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More rain through midweek, isolated severe risk

MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY: A low-pressure system moving east across the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic has helped to push a cold front into the region. This front will stretch out and stall through Wednesday before pushing offshore early Thursday. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN: This front and plentiful moisture will lead to scattered showers and storms through much…MORE

There is no link between the Covid-19 vaccines and infertility. Here’s why

It’s the claim that’s suddenly everywhere: The Covid-19 vaccine is going to make women infertile. “No! You don’t know the science!” one woman posted on Twitter in response to naysayers. “The vaccine creates an immune response to the placenta and renders a woman sterile! They know this and this is the objective! It’s a shifty…MORE

Here’s what we know about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack

Here’s what we know about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack

One of the largest US fuel pipelines remained largely paralyzed Monday after a ransomware cyberattack forced the temporary shutdown of all operations late last week — an incident that laid bare vulnerabilities in the country’s aging energy infrastructure. The victim of the attack, Colonial Pipeline is a company that transports more than 100 million gallons…MORE

Kinzinger: Cheney ‘is being run out for one thing: her consistency’

Kinzinger: Cheney ‘is being run out for one thing: her consistency’

Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Monday came to the defense of soon-to-be-ousted House GOP conference chair Liz Cheney, arguing their party is poised to remove her from the influential post because she has consistently said former President Donald Trump is responsible for the US Capitol insurrection. “She is being run out for one thing: her…MORE

Jeff Bezos’ superyacht is so big it needs its own yacht

Jeff Bezos’ superyacht is so big it needs its own yacht

Today in ultra-billionaire news, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has purchased a modest 100-foot schooner as he looks forward to a quieter life and hours of reflection on the open seas … LOL, just kidding. The world’s richest man is reportedly buying a boat, though that word feels inappropriately sensible for the monstrosity going to Captain…MORE

Here’s who wins the Kentucky Derby if Medina Spirit is disqualified

Here’s who wins the Kentucky Derby if Medina Spirit is disqualified

If Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit ends up being disqualified for failing a postrace drug test, second-place finisher Mandaloun will inherit the title. Like Medina Spirit, Mandaloun is a 3-year-old colt. The two were separated by half a length at the Derby finish line on May 1. A blood sample taken after the race found…MORE

This week is Hurricane Preparedness Week. Here is what you need to know ahead of the season

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is reminding residents to prepare for Hurricane Season. Hurricane Season begins June 1. GOHSEP and the National Weather Service (NWS) will be sharing preparedness information residents can use May 9-15. “The 2020 hurricane season presented unique challenges we’ve never faced,” said Gov. Edwards. “While recovery continues…MORE

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