- T he Food and Drug Administration declined Monday to authorize a 30-year-old generic antidepressant as a treatment for Covid-19, dealing a major blow to a small group of doctors who have organized around the pill for months, arguing that it could provide a cheap and accessible way to prevent hospitalizations and death both in the U.S. and around the world.
- In an unusual two-page summary — the FDA does not generally disclose the reasoning behind rejections — regulators said that the doctors failed to provide adequate evidence of effectiveness of the drug, called fluvoxamine.
News from all over | Updated hourly
- The University of Maine chancellor and board of trustees has named Jacqueline Edmonson the 18th president of the school.
- “She understands the lives of non-traditional students,” said Lydia Savage, USM Associated Faculties of the University of Maine chapter president and chair of the Geography Department.
‘We need to take care of ourselves’: Ride-share, delivery drivers learn about wellness, self-care as stress of the job increases
- The fair was put together to promote wellness and self-care practices for rideshare and delivery drivers amid the ongoing and new struggles of the job so drivers, like Burgess, can feel supported during and after tough times.
- The fair Thursday was for drivers and their families and featured chair yoga to combat fatigue while working, tips for mental wellness, lunch, healthy food and snack ideas for drivers when they’re out on the road and information on support groups the organization has started, including one for those who have had traumatic experiences on the job.
- Over the past four years, in the course of doing research for a book about how insights buried in big data sets can help people make decisions, I read thousands of academic studies.
- The researchers found that the typical rich American is, in their words, the owner of a "regional business," such as an "auto dealer" or a "beverage distributor."
- Hodges said for a few weeks after the twins were sent home, she was able to purchase more of the special formula with relative ease after the hospital-provided supply ran out.
- Now as stores begin to ration purchases, Hodges said she has enlisted friends and family members in other states to look for formula.
- Remarks and music with lyrics about love, loss and heaven were a common thread throughout the public memorial held for Naomi Judd Sunday at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.
- Judd also offered an obituary about her mother before introducing her older sister, Wynonna, who emotionally performed a song their mother wrote, “River of Time.”
Brevity Coffee confirms more San Antonio locations are in the works, expanding the chain to 5 stores
San Antonio-based java chain Brevity Coffee Co. will open two new San Antonio locations, bringing its total store count to five, MySA reports. Brevity currently operates stores at 8802HuebnerRoad, 5985 DeZavalaRoad and 2838 N. Loop 1604 East. New outlets at 2342N.W. Military Highway and 18450BlancoRoad are now in the works, the news site reports. […]Read more >Similar articles >
- Washington • During her Supreme Court confirmation hearings, Amy Coney Barrett tried to reassure Democrats who were leery of her role as a “handmaid” in a Christian group called “People of Praise.”
- “Judges can’t just wake up one day and say ‘I have an agenda — I like guns, I hate guns, I like abortion, I hate abortion’ — and walk in like a royal queen and impose their will on the world,” she said amicably.
- The new feature — which rolls out this week in Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego, as well as Dubai — is part of a push by the ride-hailing giant to expand its electric offerings as it seeks to ensure that its U.S.- and Europe-based fleets will have zero emissions by 2030.
- The update will include new maps of EV charging stations — complete with speed and type of charger — which will be integrated this summer into driver tools alongside other services, like gas stations and restrooms.
STAT+: Apollo acquires minority stake in Sofinnova, extending private equity dealmaking in life sciences
Private equity giant Apollo Global Management is spending $1 billion for a piece of one of the biotech industry’s oldest venture capital firms. Apollo is acquiring a minority stake in the Paris-based VC Sofinnova Partners and will invest up to $1 billion in Sofinnova’s investment funds, the firms announced Monday.Continue to STAT+ to read the full story […]Read more >Similar articles >
- I just want to thank everybody and tell them to keep on helping people because now in this world, it’s divided a little bit and I want everybody to be together and be friendly and be kind."DaVita Peele is a member of the United States Postal Service who helped stop traffic and also gave another good Samaritan a dumbbell from her car that he used to break open Rabyor's window."I thought about (the events of last Friday) on Mother's Day as a matter of fact," Peele said during the ceremony.
- The good Samaritans who helped save an unconscious motorist are being honored by the Boynton Beach Police Department in Florida and city leaders for their heroism.Friday was the first time the good Samaritans and the woman they saved, Laurie Rabyor, had the chance to meet since that group of complete strangers worked together to save her.
- They came to see dozens of bands performing on four stages including Weezer headlining May 14, the Smashing Pumpkins the following day with the Steve Miller closing it all up on Sunday.
- The band Lord Huron performs on the Hightide stage during the final day of the three day music festival Beachlife in Redondo Beach on Sunday, May 15, 2022.
- These catheters can be used to remove such clots in one of two ways, or sometimes both, depending on the patient’s circumstances, said Theofanis, who performs thrombectomies at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
- Physicians used to perform thrombectomies only if they got started within 4 to 6 hours of the stroke, Theofanis said.
Women photographers are center stage at the Denver Art Museum this summer in ‘Modern Women/Modern Vision’
- On display this summer at the Denver Art Museum in “Modern Women/Modern Vision,” Lange’s photo is remarkably more powerful in person, hanging among the work of other impactful women photographers who also followed their intuition to capture vital images vital for journalism, history and photography as an artform.
- The image — a black and white close-up of a gaunt-looking woman holding a sleeping baby flanked by two more small children — “exists in more formats, prints, and places than (arguably) any other photograph in the world,” Museum of Modern Art curator Sarah Hermanson Meister wrote in a 2018 book about the 20th century photographer.
