Low childhood polio vaccination rate in some areas of New York, increasing risk of outbreak

Low childhood polio vaccination rate in some areas of New York, increasing risk of outbreak

Nurse Lydia Fulton prepares to administer the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine, as well as a vaccine used to help prevent diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, and polio diseases at the Clinic children’s primary care in Minneapolis, MN. Courtney Perry | The Washington Post | fake images The childhood polio vaccination rate is as low as … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy hosts talks with UN chief, Turkey’s leader

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy hosts talks with UN chief, Turkey’s leader

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — As a potential power broker, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will use his first visit to Ukraine since the war began nearly six months ago to seek ways to expand the export of grain from Europe’s breadbasket to the needy of the world. UN Secretary-General António Guterres will use his visit … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Thursday, August 18

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Thursday, August 18

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), August 17, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Here are the most important news investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks look to rally stock futures pink thursday morning, as markets looked to shake off Wednesday’s declines. The negative day also snapped … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Thursday, August 18

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Thursday, August 18

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), August 17, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Here are the most important news investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks look to rally stock futures pink thursday morning, as markets looked to shake off Wednesday’s declines. The negative day also snapped … Read more

Trump CFO’s plea deal could make him a prosecution witness

Trump CFO’s plea deal could make him a prosecution witness

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s chief financial officer is expected to plead guilty to tax offenses Thursday in a deal that would force him to testify about illicit business practices at the former president’s company, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Allen Weisselberg is accused of taking over $1.7 million … Read more

American farmers are killing their own crops and selling cows due to extreme drought.

American farmers are killing their own crops and selling cows due to extreme drought.

New York CNN Business — Nearly three-quarters of American farmers say this year’s drought is affecting their harvest, with significant crop and income losses, according to a new survey conducted by the American Farm Bureau Federationan insurance company and lobby group representing agricultural interests. This year’s drought conditions are taking a higher toll than last … Read more

Trump Organization. The CFO will plead guilty and testify against the company

Trump CFO’s plea deal could make him a prosecution witness

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s chief financial officer is expected to plead guilty to tax offenses Thursday in a deal that would force him to testify about illicit business practices at the former president’s company, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Allen Weisselberg is accused of taking over $1.7 million … Read more

Dodge Unveils Charger Daytona SRT Electric Muscle Car Concept

Dodge Unveils Charger Daytona SRT Electric Muscle Car Concept

Dodge Charger Daytona SRT concept car Dodge DETROIT — Dodge on Wednesday unveiled a new concept car called the Charger Daytona SRT as a preview of its first all-electric muscle car, expected in 2024. The two-door coupe is the first look at what the next vehicle will be, replacing Dodge’s current gas engine. Muscle cars … Read more

Explosions in Crimea underscore vulnerability of Russian forces

Explosions in Crimea underscore vulnerability of Russian forces

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — A series of explosions and fires has turned Russian-occupied Crimea from a secure rear base to a new battlefield in the war, demonstrating both the Russians’ vulnerability and the ability of the Ukrainians to strike deep behind enemy lines. Nine Russian fighter jets were reported destroyed at an air base in … Read more

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Expected This Fall in US

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Expected This Fall in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule that was finalized Tuesday. The regulation creates a new class of hearing aids that do not require a medical exam, prescription and other specialized evaluations, the Food and Drug Administration said. That … Read more