Russia says it and Turkey urge end to hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh

Russia and Turkey’s foreign ministers have agreed to the need for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, according to a Russian statement, opening the door to a possible end to fighting in the breakaway region. The potential breakthrough was at odds with an earlier statement by the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who hours […]


Another limited practice for Michael Thomas Thursday

A couple of Saints players went from limited practice on Wednesday to missing practice on Thursday, but neither member of that duo was wide receiver Michael Thomas. Thomas was a limited participant in practice for the second straight day as he works to return from the ankle injury that’s kept him from playing in back-to-back […]


Even before pandemic struck, more US adults were uninsured

About 2.5 million more working-age Americans were uninsured last year, even before the coronavirus pandemic struck, according to a government report issued Wednesday. The study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 14.5% of adults ages 18 to 64 were uninsured in 2019, a statistically significant increase from 2018, when 13.3% lacked […]


Oasis Petroleum files for bankruptcy as shale slump drags on

Oasis Petroleum Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, the latest U.S. shale producer to seek court-aided restructuring as the energy industry reels under an unprecedented crash in oil prices due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shares of the company, which earlier this month skipped interest payments on some bonds, fell over 24% premarket. […]


The diner that isn’t afraid to piss off Seamless, or customers who use it

On a recent Sunday afternoon, chef Samuel Yoo stood behind the counter of the self-described Asian diner he owns on the edge of Manhattan’s Chinatown. Each of the eight swiveling stools inside Golden Diner remained empty, as they had since New York City mandated that restaurants close indoor dining six months earlier. Though now, about […]


Nazi shipwreck found off Poland may solve Amber Room mystery

Polish divers say they have found the wreck of a German second world war ship that may help solve a decades-old mystery about the whereabouts of the Amber Room, an ornate chamber that the Nazis looted from a tsarist palace in Russia. Decorated with amber and gold, the room was part of the Catherine Palace […]