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Rediscovering Acadian Roots, Through Old Family Recipes

March 24, 2024

If you were to peer into old family notebooks in which your relatives wrote down their recipes, what would you find? What culinary treasures long lost to the past would emerge? A few years ago, Halifax-based journalist Simon Thibault discovered the repository of recipes that Rosalie, his maternal grandmother, had kept. The recipes became a […]

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Biden Admin Launches Centralized ‘Red Flag’ Hub to Target Gun Owners Who ‘Pose a Threat’

March 23, 2024

The move drew criticism from conservatives and others, who warned it would be used to crack down on Second Amendment rights and target political opponents. The Biden administration is setting up a national center to provide training and technical assistance to help police, prosecutors, judges, and others implement “red flags” laws more effectively to take […]

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Republican Task Force Proposes Reforms to Prevent Cuts to Social Security Benefits

March 23, 2024

A GOP study committee has proposed staving off a looming 23 percent cut to Social Security benefits by program reforms, including raising the retirement age. A Republican task force made up of the biggest group of conservatives in the House has released a reform proposal to prevent cuts to Social Security benefits as the system […]

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Saints, defensive end Chase Young agree on 1-year contract for former No. 2 overall pick

March 23, 2024

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms of a one-year contract with free agent defensive end Chase Young, a move that provides reinforcements to an edge pass rush that periodically struggled to pressure quarterbacks last season. “I definitely plan to add a good piece,” Young said in a video conference with New […]

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Biden Signs $1.2 Trillion Budget Bill Into Law

March 23, 2024

President Joe Biden has signed a huge government funding bill into law, which combined with an earlier measure brings the price tag to over $1.6 trillion. President Joe Biden has signed into law the $1.2 trillion package of spending bills, averting a government shutdown. The White House said that President Biden signed the measure on […]

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Republicans Voice Support for Speaker Johnson After MTG’s Move to Oust Him

March 23, 2024

Some Republicans have expressed support for House Speaker Mike Johnson after Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene filed a motion to oust him. A number of Republicans have come out in support of House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) in response to a move by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) demanding his ouster. Ms. Greene filed a motion […]

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Republicans Push for Senate to Advance House-Passed Laken Riley Act

March 23, 2024

Senate Republicans announced on March 21 a plan to push for the Laken Riley Act to be added to a $1.2 trillion government funding package that the upper chamber is expected to consider on March 22 to avert a shutdown. Laken Riley was a 22-year-old Georgia nursing student who was abducted and killed on Feb. […]

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Jamie Oliver Wants You to Have the Best Christmas Ever

March 23, 2024

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver was thinking big for his new Christmas cookbook. This massive compendium of recipes assembled over 17 years is hefty, at over 400 pages. The British food personality is only going to write a Christmas cookbook once, and his ambition here is to make sure you have the best Christmas ever. […]

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As China Tries to Ease Overcapacity Pressure, Japan and Korea Step Up Anti-Dumping Measures

March 23, 2024

Facing a critical challenge from overcapacity, China has resorted to exporting a significant volume of low-priced goods to international markets. Among these, electric vehicles (EVs), which receive substantial support from the Chinese regime, are the most notably affected products, leading to significant concerns globally. To address the influx of these products, Japan and South Korea […]

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Monoclonal Antibody Pemgarda Authorized as COVID Protection for At-Risk Groups

March 23, 2024

People who have difficulty building immunity from COVID-19 vaccines now have a new medication to turn to for help. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization for Pemgarda, a preventative medication designed for immunocompromised individuals. The EUA was granted to Invivyd, a drug manufacturer based in Massachusetts. What is Pemgarda? […]