Polls Close and Voting Ends in Tight Germany Race

The polls have now closed in Germany, where voters have been casting their ballots for a new Parliament, which will ultimately determine who succeeds Chancellor Angela Merkel at the helm of the European Union’s most populous democracy after 16 years in office. Early exit polls throughout the day have suggested a very tight race between … Read more

What Time Do Polls Open and Close in Germany Election?

Sixty million people are eligible to vote in the German national election on Sunday. There won’t be a new government that night, or the next day — it could take the rival parties weeks or even months to settle on a coalition with a parliamentary majority. But the ballots are tallied quickly, and the new … Read more

Homes That Sold for Around $600,000

Homes That Sold for Around $600,000 – The New York Times Press “Enter” to skip to content Each week, our survey of recent residential sales in New York City and the surrounding region focuses on homes that sold around a certain price point, allowing you to compare single-family homes, condos and co-ops in different locales. … Read more

She Bought Her Dream Home. Then a ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Changed the Locks.

She Bought Her Dream Home. Then a ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Changed the Locks. – The New York Times Press “Enter” to skip to content The official-looking letters started arriving soon after Shanetta Little bought the cute Tudor house on Ivy Street in Newark. Bearing a golden seal, in aureate legalistic language, the documents claimed that an … Read more

North Carolina Gets Surprise Upset Over Clemson

Robert Griffin III, the former Heisman Trophy winning quarterback at Baylor, called Clemson’s offense “archaic” on the ESPN broadcast — and Swinney didn’t argue. “The criticism is warranted because of where we are right now,” Swinney said. “That’s what we display, so with the way we’ve performed, you’re going to get criticism and you’re going … Read more

Tensions Flare in Ryder Cup as the U.S. Team Takes a Commanding Lead

Sergio García, Thomas’s counterpart on the European side — at least when it comes to his leadership style — was not bowed. “Everybody knows one thing: We’ll be out there until the end and we’re not going to give up,” García said of his team. “It’s going to be difficult, but I assure you we’ll … Read more

Cloyd Boyer, Last of a Three-Brother Baseball Rarity, Dies at 94

A shoulder injury shortened his major league career, leaving him with a 20-23 record. Long afterward, he maintained that his chances of coming back from the injury had been spoiled by the baseball wisdom of his time and an odd bit of instruction from Eddie Stanky, who became the Cardinals’ manager in 1952. “The whole … Read more

Norway Lifts Coronavirus Restrictions After 561 Days

Norway on Saturday lifted social distancing rules, capacity limits on businesses and other pandemic-era restrictions that have been in place for more than a year. “It is 561 days since we introduced the toughest measures in Norway in peacetime,” said Erna Solberg, the country’s prime minister, in announcing the moves at a news conference on … Read more

N.Y.C.’s Vaccine Mandate for Teachers Is Delayed by a Court

And on Thursday, a federal judge in Brooklyn, Brian M. Cogan, declined to grant the injunction sought by a group of teachers, calling the mandate “a rational policy decision surrounding how best to protect children during a global pandemic.” The teachers then appealed, successfully, to the Court of Appeals. At least 90 percent of teachers … Read more

A Path to Financial Security That Doesn’t Lead to a 401(k)

“We almost went bankrupt,” he said. “We lost almost $350,000.” To date, Mr. Napoleon has been able to replenish only a fraction of the savings he poured into the business, dealing a major setback to his long-term plan to buy property and create a stream of rental income. “I’ve always made it my goal to … Read more