May 23, 2024

Girl Suffering Gender Dysphoria Attempts to Remove Breasts After Watching YouTube

Rachael Wong, CEO of Women’s Forum Australia, said the story was being used to promote greater access to gender-reassignment surgery in New Zealand. A New Zealand teenage girl suffering from gender dysphoria has attempted to conduct a self-mastectomy after watching a tutorial video on YouTube. The incident was reported in an article published on May […]

May 23, 2024

Influenza Vaccine Pushed After Bird Flu Detected in Victoria

The first human case of H5N1 avian flu was reported in Victoria, but there is no evidence of transmission within the state. The Victorian Health Department is encouraging people to take the seasonal flu vaccine after the first Australian case of bird flu was discovered in the state. A human case of avian influenza, known […]

May 22, 2024

Trump Ally Set to Leave Role as Speaker’s Press Secretary

Raj Shah, communications director for House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) will leave his job by the end of the summer, The Epoch Times confirmed. Raj Shah, an ally of former President Donald Trump and communications director to House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.), will leave his job on Capitol Hill by the end of the summer. […]

May 22, 2024

Proposed $2.8 billion settlement clears second step of NCAA approval

A potential multibillion-dollar settlement of an antitrust lawsuit cleared the second of a three-step NCAA approval process Tuesday, with no change to a payment structure that would have the 27 college conferences not named in the suit cover the majority of a $1.6 billion portion of the damages. The Division I Board of Directors voted […]

May 22, 2024

Cyberattacks: Microsoft President Brad Smith to Testify Before House Homeland Security Committee

Lawmakers will also look at how Microsoft ‘plans to strengthen security measures’ following a 2023 cyber intrusion by ’threat actors’ affiliated with China. Microsoft’s vice chairman and president, Brad Smith, will testify before Congress next month on the tech giant’s alleged “security shortcomings” following multiple cyberattacks, lawmakers announced on May 21. Mr. Smith will testify […]

May 22, 2024

Georgia Supreme Court Justice Defeats Challenger Who Focused on Abortion

Justice Andrew Pinson held on to his seat on the state supreme court after fending off a challenge from Democratic Congressman John Barrow. ATLANTA, Ga.—Georgia’s only contested State Supreme Court seat will remain in the same hands for another six years. Justice Andrew Pinson on May 21 defeated former Democratic Congressman John Barrow, who campaigned […]

May 22, 2024

Lombardi instilled, valued inclusivity in a time of widespread exclusion

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker’s recent remarks on abortion, gender roles and the looming national celebration of Pride Month were a reminder that sports inevitably reflect the controversies and complexities of the society around them. It’s true today and it was true 55 years ago, when legendary NFL coach Vince Lombardi quietly but firmly […]

May 22, 2024

Social Media Now Literally the Subject of Your Nightmares

Social media-related nightmares can act as stressors, disrupting users’ sleep cycle and causing awakenings during the night. The more time you spend scrolling Facebook, TikTok or Instagram, the greater the possibility of having unpleasant dreams, or even nightmares. According to a research paper published in the BMC Psychology in March, people who spend more time […]

May 22, 2024

CDC Issues Vaccination Warning for Travelers to Saudi Arabia

Officials say the disease can sometimes lead to death in as little as 24 hours. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a health alert and a travel alert about meningococcal disease, an infection that can lead to death in just hours, for people going to Saudi Arabia. On May 20, […]