Huge Crane Put In Place To Clear Baltimore Bridge Debris As Crews Assess Damage

State and federal officials are focused on clearing congested ports Washington: The largest operating crane on the U.S. East Coast towered over the Port of Baltimore on Friday and began removing debris from the Francis Scott Key Bridge, days after it crashed into the bridge and the bridge crashed into the port. I’m ready to […]

Trial to assess TX high school’s punishment of Black student over hairstyle

A trial is scheduled for Thursday to decide whether a black Texas high school student can continue to be punished for refusing to change his hairstyle. Darryl George, 18, could be punished for violating the school district’s dress code regarding hair length, which his family says violates a new state law. The Crown Act, which […]

NV lithium mine prompts US wildlife service to assess endangered status of tiny snail

Federal wildlife officials list the small snail, found only in high desert springs near a giant lithium mine being built along the Nevada-Oregon border, as an endangered or endangered species. They agreed to conduct a full year-long investigation to determine whether they should. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says in a study published Thursday […]

FDA approves first genetic test to assess opioid addiction risk using DNA sample

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first test to assess the risk of addiction to opioid use in certain individuals. This is a prescription-only genetic test for patients 18 years and older who have never used oral opioid pain relievers. The test involves swabbing a patient's cheek to collect a DNA sample, […]

Asia markets slide as investors assess key economic data from across the region – CNBC

1 hour ago Reserve Bank of Australia keeps interest rates unchanged at 4.35% as expected central bank of australia The central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4.35% at its December meeting, in line with economists’ forecasts polled by Reuters. The Reserve Bank of Australia said in a statement that the “limited information” […]

2-year Treasury yield rises as investors assess path for interest rates – CNBC

U.S. Treasury yields were mixed on Monday as investors digested Federal Reserve Director Jerome Powell’s comments on Friday and grew nervous about the outlook for interest rates and central bank policy. As of 4:02 a.m. ET, the 10-year Treasury yield rose more than 1 basis point to 4.2357%. The two-year bond yield last stood at […]