- The Maserati of Anaheim Hills showroom and dealership opens officially Tuesday, May 17 in Yorba Linda after a year of construction at 22633 Oakcrest Circle.
- The Maserati of Anaheim Hills showroom and dealership opens officially Tuesday, May 17 in Yorba Linda after a year of construction at 22633 Oakcrest Circle.
- At a Bridgerton FYC panel in Hollywood this weekend, Lady Whistledown herself, Nicola Coughlan, announced that season three of Netflix's regency romance series will focus on the budding relationship between Penelope Featherington and her crush, Colin Bridgerton ( Luke Newton ).
- Penelope and Colin's love story is told in fourth book in the series, Romancing Mister Bridgerton.
- “The Legend of The Waitress & The Robber” will have its world premiere on Saturday and Sunday May 21-22 at P.S. 21 in Chatham, where the piece was in workshop for the prior two weeks.
- The new work explores those themes during a dystopian time when humans are so isolated that they’re only allowed to interact through the use of cell phones.
Pa.’s richest person has spent at least $18 million on the 2022 primary — mostly to influence one issue
- At least four other Philadelphia Democrats have also received donations from Students First or Yass-linked PACs, including Commonwealth Children’s Choice Fund.
- Yass’ allies, including many who spend or have sought his dollars, argue he is a single-issue donor who backs candidates who support alternatives to public schools.
- According to Bisterfeldt, the decision to donate land to The Meadows was intentional to help put the new community on the map, making it a destination for the hundreds of families whose children attended school there — well before Summerlin began to take shape.
- With 26 schools including public, private and charter facilities, Summerlin offers more educational choices than any other Southern Nevada community, maintaining a focus on education that has been integral to the development of the community since its inception.
- Including diverse populations with different genome structures can help us reduce the number of contenders for "causal variant," or a genetic variation that actually confers increased risk.
- One of the most powerful ways to mine this trove of data is a genomewide association study (GWAS), in which researchers measure genetic variation at millions of locations in the genome, then study how these differ in people with and without a given disease.
- Human Access Project has organized the event every year as a way to celebrate improvements made to the quality and health of the Willamette River water, but took 2020 and 2021 off due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- This will be the 10th-annual Big Float and ringleader of the Human Access Project, Willie Levenson told KOIN 6 News it will be the final year.
- A vineyard, orchards and farms, equestrian stables and spots for hosting events top three proposals the City Council and community will be looking at Tuesday, May 17, envisioning how San Juan Capistrano could use what’s left of 65.5 acres of undeveloped city space.
- The proposal from San Juan Capistrano residents Jim Adam, Ron Schreiber and Colby Cyburt, who have experience in development and real estate, envisions turning the area into a community use and event space, renovating the historic home for wine tastings and smaller events, and constructing barn-style buildings for large weddings and other activities.
- A day after announcing that unaccompanied minors would be banned from Millennium Park on weekend evenings, Mayor Lori Lightfoot took the next step and rolled back the citywide weekend curfew to 10 p.m. from the current 11 p.m.
- Chicago Public Schools security chief Jadine Chou said information on the new 10 p.m. weekend curfew citywide, as well as the 6 p.m. ban at Millennium Park, will be communicated to parents and guardians in a letter.
- In comparison to those who use “comfort TV,” just 42% of people in the poll reported that they turn to a bath as a self-soothing technique while 33% reported that they relax by doing yoga.
- A recent poll of 2,000 people — conducted by OnePoll on behalf of streamer Philo — concluded that 55% of American adults use “comfort” television and movies to self-soothe and distract themselves from anxiety or stress.
- Minnesota lawmakers have a bipartisan deal to spend $8 billion of the state’s budget surplus over the next three years on tax cuts, infrastructure projects and supplemental spending to address challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.
- “With an unprecedented surplus, we have the ability to make significant investments in the things that will improve Minnesotans’ lives, like health care, public safety, and education, while also providing tax cuts and putting money in Minnesotans’ pockets,” Gov. Tim Walz said in a news release announcing the deal.
- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) — which represents companies such as Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook — released a 30-second ad Monday as part of its "Don't Break What Works" campaign.
- A group representing the nation's largest tech companies is rolling out a seven-figure TV ad campaign slamming a key antitrust proposal that seeks to curb tech giants' power, warning it could raise already soaring prices on consumers.
- If that proves to be the general election outcome, Republicans would have 33 seats in the 49-member Legislature, enough to push through bills banning abortion, allowing Nebraskans to carry concealed guns without a permit and returning the state to a winner-take-all Electoral College system .
- Republicans could gain a filibuster-proof majority in the Nebraska Legislature if the results of Tuesday’s primary election are repeated in November.
- The 58-year-old comedian — who was co-hosting the awards show when Smith stormed the stage and slapped Rock across the face — says she is “still traumatized” almost two months on from the incident.
- Two days after the incident, Sykes appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” similarly saying she was angered by the fact the actor wasn’t escorted out of the event.
- As a researcher who studies online privacy, I’ve known for some time how Google, social media and internet data generally can be used for surveillance by law enforcement to cast digital dragnets.
- Based on what’s already known about privacy incursions by law enforcement against marginalized people, it’s likely that in a post- Roe world women will be more squarely in the crosshairs of digital forensics .
