Elon Musk says he doesn’t plan to donate to GOP super PACs in upcoming elections

Elon Musk says he doesn’t plan to donate to GOP super PACs in upcoming elections

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has no current plans to fund a Republican super PAC in the upcoming U.S. elections, including any that oppose President Joe Biden in the 2024 presidential race. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO, who is listed by Forbes as the wealthiest person in the world, told CNBC in an email … Read more

FDA head: Baby formula factory could reopen by next week

FDA head: Baby formula factory could reopen by next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration told lawmakers Thursday that a shuttered baby formula factory could be up and running as soon as next week, though he sidestepped questions about whether his agency should have intervened earlier at the plant at the center of the national shortage. FDA Commissioner Dr. … Read more

Buffalo shooting: Grand jury indicts Payton Gendron in Buffalo supermarket shooting

Buffalo shooting: Grand jury indicts Payton Gendron in Buffalo supermarket shooting

BUFFALO, New York — The white man accused of killing 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket appeared briefly in court Thursday after a grand jury indicted him on first-degree murder. Assistant district attorney Gary Hackbush said the indictment of Payton Gendron, 18, was handed up Wednesday. Gendron, wearing orange clothing and mask, was silent … Read more

Ashley Biden tests positive for COVID-19, skips Latin America trip

Ashley Biden tests positive for COVID-19, skips Latin America trip

WASHINGTON — Ashley Biden, the daughter of President Joe Biden and Jill Biden, has COVID-19 and is no longer accompanying her mother on a trip through Latin America, the White House said Wednesday. She is not considered a close contact to either of her parents, said Michael LaRosa, the first lady’s spokesperson. White House press … Read more

U.S. launches program to gather evidence of Russia’s alleged war crimes in Ukraine as ICC sends investigators

U.S. launches program to gather evidence of Russia’s alleged war crimes in Ukraine as ICC sends investigators

London — The U.S. State Department announced on Tuesday that it was launching a new program to preserve, analyze and share open-source evidence of suspected Russian war crimes in Ukraine, “for use in ongoing and future accountability mechanisms.”  Called the “Conflict Observatory,” the new program will maintain “rigorous chain-of-custody procedures for future civil and criminal legal … Read more