Cole Brauer becomes first American woman to race sailboat alone and nonstop around world

A CORUNA, Spain — Alone, Cole Brauer braved three oceans and the elements as she navigated her sailboat for months. When she and her 40-foot sailboat arrived in A Coruna, Spain, on Thursday, the 29-year-old became the first American woman to race solo nonstop around the world, covering some 30,000 miles (48,280 kilometers). . Brauer, … Read more

Walmart shoppers could receive a $500 payout as part of a $45 million class action settlement

If you were a Walmart customer between 2018 and 2024, you may be eligible for a $500 payout. Read on to find out why the supermarket brand is being forced to cash out and whether you could be eligible for some cash What is the Walmart class action settlement about? Customers apparently paid more for … Read more

A medical incident likely caused an SUV to crash into a Walmart store, authorities say

A driver who crashed her SUV into a Walmart store in suburban Detroit likely had a health incident at the time March 2, 2024, 2:18 PM ET • 1 minute read CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A driver who crashed her SUV into a Walmart store in suburban Detroit was likely suffering a health incident at … Read more

Some doorbell cameras sold on Amazon appear to have major security flaws, according to Walmart

Some doorbell cameras sold by Amazon and other online retailers contain security flaws that allow bad actors to view images from the devices or completely control them, according to a study published Thursday by Consumer Reports. Researchers at the product assessment organization said they have found major vulnerabilities in cameras made by Chinese company Eken … Read more

US Army is slashing thousands of posts in major revamp to prepare for future wars

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military is shrinking the size of its force by about 24,000 troops, or nearly 5%, and restructuring to better fight the next big war as the service grapples with recruiting shortages that made it impossible to recruit sufficient soldiers. soldiers to fill all jobs. The cuts will mainly be on already … Read more

Biden is summoning congressional leaders to the White House to talk Ukraine and government funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will convene the top four leaders of Congress at the White House on Tuesday to pressure lawmakers on whether to pass a relief package for Ukraine And Israel, and averting a looming government shutdown next month, a White House official said. The top four leaders include House Speaker Mike … Read more

Alice Paul Tapper will publish a picture book inspired by medical misdiagnoses

New book from bestselling author Alice Paul Tapper, daughter of CNN anchor Jake Tapper, is inspired by a near-fatal health emergency February 21, 2024, 10:02 AM ET • 2 minutes reading NEW YORK — The new book from bestselling author Alice Paul Tapper, daughter of CNN anchor Jake Tapper, is inspired by a near-fatal health … Read more

Border Patrol releases hundreds of migrants at a bus stop after San Diego runs out of aid money

SAN DIEGO — Hundreds of migrants were dropped off at a San Diego bus stop Friday instead of a shelter that had served as a staging area because local funding ran out sooner than expected. This shows how even the largest city on the country’s southern border is struggling to cope with the unprecedented influx … Read more

Biden administration restores Trump-rescinded policy on illegitimacy of Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday reinstated a U.S. legal finding from nearly 50 years ago that Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories are “unlawful” under international law. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US believes the settlements violate Israel’s obligations a decision by his predecessor, Mike Pompeo, in the Biden … Read more

The Georgia board is upholding the firing of a teacher for reading a book to students about gender identity

The firing of a suburban Atlanta teacher who read a book about gender fluidity in her fifth grade class has been upheld by the Georgia Board of Education February 22, 2024, 4:22 PM ET • 3 minutes reading ATLANTA — The firing of a Georgia teacher who read a book about gender fluidity to her … Read more