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FDA Announces Recall of Heart Devices After 49 Deaths Reported

March 22, 2024

A notice said there were 129 ’serious injuries’ that were reported, too. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of more than 66,000 heart pumps after dozens of deaths were reported, as the agency described it as the “most serious type of recall.” Abiomed, a subsidiary of pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, said […]

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Ken Buck Breaks with GOP, Signs Democrats’ Ukraine Discharge Petition

March 22, 2024

One day before his retirement, Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) became the first Republican in the House of Representatives to sign the Democrats’ discharge petition to force a vote on sending an additional $60 million in foreign aid to Ukraine. Filed on March 12, the petition needed 218 signatures for the foreign aid resolution that allocated […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Files Motion to Oust Speaker Johnson

March 22, 2024

The congresswoman said her motion to vacate the chair was a warning to the speaker. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has formally moved to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) from his leadership role in frustration over a $1.2 trillion spending package Congress is working to pass today to avoid a shutdown. Ms. Greene filed […]

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House Passes $1.2 Trillion Spending Deal Hours Before Shutdown Deadline

March 22, 2024

It is also expected to pass the Senate, but whether it will do so before the midnight funding deadline is uncertain. The House passed a $1.2 trillion spending package on March 22 to fund 70 percent of the government. The package now heads to the Senate which has hours to pass it before a midnight […]

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LIVE 8:45 AM ET: House Armed Services Committee’s Hearing on Technology, AI in 21st Century Military Operations

March 22, 2024

LIVE 8:45 AM ET: House Armed Services Committee’s Hearing on Technology, AI in 21st Century Military Operations EpochTV Live Views 9 • Mar-22-2024 The House Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on “The Technology and AI Fight For 21st Century Operations in the Department of Defense” at 9:00 a.m. ET on March 22. Witnesses: John […]

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LIVE UPDATES: Congress Races to Avert Government Shutdown

March 22, 2024

AD Lawmakers have until midnight tonight to pass a $1.2 trillion funding package to stave off a partial government shutdown. | Published Mar 22, 2024 | Updated Mar 22, 2024 The U.S. Capitol building during cherry blossom in Washington on March 20, 2024. (Madalina Vasiliu/The Epoch Times) House to Vote on $1.2 Trillion Spending Deal […]

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How to Make a Great Zero-Proof Cocktail

March 22, 2024

They’ve been called virgin drinks and mocktails, but at The Bonnie bar, in Astoria, Queens, they’re called zero-proof cocktails. NEW YORK—They’ve been called virgin drinks and mocktails, but at The Bonnie bar, in Astoria, Queens, they’re called zero-proof cocktails. Mixologist Mike Di Tota didn’t like the connotation behind “mocktails,” as “the drink is trying to […]

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Republican Congressman Takes Aim at Biden Administration Over Economy

March 22, 2024

Remark comes in response to Office of Management and Budget director’s view of ‘a strong economic recovery’ and jobs growth. The Biden administration’s rosy depiction of the U.S. economy is not going to fool the public, Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) told the White House’s budget director on March 21. The exchange came at a House […]

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Detroit Lions’ defensive back Cameron Sutton sought in Florida domestic violence warrant

March 22, 2024

TAMPA, Fla. — Detroit Lions defensive back Cameron Sutton is wanted on a domestic violence warrant in Florida, where authorities on Wednesday asked for tips to help find him. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, which includes Tampa, said on the X social media platform that the warrant is for domestic battery by strangulation, a third-degree […]

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Australian Bank Closes 45 Branches to Become Digital Only

March 22, 2024

Bankwest will become a digital-only bank, closing 45 branches in Western Australia and transitioning 15 to Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) branches. The bank is planning to convert to a digital bank completely by October 2024, closing or converting all the remaining bank branches it operates in Australia. Explaining the change, the bank claimed 97 […]