House committee approves a bill to study reparations for Black Americans for the first time in 23 years

Summary List Placement The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would establish a commission to study providing Black Americans with reparations for slavery. The legislation will receive a full House vote for the first time since it was introduced more than three decades ago. The legislation, H.R. 40, was first introduced in […]

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GOP official said he ‘felt like I was going into a den of virus’ after catching COVID-19 at a nearly-maskless Republican meeting

Summary List Placement A local GOP official in Michigan tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a nearly-maskless party meeting discussing a petition to fire him, Michigan Live reported Wednesday. Jason Watts, an elections official in Allegan County, Michigan, and party treasurer in the 6th Congressional District, told MLive on Tuesday that he was one of […]

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Geraldo Rivera calls Dan Bongino a ‘son of a b—-‘ and ‘nothing but a punk’ in chaotic Fox News segment

Summary List Placement What started as a standard segment on looting between Fox News colleagues Geraldo Rivera and Dan Bongino Wednesday night quickly escalated into a shouting match before host Sean Hannity managed to cut to commercial. Geraldo Rivera, a contributor-at-large with a tenure approaching 20 years at the network, lost his temper when podcaster, […]

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Look inside a Singapore supermarket billionaire’s $50 million mansion, which combines a historic bungalow with an ultra-modern house and has a 100-foot swimming pool

Summary List PlacementOn a secluded, leafy street in Singapore, supermarket billionaire Lim Hock Leng lives in a $50 million bungalow. Lim is the co-owner and managing director of Singapore’s third-largest supermarket chain, Sheng Siong, which operates more than 60 stores in the city-state. Lim’s older brother, Lim Hock Chee, is Sheng Siong’s CEO, while the […]

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Matt Gaetz’s ally and accused sex trafficker Joel Greenberg made 150 Venmo payments to dozens of women and a 17-year-old girl, report says

Summary List Placement Joel Greenberg, a former elected official in Florida and ally of Rep. Matt Gaetz, made more than 150 payments via Venmo to dozens of women as well as a 17-year-old girl, according to documents reviewed by The Daily Beast. Greenberg, who was indicted on 33 counts last year, including one related to […]

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COVID-19: B.C.’s front-line worker vaccination program should resume as AstraZeneca gets nod from Health Canada

The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine could soon be back in use for adults of all ages in British Columbia, following a Health Canada assessment that its benefits far outweigh the risks of some people developing blood clots. “We are pleased to see (Wednesday’s) Health Canada assessment and decision on the AstraZeneca vaccine,” B.C.’s provincial health officer […]

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The AstraZeneca and J&J vaccines share the same technology. It could explain why both have possible links to rare blood clots.

Summary List Placement When coronavirus vaccines were rolled out to the public, regulators knew they would need to watch out for extremely rare reactions. Although clinical trials had shown the shots to be safe among tens of thousands of people, the world was about to vaccinate tens of millions more. Their vigilance paid off earlier […]

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