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Hannukah menorahs usually contain nine candles: eight sacred lights and one central light to light the others (sometimes, there is no central light, making eight candles). The eight sacred lights represent the eight nights that the stores of oil burned after the liberation of the sacred Temple in Jerusalem.

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28 gifts under $100 that look way more expensive than they are

Looking for the best products to gift — and to get — this holiday season? Check out Underscored’s Holiday Guide here. The holidays are fast approaching and we’re officially in full-blown shopping mode. Due to the global supply chain issues, if you want to have anything under the tree you’re …

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Suspect’s parents did not flee, their attorneys say

Crumbley’s patents are seen via a video call during their son’s arraignment on December 1. (WDIV) When asked if Ethan Crumbley’s parents are missing, Oakland County, Michigan, Sheriff Michael Bouchard told CNN that is “correct.” “If they think they are going to get away, they are not,” Bouchard told CNN’s …

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The baby dragons of Slovenia

(CNN) — Postojna Cave, situated one hour’s drive southwest of Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, is so vast, it has its own railway. And yet, one of the cave’s main attractions is something at the other end of the size spectrum — and completely unique to Postojna. Baby dragons! Postojna is, during …

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World’s second tallest building tops out in Malaysia

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN The spire of a soaring 118-story skyscraper has topped out at over 2,227 feet above Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. Set to become the world’s second tallest building upon its completion next year, Merdeka 118 now stands higher than China’s 2,073-foot Shanghai Tower and is dwarfed …

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20 lovely little gifts for the homebody in your life

Looking for the best products to gift — and to get — this holiday season? Check out Underscored’s Holiday Guide here. Even before the pandemic forced most of us to stay inside, your home-lovin’ friend was already an expert in JOMO: the joy of missing out. For the homebody in your life, there’s …

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Biden urges Americans to get boosters

A Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot being administered in person’s arm in Freeport, New York on November 30, 2021. (Steve Pfost/Newsday/Getty Images) President Biden continued to urge all eligible Americans to get booster shots during his remarks from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, where he outlined his …

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Alec Baldwin talks about fatal ‘Rust’ shooting

An attorney for Dave Halls, the assistant director on the set of “Rust,” corroborated Alec Baldwin’s claim that he never pulled the trigger of the antique gun that discharged in that October movie set shooting, telling ABC on Thursday that her client has said “the entire time Baldwin had his …

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Podcast: When Diana Met…The People

podcast When Diana Met… takes listeners inside Princess Diana’s most notable meetings with public figures, politicians, dignitaries, and celebrities to reveal often-overlooked truths and misunderstandings about her life as Princess of Wales. Host Aminatou Sow examines those iconic and memorable connections and what they teach us about power, gender, and …

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Earn a bonus up to $1,500 with this bank account

by: Nicole Spector | December 1, 2021 GOBankingRates maintains editorial independence. While we may receive compensation from actions taken after clicking on links within our content, no content has been supplied or pre-approved by any advertiser prior to publication. We always recommend reviewing the terms and conditions of any offer …

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2 US cities are among the world’s most expensive

(CNN) — All over the world, it’s been a tough year on wallets. Supply-chain blockages and changing consumer demand have pushed up the cost of living in many of our biggest cities, according to new research published Wednesday, and inflation is the fastest recorded over the past five years. The …

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His parents were called to the school over his ‘concerning’ behavior. Now, the 15-year-old is facing murder and terrorism charges as an adult.

Oakland County, Michigan, Sheriff Michael Bouchard provided updates on the condition of the victims from the Oxford High School shooting. “The 17-year-old fourth victim passed today at McLaren Hospital shortly after 10 a.m., as our fourth decedent to die from gunshot wounds in Tuesday’s senseless shooting,” Bouchard told reporters during a news conference. Bouchard …

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