April 4, 2024

Most Services Restored to WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook After Brief Outage

WhatsApp is apparently back online, but some lingering issues are still being reported across other Meta services, engineering teams are investigating. Don’t worry, it’s not just you. Normal Service has been restored to most Meta services on WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, and Threads after an outage and issues reported by users across the globe over the […]

April 4, 2024

Could Your Morning Coffee Protect Against Obesity and Joint Problems?

A new genetics study ties higher caffeine levels to reduced risks of obesity and joint diseases like osteoarthritis. Your morning jolt of java may be doing more than just waking you up and keeping you focused until lunchtime. New research suggests that the caffeine from that beloved cup of joe could actually help you stay […]

April 4, 2024

Bears great Steve McMichael, who’s battling ALS, hospitalized again

Chicago Bears nine-time Pro Bowler Mike Singletary (50) gets a bear hug from teammate Steve McMichael (76) prior to an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Chicago, Dec. 13, 1992. Chicago Bears great Steve McMichael, who’s battling ALS, … Chicago Bears nine-time Pro Bowler Mike … more > By Associated Press – Wednesday, […]

April 4, 2024

Biden Teams Up With Bernie Sanders to Promote Lower Health Care Costs

‘Finally, we beat Big Pharma,’ President Biden said. WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden held a White House meeting on Wednesday to highlight his administration’s continued fight against Big Pharma and efforts to lower prescription drug costs. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), his one-time 2020 Democratic primary opponent, joined President Biden to highlight his efforts to cut healthcare costs—particularly […]

April 4, 2024

Court Blocks Use of AI-enhanced Video as Evidence in Murder Case

The ruling relates to a case involving Joshua Puloka, a 46-year-old man who was accused of killing three people and injuring two others in a 2021 shooting. A Washington judge has blocked the use of video enhanced by artificial intelligence (AI) as evidence in the trial of a man who was accused of a 2021 […]

April 4, 2024

Study Suggests Link Between Rising Cancer Death Rates and COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 vaccines were rolled out in 2021, prioritized for vulnerable groups like those with cancer, the researchers pointed out. COVID-19 vaccination may have contributed to an increase in deaths from neoplasms like cancer during the 2021–22 pandemic period, according to a recently published study that called for more research on the issue. The preprint study, […]

April 3, 2024

Commanders veterans meet ‘new team’ as offseason program begins with fresh faces

The Commanders didn’t have nametags when they opened their offseason program on Tuesday, but it might’ve been helpful given the flood of new players, coaches and executives in the building.  Veteran players who spoke with the media Wednesday noted that the Commander’s facility felt like a whole new building with all the fresh faces. “It’s […]

April 3, 2024

Meta Allowed Netflix Access to Facebook Users’ Private Messages, Court Documents Claim

Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has denied the claims that emerged following the unsealing of court documents. Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has denied allegations that it allowed Netflix to access users’ private messages, following reports that the streaming service paid the Mark Zuckerberg-led company $100 million for the privilege. The reports began emerging this week following […]

April 3, 2024

CDC Releases Hidden COVID-19 Vaccine Injury Reports

The agency was forced by a federal judge to disclose the reports. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released previously hidden reports of facial paralysis and other adverse events following COVID-19 vaccination. The 780,000 reports were received shortly after the COVID-19 vaccines were rolled out, and show people experienced a wide […]