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'Frequent lice outbreaks' among illegal immigrant children: Audit

Children have faced "frequent lice outbreaks" at one emergency shelter in Texas set up to handle the surge of illegal immigrant juveniles jumping the border, according to a new court-ordered audit. At another shelter in San Diego, children were denied the chance to place phone calls to their family for ...

Conservative in-fighting over antitrust crackdown on Big Tech goes public

A conservative feud over the best approach to crack down on large technology companies allegedly censoring conservatives spilled into public view on Wednesday. On one side is Rep. Jim Jordan, Ohio Republican, who is leading a new push to mobilize conservatives against a slew of new antitrust bills aiming to ...

India Walton, self-professed socialist, on track to be Buffalo mayor

The next mayor of Buffalo, New York, will be a self-described socialist. India Walton, a 38-year-old nurse and political newcomer, is on track to handily defeat long-term incumbent Byron Brown in the Democratic primary. "Mommy, I won. Mommy, I'm the mayor of Buffalo!" she said in a clip of a ...

Michael B. Jordan to rename rum after Nicki Minaj says it's 'offensive' to Caribbean people

Actor Michael B. Jordan has vowed to rename his new rum brand after critics like rapper Nicki Minaj said it was "offensive" to Caribbean people. "I just wanna say on behalf of myself and my partners, our intention was never to offend or hurt a culture (we love and respect) and ...

Federal judge dismisses tribal lawsuit against Dakota Access pipeline

A federal judge has dismissed the Standing Rock Sioux lawsuit to stop operations of the Dakota Access pipeline, bringing to an end the long-running legal fight in a defeat for anti-pipeline forces. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, who has presided over the five-year-old Dakota Access court battle, closed the case ...

Space Force set to defend deep space

U.S. military space forces are preparing to defend systems beyond Earth's orbit in areas extending to the moon and beyond, according to a report by the Air Force Research Laboratory. Defending cislunar space — the volume of space outside of geosynchronous Earth orbit and within the gravitational pull of the ...

Lawmakers press FDA to crack down on vaping, protect children

Members of Congress on Wednesday pressed the acting chief of the Food and Drug Administration to clear the market of flavored vapes and tobacco products that they said entice kids into the habit. The lawmakers also slammed the regulators for failing to prove claims that the flavored products help adults ...

Ex-SEAL Edward Gallagher tells his side of the story in book, says he was exonerated but vilified

Eddie Gallagher is finding himself playing some unexpected roles. He thought he had realized a lifelong dream when he was invited to join the elite Navy SEALS, deploying eight times and operating in conflict zones in Africa, the Middle East and Afghanistan. But life took some strange turns in recent ...

Ron DeSantis signs bills requiring schools to teach horrors of communism, 'patriots' who escaped

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill into law that will require high schools to cover the "evils of communism and totalitarian ideologies" in government classes. The Republican governor told reporters this week that three bills  — HB 5, HB 233 and SB 1108 — will spotlight the horrors ...

Brett Favre says trans women should not compete in Olympics: 'It's a man'

NFL legend Brett Favre said Tuesday it's "unfair" for trangender women like New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to compete against other women in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. During his podcast "Bolling with Favre," co-host Eric Bolling asked Mr. Favre to weigh in on the news that Ms. ...

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