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I’ve owned 3 houses, and there are 5 things I wish I could tell every first-time homebuyer

Owning your own home gives you many freedoms, but it also sometimes comes with unexpected costs. When house hunting and managing your home, it’s important to plan ahead and build emergency savings for unplanned repairs. Shopping around and solid financial planning can make homes more affordable and easier to attain. personal finance coverage. There’s something […]

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Trump’s acting Homeland Security chief was excoriated by a GOP senator as he stumbled over basic questions on coronavirus preparation

Acting Homeland Security chief Chad Wolf on Tuesday stumbled over questioning from GOP Sen. John Kennedy about the Trump administration’s coronavirus response. Wolf struggled to offer Kennedy clear numbers on the expected spread of the virus, among other topics. “You’re supposed to keep us safe. And the American people deserve some straight answers on the […]

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Daniel Murphy illustrates Rockies’ belief in bounceback performances in 2020

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — If there’s one word the encapsulates the Rockies’ expectations for 2020, it would be “bounceback.” It’s the primary, oft-repeated reason the team gives for its inactivity during the offseason. And if there is one position player who represents the Rockies’ visions of a rebound, it’s veteran first baseman Daniel Murphy. Ask players […]

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The rest of the world is ‘simply not ready’ for the coronavirus, according to a WHO envoy who just returned from China

A team of 25 health experts from around the world just returned from a trip to China’s Wuhan province, the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak. Team lead Bruce Aylward said Tuesday that the “big conclusion for the world is, it’s simply not ready.” He talked about what conditions are like inside China, where trains roll […]

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A Navy pilot who saved a fellow aviator from the infamous ‘Hanoi Hilton’ recounts the week that made him a legend

In one week of fighting over Vietnam, retired Navy Cmdr. Chuck Sweeney earned three Distinguished Flying Crosses. In an interview, Sweeney described the start of his carrier as a Navy carrier pilot, his experiences in Vietnam, and the week that earned him three of the highest awards a pilot can receive. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]

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Precious and The Butler Director Lee Daniels on Why He’s Endorsing Pete Buttigieg for President in 2020

Oscar-nominated writer-director Lee Daniels has made his choice for president in the 2020 election: On Tuesday he announced that he’s supporting Pete Buttigieg. The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, 38, is one of the leading candidates for the Democratic Party’s nomination after winning the Iowa caucus and narrowly losing the New Hampshire primary earlier […]