- A much-anticipated meeting to review appeals to a conditional permit to build the New England Clean Energy Connect power line was unexpectedly postponed on Monday.
- The postponement comes a week after the Maine Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments on the legality of a new law meant to hobble the project, as well as a challenge to a lease NECEC obtained across public lands.
- Under fire from parents and politicians, President Joe Biden is offering formula manufacturers and retailers transportation and logistics support to ease the nationwide shortage of baby formula, as the administration works to bring the largest domestic plant back on line after it was shut down early this year due to safety issues.
- Abbott's voluntary recall was triggered by four illnesses reported in babies who had consumed powdered formula from the Michigan plant.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – The city of Gresham is experiencing many of the same issues as Portland. Gresham Mayor Travis Stovall joined AM Extra Monday to discuss what’s going on in his city. Stovall said its urban renewal work has been ongoing and that progress has been made in the West Gresham and Rockwood areas. Oregon sets rates for paid family medical leave plan He said Gresham has seen rises in violent crime and theft. The city is increasing its law enforcement investments and the city is not focused on defunding the police. The city is also looking for more ways its police officers can engage with the community. “We are taking every […]Read more >Similar articles >
After three and a half months of work, what did the State Legislature actually get done — and what can we expect moving forward from the state’s uniquely divided government? To explore those questions and more, join MinnPost writersPeter CallaghanandWalker OrensteinforMinnPost Social: 2022 Legislative Recapon Wednesday, Jun. 1, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. atElsie’sin northeast Minneapolis. PURCHASE TICKETS >> This lively Q&A session is part of our MinnPost Social event series, presented byRBC Wealth Management — Darla KashianandGreat River Energy, in which MinnPost journalists share insights with audience members in a casual […]Read more >Similar articles >
- A day after announcing that she unaccompanied minors would be banned from Millennium Park on weekend evenings, Mayor Lori Lightfoot took the next step and rolled back the citywide weekend curfew to 10 p.m. from the current 11 p.m.
- At the time, she had declared that the city “cannot allow any of our public spaces to become platforms for danger,” Lightfoot said unaccompanied minors won’t be allowed in one of the city’s most iconic tourist attractions after 6 p.m. from Thursday through Sunday, unless they’re with “at least one responsible adult.”
- The Supreme Court on Monday sided with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in his challenge to a federal rule that puts a cap on post-election political donations that help campaigns repay personal loans from candidates.
- The big picture: The law puts a $250,00 cap on the amount of money raised after an election that campaigns can use to repay candidates for personal loans, Axios previously reported.
This weekend, Connecticut-based Wayback Burgers will open its third San Antonio location, this one in the city’s northwest quadrant. The chain — known for monstrous nine-patty cheeseburgers and hand-dipped milkshakes — will hold a Saturday, May 21 grand opening for the new store, located at 11707 Bandera Road. Wayback will offer its classic burgers for $4, music by DJ Lamar and face painting and balloon art.Guests can also enter to win prizes, including a Samsung Smart TV and free burgers for a year. […]Read more >Similar articles >
‘The same tired talking points’: Minnesota Republicans wrestle with how to appeal to more urban, suburban voters
- At the Minnesota Republican convention in Rochester on Saturday, candidates for governor spoke at length about their priorities to address crime, reduce abortion access, change election law and relax gun regulations.
- But another common theme among the candidates and their supporters was electability, particularly their case for winning more votes in DFL-friendly Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding suburbs, where many voters don’t support those same policies Republican candidates outlined in their speeches.
- Two people were injured Sunday after a tree fell on a vehicle in Russellville during storms that also uprooted trees, damaged a home and left thousands of Arkansans without power, the National Weather Service said.
- The two who were injured, near East Fourth Street, were freed from the vehicle and taken to an area hospital for treatment, according to a storm report from the weather service.
- At Ascension St. John Heart and Vascular Center, every visit starts with a conversation about new symptoms, health history or risk factors for heart disease.
- That’s why specialists with Ascension St. John Heart and Vascular Center recommend being proactive about your heart health.
- Former President Donald Trump agreed to restrict his social media usage outside his Truth Social platform regardless of whether Twitter, Facebook or others lift their bans on him, according to a regulatory filing from Digital World Acquisition Corp.
- Mr. Trump must first post on Truth Social and then wait six hours before publishing elsewhere with limited exceptions for politics, according to DWAC’s filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
- Much like the most recent fad app, Wordle, BeReal is an enjoyable experience primarily for what it’s not: There’s no heavy-handed algorithm calling the shots, no deluge of ads and brands flooding the feed.
- In case you haven’t yet had the pleasure of a much chicer young friend explain it to you over canned espresso martinis, BeReal is a kind of Frankensteined combo of what your old favorite apps were in their golden age—think small-scale Instagram feed, but with the intimate ephemerality of Snapchat and the low-fi, once-a-day instructive of HQ Trivia or Wordle.
- You can meet for drinks (a great martini variation has dashes of herbed honey and lemon oil) and snacks (like smooth boiled-peanut hummus with roasted salsa verde and fabulous grilled bread).
- Texas Monthly adds and updates approximately sixty restaurant listings to our Dining Guide each month.
- The total lunar eclipse was visible in much of Africa, Europe and South America and most of North America.
- People in South America and in the eastern part of North America were expected to get the best view of the lunar eclipse, said Noah Petro, chief of NASA’s Planetary Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry Lab, before the eclipse .
