The House passed the Fiscal Responsibility Act, a debt ceiling bill negotiated
between McCarthy and President Biden and the Senate pledged prompt action just days ahead of the projected U.S. insolvency.
Expected to enter the 2024 presidential race, ex-NJ Gov. Chris Christie, a
Trump critic, could disrupt the contest, although skeptics view his run as a play for relevance rather than the nomination.
Despite unpopularity, Biden and Trump's name recognition,
appeal to an aging electorate, and communication skills could lead to a 2024 rematch amid a lack of compelling party alternatives.
President Joe Biden, while handing out diplomas at the Air Force
Academy in Colorado, tripped over a sandbag and fell but appeared unharmed and continued the ceremony.
HBO's "Succession" explores the damaging effects of power on
parenthood, emphasizing that a single-minded focus on power leaves little room for family mimic his approach to parenting and business.
Boston Children’s Hospital is exploring the use of generative AI to improve
operations and patient experience, focusing on areas to ease hospital navigation and improve data processing.
Gregory's Bar & Restaurant, holding the NJ trademark for "Taco Tuesday," is
battling Taco Bell and LeBron James over the rights to the phrase, despite the continued popularity of their event.
Meta may eliminate news posts from Facebook and Instagram if the
California Journalism Preservation Act, which requires social media companies to pay a monthly "journalism usage fee,” becomes law.
A federal judge's decision is pending on the legality of the
revised DACA policy, with nine states arguing it oversteps the White House's authority and is as unlawful as the 2012 version.
New Jersey has passed an ordinance banning not only drinking but even the possession
of alcohol on Wildwood's beach and boardwalk, with penalties of a fine of up to $2000 or potentially 90 days in jail.
Ted Giannoulas, the 70-year-old man known for embodying the
beloved San Diego Chicken, is facing potential retirement due to a hip replacement, marking the end of an influential 50-year career.
The Supreme Court ruled against striking unionized drivers,
citing inadequate protection of company property, marking a setback for organized labor and potentially eroding the right to strike.
Texas’ impeachment of AG Paxton and Biden's impending debt deal
highlight evolving political dynamics, suggesting potential limits to MAGA views and increased chances for bipartisan cooperation.
Russia banned WhatsApp from their country and branded it as an
'extremist' platform. The case that invited the fine involved a chat group that offered an anti-depressant wholesale is forbidden in Russia.
The Air Force is expanding Space Force missions in Colorado Springs,
hinting at progress towards its initial plan amid political debates over the U.S. Space Command's permanent headquarters.
14-year-old Dev Shah from Florida won the 2023 Scripps
National Spelling Bee with the winning word "psammophile," also correctly spelling "poliorcetics" and "schistorrhachis," earning a $50,000 prize.
U.S. births remained steady last year, with fewer babies born
compared to pre-pandemic levels, yet births to women aged 35 and older increased, offset by a record-low birth rate among younger women.
Elon Musk has regained his title as the world's richest person,
surpassing Bernard Arnault, the CEO of LVMH, with an estimated net worth of $192 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires.
Robert De Niro, who just became a father again at the age of 79, teases Al
Pacino, 82, for having a baby on the way as well, while discussing fatherhood in an interview with Today's Hoda Kotb.
A man in
Yellowstone National Park will pay fines after attempting to help a bison calf, which ultimately led to the calf's death due to human interference causing it to be rejected by its herd.
Be the Change: A Path to Counteract Hate Speech
By Sandy Bohrer
underscores that combating hate speech necessitates a comprehensive strategy, including education, legal measures, media policies, victim support, and more, while cautioning against responding to hate with further hate.
In a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, Rubio argued that Chew perjured himself during
a congressional hearing when he testified under oath that the data of the social media platform’s American users were not stored in China.
The action taken by Secretary of the Interior in the nation’s No. 2
oil-producing state was announced Friday. It is intended to protect cultural and historic resources that tribal communities consider sacred.