Mon, 05 Dec 2022 09:02:52 EDT

Shingles Increases Risk for Stroke, Heart Attack By About 30 Percent

People who've had a bout of shingles may face a heightened risk of heart attack or stroke in later years, a new, large study suggests. Anyone who ever had chickenpox can develop shingles - a painful rash that is caused by a reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox....

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 08:46:26 EDT

Conservative Voices Rally Around McCarthy for Speaker

Conservative media members have joined the House Republicans backing Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to become the next speaker.

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 08:12:28 EDT

Reporters Confront Hunter Biden About Laptop at White House Event

Reporters confronted Hunter Biden on Sunday night about Elon Musk releasing files on Twitter's censoring of posts about his laptop before the 2020 election, and on House Republicans' plans to investigate the first son's business dealings.

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 07:22:36 EDT

Web Designer's Anti-gay Marriage Stance Goes to US Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will hear arguments in a major case pitting LGBT rights against a claim that the constitutional right to free speech exempts artists from anti-discrimination laws in a dispute involving an evangelical Christian web designer who refuses to...

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 07:12:00 EDT

Pfizer Applies for FDA Authorization of Omicron Booster in Kids Under 5

Pfizer Inc and its German partner BioNTech SE said on Monday they have submitted an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use authorization of their omicron-adapted COVID-19 vaccine booster for children aged 6 months through 4 years....

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 07:05:24 EDT

NKorea Fires Over 130 Artillery Rounds as Warning After SKorea-US Drills

North Korea said it fired more than 130 artillery shells into the sea off its east and west coasts on Monday after detecting military drills across the border in the South. Some of the shells landed in a buffer zone near the sea border in what Seoul said was a violation of a...

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 06:56:40 EDT

Ukraine: Russia Launches New Missile Attacks

Ukraine said Russia had destroyed homes in the south and knocked out power in the north in a new round of missile attacks on Monday as the West tried to limit Moscow's ability to finance its invasion by imposing a price cap on Russian seaborne oil.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 22:43:43 EDT

Lara Trump Exits Fox News

Lara Trump, former President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law, is leaving her role as an official contributor to Fox News Channel.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 22:33:28 EDT

LA Bans New Oil Well, Phases Out Existing Ones

The Los Angeles City Council has voted unanimously to immediately ban new oil and gas extraction and requires all such existing operations to halt production within 20 years, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 22:33:16 EDT

Musk: I Face 'Quite Significant' Risk of Being Assassinated

Elon Musk on Saturday evening said there is "definitely some risk" to his personal safety.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 21:26:27 EDT

House GOP Drafting Bill Banning TikTok for Federal Employees

House Republicans are drafting legislation prohibiting federal employees from using TikTok.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 20:36:41 EDT

RNC Chair McDaniel Faces New Challenger for Post

The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, Ronna McDaniel, is facing a new challenger for the post, Politico reported Sunday.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 20:10:49 EDT

Sesame Street Veteran Dies at 90

One of the original actors on Sesame Street has died at age 90. The family of Bob McGrath, one of the original human stars and a longtime staple on the show, posted on his official Facebook page, "Our father Bob McGrath, passed away today.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 19:42:38 EDT

Netanyahu: Internet Spurring Antisemitism

Israel's Prime Minister-designate on Sunday said that antisemitism is "the oldest hatred," but the internet is spurring it along.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 19:29:04 EDT

Larry Summers: Interest Rates Likely To Go Up More Than Expected

The Federal Reserve will most likely need to increase interest rates more than markets are currently expecting due to persistent high inflationary pressures, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers told Bloomberg Television's "Wall Street Week" over the weekend.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 19:15:59 EDT

Blinken Warns Netanyahu on Annexation, Holds Fire on Cabinet

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed Sunday to oppose Israeli settlements or annexation in the West Bank, but promised to judge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's incoming government by actions and not personalities.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 18:56:10 EDT

Pompeo: No More 'Footsie' With Chinese Communist Party, Big Tech

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the threat of China and its looming influence over American companies, particularly Big Tech, on Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures" with Maria Bartiromo.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 18:24:04 EDT

Rep. Comer: Biden Family Influence Peddling a National Security Risk

The soon-to-be chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., said Elon Musk's release of the "Twitter Files" proves President Joe Biden's campaign worked to suppress the story about Hunter Biden's laptop.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 17:44:12 EDT

George Clooney, Gladys Knight Among Kennedy Center Honorees

Performers such as Gladys Knight or the Irish band U2 usually would be headlining a concert for thousands but at Sunday's Kennedy Center Honors the tables will be turned as they and other artists will be the ones feted for their lifetime of artistic contributions.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 17:40:44 EDT

Attack on 2 N.C. Electrical Substations Leave 40K Powerless, Motive Sought

Two power substations in a North Carolina county were damaged by gunfire in what authorities are calling an act of criminal vandalism, leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity, according to authorities.