- Working with Impact and Arrowood, Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock is presenting the Dirt Farmer Festival, while Ulster County keyboard whiz Marco Benevento is presenting the Follow the Arrow.
- Mackenzie of Ulster County is looking forward to attending two upcoming music festivals at Arrowood Farms in Accord, a roughly 20-minute drive from his home in Stone Ridge.
- The big message: If your company needs to raise new funding within the next two years, conserving cash should trump growth.
- As another Silicon Valley investor said to me: Worst case scenario of slowing growth is that there's no recession and you end up a year behind schedule.
President Joe Biden is offering formula manufacturers and retailers transportation and logistics support to ease the nationwide shortage of baby formula, as the administration works to bring the largest domestic plant back in business after it was shut down early this year due to safety issues. […]Read more >Similar articles >
The body of a man who went missing after a boat capsized in central Iowa has been found on the Des Moines River. The body of 34-year-old Dustin Dittmer of Colfax was recovered just before 7 a.m. Saturday near the Bennington boat ramp, according to Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholt. Dittmer went missing after the […]Read more >Similar articles >
- Underwood, an eight-time Grammy winner and three-time ACM entertainer of the year, is touring in support of a new album (“Denim & Rhinestones”) that will be released June 10.
- The country music superstar from Checotah is returning to her home state for a new tour and it will include an Oct. 31 performance at BOK Center.
- To play the famous “Lincoln Lawyer” Mickey Haller, a character who hails from the Michael Connelly novels and practices law from the backseat of his Lincoln town car, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo had an obstacle standing in his way.
- Now streaming on Netflix, “The Lincoln Lawyer” is a series following hotshot defense attorney Mickey Haller (Garcia-Rulfo).
- The three Republican candidates competing for nomination to run against Democratic Congresswoman Cindy Axne say it should be up to states to decide if abortion is legal or illegal.
- “It’s obviously, from the way that the Supreme Court has looked at this, that this was a states’ rights issue from the very beginning.”
- Gov. Tim Walz said he and top legislative leaders have agreed on the "broad framework" of a deal to spend a historic budget surplus to cut taxes, spend money on classrooms and public safety.
- "With an unprecedented surplus, we have the ability to make significant investments in the things that will improve Minnesotans' lives, like health care, public safety, and education, while also providing tax cuts and putting money in Minnesotans' pockets," Walz said in a news release Monday morning.
- “People look at the seventy-five-dollar rattlesnakes and go, ‘That’s cheap!’ ” said Rachelle McCandless, an assistant vendor at E² Exotics, which offered a selection of venomous snakes, as well as leopard geckos, chuckwallas, and framed butterflies.
- He and his wife, Lori Gibson, started the expos in 2015, after years of breeding leopard geckos and attending what they considered to be subpar reptile shows.
- BOISE — Governor Brad Little and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced today the final court approval of the $26 billion opioid agreement with the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – Cardinal Health, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – and Johnson & Johnson.
- “This settlement holds some of those most responsible for the opioid crisis accountable and provides significant funding for treatment, recovery and prevention in Idaho,” Wasden said.
The Greek health ministry plans to seek compensation from Novartis over a long-running bribery scandal in which the company allegedly paid public officials and health care providers to boost prescriptions for its medicines and maintain inflated prices. The government is “taking all measures to hold Novartis accountable and compensate the Greek state for its illegal practices,” according to a statement by Health Minister Thanos Plevris, who is planning legal actions in both U.S. and Greek courts. Greek officials have reportedly estimated that the scheme cost the country around $3 billion during a multiyear financial crisis.Continue to STAT+ […]Read more >Similar articles >
- Dr Anthony Fauci bluntly said “no” when CNN’s Jim Acosta asked him during an interview Sunday if he would want to stay on as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases in the event that voters gave Trump a second stint as president.
- “If you look at the history of what the response was during the administration, I think at best you could say it wasn’t optimal,” Fauci said.
- The New York congresswoman, who was swiftly installed to replace Cheney when House minority leader and Trump loyalist Kevin McCarthy orchestrated Cheney’s ouster last year, has used the great replacement theory to make false accusations that Democrats were plotting a “permanent election insurrection” by replacing white voters with immigrants.
- Cheney, who was removed from her position as the No 3 House Republican last year after she joined the panel investigating the 6 January Capitol attack, urged party leaders in a tweet to “renounce and reject these views and those who hold them”.
- Moriarty has vowed to reform the Minneapolis Police Department, a message that resonated at the Hennepin County DFL endorsing convention Saturday at Hopkins' Eisenhower Community Center.
- Former Hennepin County Chief Public Defender Mary Moriarty clinched the county's DFL endorsement for Hennepin County Attorney over the weekend, beating out a slate of candidates, including the party's own House Majority Leader.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Freeland Spirits is a women-owned and operated distillery in Northwest Portland. The company says master distiller Molly Troupe was born wearing a pair of chemist goggles and never took them off. Her interest in science led her to a master’s degree in distillation, and eventually to Freeland Spirits. ‘We’re in a crisis’: Farmers sound alarm over coming food shortage The Portland distillery bottles its spirits in colorful, teardrop-shaped vessels and its gin has botanical notes of cucumber, mint and juniper. Now, those aromatics can be found outside the bottle. Freeland Spirits collaborated with Wildwood Candle […]Read more >Similar articles >
- In a riff on the trial, Rock joked about an alleged incident in which Heard allegedly defecated in Depp's bed in a “horrible practical joke gone wrong” after a fight the exes had in 2016, according to Depp's former executive chauffeur and security guard Starling Jenkins III.
