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Draft RNC resolution would slow the party’s embrace of Trump as the nominee

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A prominent Republican National Committee member is proposing two resolutions that would put some distance between the national party and former President Donald Trump — at least for a little bit longer. The first resolution from Henry Barbour — a longtime member from Mississippi — would prohibit the national party from coordinating […]

Norovirus spreading in the Northeast, CDC data shows

Over the last month, norovirus has been circulating in the Northeast at the highest rates since April of last year. The region has been seeing over 13% of norovirus tests come back positive, on average, since late January, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s a higher share than in […]

Alabama embryo decision is part of ‘a war on women’

California’s Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday said that the Alabama Supreme Court’s decision that embryos are people is part of “a war on women.” “It’s not just a war on travel. It’s not just a war on reproductive health care. It’s also a war on women more broadly defined,” he told NBC News’ “Meet […]

Oklahoma student describes school fight the day before their death in new video

An Oklahoma student who died the day after a fight at school told police they threw water at three students who had been bullying them and that the students responded by beating them, according to video police released Friday. The student who died, Nex Benedict, is seen in the video telling an officer that they […]

Nazis mingle openly at CPAC, spreading antisemitic conspiracy theories and finding allies

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. – Nazis appeared to find a friendly reception at the conservative political action conference this year. Throughout the conference, racist extremists, some of whom had secured official CPAC badges, openly mingled with conference attendees and espoused antisemitic conspiracy theories. The presence of the individuals has been a persistent issue at CPAC, and […]

How Nvidia grew to a trillion-dollar company fueling the AI revolution

The business world is increasingly banking on artificial intelligence to be the next big thing, and has found itself turning to one maker of computer chips in particular — Nvidia — to power the revolution. Since 1993, the Santa Clara, California-based company has been designing programmable chips that help run an array of consumer-facing applications. […]

Here’s what to watch for

LEXINGTON, S.C. — Twenty years ago, Nikki Haley ran an upstart campaign to topple a heavily favored longtime incumbent who was a force in party politics, launching her political career and setting the stage for her gubernatorial run six years later. But this time, voters in the district and county she represented as a state […]

Severe Frostbite Gets a Treatment That May Prevent Amputation

The first time Dr. Peter Hackett saw a patient with frostbite, the man died from his wounds. It was in Chicago in 1971, and the man had gotten drunk and passed out in the snow, his fingers so frozen that gangrene eventually set in. Dr. Hackett later worked at Mount Everest Basecamp, on Denali, Alaska, […]

Alabama abortion ruling ‘was not a shock’ to activists

The Alabama Supreme Court ruling last week that embryos are people, imperiling in vitro fertilization, shocked many Americans. But the decision was vindicating for abortion rights activists who have warned for years that the fall of Roe v. Wade would put other forms of reproductive health care on the chopping block. “This is something that […]

Florida measles cases rise as experts oppose state surgeon general’s decisions

The Florida measles outbreak is expanding. On Friday, health officials in Broward County confirmed a seventh case of the virus, a child under age 5. The patient is the youngest so far to be infected in the outbreak, and the first to be identified outside of Manatee Bay Elementary School in Weston, near Fort Lauderdale. […]