Details of Jim Ratcliffe’s bid for Manchester United emerge

Old Trafford – Details of Jim Ratcliffe’s bid for Manchester United emerge – Getty Images/Joe Prior Sir Jim Ratcliffe is committed to buying out the Glazers completely at Manchester United and will match Qatar in promising a major redevelopment of Old Trafford and the club’s training base. On Friday night, Ratcliffe and Qatar both announced … Read more

Nikki Haley suggests US leaders are too old as Biden gets a physical, Feinstein forgoes reelection

The week saw former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley enters the 2024 presidential contest with a generational salvo against America’s aging leadership. This comes as President Joe Biden continues to face questions about whether he is too old – read: unfit – to seek a second term, as polling shows a majority of Democrats don’t … Read more

How to watch Slam Dunk, 3-Point Contest, Skills Challenge at 2023 NBA All-Star Saturday

The 2023 NBA All-Star weekend in Salt Lake City continues with All-Star Saturday Night contests — starting with the Skills Challenge, the 3-Point Contest and finishing with the Slam Dunk contest — on Saturday at 8 pm ET. All three events will be televised on TNT. The All-Star Game will cap the weekend on Sunday … Read more

Too soon or long overdue?

“The 360” shows you different perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates. What’s happening President Biden announced Monday that the two national emergencies that have provided the legal basis for much of the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic will end on May 11. While the declaration of emergencies carried symbolic weight, their … Read more

Social Security, Medicare spared in debt limit negotiations. Will it be enough to save them?

Republican and Democratic leaders have both vowed to leave Medicare and Social Security alone as the debt ceiling fight rears up. But will that really save the two nation’s two most important entitlement programs? Currently, the trust funds of both programs face shortfalls as the number of retired Americans have vastly outpaced the programs’ dedicated … Read more

WHO denies that it ‘abandoned’ the COVID origins investigation because of Chinese stonewalling

Laboratory technicians work on testing human COVID-19 samples at a laboratory in Shenyang, China, on Feb. 12, 2020. (AFP via Getty Images) WASHINGTON — The World Health Organization is denying a report made by a top scientific journal that it had “quietly shelved” an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus. But that denial itself … Read more

Hearing aids linked to lower instances of dementia in older adults, study finds

A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins found that among 853 participants with moderate to severe hearing loss, “hearing aid use was associated with a 32% lower prevalence of dementia.” (Getty Images) Older adults with severe hearing loss are more likely to have dementia, according to a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg … Read more