- Rock is not the only comedian to take on Jonny Depp and Amber Heard.
- At a contentious school board meeting last week, Central Bucks superintendent Abram Lucabaugh defended the district’s new ban on displaying LGBTQ Pride flags in the classroom .
- As we saw in Central Bucks, some Americans think it’s perfectly fine to fly the Pride flag in classrooms and others don’t.
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it advises parents and caregivers to not make or feed homemade infant formula to infants.
- It is not safe to water down formula to stretch it out, you should always follow label instructions or those given to you by your pediatrician.
- Both the telehealth visit and the prescription are free no matter your insurance status, and are available to people over the age of 18 who have tested positive and are experiencing symptoms, according to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services.
- Nearly 40% of Massachusts residents might be eligible for therapeutic treatments for COVID-19, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
- But MGK's crystalized look didn't end there, he and his manicurist, Brittney Boyce, the founder of Nails of LA, also partnered with Marrow Fine jewelry founder Jillian Sassone for a very pricy set of nails that featured over 10 carats of diamonds worth a total of $30,000.
- Sassone told People, “Creating MGK's diamond nails was a natural progression of where nail art and jewelry intersect.
- Earlier this month, Austin Rowing Club, which has been a central tenant of the Waller Creek Boathouse, told KXAN it will relocate to the former youth hostel site.
- The blue line's route will extend from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to the North Lamar Transit Center, with construction of its Rainey/MACC Station planned in the same area as the Waller Creek Boathouse.
- We are choosing to invest over a billion dollars in our students each year for the next three years because we know this is a choice about the direction of our state’s future; it’s a values blueprint, and we are ready to deliver the support students, families and school staff need to ensure that Minnesota can thrive in the future.
- We can and should do better and that is why the House DFL is proposing funding over $500 million each year to significantly reduce this cost burden that impacts every school in the state.
- Fauci has remained a top pandemic adviser under the Biden administration, saying in January 2021 that it was “liberating” to work with the new president.
- Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, gave CNN’s Jim Acosta a plain “no” when asked if he would work with the 45th president again.
- In Washington County, Jennifer Price, executive director for the county’s Election Commission, said early voting has gone smoothly with voter turnout hitting 3,139 by mid-morning Friday.
- Information from the Benton County Clerk’s Office shows 5,239 people voted during the first five days of early voting in this year’s primary.
Gov. Charlie Baker and Colorado Gov. Jared Polis have teamed up to urge the Biden administration to “expeditiously” review Moderna’s application for emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine that could be given to children under 5. In a letter released late last week by the Baker administration, the governors urged the Food and Drug Administration not to wait until June to review the application in tandem with an application expected from Pfizer for a vaccine for the same age group. “Waiting to combine applications from Moderna and Pfizer in an effort to ‘prevent confusion’ with staggered approvals would be ill advised and […]Read more >Similar articles >
- “Radium Age” is the coinage of Joshua Glenn, editor of a new MIT Press series under that title, with four books published so far this year, covering what Glenn calls science fiction’s “pre-golden age,” from roughly 1900 to 1935.
- British novelist H.G. Wells, in New York in 1934, is one of the authors revived in the “Radium Age” series.
- Both came with access to a breakfast with Dinesh D’Souza—the conservative filmmaker whose new work, 2000 Mules, makes the case that the 2020 election was stolen—and an invitation to an afterparty with Donald Trump Jr. Only the Delegate level, though, came with a “Full Color American Freedom Tour Program,” which turned out to be a mostly blank booklet in which attendees were encouraged to write notes about speakers’ remarks.
- The conference, featuring speakers such as rock musician Ted Nugent and attended by allies such as Texas attorney general Ken Paxton, showed a movement falling deeper into a suffocating circle of televangelist-adjacent scammery—while its adherents grow ever more comfortable with the idea of the need for violence to triumph over their political opponents.
- It’s a fresh new week in US politics, but it probably feels depressingly familiar to Joe Biden, who’s under pressure on multiple fronts, including a nationwide baby formula shortage, soaring gas prices and inflation, and relief bills for Ukraine and Covid-19 held up by political wrangling in Congress.
- Joe Biden has two events on his calendar, presenting medals of valor to public safety officials this morning, and a bilateral meeting and reception later for Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis .
- Gov. Pete Ricketts voiced support Sunday for an abortion ban in Nebraska, including in cases of rape and incest, and repeated his intent to call a special legislative session to take up the matter if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v.
- Speaking on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday morning, Ricketts said Nebraska would take “further steps to protect those preborn babies” if the court strikes down Roe, which the governor called “a horrible constitutional decision,” according to a transcript of the interview.
For years, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness has convened public officials and experts and done research on best practices for cities and counties to deal with a growing national homelessness crisis. It is the only federal agency solely focused on preventing and ending homelessness, but has little power to implement policy or hand out […]Read more >Similar articles >
- Rapper Megan Thee Stallion had fans drooling thanks to her 2022 Billboard performance in which she showcased her twerking talents while rocking a scintillating one-piece.
- The performance resonated with female fans with one supporter tweeting, “when megan thee stallion said ‘poppin plan b’s cause i ain’t planned to be stuck with ya’ i think all of us girls have felt that at some point in our lives.'”
- According to the Amber Alert, 8-year-old Kiya Matteson was in the back seat of an SUV when her mother, who was in the driver’s seat, stepped out of the vehicle.
