April 12, 2024

US Pharmaceutical Drug Shortages Reach Record High

New data show a shortage of 323 prescription drugs—the highest number since data collection began in 2001. Despite efforts to stabilize the availability and cost of medications, prescription drug shortages have reached record highs in the United States. The news comes from new data released by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) detailing a […]

April 12, 2024

3 decades on, the O.J. Simpson saga remains a unique American moment

NEW YORK — A dog’s plaintive wail. A courtroom couplet-turned-cultural catchphrase about gloves. A judge and attorneys who became media darlings and villains. A slightly bewildered houseguest elevated, briefly, into a slightly bewildered celebrity. Troubling questions about race that echo still. The beginning of the Kardashian dynasty. An epic slow-motion highway chase. And, lest we […]

April 12, 2024

Biden Administration Lowers Fees for Solar, Wind Projects on Public Lands

The Biden administration has finalized a rule that will facilitate wind and solar energy development in ‘identified priority areas’ on public lands. Wind and solar project developers on public lands will see an 80 percent drop in acreage rents and capacity fees under the Biden administration’s final Renewable Energy Rule, according to the U.S. Department […]

April 12, 2024

60,000 Sign Petition to Scrap National Digital ID

‘History has shown that the aggregation of personal information can lead to targeted misuse, both by state and non-state actors.’ A petition calling for the repeal of the Australian federal government’s Digital ID legislation has gathered over 60,000 signatures amidst growing concerns that the act would undermine civil liberties and pave the way for an […]

April 12, 2024

Chiefs’ Rashee Rice surrenders to police on assault charge after high-speed crash

GLENN HEIGHTS, Texas. — Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice has surrendered to police on charges including aggravated assault after he and another driver of a speeding sports car allegedly caused a crash involving a half-dozen vehicles on a Dallas highway last month. A spokeswoman for Rice’s attorney, Texas state Sen. Royce West, confirmed […]

April 11, 2024

Trump Campaign Wants Presidential Debates to Start Earlier

Former President Donald Trump’s campaign is calling for additional 2024 presidential debates and for them to take place “much earlier” than initially proposed by the debate commission. The Trump campaign asserted that the candidate is willing to debate President Joe Biden “anytime, anyplace, and anywhere.” The Epoch Times received a copy of an April 11 […]

April 11, 2024

Elon Musk Says Congress Has Inquired About X’s Actions in Brazil

The owner of X challenged a court order in Brazil requiring the removal of certain accounts on the social media platform. Social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, has received an inquiry from the U.S. House of Representatives regarding alleged illegal actions it took in Brazil, Elon Musk said on Wednesday. In a post […]

April 11, 2024

Moderate Acetaminophen Use Disrupts Heart Pathways, Raising Potential Risks: Study

New research in mice finds acetaminophen may disrupt heart pathways linked to energy, antioxidants, and protein breakdown. That daily backache medication you’ve been popping may be doing more harm than good. A new study suggests that one of the world’s go-to pain pills, acetaminophen, can trigger unhealthy changes in heart tissue—even at standard adult dosages […]