Biden Says ‘Inflation’ Bill Funds Health Care, ‘God Knows What Else’ in Weird Speech

Biden Says ‘Inflation’ Bill Funds Health Care, ‘God Knows What Else’ in Weird Speech

President Biden appeared unfamiliar Monday with the details of the massive spending bill called the Reducing Inflation Act that Senate Democrats on Sunday approvedsaying it funds health care “and God knows what else.” Moments earlier, Biden misstated the size of last year $1.2 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure while touring flood damage in the Kentucky village of … Read more

Axios, valued at $525 million, will be sold to Cox Enterprises in a major media deal

Axios, valued at 5 million, will be sold to Cox Enterprises in a major media deal

comment this story Comment Cox Enterprises said Monday that it has acquired majority control of Axios, a five-year-old digital news company based in Washington. The companies did not announce how much Cox paid, but the Atlanta-based publisher will own 70 percent of Axios, which the two sides say is worth $525 million. Axios’ three founders … Read more

Rights of the ten great media: what we know as negotiations enter the final stretch

Rights of the ten great media: what we know as negotiations enter the final stretch

The Big Ten is set to deliver a surprise when it finalizes its media rights negotiations sometime in the next few days. Barring a last-minute surprise, ESPN is not expected to get one of the Big Ten packages, a source with direct knowledge of the negotiations confirmed. The Athletic. In addition to Fox, which had … Read more

Pfizer begins late-stage clinical trial

Pfizer begins late-stage clinical trial

Pfizer has started a late-stage clinical trial to test a vaccine that aims to protect against Lyme disease, the drugmaker announced Monday. There are currently no licensed vaccines in the United States for the tick-borne disease, which infects about 476,000 people in the US each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Read more

Inside a TV News Station Determined to Report Facts on the Taliban’s Afghanistan: NPR

Inside a TV News Station Determined to Report Facts on the Taliban’s Afghanistan: NPR

A man works on the evening broadcast of TOLOnews, Afghanistan’s first new 24/7 channel. Claire Harbage/NPR hide title toggle title Claire Harbage/NPR A man works on the evening broadcast of TOLOnews, Afghanistan’s first new 24/7 channel. Claire Harbage/NPR KABUL, Afghanistan — Inside a cramped, windowless room at the headquarters of Afghanistan’s main news channel, a … Read more

The towns of Maryland will pay $5 million for the death of an African-American teenager in an encounter with the police

The towns of Maryland will pay  million for the death of an African-American teenager in an encounter with the police

Three cities on Maryland’s eastern shore have agreed to pay $5 million to the family of a black teenager who died in an encounter with police officers in 2018, attorneys for the family said Monday. The announcement of a partial settlement in the federal lawsuit brought by Anton Black’s family came nearly four years after … Read more

Death near Dartmouth College campus investigated by police

Death near Dartmouth College campus investigated by police

A man was pronounced dead Sunday after he was found critically injured on a rocky embankment under a bridge in Hanover. Authorities said Dartmouth College alumnus David Gallagher, 24, was in town with his family for the start of the Class of 2020. Emergency services were called at 1:48 a.m. Sunday to obtain Help for … Read more

Russia and Ukraine exchange accusations about attacks on nuclear plants

Russia and Ukraine exchange accusations about attacks on nuclear plants

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia and Ukraine traded accusations Monday that both sides are bombing Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Russia claimed Ukrainian shelling caused a power surge and fire and forced staff to cut output at two reactors, while Ukraine blamed Russian troops for storing weapons there. Nuclear experts have warned … Read more