The last drug that can fight gonorrhea is beginning to falter

The last drug that can fight gonorrhea is beginning to falter

To an unknown eye, the press release from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health two weeks ago looked rather routine. The language may have been a little unnerving, but carefully worded: Analysts had discovered a resident with a type of gonorrhea who showed “impaired response to multiple antibiotics,” but that person — and a second … Read more

Ohio school district cancels ‘vulgar’ musical because it featured Jesus and two gay parents

Ohio school district cancels ‘vulgar’ musical because it featured Jesus and two gay parents

An Ohio school district has canceled a school’s planned musicals after officials deemed the production — featuring several gay characters and a cameo from Jesus Christ — “not family-friendly.” Cardinal Local Schools District officials announced the decision Monday in a letter to parents, razing Cardinal High School’s spring production, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling … Read more

Nasdaq 100 futures rise after Meta beat quarterly sales

Nasdaq 100 futures rise after Meta beat quarterly sales

Futures linked to the Nasdaq 100 were higher Wednesday night. Nasdaq 100 futures gained 1.4% helped by Meta stocks. S&P 500 futures rose 0.5%. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 45 points, or 0.13%. Meta was up more than 19% in expanded trading after reporting a fourth-quarter revenue increase and announcing a … Read more

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in Romania

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in Romania

CNN — Andrew Tate, the controversial former kickboxer turned social media influencer, and his brother Tristan have lost their appeal and will be held in Romania on charges of human trafficking and rape, CNN affiliate Antena 3 reported Wednesday. The brothers will remain in the custody of the Bucharest police until February 27, reported Antena … Read more

An R. Kelly victim says Kim Foxx made a mistake by dropping state charges: NPR

An R. Kelly victim says Kim Foxx made a mistake by dropping state charges: NPR

The attorney for a leading R. Kelly prosecutor says prosecutors should not have dropped charges against Kelly until his appeal against federal criminal convictions was resolved. The singer is seen here in a Chicago courthouse. Swimming Pool / Getty Images hide caption change caption Swimming Pool / Getty Images The attorney for a leading R. … Read more

Bitcoin bulls need to regain these 2 levels as ‘death cross’ continues to loom

Bitcoin bulls need to regain these 2 levels as ‘death cross’ continues to loom

Bitcoin (BTC) is facing a sink-or-swim resistance test to confirm its “macro breakout,” a new analysis says. In a tweet on Feb. 2, on-chain monitoring resource Material Indicators marked key levels to move into support after BTC/USD spiked above $24,000. Bitcoin price gears up for trendline confrontation In what ended up being a boon for … Read more