New Study Says 7 Hours of Sleep Is Ideal Middle Age

New research claims to have found the ideal amount of sleep for middle-aged adults and senior citizens. The meta-analysis found seven hours of sleep improved cognitive abilities, protected the brain from dementia, and improved mental health. Experts say that the quality of sleep is also important, and achieving deep sleep as we age is crucial …

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Carnival cruise passengers stuck in Seattle after covid outbreak

Placeholder while article actions load A Carnival Cruise Line ship that docked in Seattle on Tuesday had an undisclosed number of passengers test positive for coronavirus onboard, with some reporting to local media that the company was ill-equipped to handle the latest outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the vessel and …

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Tensions flare between Israel and Russia

Relations between Russia and Israel are at one of their lowest points in years after the Russian foreign minister falsely claimed Adolf Hitler had “Jewish blood,” which he used to justify calling Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky a Nazi. Why it matters: Israel condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine and accused Moscow of committing war crimes, …

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QB Jalen Hurts relishing ‘opportunity’ to lead improving Philadelphia Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — Quarterback Jalen Hurts remains the Eagles’ starting quarterback following an offseason full of speculation surrounding his position, and he sounded confident in his standing while speaking with reporters Wednesday. “It’s understood. It’s my opportunity, it’s my team,” he said when asked about the public backing from general manager Howie Roseman and coach Nick …

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Amber Heard takes the stand in Johnny Depp defamation trial

“I struggle to find the words to describe how painful this is. This is horrible for me to sit here for weeks and relieve everything,” Heard said during the start of her testimony at Fairfax County Circuit Court in Virginia. Depp is suing Heard for $50 million over a 2018 op-ed she wrote for The …

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Escaped Alabama inmate Casey Cole White threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend and her sister if he ever got out of prison, authorities say

The U.S. Marshals Service said Wednesday that it is working to protect the ex-girlfriend of Casey Cole White, the capital murder suspect who escaped an Alabama jail last Friday after allegedly receiving help from corrections official Vicky White. The Service said in a statement that Casey Cole White threatened in 2015 to kill his ex-girlfriend …

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Trevor May To Miss 8-12 Weeks

4:21PM: May told DiComo and other reporters that his rough timeline for a return is 8-12 weeks. 12:51PM: Mets reliever Trevor May has been diagnosed with a stress reaction in the humerus of his throwing arm, tweets Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. He’ll be shut down from throwing for at least a month. New York placed the …

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Lyft shares sink almost 30 percent as it struggles to attract drivers

Placeholder while article actions load Silicon Valley’s ride-hailing giants saw their shares tumble Wednesday despite strong revenue growth, as Lyft’s ridership trajectory weighed on investors. Its stock fell nearly 30 percent, dragging Uber lower along the way. Lyft posted first-quarter revenue of $875.6 million, a 44 percent increase over the same period last year. But …

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Scientists worried Mars rocks retrieved by NASA may host alien germs

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, BGR may receive an affiliate commission. NASA is planning to bring rocks from Mars to Earth. The space agency has asked for the public’s opinion on its plan to retrieve samples that Perseverance has gathered. It’s a monumental moment in …

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