Blocked by Supreme Court, Biden wants voters to have final say on his platform

WASHINGTON (AP) — After heavy blows to his platform from the Supreme Court, President Joe Biden is determined to make sure voters have the final say. When the court’s conservative majority effectively killed his plan to cancel or reduce federal student loan debt for millions, Biden said, “Republicans ripped away the hope they were given.” … Read more

Billions in NIH grants could be jeopardized by snafu appointments, Republicans say

The Biden administration failed to properly appoint more than a dozen top National Institutes of Health leaders, according to House Republicans, raising questions about the legality of the billions in federal grants handed out by these officials to the course of last year. Their claim, detailed Friday in a letter to Health and Human Services … Read more

The AI ​​boom pushed the combined market cap of ‘Magnificent 7’ stocks to $11 trillion

(Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua via Getty Images) The AI ​​boom has seen the rise of a new group of mega-cap tech stocks, known as the “Magnificent 7”. The group’s combined market value has jumped 60% this year to $11 trillion, nearly triple Germany’s GDP. Skeptics, however, warned that the seven-stock rally could fade as soon … Read more

Eloy Jiménez strikes after leaving the batting box

Watch: Eloy Jiménez strikes out after leaving the batter’s box originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jiménez led the second inning of Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals, and everything went normally until the pitch where he hit. Kind of. Jiménez started the second inning against Cardinals pitcher Steven … Read more

Italy agrees to lift ban on flights from conflict-ridden Libya, officials say

CAIRO (AP) — Commercial flights between Italy and conflict-torn Libya will resume in September after the Italian government agreed to lift a 10-year ban on civil aviation in the North African nation, a one of Libya’s rival governments said on Sunday. Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, prime minister of the Tripoli-based government, said on Twitter that Prime Minister … Read more