May 26, 2022

Report: 1-Bedroom Average Rent Rose 12.3 Percent Nationally in One Year

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The national median prices for one-bedroom and two-bedroom rental units have skyrocketed as rent climbs sharply in cities across the country amid inflation, according to a report. Rental platform Zumper has released its February National Rent Index report, which found the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment in the United States is…

Report: Gas Prices Could Average $4 per Gallon Nationally by Late Spring

Gas prices could climb to a national average of $4.00 per gallon by late spring of 2022, according to a report by GasBuddy, a company that tracks fuel prices across North America. In a report published Wednesday morning, the company predicted that national gasoline prices could range anywhere between $3.52 – $4.06 per gallon next May,…

US Orders Non-Emergency Government Employees in Ethiopia to Leave

NAIROBI—The United States has ordered non-emergency U.S. government employees in Ethiopia to leave because of armed conflict, civil unrest and violence, its embassy in Addis Ababa said on Saturday. Denmark and Italy also asked their citizens in Ethiopia to leave while commercial flights were still available, as rebellious Tigrayan forces and their allies have advanced…

US Cancels Contract With Major COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturer

The Emergent BioSolutions plant, a manufacturing partner for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, is seen in Baltimore, Md., on April 9, 2021. (Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images) The United States government has canceled a contract with Emergent BioSolutions, a major vaccine manufacturer that came under investigation after it was blamed for a bad batch of…

UIPM to Meet Athletes Seeking Board Resignation Over Horse Riding Axe

Annika Schleu of Germany in action. Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Tokyo Stadium, in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 6, 2021. (Ivan Alvarado/Reuters, File Photo) Modern pentathlon’s governing body UIPM said it will hold talks with athletes next week after more than 650 of them called for its executive board to step down following its decision to drop horse…

Former Delaware Governor Ruth Ann Minner Dead at 86

DOVER, Del.—Ruth Ann Minner, a sharecropper’s daughter who became the only woman to serve as Delaware’s governor, has died. She was 86. Minner, who served as governor from 2001 to 2009, passed away Thursday morning, according to Agriculture Secretary Michael Scuse, a friend who once served as her chief of staff. “She was a true…

Poll: Donald Trump and Joe Biden Tied Nationally in Hypothetical 2024 Matchup

President Joe Biden and former president Donald Trump are tied in a hypothetical 2024 matchup, a Redfield & Wilton Strategies survey released this week found. The survey, taken October 31 among 1,500 respondents, presented voters with a hypothetical 2024 election scenario between President Biden and former president Trump. The survey shows the two in a…

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