Wednesday, May 15, 2024


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will help raise money for former President Trump in Florida and Texas soon, honoring a commitment he made to assist his former GOP primary rival. (More)  

➤ A new political poll by The New York Times revealed bad news for President Biden — he trails former President Trump in five out of six swing states and is losing support among black and Hispanic voters. (More)  

A Republican PAC has spent more than $450,000 in Virginia to defeat incumbent Rep. Bob Good, one of the eight GOP lawmakers who voted to oust former House Speaker Rep. Kevin McCarthy. (More) 

 U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Ukraine Tuesday, assuring Ukrainian forces that military aid was on the way. Blinken’s visit comes days after he criticized Israel’s handling of the war in Gaza. (More

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Indiana Southeast outfielder Trevor Goodwin hit a walk-off home run to cap off a 12-run rally that started at the bottom of the ninth inning with two outs, giving his team a 14-11 win over Indiana Tech. (See Winning Home Run)

➤ A border collie-papillon mix named Nimble became the first mixed-breed dog to win the Westminster Dog Show’s agility competition, speedily navigating the course in 28.76 seconds. (See Video)  

The WNBA announced that its first expansion team since 2008 will be known as the Golden State Valkyries, wearing purple as their primary color. The team will begin league play in 2025. (More

Yesterday’s results: MLB | NBA | WNBA | NHL 


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➤ Big Stock Move: Meme stock GameStop rose 60% Tuesday as Internet traders pushed the stock up against pressure from short sellers. Trading was halted several times on Monday. (More)

AMC, another soaring meme stock, raised $250 million in stock sales during the ongoing rally, as its shares jumped nearly 32%. (More)

U.S. wholesale prices rose sharply last month, another sign that inflation remains an issue. The 0.5% increase from March to April was unexpectedly high. (More)

Nearly half of new homebuyers say they’re struggling to pay their mortgages on time and that they feel in over their head financially, according to a new survey by real estate company Clever. (See Survey)

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Science & Technology

Researchers are exploring the possibility of manufacturing inflatable space habitats the size of a stadium to serve as livable recreational environments or research facilities. (See Video)  

➤ Scientists discovered a massive exoplanet, 50% larger than Jupiter, but with 1% of Earth’s density, making the planet light and fluffy as cotton candy. (See Images)  

 A British man and his grandson discovered a fossilized footprint of a dinosaur while exploring a woodland park. Scientists believe the 22-inch sedimentary rock cast might belong to a Megalosaurus. (See Photo) 

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Wisdom Wednesday

A motivational expert says there are two simple words that will free you from taking things personally. She explains it in a brief viral video viewed by more than 1 million people. (See Phrase)

➤ Gaining wisdom is a lifelong pursuit with many twists and turns. But for a foundational guide, Wikihow offers a clear 13-step plan. (See Plan)

A readers’ survey came up with a list of books that people say changed their lives. In addition to religious texts such as the Bible, readers named 12 inspirational works of fiction and non-fiction. (See List)

Et Cetera

 A huge billboard collapsed during a storm in Mumbai, India, killing at least 14 people and injuring 74 others. The metal billboard was bigger than an Olympic-sized swimming pool. (See Photos)

Killer orca whales attacked and sank a sailing yacht in the Strait of Gibraltar, slamming into the vessel and causing a water leak. The two people aboard were rescued by a passing oil tanker. (See Map)

A policeman sitting in a chair on the side of a Wisconsin road took drivers by surprise and, with help from other officers, caught 14 speeders in a speed trap. (See Photo)

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Poll Position

Which May flower is your favorite?

  1. Geranium
  2. Lilac
  3. Lily of the Valley
  4. Pansy
  5. Primrose
  6. Other 

Are you curious about what Flyover readers think? Hit reply and give us poll a question you’d like us to ask.

Tuesday’s Results:

Have you ever seen the Northern Lights?

  1. No: 56.8%
  2. Yes: 43.2%

Quote BoxDaily Quote


“This ridiculous prosecution is not about justice. It’s all about politics.” 

—  Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson speaking to reporters outside the courtroom during former President Trump’s criminal trial. 

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