Senate Arbitrator Rules Weakens Democrat Anti-Drug Plan in Economic Bill

Senate Arbitrator Rules Weakens Democrat Anti-Drug Plan in Economic Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate lawmaker on Saturday dealt a blow to Democrats’ plan to cut drug prices, but left the rest of her sprawling economic bill largely untouched as party leaders braced for the first votes on a package containing many of President Joe Biden’s main internal issues. goals. Elizabeth MacDonough, a nonpartisan House … Read more

During the latest Taiwan crisis, China’s military was outmatched by US forces. Not now.

During the latest Taiwan crisis, China’s military was outmatched by US forces.  Not now.

Three French-made Mirage 2000 fighter jets roll on a runway in front of a hangar at Hsinchu airbase on August 5, 2022. China has held its largest-ever military exercises around Taiwan despite U.S. condemnation, Japan and the European Union. . Sam Yeh | AFP | fake images The last time tensions flared between Beijing and … Read more

Polio case in New York is the ‘tip of the iceberg’, hundreds could be infected

Polio case in New York is the ‘tip of the iceberg’, hundreds could be infected

Digitally generated image of the 3D molecular model of the polio virus Calysta Images | tetra images | fake images Hundreds could have polio after an adult in the New York City metro area contracted the virus and became paralyzed last month, the state’s top health official said this week. New York State Health Commissioner … Read more

The White House summoned the Chinese ambassador to condemn the provocations after Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

The White House summoned the Chinese ambassador to condemn the provocations after Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

“Following China’s actions overnight, we summoned PRC Ambassador Qin Gang to the White House to brief him on the PRC’s provocative actions. We condemn the PRC’s military actions, which they are irresponsible, contrary to our long-standing goal of maintaining peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait,” John Kirby, the National Security Council’s coordinator for strategic … Read more

United States declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

United States declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government declared a public health emergency Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypox outbreak. that has infected more than 7,100 Americans. The announcement will free up money and other resources to fight the virus, which can cause fever, body aches, chills, fatigue and pimple-like lumps in many parts of … Read more

Biden orders aircraft carrier to stay in South China Sea, but delays ICBM test

Biden orders aircraft carrier to stay in South China Sea, but delays ICBM test

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) during a port visit to Hong Kong on October 2, 2017. Anthony Wallace | AFP | fake images WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will keep a US naval aircraft carrier strike group in the South China Sea longer than originally planned in response to Chinese missile tests and … Read more

The US waited to order the preparation of bulk stocks of monkeypox vaccine, in part because of concerns they would lose shelf life

The US waited to order the preparation of bulk stocks of monkeypox vaccine, in part because of concerns they would lose shelf life

“We thought about using the bulk vaccine because once you throw it away, you lose years of shelf life,” an HHS spokesperson told CNN. That initial delay, first reported by The New York Times, is expected to come under increased scrutiny as monkeypox cases rise in the US and some public health experts warn the … Read more

Areas of the Great Barrier Reef show the most coral cover seen in 36 years

Areas of the Great Barrier Reef show the most coral cover seen in 36 years

In this photo provided by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Hardy Reef is seen from the air near the Whitsunday Islands, Australia. Giant Aerial Photography | Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority via AP Two-thirds of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef saw the most coral cover in nearly four decades, though the reef is … Read more

Nancy Pelosi visits Korea Demilitarized Zone with Congressional delegation

Nancy Pelosi visits Korea Demilitarized Zone with Congressional delegation

“It was a privilege to interact with the uniformed American heroes on the ground in Korea, led by General Paul LaCamera, Commander of U.S. Forces Korea. During visits to the Joint Demilitarized Zone/Security Area (DMZ/JSA) and the Osan Air Base, we convey the gratitude of Congress and the country for the patriotic service of our … Read more

Nancy Pelosi visits Korea Demilitarized Zone with Congressional delegation

Nancy Pelosi visits Korea Demilitarized Zone with Congressional delegation

“It was a privilege to interact with the uniformed American heroes on the ground in Korea, led by General Paul LaCamera, Commander of U.S. Forces Korea. During visits to the Joint Demilitarized Zone/Security Area (DMZ/JSA) and the Osan Air Base, we convey the gratitude of Congress and the country for the patriotic service of our … Read more