Podcast host and UFC commentator Joe Rogan appeared to throw his weight behind Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for the Oval Office in 2024. Rogan praised DeSantis in a podcast episode Tuesday, saying he would make a much better leader than the current president.
New data shows a spike in disability rates among US adults coincided with the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, which is raising more questions about adverse effects. According to the data by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the number of Americans with disabilities suddenly increased last year from 30 million to 32.7 million people.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sent an alarming message about the state of the US economy on President Joe Biden’s watch. He admitted there’s no guarantee for so-called “soft landing” and a recession is possible.
The suspected driver of the truck carrying dozens of migrants has been arrested alongside his alleged conspirator. The alleged driver was located Wednesday hiding near the area where the abandoned truck was found. This came after two Mexican nationals were arrested for their involvement in the incident that left 53 migrants dead from extreme heat.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is taking further steps to rein in the crisis at the southern border. The Republican recently addressed the recent horrific finding at the southern border, a truck filled with deceased migrant, and demanded action be taken.
Assistant Secretary of Health, Rachel Levine received backlash after accusing opponents of gender reassignment treatment for children of transphobia. The Florida Department of Health is doubling down on its opposition to gender reassignment treatment for underage patients amid a spat with Levine.
Russian forces are no longer occupying Snake Island in the Black Sea, in turn, allowing Ukrainian ports to operate again. Either side told different stories about the exit Thursday with Ukraine suggesting they have forced the troops out after a massive artillery and missile assault overnight.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg sounded the alarm regarding China’s military build-up and its growing relationship with Russia. At the NATO summit in Madrid, the Bloc’s leaders labeled Moscow as top concern for the alliance and they also criticized Beijing’s increasing assertiveness on the world stage.
A French court handed a life sentence to the only surviving member of the Islamist squad responsible for the deadly 2015 Paris terror attacks. Salah Abdeslam was convicted for crimes of terrorism and murder with no possibility of parole on Wednesday, which is the most severe criminal sentence possible in France.