‘A 500-Year Flood Event’: One of Worst Hurricanes to Ever Strike FL, Ian to Strengthen and Slam SC Next
Hurricane Ian will be remembered as one of the worst storms to ever hit the state of Florida with houses and cars floating away, along with storm surges of 12 to 18 feet. And unfortunately, it's not done unleashing destruction against the United States yet.
Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Final GDP reading shows US economy shrank 0.6% in the spring, cementing start of recession
The U.S. economy shrank for the second consecutive quarter in the three months ended June, according to the final estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, meeting the criteria for a so-called technical recession as raging inflation and higher interest rates weighed on spending.
Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Republican States Sue Biden Admin Over Plan To Cancel Student Debt
Six Republican-led states are suing the Biden administration for allegedly overstepping executive powers related to President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan.
Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Mortgage Rates Hit 15-Year High At 6.7% — More than Double Since Last Year
Rates for home loans continued to surge for the sixth consecutive week, now reaching the highest level in more than 15 years as more home shoppers retract from the market.
Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2022

US Firms Advertise In Child Abuse Tweets
Several US-based firms are suspending marketing campaigns or removing ads from social media giant Twitter after it was discovered that they appeared near tweets soliciting child pornography.
Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Hurricane Ian swamps southwest Florida, trapping people in homes
Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamped southwest Florida on Wednesday, turning streets into rivers, knocking out power to 1.8 million people and threatening catastrophic damage further inland.
Posted on: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Florida’s Chaotic Insurance Market Braces for Hurricane Ian
Hurricane Ian is bearing down on Florida, threatening to further destabilize a homeowners-insurance market already teetering on the edge of disaster.
Posted on: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Satanic Temple files suit to block Indiana’s new abortion ban
The Satanic Temple (TST) organization on September 21 filed suit against Indiana in a bid to prevent the state from enforcing its new abortion ban, the Washington Examiner reports. Gov. Eric Holcomb signed Indiana’s new legislation last month, prohibiting abortion except in cases of fatal fetal anomalies, rape, incest, or medical emergencies.
Posted on: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Tampa Braces for First Direct Hurricane Hit in 100 Years, and It Could Be a Dangerous Cat 4
Tampa is preparing for what could be its first direct hurricane hit in a hundred years with parts of the city under mandatory evacuations as residents brace for Hurricane Ian's impact.
Posted on: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

New $1.1 bln U.S. arms package for Ukraine in process
The United States is preparing a new $1.1 billion arms package for Ukraine's battle with Russia that will be announced soon, U.S. officials said on Tuesday as Washington awaits the outcome of what it calls "sham" referendums in Ukraine.
Posted on: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Scientists Alarmed by Antibiotic-Resistant Sexually Transmitted Infection
Bacterial scientists fear a sexually transmitted infection, mycoplasma genitalium, could soon become a "superbug," in terms of causing infertility among women or potentially even leading to death.
Posted on: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Not over? Military vaccine mandate Biden administration’s latest pandemic battle
The Biden administration is gearing up for its latest pandemic showdown, this time over vaccine mandates in the military.
Posted on: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Supreme Court to hear challenge against NYC’s COVID vaccine mandate
The Supreme Court will consider a New York Police Department detective’s challenge against New York City’s municipal coronavirus vaccine mandate — after initially deciding against picking up the case.
Posted on: Monday, September 26, 2022

Dow officially enters bear market
The Dow Jones Industrial Average officially entered bear market territory on Monday, following a precipitous drop.
Posted on: Monday, September 26, 2022

Judge rules Arizona’s ban on abortions can be enforced, setting up legal showdown before election
An Arizona judge ruled Friday that a century-old law banning most abortions in the key battleground state can be enforced, setting up a legal showdown in the shadows of the midterm elections.
Posted on: Sunday, September 25, 2022

Roughly 98% of people eligible to receive latest COVID booster have not received one
Barely 1.5% of Americans eligible to receive the updated COVID shot have acquired one, according to federal data, a sign that U.S. antipathy to the shots is continuing to grow even as experts have insisted on the need to regularly receive a new COVID booster.
Posted on: Sunday, September 25, 2022

Tropical Storm Watches Issued For Florida Keys Ahead of Ian
Tropical Storm Ian is about to undergo explosive intensification into a major hurricane in the western Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, a danger to the Cayman Islands, western Cuba and Florida in the coming days.
Posted on: Sunday, September 25, 2022

Senate GOPers Will Propose Labeling Drug Cartels ‘Foreign Terrorist Organizations’
Republican Sens. Roger Marshall of Kansas and Rick Scott of Florida will introduce legislation on Thursday designating four Mexican drug cartels foreign terrorist organizations.
Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2022

House Democrats agree on police spending package, to hold vote before midterms
Weeks before the midterm elections, House Democrats have agreed on a package of policing bills to fund recruitment and training for law-enforcement agencies across the country, with a vote as early as Thursday.
Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2022

Indiana judge halts enforcement of abortion ban
Indiana’s near-total ban on abortions has been temporarily suspended pending a final decision on whether it violates the state’s constitution.
Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2022