UK royals arrive in Boston to showcase youthful monarchy

UK royals arrive in Boston to showcase youthful monarchy

BOSTON (AP) — The Prince and Princess of Wales embarked on Wednesday on their first overseas trip since the death of Queen Elizabeth II, aiming to showcase the younger face of a monarchy that is tackling important issues like climate change as it attempts to remain relevant in a modern, multicultural Britain. The three-day trip … Read more

Team DeSantis 2024 Keeps Quiet Over Trump’s Dinner with Kanye, Fuentes – Rolling Stone

Team DeSantis 2024 Keeps Quiet Over Trump's Dinner with Kanye, Fuentes - Rolling Stone

While donald trump faces the fallout from dining with a white supremacist and anti-Semites, Ron DeSantis and his team are doing what the former president can’t: keep quiet. According to three people with knowledge of the directives, DeSantis’ lieutenants have told his allies not to attack Trump over the now-notorious dinner. Instead, the potential 2024 … Read more

US House approves bill to block rail strike and mandate paid sick leave | House of Representatives

Tea House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to approve a bill to block a potentially crippling US rail strike – but also to mandate paid sick time for the workers. In the US Senate, Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent who caucuses with Democrats, announced that he would object to fast-tracking Joe Biden’s proposal that Congress … Read more

US flu outbreak: 6MILLION Americans have been infected by flu and 3,000 have died

The above graph shows the number of positive flu tests reported to the CDC by week up to November 19, the latest week available.  Cases are continuing to rise after the season began weeks earlier than expected

More than six million Americans have been infected with flu and nearly 3,000 have died from the disease so far since October — in the worst outbreak in a decade. Latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also show there have been 53,000 hospitalizations in that time. A total of 18 … Read more

Australia advances to World Cup round of 16

Australia advances to World Cup round of 16

Comment on this story How WAKRAH, Qatar — Australia barely wriggled into this World Cup like some gritty but gasping marsupial, while Denmark came in after recent heights as a sleek, fashionable pick to go far, but then there’s sports, and sports always reserves the right to take your assumptions and shove them clear to … Read more

Viewers flock to watch glowing lava ooze from Hawaii volcano

Viewers flock to watch glowing lava ooze from Hawaii volcano

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The world’s largest volcano oozed rivers of glowing lava Wednesday, drawing thousands of awestruck viewers who jammed a Hawaii highway that could soon be covered by the flow. Mauna Loa awoke from its 38-year slumber Sunday, causing volcanic ash and debris to drift down from the sky. A main highway linking … Read more

Ant Milk: It Does a Colony Good

Ant Milk: It Does a Colony Good

Orli Snir, a biologist at the Rockefeller University in New York, couldn’t keep her ants alive. She had plucked pupae from a colony of clonal raider ants, where the sesame seed-size offspring that looked like puffed rice cereal were being fussed over by both younger larvae and older adult ants. Then she had isolated each … Read more