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  • Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad Win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize For Efforts To End Sexual Violence

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize on Friday was awarded to a Congolese doctor and a Yazidi former captive of the Islamic State group for their work to highlight and eliminate the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. ... In other Nobel ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Real Time Economics: Why Employers Can't Find Blue-Collar Workers | Trump's New Trade Template | 'The Fed Is ...

    Chief White House economic adviser Lawrence Kudlow said that President Trump isn't trying to apply political pressure to the Federal Reserve nor to its chairman, Jerome Powell. The president has his opinions about interest rates, but he isn't trying to ...

    blogs.wsj.com 11 months, 2 weeks ago
  • 'There Was No Way I Was Going To Die A Male': What It's Like To Transition At 70

    “I've talked to a lot of girls and helped get them hooked up with my doctor, Rachel Bluebond-Langner, MD, Perlmutter Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone Health,” she said. “It's the most wonderful experience because most of these ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Opioid Bill Expands Treatment Options

    Addiction treatment advocates say two provisions — one that would allow Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance plan for the poor, to pay for residential treatment in large facilities and another that would allow Medicare, the federal health plan ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • White Mom Says Maryland Clinic Refused To Treat Black Daughter

    However, one of those places is certainly not an urgent care facility where I am using my family's insurance to pay for medical treatment. My child has medical insurance with our surname listed on it. I had my license ... if I had a white daughter ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Corruption Currents: NCAA Men's Basketball Corruption Trial Begins

    Researchers and advocates called for sanctions and the blocking of tech sales to squeeze China over its treatment of Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang. Washington weighed sanctions on El Salvador over its relationship with China, but backed off.

    blogs.wsj.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Trump mocks Ford's sexual assault testimony

    President Donald Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford at a rally in Mississippi, casting doubt on her testimony about her alleged sexual assault. Source: CNN · CNN Original Series on CNNgo. Watch Full episode on. United Shades of America. hln inside evil ...

    CNN 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Brett Kavanaugh Says 'We're Loud, Obnoxious Drunks' In 1983 Letter

    “This is a note I wrote to organize 'Beach Week' in the summer of 1983,” Kavanaugh told the paper through his lawyers, declining to comment further. The letter outlines the group's plans for a trip to Ocean City, Maryland, where Kavanaugh and his ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Brett Kavanaugh Protesters Arrested After Occupying WV Senator's Office For 11 Hours

    Christine Blasey Ford alleged that he pinned her down and groped her at a small gathering in suburban Maryland when they both high school students. Deborah Ramirez said that he drunkenly thrust his penis in her face during a dormitory party when they ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • All The Lies Brett Kavanaugh Told

    Beach Week is a party week in the D.C.-Maryland-Virginia area where high school students go to nearby beaches to drink heavily. “Ralph” is slang for “vomit.” When Whitehouse asked Kavanaugh about this reference, he said it was about spicy food.

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Finger-pointing over dismissal before workplace shooting

    "Our deputy showed up, ready to go to trial on the day of the court proceeding, however, the prosecutor of the State's Attorney's Office made a decision to drop the case," said Lt. Michael Holmes, a spokesman with the Sheriff's Office. "It was their ...

    Fox News 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Even Trump Thinks Brett Kavanaugh Had A Drinking Problem

    The drinking age was 18 in Maryland for most of my time in high school, and was 18 in D.C. for all of my time in high school. I drank beer with my friends. Almost everyone did. Sometimes I had too many beers. Sometimes others did. I liked beer. I still ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Barack Obama Backs Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez In New Round Of Endorsements

    Among the most notable candidates on Obama's latest list is Ocasio-Cortez, 28, who is running for a seat in the Bronx. The Democratic socialist and first-time political candidate had a stunning victory against 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley back in ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • James Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel Prize in Medicine

    Allison, chair of Immunology and executive director of the Immunotherapy Platform at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, studied a protein that functions as a brake on the immune system. Releasing the brake allowed immune cells to attack ...

    CNN 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo Win 2018 Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine

    Cancer kills millions of people every year and is one of humanity's greatest health challenges. By stimulating the ability of our immune system to attack tumour cells, this year's #NobelPrize laureates have established an entirely new principle for ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Trump's tax returns will be target of Democrats' probe if they win House in midterms

    Maryland Senate passes bill requiring presidential, vice presidential candidates to release tax returns · Majority of Americans still want to ... The Cook Political Report puts the chances of Democrats winning the House at 75 percent. And while their ...

    Fox News 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Sarah Sanders on Kavanaugh probe, Rosenstein's future

    WALLACE: We'll discuss what the showdown means for allegations of sexual assault with Fatima Goss Graves, president of the National Women's Law Center. And then we'll ask our Sunday panel ..... DONNA EDWARDS, D-MD, FORMER U.S. CONGRESSWOMAN: Well, they ...

    Fox News 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Kellyanne Conway Reveals Own Sexual Assault While Defending Brett Kavanaugh

    Blasey alleges Kavanaugh pinned her down, groped her and attempted to remove her clothes during a small gathering in suburban Maryland in the early 1980s. In his defiant ― and, at times, weepy ― testimony, Kavanaugh vehemently denied the ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Republicans Can Dump Kavanaugh Now, Or Risk A Nightmare Scenario

    He could be the subject of further inquiry by the House or Senate, or by Maryland prosecutors. One more item. At Thursday afternoon's hearing, Kavanaugh's ferocity caught the committee Democrats off guard. In playing the outraged, innocent alpha male, ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Republican Governors Call For Delay Of Kavanaugh Supreme Court Confirmation Vote

    The first of those women ― Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor who says Kavanaugh assaulted her when they were both high school students in suburban Maryland ― is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. A fourth ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 11 months, 3 weeks ago