WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. lawmakers are raising alarms about what they see as America’s failure to compete with China in biotechnology, warning of the risks to U.S. national security and commercial interests. But as the two countries’ rivalry expands into the biotech industry, some say that shutting out Chinese companies would only hurt the U.S. […]

The repeated failure of the Biden administration to get a funding package for Ukraine approved by the Senate will have real consequences in terms of lives on the battlefield and Kyiv’s ability to hold off Russian forces on the frontline, say Ukrainian officials. The latest move by Senate Republicans to torpedo a bipartisan bill that […]

By Brandon Drenon BBC News, Washington 18 January 2024, 15:14 GMT Updated 15 minutes ago Image source, Getty Images Image caption, US Attorney General Merrick Garland visited with bereaved families in Uvalde, Texas on Wednesday The police response to the deadly 2022 Uvalde school shooting “was a failure”, the Department of Justice has said.

Kraken cryptocurrency exchange logo is seen in this illustration taken July 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights Nov 20 (Reuters) – Kraken, one of . . .

Three progressive movements have risen to prominence over the past 15 years and vowed to create a fairer America: Occupy Wall Street, #MeToo and Black Lives Matter. All of them have had an impact. Occupy popularized the idea of the 1 percent and the 99 percent. #MeToo led to the firing (and sometimes jailing) of […]

CNN  —  When torrential rainfall in August 2022 pushed the Pearl River in Mississippi to surge well beyond its banks, floodwaters spilled into the suburbs of Jackson and led an already-hobbled water treatment plant to fail . . .

The newly introduced kidney function equation has value in predicting heart failure comparable to the old equation but may reduce racial disparities by improving access to heart failure therapy among Black heart failure patients. The newly introduced kidney function equation has value in predicting heart failure comparable to the old equation but may reduce racial […]

Research Highlights: An analysis of more than two million adults in the U.S. found that present day heart failure risk was higher among Black adults who lived in zip codes historically impacted by redlining compared to Black adults living in non-redlined areas. Redlining did not have the same impact on heart failure risk […]

May 11 (Reuters) – Around 113 of the largest U.S. lenders will bear the cost of replenishing a deposit insurance fund that was drained of $16 billion by recent bank failures, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) said on Thursday. The bank regulator will apply a “special assessment” fee of 0.125% to uninsured deposits of […]

Gregg Fonarow, MDCredit: UCLA Newsroom New research from the Get With The Guidelines-HF (GWTG-HF) program is highlighting the strides made toward equitable heart failure care at US-based hospitals for minority patient populations. Although the study also highlights room for improvement in certain areas, results of the study indicate the quality of heart failure care was […]

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