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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: May 23, 2022 | Softening rates are a good sign for homebuyers

14 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Mortgage rates trended slightly down toward the end of last week, dipping below 5%. Rates increased rapidly in the first few months of 2022, but have slowed their ascent in...
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Iran Revolutionary Guard colonel is shot dead in Tehran

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

TEHRAN, Iran - A senior member of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard was killed outside his home in Tehran on Sunday by unidentified gunmen on a motorbike, state TV...
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Students walk red carpet at Racine Post Prom

Students walk red carpet at Racine Post Prom

13 hours ago   |   WISN

The legendary event dates back to 1953 and is referred to as the world's best prom.
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Liam Hendriks rips Josh Donaldson's ‘bulls-t' explanation for ‘Jackie' comment

Liam Hendriks rips Josh Donaldson's ‘bulls-t' explanation for ‘Jackie' comment

14 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

White Sox closer Liam Hendriks lit into Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson Sunday over Donaldson referring to Chicago shortstop Tim Anderson as "Jackie."
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Florida's Department of Education asked textbook publishers to avoid references to critical race theory and social justice

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Opponents of an academic doctrine known as "critical race theory" attend a packed Loudoun County, Virginia, school board meeting. Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters Florida's Department...
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Video shows defiant Russian audience chanting 'fuck the war' at St Petersburg concert

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Screenshots of a video showing a crowd at a Kis-Kis concert in St Petersburg chanting on May 20, 2022. SobolLubov, Twitter A crowd chanted "fuck the war" at a Kis-Kis concert...
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Turkey summons US ambassador over warning on police methods

19 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

ISTANBUL - The U.S. ambassador to Ankara has been summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry over a warning to U.S. citizens in Turkey about attending a political rally that...
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Russia's war dead abandoned by the Kremlin are piling up in Ukraine's refrigerated train trucks, video shows

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Ukrainian workers load dead bodies of Russian soldiers onto cold-storage train trucks. Ukrainian rail network Ukraine's wartime railway chief said Ukraine treats "dead Russians...
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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: May 22, 2022 | Rates are cooling slightly

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

After months of steady increases, mortgage rates are finally cooling off. On Thursday, Freddie Mac announced that the average weekly 30-year fixed rate dropped from 5.3% to...
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Josh Donaldson's 'Jackie' crack isn't a joking matter to Tim Anderson: 'Disrespectful'

Josh Donaldson's 'Jackie' crack isn't a joking matter to Tim Anderson: 'Disrespectful'

1 day ago   |   Sporting News

Donaldson called Anderson "Jackie," as in Jackie Robinson. He claimed he was making an inside joke about Anderson's referring to himself three years ago as "today's Jackie...
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Why liberal Los Angeles might reelect its conservative sheriff

Why liberal Los Angeles might reelect its conservative sheriff

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva rode a wave of progressive energy to become the first Democrat and Spanish speaker to win the seat in more than a century. Now... Read more ...

State Democrats, abortion-rights activists 'incredibly frustrated' with...

State Democrats, abortion-rights activists 'incredibly frustrated' with federal inaction

State-level Democratic officials and abortion-rights advocates are discouraged by how little their allies in Congress and the White House have done since a draft opinion... Read more ...

House Dems shun primary fight against anti-abortion incumbent

House Dems shun primary fight against anti-abortion incumbent

House Democrats have vowed to do whatever it takes to protect abortion rights. But there's one step many don't want to consider. Only a handful of them have endorsed the... Read more ...

4 teens killed in 2 shootings, investigators say

4 teens killed in 2 shootings, investigators say

Authorities say three people have been shot and killed in a South Carolina neighborhood not far from where a teen was shot and killed about 15 hours earlier. Read more ...

President Biden says monkeypox is not as concerning as COVID-19. Here's what...

President Biden says monkeypox is not as concerning as COVID-19. Here's what to know

"We have had this monkeypox in large numbers in the past. We have vaccines to take care of it," Biden said during a visit to Tokyo. Still, he said "people should be careful." Read more ...

Thanks Harvey from students in Andover and Brockton

Thanks Harvey from students in Andover and Brockton

Monday's Wake Up Call comes from Andover High School and Hancock Elementary School in Brockton - thank you, Harvey Leonard. Read more ...

Police step up patrols at Mass. beaches

Police step up patrols at Mass. beaches

Massachusetts State Police troopers are picking up their patrols of Revere Beach and Carson Beach in Boston after a dozen people were arrested between both locations Saturday... Read more ...

Video: Cooler, less humid today

Video: Cooler, less humid today

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Bike lane backlash: Lack of parking spaces causing more frustrations for...

Bike lane backlash: Lack of parking spaces causing more frustrations for Cambridge businesses

One business owner said they used to have customers waiting out the door, but now they don't have enough parking to have a line anymore. Read more ...

Monkeypox threat doesn't rise to level of COVID-19, President Biden says

Speaking in Tokyo a day after he said the virus was something "to be concerned about," Biden said, "I just don't think it rises to the level of the kind of concern that existed... Read more ...