fake news

Love them or hate them, everyone knows what Crocs are: those rubbery, holey, not-sure-what-to-make-of-this clogs sold since the early 2000s. They’ve been subject to many memes over the years, even hit fashion runways around the world and became the center of the "ugly shoe trend."...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 4:58pm

MBTA approves early morning, late night bus service pilot

Early-morning bus trips and more frequent late night trips are scheduled to begin in September under a $1.2 million pilot proposal that the MBTA Control Board approved on Monday. The new service would primarily serve cities north of Boston, including Chelsea, Malden and Revere, and neighborhoods...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 4:22pm

New navigation tool lets you combine bike share and public transit into one trip

Planning treks across New York City can be tricky. Should you rely on the train for the entire trip, or try out a bike share so you’re not wasting time waiting on a subway platform? Well, you don’t have to commit to just one mode of transportation, and a new tool aims to help New...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 4:07pm

Somerville man arrested after assaulting MBTA employee at Alewife Station

MBTA Transit Police arrested a Somerville man Monday morning who they say “violently attacked” a female MBTA employee at Alewife Station. Charles Mills was arrested around 5:20 a.m. Monday after transit police officers responded to a call reporting an MBTA employee being assaulted at...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 4:06pm

Alyssa Milano, Rep. Maloney and others rally for Equal Rights Amendment in NYC

Actress Alyssa Milano, New York Representative Carolyn Maloney and others rallied in New York City on Monday in support of the Equal Rights Amendment. Gathered at the Fearless Girl statue in Manhattan, the activists held signs that read "Put Women in the Constitution" and "Equal...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 3:41pm