Swiss woman arrested after attacking two in Lugano department store, terror link suspected
A Swiss woman grabbed a woman by the neck and wounded another in the neck with a serrated knife in a department store in the southern Swiss city of Lugano on Tuesday (Nov 24) in what federal prosecutors called a suspected terror attack.
Hospitals Across U.S. Find Themselves Understaffed, With No Reinforcements Available
Nurses and doctors across the U.S. pitched in when New York City was overwhelmed with the coronavirus. Now with the pandemic simmering coast to coast, hospitals can't count on reinforcements.
Mnuchin to put $455 billion in funds out of Yellen’s easy reach
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will put $455 billion in unspent Cares Act funding into an account that his presumed successor, former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, will need authorization from Congress to use. Mnuchin plans to place the money into the agency’s General Fund, a Treasury Department spokesperson said Tuesday. That fund can [...]
Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to charges related to nation's opioid crisis
Purdue Pharma is expected to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and kickback charges Tuesday.
Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty In Federal Opioid Probe
The company will pay $225 million to the federal government.
Clean Air Act saved 1.5 billion birds
US pollution regulations meant to protect humans from dirty air are also saving birds. So concludes a new continent-wide study. Study authors found that improved air quality under a federal program to reduce ozone pollution may have averted the loss of 1.5 billion birds during the past 40 years.
Biden win over Trump in Nevada made official by court
The Nevada Supreme Court made Joe Biden’s win in the state official on Tuesday, unanimously approving the state's final canvass of the Nov. 3 election. Certification, however, does not stop several lawsuits pending in state and federal courts.
Court Denies Qualified Immunity To Cops Who Beat An Innocent Man To Death
Despite being unarmed and innocent, Kendole Joseph was beaten, tased, punched, and kicked by two police officers; he died two days later. A federal court just rejected qualified immunity for the officers responsible.
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President-elect Joe Biden has made the historic decision to tap Janet Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve, as his Treasury Secretary. She doesn't have an easy job ahead of her.