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MLB postpones Cleveland Guardians-Chicago White Sox due to Covid

MLB postpones Cleveland Guardians-Chicago White Sox due to Covid

CNN — Due to multiple positive Covid-19 tests within the Guardians organization, Wednesday afternoon’s game between Cleveland and the Chicago White Sox has been postponed, Major League Baseball officials announced. It is the first Covid-19-related postponement of the season. Among those testing positive for the virus that causes Covid-19 are Cleveland manager Terry Francona, bench …

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investors look ahead to US inflation data for April

investors look ahead to US inflation data for April

LONDON — European stocks advanced on Wednesday morning as investors looked ahead to the latest inflation reading. The pan-European Stoxx 600 added 1.2% by mid-morning. Autos jumped 2.9% to lead gains as all sectors traded in positive territory except health care, which fell 0.9%. The positive morning in Europe came after choppy trading sessions in …

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Mario Batali: Celebrity chef is acquitted of groping woman at Boston restaurant

Mario Batali: Celebrity chef is acquitted of groping woman at Boston restaurant

CNN — [Breaking news update, posted at 2:25 p.m. ET] Celebrity chef Mario Batali was found not guilty Tuesday at a bench trial on charges of indecent assault and battery related to the alleged groping of a star-struck patron at a Boston restaurant in 2017. [Previous story, posted at 5:39 a.m. ET] A woman who …

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Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Went Silent, Leaving Anxious NASA Team in the Dark

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Went Silent, Leaving Anxious NASA Team in the Dark

Late last week, NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter managed to reestablish its connection with the Perseverance rover following a brief communications disruption. The space agency says the looming winter is likely responsible and is making adjustments as a result. On Thursday, Ingenuity—mercifully—sent a signal to Perseverance after the intrepid helicopter missed a scheduled communications session. It marked …

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European stocks retreat as global markets rattle over inflation;  Stoxx 600 down 1.5%

European stocks retreat as global markets rattle over inflation; Stoxx 600 down 1.5%

LONDON — European stocks pulled back on Monday, tracking negative sentiment globally as investors continued to mull over persistently high inflation. The pan-European Stoxx 600 slipped 1.5% by late morning, with basic resources shedding 3.6% to lead losses as all sectors and major Bourses slide into negative territory. The risk aversion for European markets comes …

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Your new 'retirement' home could be a cruise ship

Your new ‘retirement’ home could be a cruise ship

Jeff Farschman, 72, is a serial cruiser from Delaware who spends months at sea in retirement. Jeff Farschman For nearly two decades, Jeff Farschman, 72, has spent his golden years like many other adventurous retirees — enjoying leisure cruises to exotic ports of call. But unlike many of his fellow cruise passengers, Farschman basically lives …

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The CDC is investigating a Covid-19 outbreak on board a Carnival cruise ship

The CDC is investigating a Covid-19 outbreak on board a Carnival cruise ship

CNN — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a recent Covid-19 outbreak on a Carnival cruise ship that docked in Seattle after a two-week voyage. The Carnival Spirit, which sailed through the Panama Canal, departed Miami on April 17 and arrived in Seattle on May 3, according to a statement from the …

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A history of Trader Joe's and Joe Coulombe, the man behind the brand

A history of Trader Joe’s and Joe Coulombe, the man behind the brand

New York CNN Business — Turns out Trader Joe was a real guy, and his shrewd instincts led him to create a counter-culture grocery empire. Joe Coulombe, a struggling convenience store owner in Los Angeles, decided in 1967 to open a grocery chain to appeal to the small but growing number of well-educated, well-traveled consumers …

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CDC investigating more than 100 cases of hepatitis in children, including 5 deaths

CDC investigating more than 100 cases of hepatitis in children, including 5 deaths

CNN — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it’s investigating 109 cases of severe and unexplained hepatitis in children in 25 states and territories that may be linked to a worldwide outbreak. Among them, 14% needed transplants and five children have died. Nearly all the children – more than 90% …

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Orsted moves forward with plans to grow corals on wind turbines

Orsted moves forward with plans to grow corals on wind turbines

Alongside their natural beauty, coral reefs have an important role to play in the natural world. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, around one quarter of the ocean’s fish rely on healthy coral reefs. Reinhard Dirscherl | Ullstein Bild | Getty Images Danish energy firm Orsted plans to try growing corals on the …

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