Justices to hear challenge to race in college admissions

The conservative-dominated Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to the consideration of race in college admissions, adding affirmative action to major casesRead More

DC, 3 states sue Google saying it invades users’ privacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia and three states are suing Google for allegedly deceiving consumers and invading their privacy by making it nearlyRead More

Pfizer and BioNTech begin clinical trial for Omicron-specific vaccine

(CNN) — Pfizer and BioNTech have begun a clinical trial for their Omicron-specific Covid-19 vaccine candidate, they announced in a news release on Tuesday. TheRead More

FDA halts use of antibody drugs that don’t work vs. omicron

WASHINGTON (AP) — COVID-19 antibody drugs from Regeneron and Eli Lilly should no longer be used because they don’t work against the omicron variant thatRead More

New NYC mayor, an ex-cop, unveils plan to stem gun violence

NEW YORK (AP) — After an unnerving rash of violence in his first three weeks in office, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced theRead More

US orders 8,500 troops on heightened alert amid Russia worry

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon ordered 8,500 troops on higher alert Monday to potentially deploy to Europe as part of a NATO “response force” amidRead More

She found a $3 million lottery prize in her spam folder

(CNN) — Your email spam folder isn’t all junk mail. Laura Spears of Oakland County, Michigan, can attest to that, as she recently discovered aRead More

Krispy Kreme will give blood donors a dozen free doughnuts

(CNN) — Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts to help combat a nationwide blood shortage. This week, the chain will give away a dozenRead More

Stocks slide, S&P 500 down more than 10% from recent high

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks sank in morning trading on Wall Street Monday, putting the benchmark S&P 500 on track for what the market considersRead More

Financial adviser arrested and fired after throwing drink at smoothie shop employees following his son’s allergic reaction

(CNN) — A Connecticut man has been arrested and lost his job after video surfaced of him yelling at employees of a smoothie shop Saturday,Read More