Category: Politics

Former NICU patient returns to New York City hospital to play classical music for babies

Born 16 weeks early, Isabella Ciriello spent the first three months of her life in the neonatal intensive care unit, listening to Mozart sonatas inside her incubator. Ciriello’s doctor at New York-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital, Jeffrey Perlman, told her mother that premature babies find classical music soothing, and she began playing it for her daughter […]

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New Zealand bans semi-automatic rifles, accessories, 6 days after Christchurch mosque shootings

Those who have been keeping up with Jared Kushner, his family real estate development business, and their $1.8 billion purchase of a Manhattan building don’t have the full story, Kushner’s father, Charles, writes in a Washington Post op-ed published Wednesday night. Kushner took over management of Kushner Companies after his father went to prison for […]

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A 3rd Bill & Ted movie will be in theaters next year

Those who have been keeping up with Jared Kushner, his family real estate development business, and their $1.8 billion purchase of a Manhattan building don’t have the full story, Kushner’s father, Charles, writes in a Washington Post op-ed published Wednesday night. Kushner took over management of Kushner Companies after his father went to prison for […]

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Kirsten Gillibrand Faces Opioid Bill Backlash From Disability Community

Following backlash from patients with chronic pain and people in the disability community, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday found herself backpedaling on her recently introduced legislation to put a time limit on opioid prescriptions. The 2020 presidential contender sought to help “end the opioid epidemic” with legislation she introduced with Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) […]

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Andrew Gillum announces new voter registration drive

Former Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum, who narrowly lost the race for Florida governor in November, announced Wednesday he will be launching a voter registration initiative in Florida. Its goal is to help Democrats win the state in 2020 and “evict Donald Trump” from the White House. “We are going to commit ourselves to registering and […]

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San Francisco Man Gets $13M Settlement After Being Falsely Framed for Murder by Police

(L-R) Isiain X, Antoine Redus, Jamal Trulove, and Willie Hen attend the ‘The Last Black Man In San Francisco’ Premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on Jan. 26, 2019, in Park City, Utah. Photo: Dia Dipasupil (Getty Images) A San Francisco man will receive a $13.1-million settlement after being framed […]

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