Housing secretary Ben Carson confuses real estate term ‘REO’ with Oreo cookies

That’s the way the cookie crumbles for Ben Carson. The HUD secretary is making light of his embarrassing gaffe during a congressional hearing, where he got the stuffing knocked out of him for confusing a real estate abbreviation with an Oreo cookie. During a hearing hosted by the House Financial Services Committee, Rep. Katie Porter, […]

U.S. House’s Pelosi: Trump is engaged in ‘cover up’

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks at supporters before boarding Air Force One after addressing a Trump 2020 re-election campaign rally in Montoursville, Pennsylvania, U.S. May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday […]

Apple unveils Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, a new web technology aimed at preserving user privacy without reducing effectiveness of ad campaigns (Zack Whittaker/TechCrunch)

Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch: Apple unveils Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, a new web technology aimed at preserving user privacy without reducing effectiveness of ad campaigns  —  For years, the web has been largely free thanks to online ads.  The problem is that nobody likes them. Source link

This Is One of the Highest-Interest Checking Accounts We’ve Ever Seen

Alex Potemkin/Getty Images If you bank at a traditional brick-and-mortar bank, your money probably isn’t growing there. That’s because traditional banks — with their thousands and thousands of physical locations — typically offer annual percentage yields (APYs) as low as 0.01% on their checking accounts. That’s pretty puny. Online banks, on the other hand, can […]

Meghan McCain Has a Framed Photo of Shirtless Paul Ryan in Her ‘The View’ Dressing Room

People’s 2019 Sexiest Man Alive is… Paul Ryan? This morning, The New York Times Magazine published an in-depth profile on The View‘s political dominance that features one surprising detail: co-host Meghan McCain has a framed photo of a shirtless Paul Ryan in her dressing room. Even more shocking? McCain’s frequent sparring partner, Joy Behar, gave it […]

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case

FILE PHOTO: A vial of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and an information sheet is seen at Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo (Reuters) – Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country’s worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, […]

A close look at Apple's Taptic Engine and how it uses software integration and resonance to make haptic feedback feel better in its devices than the competition (Taylor Dixon/iFixit)

Taylor Dixon / iFixit: A close look at Apple’s Taptic Engine and how it uses software integration and resonance to make haptic feedback feel better in its devices than the competition  —  In its endless quest to produce an iPhone that has even fewer physical features than the last, Apple made its iconic home button […]

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs

The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them. In a statement provided exclusively to The Post, a Department of Defense spokesman said a secret government initiative called the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification […]

Maine becomes 25th U.S. state caught up in measles outbreak

(Reuters) – Medical authorities in Maine on Wednesday confirmed the state’s first measles infection in two years, making it the 25th state to report cases of the disease. The United States is experiencing its worst measles outbreak in a quarter of a century. Earlier this week, federal health officials reported 880 people had contracted the […]