- The suspect, a 24-year-old man, was last seen driving south on Aurora Avenue North, near North 125th Street, in Seattle at around 3:20 a.m. He was in a dark blue 2022 Hyundai Venue with a temporary tag.
- SARATOGA SPRINGS — Sperry's Restaurant, closed since earlier this month due to a shortage of kitchen leadership after its head chef, Brady Duhame, started treatment for cancer, will reopen Tuesday, May 17.
- Steve Barnes has worked at the Times Union since 1996, served as arts editor for six years, and since 2005 has been a senior writer.
- Mnookin said her own family recently benefited from the Wisconsin Idea when she donated a kidney in late 2020 to her dad, who is a longtime Harvard Law School professor.
- During a recent visit to the Madison campus, Mnookin suggested using the “Wisconsin Idea,” a belief enshrined in state law that Wisconsin’s higher education system should provide benefits beyond the campus, as a model for why public universities matter.
- (Seasonal / in-person / free / outdoors) After a pair of soggy weekends, one can only hope the sun will shine on Walnut Street west of Broad for a scaled-down version of this annual street fair, featuring outdoor versions of the neighborhood’s shops and restaurants, and a side of family fun.
- (Seasonal / in-person / free) Those of us tired of waiting for a beach day can swing by these outdoor shops to watch four pro sand-sculpting teams build whimsical, gritty art.
- Even as other states surpass their pre-pandemic job levels, the Bay Area and California have recuperated from coronavirus-linked business shutdowns and closures at a mediocre pace.
- And while California has yet to even reach the 90% recovery milestone, 13 of the nation’s states have now regained more jobs than they lost during the first two months of the business shutdowns.
Molly is our Pet of the Week! She is a great dog but she needs to be adopted into a calm home. Molly needs an experienced dog owner (no first-time pet owners) and shouldn’t go to a house with cats or small dogs. Molly does great with kids who are calm. If you decide you might be interested in Molly, stop by the Snake River Animal Shelter and have your own meet-and-greet with her. Meet Molly and other animals available for adoption at 3000 Lindsay Blvd. in Idaho Falls. You can see pictures of available animals and learn about the shelter on SRAS’s Facebook page, Instagram or website. The post Pet of the Week: Molly the dog appeared first on […]Read more >Similar articles >
- A half-dozen current and former employees interviewed by the Review-Journal are alleging the hostile work environment was fueled by the elected administrator of the office, Robert Telles, carrying on an “inappropriate relationship” with a staffer that has harmed the office’s ability to deal with the public in overseeing the estates of those who have died.
- The staffer, Roberta Lee-Kennett, 45, has acted in some cases as an office supervisor beyond her assigned duties as one of several estate coordinators because of her favored status with Telles, the employees said.
New Texas plan for federal Hurricane Harvey aid yields same old result: Funds diverted away from Gulf Coast
- John Henneberger, co-director of the low-income housing advocate Texas Housers, whose complaint set off the federal investigation, said the land office is failing to meet the most basic requirement for the money: to spend disaster aid in the areas at highest risk for disasters.
- Including the awards from the first funding competition, two councils composed of state-picked inland counties that rank no higher than 66th on the disaster index will end up with $752 per resident under the new plan.
- Season 3 of “Bridgerton” will focus on Penelope Featherington’s love story with her crush Colin Bridgerton, straying from the order of Julia Quinn’s book series.
- “Like Lady Whistledown, I have been keeping a secret for quite some time and I can confirm to you all that season 3 is Colin and Penelope’s love story,” Coughlan, 35, said.
- Center: Of all the memorable moments in Heat-Celtics playoffs lore, Adebayo’s block of Jayson Tatum at the conclusion of Game 1 of the 2020 East finals might stand as most iconic.
- It starts Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. at FTX Arena, continuing every other night until the Heat or Celtics secure the necessary four victories to advance to the NBA Finals against the winner of the Western Conference finals between the Dallas Mavericks and Golden State Warriors.
- The DOT will repave the road between State Route 143 in Coeymans to the CSX railroad crossing in Bethlehem, so motorists should watch for weekday single lane reductions controlled by flaggers and pilot vehicles starting next month.
- The DOT is also conducting slope repairs on Route 32 near Cedar Grove Road in New Scotland for two weeks starting in late May. There will be a lane reduction controlled by a temporary traffic signal.
How did Colorado become one of the worst states for vehicle theft? Auto theft task force officials, reformers disagree.
- The sharp spike in vehicle heists has landed Colorado at the top of the list of all states for per capita auto thefts, with just over 500 stolen vehicles per 100,000 residents, according to data compiled by the National Insurance Crime Bureau .
- Case in point, she said, are rising auto theft numbers across the nation in the last couple of years — not just in Colorado.
- If regents approve the plans, OU Polytechnic in Tulsa would offer programs to prepare students for higher-paying jobs in telehealth, autonomous technology, electric vehicles, cybersecurity, advanced manufacturing and software engineering.
- The new school in Tulsa would offer bachelor’s and graduate degree programs focused on innovation and advanced technology, according to a news release.
- One way L.A. County would hit a high COVID-19 community level is if it began reporting a little more than 1,000 new coronavirus-positive hospitalizations every week, or 10 new weekly hospitalizations for every 100,000 residents.
- Rising case rates caused health officials across California to issue warnings to reiterate recommendations to wear masks in indoor public settings, from Fresno County, where case rates have doubled recently to nearly 70 cases a week for every 100,000 residents, to the San Francisco Bay Area, which is reporting more than 200 cases a week for every 100,000 residents.
