NY politicians want baby formula emergency orders from Biden

NY politicians want baby formula emergency orders from Biden

Long Island Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin is the latest member of New York’s Congressional delegation to demand the Biden administration invoke emergency measures to address the growing crisis of the shortage in baby formula across the country. “President Biden must invoke the Defense Production Act to reverse the US shortage on baby formula,” Zeldin, who … Read more

Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court | Texas News | San Antonio

Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Courtesy Photo / Texas Attorney General’s Office Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appealed a district judge’s decision to block state law while a legal challenge continues against it. A federal appeals court on Wednesday reinstated a Republican-backed Texas law that prohibits large social media companies from banning users over their political viewpoints. … Read more

Here’s the latest good and bad news about COVID-19 drugs | National News | San Antonio

Here’s the latest good and bad news about COVID-19 drugs |  National News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Wikimedia Commons / James Heilman, MD When taken within three to five days of COVID-19 symptoms starting, antiviral drugs like Paxlovid may keep people out of the hospital. But the medications aren’t perfect and might be hard to find. Maybe you’ve heard that the pandemic is over in the United States. (It’s … Read more

Treasury Department opens investigation into Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of federal funds for border mission | Texas News | San Antonio

Treasury Department opens investigation into Gov.  Greg Abbott’s use of federal funds for border mission |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge ProPublica / The Texas Tribune / Verónica G. Cárdenas Department of Public Safety Special Operations agents escort a group of migrants through private property as part of Operation Lone Star after encountering them in Kinney County near Brackettville on Nov. 9, 2021. WASHINGTON – Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of COVID-19 relief dollars … Read more

Officers broke woman’s elbow in arrest at precinct: suit

Officers broke woman’s elbow in arrest at precinct: suit

A group of NYPD officers violently arrested a woman after she came to their Brooklyn precinct to pick up a police report, a lawsuit charges — and footage provided by her attorney shows the alleged incident unfolded. Patricia Rodney went to the 62nd Precinct in Bath Beach on Nov. 30, 2020 after her insurance company … Read more

California trans child molester Hannah Tubbs charged with first-degree murder

California trans child molester Hannah Tubbs charged with first-degree murder

articles Hannah Tubbs began identifying as a female after being arrested in connection with a 2014 child molestation case, according to prosecutors. (Los Angeles County) (FOX 11) Hannah Tubbs, a transgender California inmate convicted of molesting a child, has been charged with murder. The first-degree murder charge out of Kern County on Tuesday comes after … Read more

LA City approves settlement; will spend up to $3b on housing, beds

LA City approves settlement;  will spend up to b on housing, beds

Los Angeles plans to shelter more homeless to end federal lawsuit PREVIOUS COVERAGE: The city of Los Angeles will spend $3 billion over the next five years to try and house the majority of the city’s homeless. The plan was announced as part of a settlement of a federal lawsuit Friday. THE ANGELS – The … Read more

Rat sightings arise as New Yorkers emerge from pandemic

Rat sightings arise as New Yorkers emerge from pandemic

They crawled to the surface as the coronavirus pandemic roiled New York City, scurrying out of subterranean nests into the open air, feasting on a smorgasbord of scraps in streets, parks and mounds of curbside garbage. As diners shunned the indoors for outdoor dining, so did the city’s rats. Now city data suggests that sightings … Read more

San Antonio conjunto legend Santiago Jiménez Jr. will play Taco Fest this weekend, drop new album | Music Stories & Interviews | San Antonio

San Antonio conjunto legend Santiago Jiménez Jr.  will play Taco Fest this weekend, drop new album |  Music Stories & Interviews |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Jim Mendiola Santiago Jiménez Jr. has drawn worldwide accolades for sticking to the traditional conjunto sound pioneered by his father. He appears this Saturday at Taco Fest. Beyond being a music legend, Santiago Jiménez Jr. is one of San Antonio’s chief cultural ambassadors. He’s a keeper of the conjunto flame, an irrepressible … Read more