The 16 cities where Americans struggle the most to pay rent (Z)

Residents in 16 cities across America are spending a higher share of their income on rent than the national level, according to Zillow. It’s toughest for low-income earners. Home prices have increased faster than incomes since the recession, and rising mortgage rates are making the market more expensive. Housing is getting more unaffordable across America. That’s largely because since the recession, home prices have been rising faster than incomes, and builders aren’t able to keep up with the demand for affordable housing. It’s affecting both homeowners who pay mortgages and people who rent. According to Zillow, the median US rent requires 28.4% of the median income, up from the historic… Read More

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Multiple people shot in ‘active shooter’ situation in downtown Cincinnati

Multiple people were shot in what police said was an “active shooter situation” in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday morning. The police department said it was investigating an “active shooter” and an “officer involved shooting incident.” Multiple people were shot Thursday morning in what authorities called an “active shooter” situation in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati Police Department tweeted that it was investigating an active shooter and an “officer involved shooting incident” in the lobby and loading dock of a Fifth Third Bank building. Multiple people were shot, according to The Enquirer, but the extent of their injuries is unclear. Hospital officials said four people were brought to the University of… Read More

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Japanese 2-way sensation Shohei Ohtani hit 2 home runs just hours after it was announced that he would need Tommy John surgery

On Wednesday the Los Angeles Angels announced that Shohei Ohtani would likely need Tommy John surgery before returning to the mound. The two-way sensation likely won’t pitch again until 2020. Ohtani quickly proved he would still be a valuable asset for the Angels, smacking two home runs just hours after the news came out. Shohei Ohtani had quite an up-and-down day on Wednesday. The low point came early in the day when doctors recommended that Ohtani get Tommy John surgery, a move that would keep the two-way phenom off the mound until 2020. While Ohtani’s 2019 pitching schedule was already up in the air, it was still a disappointing thing… Read More

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