Two Reasons Why Gasoline Prices Are Soaring

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U.S. national average gasoline prices have been rising in most weeks so far this year, and are expected to reach the highest summer prices since 2018.  Most of the increase has been the result of rallying crude oil prices, the component with the highest weight in the way prices are calculated. Rising gasoline demand compared … Read more

How does an officer use a gun instead of a Taser?

How does an officer use a gun instead of a Taser?

A suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a weekend traffic stop accidentally drew her firearm instead of a stun gun, the city’s police chief said Monday. Although rare, a string of similar incidents has happened in recent years across the U.S. Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon said the officer, … Read more

Top Marijuana Penny Stocks For Q2 2021

Top Marijuana Penny Stocks For Q2 2021

Medical and recreational cannabis use has been legalized in a growing number of U.S. states and on a national level in Canada, fueling a burgeoning legal cannabis industry in recent years. Cannabis stocks are now a prime focus for investors seeking potentially explosive sales and stock growth. But there are certain considerations associated with marijuana … Read more

Fox stands behind Tucker Carlson after ADL urges his firing

Fox stands behind Tucker Carlson after ADL urges his firing

Fox Corp. is standing behind Tucker Carlson after the Anti-Defamation League last week called for the company to fire the opinion host for his on-air defense of the white-supremacist “great replacement” theory. In a letter sent Sunday to the civil rights group and shared with The Associated Press, Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch said Carlson had … Read more

Patriots waive Michael Barnett

Patriots waive Michael Barnett

The Patriots announced that they dropped a player on Monday afternoon, but it wasn’t wide receiver Julian Edelman. News of Edelman’s release is only on the league’s transaction report for the day and hasn’t been acknowledged by the team at this point. They did announced that Michael Barnett has been waived, however. Barnett signed with … Read more

Nvidia CFO Says Revenue Will Top First-Quarter Guidance

Nvidia CFO Says Revenue Will Top First-Quarter Guidance

Text size Nvidia CFO Colette Kress said that the chip maker was on track to report sales above its $5.3 billion forecast for its fiscal first quarter. The company also announced its first data center CPU. Dreamstime Chip maker Nvidia gave investors two reasons to cheer Monday. The company announced its first line of data-center … Read more

‘Simpsons’ star Hank Azaria apologizes for voicing Apu, calls for animated shows to stop casting white actors as characters of color

'Simpsons' star Hank Azaria apologizes for voicing Apu, calls for animated shows to stop casting white actors as characters of color

Hank Azaria attends the 2020 Winter TCA Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo: Amy Sussman/Getty Images) It’s been more than a year since Hank Azaria officially stepped away from voicing Springfield’s resident convenience store owner Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on The Simpsons — a highly personal decision that ended up anticipating a larger sea change in the … Read more