Biden admin to ask high court to take up student debt plan

Biden admin to ask high court to take up student debt plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration plans to ask the Supreme Court to reinstate the president’s student debt cancellation planaccording to a Thursday legal filing warning that Americans will face financial strain if the plan remains stalled in court when loan payments are scheduled to restart in January. The Justice Department is fighting to keep … Read more

Strikes put Ukraine in darkness; cross into poland missiles

Strikes put Ukraine in darkness;  cross into poland missiles

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pounded Ukraine’s energy facilities Tuesday with its biggest barrage of missiles yet, striking targets across the country and causing widespread blackouts, and a US official said missiles crossed into NATO member Poland, where two people were killed. A defiant Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy shook his fist and declared: “We will … Read more

‘Homosexual’ added to Bible by mistake, controversial film claims

'Homosexual' added to Bible by mistake, controversial film claims

Hell hath no fury like TikTokers scorned. A filmmaker says she’s been subjected to a vicious smear campaign on social media ahead of the release of her new documentary, which alleges that the word “homosexual” was accidentally inserted into the Bible back in 1946. Sharon “Rocky” Roggio is the director of “1946: The Mistranslation That … Read more

‘Emily the Criminal’ director Ford takes on student loan crisis

'Emily the Criminal' director Ford takes on student loan crisis

Emily the Criminal Courtesy: John Patton Ford In the new film “Emily the Criminal,” the title character, played by actress Aubrey Plaza, is almost always in a state of fear. There are moments where Emily’s dread lifts: after one of her successful heists, when she’s painting in her apartment to classical music or when she’s … Read more

‘They’re just as healthy—and cheaper than fresh’

'They're just as healthy—and cheaper than fresh'

1.Berries Use it for: baked desserts, smoothies, yogurt toppings, breakfast bowls Berries, such as blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries, are one of nature’s best sources of antioxidants. Studies show that antioxidant levels in berries remain stable long after they’re frozen. Some of the best stores to find frozen berries at a bargain include Trader Joe’s, … Read more

I have to drink cornstarch every three hours to survive

I have to drink cornstarch every three hours to survive

She’s had to navigate the maize of life. A Brazilian bombshell is going viral due to a rare condition that requires her to consume cornstarch every few hours to survive. “I’ve been using cornstarch for 29 years,” Leticia Ramos, from Uberaba, told Jam Press. The so-called “Queen of Cornstarch” specifically suffers from glycogenosis, or glycogen … Read more

Obesity should be reclassified as a brain disorder: doctors

Obesity should be reclassified as a brain disorder: doctors

A new study has prompted some doctors to reconsider how obesity is classified. Currently, it is treated as a behavioral disease, but doctors are now suggesting that it be considered a brain-development disorder such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (also known as ADHD), autism and Asperger’s syndrome. The study, which was published on Science.org, was … Read more

Taking Tylenol while pregnant increases ADHD risk for kids: study

Taking Tylenol while pregnant increases ADHD risk for kids: study

Women who take painkillers could be increasing their baby’s odds for developing attention disorders and sleeping problems, a new study suggests. Using data from the First Baby Study in Pennsylvania, researchers from Penn State University looked at the effects that acetaminophen—sold under the brand name Tylenol—had on the babies of women who took the drug … Read more

Zombie cells central to the quest for active, vital old age

Zombie cells central to the quest for active, vital old age

In an unfinished part of his basement, 95-year-old Richard Soller zips around a makeshift track encircling boxes full of medals he’s won for track and field and long-distance running. Without a hint of breathlessness, he says: “I can put in miles down here.” Steps away is an expensive leather recliner he bought when he retired … Read more

Tea drinkers enjoy possible health benefits, study suggests

Tea drinkers enjoy possible health benefits, study suggests

A cup of tea just got a bit more relaxing. Tea can be part of a healthy diet and people who drink tea may even be a little more likely to live longer than those who don’t, according to a large study. Tea contains helpful substances known to reduce inflammation. Past studies in China and … Read more