- Thanks to an influx of millions of dollars in federal stimulus money, Lancaster County Human Services and Region V Systems hope to change that by creating a family resource center — a one-stop place families in crisis can go to address not only their mental health needs but a host of other challenges they may face.
- Over the past few years, Lancaster County hired two outside groups to do assessments of the community’s needs, said Human Services Director Sara Hoyle, and a recurring theme was the need to get families help before the situation gets too bad.
- While it may seem that the great stories of Asian immigrant families build on the cornerstone of intergenerational trauma, its heart of Buddhist and Daoist thought is what makes Everything Everywhere truly great.
- You have The Joy Luck Club in 1993 and, more than 20 years later, Crazy Rich Asians, Shang-Chi, Turning Red, The Farewell and Minari.
- I n the United States, fights are raging over cultural issues: constant coverage of “ cancel culture ”, pitched battles over teaching “ critical race theory ” (CRT) in classrooms or the definition of the term “ woman ”.
- These supposed sham battles are simply the most recent moments in a loosely organized cultural rightwing insurgency.
Diluting formula, homemade recipes aren’t good ways to deal with the shortage. Consider these safer alternatives.
- This may seem like a harmless way to stretch supply, but adding extra water to formula can lead to emergency health issues, such as seizures and heart problems, said Nicole Fragale, a registered dietitian and clinical nutrition manager at Nemours Children’s Health.
- Most babies who are not medically fragile and use regular formula can switch to another brand, Libove said.
- The elections have been normal; it’s the times that have been unusual.
- That’s not normal — presidents’ parties tend to lose ground in midterm elections — but it’s also abnormal for presidents to have about two-thirds of the US public approving of the job they’re doing, as was the case in 1998 and 2002.
- But Ben Coleman is a sound artist, keen to things like noises, vibrations and speech, and he wants to alert us to another threat to our privacy that comes in the form of audio surveillance.
- Each snippet comes from a data set of actual conversations recorded by workers around the world, which are used by tech companies to increase their ability to recognize speech patterns and fine-tune their listening capabilities.
- The Denver Art Museum has formally removed a looted Benin plaque from its collection — the first step toward repatriating a prized relic that the British plundered in West Africa more than a century ago.
- Now, as other American institutions are facing pressure to return Benin Bronzes to their rightful owners, museum officials in Denver decided to take the object out of the museum’s collection.
- Hanson said at the time, the military really didn’t have a way to help people to heal.
- Hanson’s work as what she calls a “micro farmer” and her collaboration with other people of color and underserved communities in the Denver area recently earned her recognition from Bob Evans “Our Farm Salutes” program.
- Even though Smith understood the gravity of the situation, “I don’t think people really realize,” she said, “what it’s like … to make a decision to say, ‘I value my life, and I value my existence, and I don’t want to die.’”
- Smith was 20 weeks pregnant when doctors told her that she had a condition where she and her baby were both going to die unless the pregnancy was terminated.
- At our National Childbirth Trust class, the course leader, reflecting on years of work in the community, told us how keen most women are to leave hospital as soon as possible after giving birth, with the exception of the women from the prison, who wanted to stay as long as possible to delay returning to prison mother-and-baby units, where after 18 months their baby would be taken away from them.
- This campaign isn’t just about the risks of already traumatised women being forced to potentially endure the trauma of labour behind bars, it is also about prison being an unsafe place for any woman at any stage of pregnancy.
- In the spirit of that high-style journey, a new collaboration with the skin-care brand Sunday Riley arrives today: a travel set of the line’s celebrated formulas.
- (Notable exceptions are SPF and a wide-brimmed hat: “I love the South of France,” Riley says, but “there’s so much sun!”
- Alabama Senate candidate Katie Britt’s campaign says a claim in an ad by her competitor, Mike Durant, that she let abortion pills be supplied to teenagers while president of the University of Alabama’s student body isn’t true.
- The ad in question followed the publication of an article on 1819 News that discusses Britt’s time as SGA president, and an October 2003 SGA Senate resolution that recommended the University’s Russell Student Health Center offer so-called morning-after pills.
- The alleged bandits get as little as $180 and as much as $6,143 per bank when they pass notes across counters and demand money, according to criminal complaints filed in federal court in the last two years.
- DENVER | A few days before Christmas last year, a man and a woman entered a KeyBank at 2nd Avenue and Broadway in Denver donning COVID masks and caps and passed a note to a bank teller: “Hand me all your money and you will not get hurt.”
- “The Act prevents Parent Plaintiffs from choosing that course of treatment for their children by criminalizing the use of transitioning medications to treat gender dysphoria in minors, even at the independent recommendation of a licensed pediatrician.”
- “Parent Plaintiffs are substantially likely to show that they have a fundamental right to treat their children with transitioning medications subject to medically accepted standards and that the Act infringes on that right,” Burke wrote in the ruling.
- In the wake of racially motivated mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, over the weekend, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) called on Republican leaders to "reject" views of white nationalism, white supremacy and anti-semitism, warning that "history has taught us that what begins with words ends in far worse."
- Driving the news: " The House GOP leadership has enabled white nationalism, white supremacy, and anti-semitism," she wrote in a tweet.
- "I think it is important if parents, a staff member or community member feel a book is inappropriate, I think it is the right thing to do for us to be able to look at it and make sure we are going through a formal process making sure it is an appropriate book to be in whichever library it is placed," said Molly May, assistant superintendent of curriculum instruction and assessment for Eanes ISD.
