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Jason Kelce to join ESPN, be part of ‘Monday Night Football’ pregame show

April 30, 2024

Jason Kelce will join ESPN‘s “Monday Night Countdown” after retiring from the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this year, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity on Monday because it was not expected to be announced until the ESPN/Disney upfront presentation […]

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Independent Candidate RFK Jr. Clinches Spot on California Presidential Ballot

April 30, 2024

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said that he and his running mate Nicole Shanahan are officially qualified to appear on California presidential ballot. Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. secured his spot on the California presidential ballot after receiving a nomination from the American Independent Party (AIP). Mr. Kennedy said in a video released Tuesday […]

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Kaiser Permanente: Data Breach May Impact 13.4 Million Customers

April 30, 2024

Data shared with third-party vendors potentially includes member names and IP addresses. Health care service provider Kaiser Permanente has revealed roughly 13.4 million people in the United States may have been impacted by a data security incident that occurred earlier this month. In a filing with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office […]

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New National Strategy Tackles Rising Suicide Rates

April 30, 2024

The 2024 Suicide Prevention Plan outlines a comprehensive approach involving community efforts, crisis services, and health equity. There is no single solution to preventing suicide, which claimed nearly 50,000 lives in 2022, according to the 2024 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Building upon the 2012 National Strategy, the new 2024 strategy, released at the end […]

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Chiefs sign star tight end Travis Kelce to new 2-year, $34.25 million deal

April 30, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs signed Travis Kelce to a new two-year, $34.25 million contract on Monday, wrapping up their star tight end as they attempt to win an unprecedented third straight Super Bowl, a person familiar with the terms told The Associated Press. Kelce’s deal with Kansas City includes $17 million guaranteed for […]

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Employers Must Honor Preferred Pronouns, Bathrooms for Employees Identifying as Transgender: Feds

April 30, 2024

Using incorrect pronouns or failing to allow employees to use their chosen bathroom could leave employers liable for harassment. The Biden administration has rolled out a set of new guidelines, under which an employer would be deemed liable for harassment for referring to a worker by an unwanted pronoun or requiring the worker to use […]

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Combating Online ‘Misinformation’ for Who?

April 30, 2024

Anyone who has studied a skerrick of history knows that protecting free speech is about giving voice to the powerless against the more powerful. Commentary The Australian government has announced its intention to forge ahead with misinformation legislation. The idea is to empower the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to force social media platforms […]

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Heart Failure Mortality Rates Surge to Highest Levels in 20 Years

April 30, 2024

More people are dying of heart failure, completely reversing long-standing declines in mortality rates. An unprecedented number of people are dying from heart failure, completely reversing long-standing declines in cardiovascular mortality rates observed just two decades ago. A cohort study published on April 24 in JAMA Cardiology using U.S. death certificate data showed deaths related […]

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Ex-Notre Dame and Wake Forest QB Sam Hartman signs with the Washington Commanders

April 29, 2024

WASHINGTON — Sam Hartman is getting his first chance in the NFL with the Washington Commanders. The team signed the former Notre Dame and Wake Forest quarterback Monday along with 10 other undrafted free agents. Hartman, 24, is the latest addition to a crowded group of QBs after the team selected LSU Heisman Trophy winner […]

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South Dakota Gov. Noem Defends Decision to Kill Dog

April 29, 2024

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem defended a 20-year-old decision to kill her farm dog after online criticism from rival politicians. Ms. Noem described shooting her “dangerous” dog in her new book, excerpts of which were published by The Guardian. She received criticism from Democratic governors who posted photos with their pets to tease her. In […]