Where Republicans and Democrats Stand

Both Social Security and Medicare have financial problems. Any changes enacted by Congress will affect current retirees, people closing in on retirement — and younger workers. (Hannah Agosta/The New York Times) The unusual back and forth between President Joe Biden and Republican lawmakers on live television during the recent State of the Union address kicked … Read more

Mistrust in the US medical system leads to lack of diversity in clinical trials

Ethnic and racial minorities are significantly underrepresented in clinical trials. (Getty Images) For decades, racial and ethnic minorities have been underrepresented in clinical trials even though they are disproportionately affected by several health issues such as diabetes and hypertension. According to the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Award Program, 80% of individuals involved … Read more

Biden and Republican senators join forces in attack on Big Tech at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and some of his most prominent Republican adversaries in Congress have become allies, of sorts, in an upcoming Supreme Court showdown between Big Tech and its critics. The Biden administration is roughly on the same page as prominent Republicans, such as Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Josh Hawley of … Read more

TikTok sleuths’ ‘toxic’ interest in Nicola Bulley condemned

police – Julian Hamilton/Daily Mirror Obsessive social media interest in the disappearance of Nicola Bulley threatens to undermine future missing person investigationsa former police commissioner has warned. The proliferation of videos about Ms Bulley on the social media platform TikTok now matches those during the kidnapping and murder of Sarah Everard, figures show. Lancashire police’s … Read more

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run has no driver’s license, 164 citations

Feb. 18—Mitchel Yoshiji Miyashiro pleaded not guilty to driving without a license nine days before he allegedly struck and killed 16-year-old Sara Yara and injured another female student who was in a marked crosswalk. The 45-year-old man arrested in connection with the hit-and-run incident that killed a McKinley High School student has no driver’s license … Read more

Eric Bieniemy leaving Chiefs to take Commanders’ offensive coordinator job

Eric Bieniemy’s next job won’t be a promotion to the top rung of coaching from the offensive coordinator job he held with the Kansas City Chiefs. The Washington Commanders announced Bieniemy as the team’s new assistant head coach and offensive coordinator on Sat. In Washington, Bieniemy will be charged with improving an offense that ranked … Read more