Republican panic grows after Mastriano’s victory

Politics Republicans openly used words and phrases like “suicide mission,” “disaster,” and “Titanic voyage.” State Sen. Doug Mastriano won the Republican nomination in the race to decide Pennsylvania’s next governor, a win that Republicans fearfully expressed in the run-up to Tuesday’s election. Carolyn Kaster/The Associated Press By Blake Hounshell, New York Times Service May 20, … Read more

Marvel Comics to introduce ‘transgender mutant superheroes’

Marvel Comics will introduce two transgender mutant superheroes next month as part of a marketing campaign targeting transgender and non-binary children. The June 22 comic “Marvel Voices: Pride #1” will feature Shela Sexton, aka “Escapade,” alongside her best friend, Morgan Red, and a genetically modified flying turtle named Hibbert. Marvel says the trio will engage … Read more

Rep. Dem. DeLauro Criticizes Biden WH for ‘Dragfooting’ on Baby Formula Shortage

On “MSNBC Prime” Thursday, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) criticized the Biden administration’s response to baby formula shortages across the country. DeLauro noted that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was slow to interview the Abbott Nutrition whistleblower despite having “suspicion” about the plant. He added that the FDA was “guilty of taking a long time” … Read more

Colorado Horror Writers Convention COVID 19 Outbreak

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment no longer requires most businesses and events statewide to report COVID-19 outbreaks. But a parody Twitter account written from the point of view of the virus took on this task after a recent high-profile gathering in Denver: StokerCon 2022, the annual convention of the Horror Writers Association, … Read more

Big truck driver rescued from taxi after solo accident

SAN DIEGO – The driver of a semi-trailer truck was rescued from the cab of the vehicle Friday morning after a solo accident near the US-Mexico border. The crash happened shortly after 5:30 a.m. on Enrico Fermi Drive off State Route 11, according to the California Highway Patrol. It was not immediately clear what caused … Read more

St. Louis Mauki’s Bakery Launches Fundraiser, Narrowly Avoids Eviction | Food and Drink News | Saint Louis | St. Louis News and Events

click to enlarge DANIEL HILL Angie Swyers works behind the counter at her Soulard bakery, Mauki’s. On a recent sunny afternoon, Angie Swyers sits at a picnic table outside her Soulard bakery, Mauki’s, apologizing to a reporter for the frequent interruptions caused by the constant stream of customers entering her store. The bakery isn’t usually … Read more

WHO emergency meeting as monkeypox spreads

The World Health Organization is reportedly calling an emergency meeting on the alarming spread of monkeypox around the world. The World Health Organization is reportedly calling an emergency meeting to discuss the alarming spread of the killer monkeypox virus around the world. The United Nations health authority is bringing together leading experts on the rare … Read more