Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images (LONDON) — Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Zoleka Mandela, has died at the age of 43. “The Nelson Mandela Foundation extends its heartfelt condolences to the Mandela family on the passing of Zoleka Mandela, tragically last night,” the Nelson Mandela Foundation said in a statement released on Tuesday morning. “We mourn the […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The leading 2024 Republican presidential candidates will go head-to-head once again at the second GOP primary debate on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 9 p.m. at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. After last month’s debate in Milwaukee, candidates are set to spar again — this time, with […]

Sheila Paras/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A judge dismissed the case against a former Philadelphia police officer who had been charged with murder in connection to the death of Eddie Irizarry, according to Philadelphia ABC station WPVI. Mark Dial had been charged earlier this month with murder, voluntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment […]

Michael Siluk/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The federal government program used for the last two winters to send free COVID tests to Americans’ homes started up again Monday. The government’s move comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently completed its process to roll out the latest COVID shot, targeted […]

Mint Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The Federal Trade Commission and 17 state attorneys general filed a lawsuit against Amazon on Tuesday, accusing the company of illegally maintaining its monopoly power “to inflate prices, degrade quality, and stifle innovation for consumers and businesses.” The major tech firm allegedly deployed illegal business tactics “to stop rivals […]

Alain Jocard/AFP via Getty Images (LONDON) — At least 20 people were killed and nearly 300 were injured in an explosion on Monday night at a makeshift gas station being used by ethnic Armenian refugees as thousands sought to flee the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, according to local authorities, as senior U.S. officials visited Armenia […]

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden will join the United Auto Workers picket line Tuesday in his strongest show of support yet for union members striking against General Motors, Ford and Stellantis. Biden announced Friday on X that he would travel to Wayne County, Michigan, “to join the picket line and stand in […]

Witthaya Prasongsin/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Hunter Biden filed a lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday, accusing the former Trump attorney of computer fraud over his role in obtaining and sharing the alleged contents of an infamous laptop purportedly belonging to the son of the sitting president. The suit adds to a growing body of […]

Tetra Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Millions of Americans say they’ve had long COVID, and some say they’re still battling it, according to new federal data. Two new reports, published early Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, looked at data from the 2022 National Health Interview Survey. […]

Kinga Krzeminska/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Shoppers who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, a federal program to provide food benefits to low-income households, will soon have even easier options for online grocery shopping. Uber recently announced updates to its food and delivery platform Uber Eats, which starting in 2024 will allow […]

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