June Natural Gas Futures Forge Rally but Fizzle to Finish Final Day as Front Month

The June Nymex natural gas futures contract rallied toward its expiration on Thursday, pushing above $9,401 in intraday trading and reaching the highest level since 2008. Even as traders digested a weak storage print and renewed concerns about a supply crunch, many took profits in the final hour of trading that ultimately sent futures into … Read more

Colorado detects first presumptive case of monkeypox. What to know.

DENVER – Colorado has detected its first presumptive case of monkeypox, state health officials said Thursday, but they reassured the public the risk of getting infected with the latest disease making headlines across the world remains low. The case is presumptive as it is awaiting confirmation from the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention … Read more

These 33 Alabama ministers are on the Southern Baptist Church’s alleged sex abuser list

The executive committee of the Southern Baptist Convention on Thursday night released a 205 page list of alleged sex abusers. The list contains at least 33 ministers that served in Alabama churches or had ties to the state. The release of the list comes after a scathing 288-page investigative report issued Sunday showed the largest … Read more

China and Russia vetoed new UN sanctions on North Korea for the first time since 2006

The move comes after more than a dozen North Korean ballistic missile tests this year, all of which violated previous UN resolutions and which US officials argued needed another international response. A resolution needs nine “yes” votes and no vetoes by the permanent members of Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom or the United States … Read more