RBG is tough enough to survive her latest health scare

(CNN)Today’s news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering to remove two cancerous nodules in her left lung hit progressives hard. After all, it was just a month ago that the 85-year-old stalwart of dissent broke three ribs. And this new discovery follows serious battles with…

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Nancy Pelosi’s burnt orange coat wraps a fiery meeting

(CNN)It was supposed to be a friendly Oval Office encounter in front of the press pool just Chuck, Nancy and President Trump (along with a silent, very still, Vice President Mike Pence). Then someone said “border wall” and “government shutdown,” and soon the President was testily mansplaining (“Nancy, Nancy ……

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Why Trump can’t count on the Supreme Court to kill Obamacare

Washington (CNN)The Affordable Care Act that Congress passed in 2010 was decades in the making, an effort to control rising health care costs and provide insurance to millions of Americans. The US Supreme Court twice upheld it, emphasizing that history, and the law survived countless attempts by Republicans to repeal…

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K Health raises $25M for its AI-powered primary care platform

K Health, the startup providing consumers with an AI-powered primary care platform, has raised $25 million in Series B funding. The round was led by 14W, Comcast Ventures and Mangrove Capital Partners, with participation from Lerer Hippeau, BoxGroup and Max Ventures — all previous investors from the company’s seed or Series A rounds.…

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Sen. Lamar Alexander will not seek re-election in 2020

Washington (CNN)Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander announced Monday that he will not seek another term. The retirement sets up a wide-open Republican primary in a state where the GOP is dominant. One potential candidate is outgoing GOP Gov. Bill Haslam. He passed on a run for Bob Corker’s Senate seat in…

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Dog Who Was So Weak Everyone Thought Shes Gonna Die Recovers In Less Than 2 Months

Early in November, a couple noticed an unfamiliar dog roaming the streets of South Texas neighborhood. Weak, severely malnourished, with skin ravaged by mange, the pup was dire need of help. The couple tried to coax her for a while, but the poor pooch was too scared and refused to…

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Consumer advocacy groups call on FTC to investigate kids apps on Google Play

A coalition of 22 consumer and public health advocacy groups, led by Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), have today filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission asking them to investigate and sanction Google for how its Google Play Store markets apps to…

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