Disaster relief bill stuck in House following Chip Roy’s objection

Lawmakers had hoped to advance the bill using unanimous consent which would quickly pass it out of the chamber. But it only takes one person to object to unanimous consent. With Congress now in recess…

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Food expiration labels are confusing. The FDA wants to change that

Now, the Food and Drug Administration wants to make it a little easier. In a new guidance issued Thursday, it urged the industry to streamline food labels into one standard one: Best if used by….

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Stelter: A pathetic, but persuasive, strain of political disinformation about Pelosi

I’m really an optimistic person at heart. But right now I find myself agreeing with Politico’s Michael Kruse, who tweeted on Thursday, “We’re not prepared for how bad stuff’s gonna get.” Truly, we are not…

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Bullying can cause both short- and long-term damage

During the 2017-18 school year, 7 in 50 public high school students across California said they’d experienced bullying or harassment because of their race, ethnicity or national origin over the previous 12 months, a U.S….

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Late-night comics make light of Trump-Pelosi drama

Late-night hosts make fun of the escalating feud between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as they fail to make a deal on infrastructure policy. Source link

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Health officials considered banning individuals from flying to prevent measles transmission

This year there have been such discussions about eight individuals in five states, as first reported by the Washington Post Thursday. The eight individuals were either confirmed to be infected, believed to have a high…

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Huawei’s Android loss: How it affects you

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei’s smartphone division’s success has been tied to the popularity of Google’s Android The restrictions being placed on Huawei’s access to the Android operating system will cast a long shadow…

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Doctored videos shared to make Pelosi sound drunk viewed millions of times on social media

The video, which shows Pelosi’s onstage comments at the Center for American Progress on Wednesday, has been slowed down, which makes her words seem slurred. Pelosi’s spokesman declined to comment on the video when contacted…

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The DNA diet: How knowing your genes can help you fit into your jeans

Most people have this basic understanding of genetics: You inherit genes from your parents, and their DNA combines to create your unique genetic makeup. This can include more obvious traits such as eye color and…

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Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa?

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook is under fire in Africa for undermining democracy, with critics saying the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised for co-ordinated misinformation campaigns. The role of false…

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