April 28, 2024

USDA Tells Producers to Reduce Salmonella in Certain Frozen Chicken Products

Poultry producers will be required to bring salmonella bacteria in certain chicken products to very low levels to help prevent food poisoning under a final rule issued Friday by U.S. agriculture officials. When the regulation takes effect in 2025, salmonella will be considered an adulterant—a contaminant that can cause foodborne illness—when it is detected above […]

April 27, 2024

Defense on display, MJ Morris named MVP in Maryland’s Red-White Game

COLLEGE PARK — Defense was on display in Maryland’s spring practice finale, with two pick-sixes at the ends of both halves helping the White team defeat Red, 34-3. The annual Red-White Game was the first in four seasons to not feature Maryland all-time leading passer Taulia Tagovailoa, and the resulting offense on a rainy Saturday […]

April 27, 2024

ANALYSIS: Who Decides What Australians See on the Internet?

Julie Inman Grant, Australia’s eSafety commissioner, is enmeshed in a court battle with Elon Musk over an order to remove content from the platform globally. Analysis The woman working to regulate what Australians—and, if she has her way, the entire world—can see on the internet, was once an employee of the company she’s battling in […]

April 27, 2024

Fit to Fight Flu? Study Suggests Pre-Vaccine Health Determines Its Success

Study reveals that optimal pre-vaccination metabolic health significantly enhances the effectiveness of flu vaccines. Though commonly believed that vaccines alone are sufficient to keep us healthy, recent research suggests that being healthy before receiving a vaccine is equally crucial. A new study found that improving the metabolic health of obese mice before vaccination—not after—significantly boosted […]

April 27, 2024

Commanders add linemen, pass catchers in Day 2 of the NFL draft

The Commanders addressed several positions of need on Day 2 of the NFL draft Friday, adding five players at key roles — including cornerback, tight end and offensive line — for the rebuilding roster.  Washington’s busy night began at pick 36 as the Commanders drafted former Illinois defensive tackle Jer’Zhan Newton.  The 21-year-old played four […]

April 27, 2024

Trump ‘Ready, Willing, and Able’ to Debate, Questions Biden’s Willingness

President Trump throws down debate gauntlet to his presidential opponent amidst ‘hush money’ trial. Former President Donald Trump issued a challenge to President Joe Biden in New York on Friday to debate “any time he wants.” Required to be in court during his ongoing “hush money” trial, President Trump openly called on President Biden, who […]

April 27, 2024

Musk’s X Says Posts of Australia Bishop Stabbing Don’t Promote Violence

SYDNEY—Elon Musk’s social media platform X defended publishing posts showing a bishop in Australia being stabbed during a sermon as “part of public discussion,” rejecting a regulator’s order to take down the content on grounds it is offensive and violent. In a post overnight, X’s “global government affairs” account said the video taken by an […]

April 27, 2024

This Artificial Sweetener May Harm the Gut: Study

Neotame can damage the intestine and cause health issues like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and sepsis. More people are turning to artificial sweeteners in lieu of sugar in an attempt to reduce their sugar intake to manage their weight and conditions like Type 2 diabetes. However, sugar alternatives can come with their own downsides, and […]

April 26, 2024

NFL draft gives players opportunity to flaunt their style on the red carpet

DETROIT — The NFL draft gives players a chance to flaunt their style. Terrion Arnold made the most of it. The former Alabama cornerback, styled by Tom Marchitelli, stole the show on the red carpet Thursday by rocking an electric salmon silk suit with a silver bow tie. His peers certainly didn’t look shabby, either. […]