Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary

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WASHINGTON (AP) – President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be...

‘Lost Girl’ brought to the US amid Sudan war connects with surviving family member...

EXCLUSIVE: In a year pockmarked by an ongoing pandemic, the type of tragedy that brings faded war memories back to life, Rebecca Deng has a reason to truly celebrate Christmas in her snow-dusted home of Holland, Mich.As...

Brothers allow black widow to sting them believing they’d turn into Spider-Man: report

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Three young Bolivian boys were hospitalized earlier this month when they were stung by a black widow spider...

San Francisco may change ‘inappropriate’ names of 44 city schools, including Washington and Lincoln:...

At least 44 schools in San Francisco could see their names changed, as officials believe some were named after those with potential connections to slavery, genocide and colonization, according to a report on Thursday.The San Francisco...

China demands proof from Rick Scott on coronavirus accusations

China is demanding Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., produce evidence to back up his claim that Beijing is actively trying to impede the development of a coronavirus vaccine by Western countries.“Since this lawmaker said he...

Thai King’s mistress’ phone reportedly hacked, many explicit photos leaked

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More than 1,400 hacked photos of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn's mistress reportedly were sent to various individuals in an attempt to embarrass her amid royal family feuds. The photos, many of them explicit, were sent to British...

Lori and Chad Daybell case: Why do prosecutors want to combine cases?

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Idaho prosecutors want to combine the two separate cases of Lori and Chad Daybell, according to the Deseret News. The prosecutors said the two face “identical allegations of working together to keep...

Conservatives point out that Princeton study on protests reveals violence was found at hundreds...

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Conservatives pointed out that a recent study conducted in part by Princeton showed hundreds of Black Lives Matter protests were violent, despite most...