Led by Fred Kerley, Americans sweep 100 meters and Chase Ealey gets shot put gold at World Championships

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Gold medalist Fred Kerley, of the United States, center, stands with silver medalist Marvin Bracy, of the United States, right, and bronze medalist Trayvon Bromell, of the United States, after the final in the men’s 100-meter run at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 16, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) The American … Read more

Phillies put foot on the pedal, run over Pirates to re-take wild-card control

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PITTSBURGH – The Phillies didn’t hit Powerball on Thursday night, but they did hit their magic number. Four. When the Phillies score at least four runs, they are tough to beat. They scored their fourth run in the second inning Thursday night and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-7, behind Zack Wheeler at PNC Park. The … Read more

Economist reveals what it will take to put the brakes on the Fed

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FTN Financial Chief Economist Chris Low weighs in after the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points for the second straight month. FTN Financial Chief Economist Chris Low revealed Wednesday what he believes will “quiet the Fed” shortly after the central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points … Read more

US resurrects green energy loan program that helped put Tesla on the map

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The Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing program, which famously helped put Tesla on the map, is set to hand out its first loan in over a decade. The department will announce a $2.5 billion loan to a joint venture of General Motors and LG Energy Solution to help fund the construction of a … Read more

Disco-ball satellite will put Einstein’s theory to strictest test yet

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The surface of LARES-2 is covered in hundreds of reflectors that will reflect laser pulses sent out by a global network of laser-ranging stations.Credit: CNES/ESA/Arianespace/Optique Vidéo CSG/P. Baudon A newly launched satellite aims to measure how Earth’s rotation drags the fabric of space-time around itself — an effect of Einstein’s general theory of relativity — … Read more

With a sniff or a swallow, new vaccines aim to put the brakes on Covid-19 spread

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As the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads, it changes. That’s helped it get past our firewalls, the immunity created by vaccines or left behind after we recover from an infection. Which is why, well into the third year of the pandemic, we’re in the midst of another wave of Covid-19 caused by the most immune-evasive variant yet, … Read more