Lee Cleveland

What’s the cheapest day to buy gas?

Even though it's winter, gas prices across the country remain high — and will probably get higher before spring. Saving money on gas is more than simply knowing where to fill up – it also helps to know when to fill up. Overall, gas prices tend to be lowest at the...

Credit scores can drop if you check them too often, but…

CATONSVILLE, Md. — Can your credit scores drop if you check them too much? Researchers found that it all depends on the state of your credit and finances. According to a new study, people with declining credit can expect to lose a few points if they...

Bay Bridge viral video: Trucker makes heart-stopping save high in the sky

This was way too close for comfort. During the huge snowstorm that rocked Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and parts of Maryland on January 3, a catastrophe was avoided on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. For those not familiar with Maryland's Bay Bridge, it's nearly 5 miles long...

Second U.S. civil war? 1 in 3 say violence against government sometimes justified: Poll

According to a Washington Post-University of Maryland poll published Saturday, roughly 33 percent of Americans think citizen violence against the government is "sometimes" justified, significantly up from previous years.The survey was conducted between Dec. 17 and Dec. 19 and included 1,101 adults with a margin of...

Biden’s approval rating: What range should Dems target for midterms success?

President Joe Biden spent the beginning of his term in good public standing, receiving approval ratings from top pollsters in the low to high-50s. Not bad in a very polarized environment. But his honeymoon period came to an end in late summer and his approval scores continue to...

Booster shot: Omicron will ‘rip right through un-boosted population,’ says expert

Omicron has been in the news for just 3 weeks, but the variant is already the Unites States' COVID-19 dominant strain, responsible for 73% of U.S. cases, according to Johns Hopkins University. But what about those who have had their preliminary shots and Johnson & Johnson's...

BlackBerry users take heed: Company officially exiting smartphone biz Jan 4

In 2020, Apple's iPhone 12 and iPhone 12mini were the best-selling smartphones. In second place were the Samsung Galaxy: S20, S20+, and Ultra. And through May 2021, the iPhone 12 was the hottest smartphone on the market. iPhones and Samsungs dominate the smartphone industry today but...

KINEXON: Super technology will change how we watch sports?

Earlier this year, the WNBA used player tracking technology during a live game for the first time. The data was used to enhance the storytelling of the event through Amazon Prime Video's exclusive live stream. Real-time insights on player performance and vitals The device collects data...

Population declining: Childless Americans not planning to have kids, surging

Are large families becoming passe? My maternal grandmother had 11 kids but my mom had only one (me). Per a Pew Research study in October 2021, a growing share of Americans without kids say it is unlikely they will ever be parents. Some 44% of childless...

NFL: Does scoring first create a considerable advantage?

In pro football, how often does the team that scores first win the game? FiveThirtyEight.com found teams that have struck first have won 63.2 percent of the time in 2021. And since 2000, the first horse out of the gate has gone on to win 64.5...