- If a parent, staff member or resident of the district feels a book needs to be reviewed, they submit it to the district.
- best known as Nina West on RuPaul’s Drag Race — will bring a new dimension to the groundbreaking role of Edna Turnblad, when Hairspray opens Tuesday at the Miller Theater on the Kimmel Cultural Campus.
- Divine stepped into the role of Tracy Turnblad’s fiercely protective mother in the 1988 movie Hairspray, like the fierce drag queen she was.
In the twelve months after I was fully vaccinated, I flew on seventeen different flights around the country and internationally. My eighteenth flight was two weeks after the mask mandate was lifted. I wore a mask throughout the flight, but virtually every other passenger did not. Is it a coincidence […]Read more >Similar articles >
Pro walleye fishermen set the hook for fish tales, passing around proof of their prowess at Channel Grove Marina at Lakeside, Ohio. In this May, 1980, Blade archive photo, from left, boat captains Duke Napka, his wife, Marte, and Jim Feltman show photos of their catches to marina operators Bob Brown and his daughter Vickie Kukay. […]Read more >Similar articles >
- A few days before Christmas last year, a man and a woman entered a KeyBank at 2nd Avenue and Broadway in Denver donning COVID masks and caps and passed a note to a bank teller: “Hand me all your money and you will not get hurt.”
- The alleged bandits get as little as $180 and as much as $6,143 per bank when they pass notes across counters and demand money, according to criminal complaints filed in federal court in the last two years.
- Earnings recessions, usually defined as two quarters in a row of corporate profits below their year-earlier level, happen a lot more frequently than economic recessions.
- This isn’t to say that the country won’t experience another recession eventually, but with the Federal Reserve only recently moving to start tightening policy, and with the job market strong and household balance sheets in good shape, it might not come soon.
- But one powerful way to fix many of the UK’s problems is the radical reform of one of our most effective institutions: Her Majesty’s Treasury.
- It is also unusual, compared with other finance ministries around the world, in that it is three things at once: a budgetary ministry, controlling government expenditure; a financial ministry, responsible for public credit and taxation; and an economics ministry, with a brief to stimulate economic growth.
- Just like it takes a big and brave hombre to go after the real threats facing Alabama, like driver’s license exams coming in languages other than English and, in his most recent obsession, Birmingham’s Magic City Acceptance Academy, a 6-12th grade charter school that caters to LGBTQ students.
- Comparing his ad to Trump’s speech, however, gives us a stark difference and an even bigger issue: James’s commercial is broadcast to anyone who happens to be watching television, whereas Trump’s diatribe was given only to his supporters – there’s not much likelihood of violence in the legal realm of incitement where your audience consists of passionate supporters, random channel flippers and anyone unfortunate enough to be stuck on a treadmill at Planet Fitness.
- That quality of literature—and the criticism that helps make sense of it—is a large part of why we’re excited to be expanding books coverage at The Atlantic .
- After Dickinson read his article “Letter to a Young Contributor ” in the April 1862 issue of The Atlantic, she wrote to him, beginning a decades-long correspondence.
- Indeed, in one of the most wide-scale surveys of air quality in Chicago, some stretches of this mostly Mexican community were found to have the highest pollution levels in the city, along with portions of Austin, Englewood, Auburn Gresham, Irving Park and Avondale that see heavy traffic or are near industrial areas, an analysis of readings from newly-installed air sensors show.
- Even with more than 100 sensors, it’s not nearly enough to cover the entire city and that inhibits a complete analysis of pollution for large swaths of the Southeast and Far South sides — areas long known to have poor air quality .
President Trump plans to partially restrict himself from using Twitter, according to a new federal securities filing from the blank check company taking his social network, Truth Social, public.Why it matters: Trump previously said he wouldn’t return to Twitter, even if reinstated by Elon Musk, but many believe it’s a hollow promise. What the filing says: "President Trump is generally obligated to make any social media post on TruthSocial and may not make the same post on another social media site for 6 hours. Thereafter, he is free to post on any site to which he has access. Thus, TMTG has limited time to benefit from his […]Read more >Similar articles >
- The rumor is that they’re looking for people who plan to fight on the side of Ukraine, but (the excesses of performers) they get carried away, take pleasure in humiliating boys and girls from good families: If you’re really going on vacation, why do you need your diploma, your birth certificate, old letters and photographs, your dog or cat?
- The first days of the war were spent numbly listening to the news, writing and signing anti-war letters, drinking large amounts of water (alcohol did nothing to calm), struggling to fix important details in your mind (your short-term memory was shot), and trying to get through to friends in Ukraine.
- (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Young adults gather at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City to hear from President Russell M.
- Young adults must be careful that labels — whether their nationality, their political allegiances or other designations — don’t replace their most important identifiers as children of God, President Russell M.
- Jessica Dunker, CEO and president of the Iowa Restaurant Association, says finding reliable workers is just one of the major hurdles they’re now trying to cope with.
- “At just the time we’re trying to get back up and running at pre-COVID levels, we’re facing an average of 15% increase in labor costs and 15% increase in cost of goods on the products we use to create those great experiences,” Dunker says.
- During a forty year high record inflation is the added purchase of the CenterPoint land on Clinton Street for a new middle school prudent?
- Many residents of the city have expressed the desire that the CenterPoint land not be developed and an alternative be found for the middle school project.