Several of the world’s leading CRISPR scientists and bioethicists are calling for a global moratorium on editing human genes that can be passed on from parents to children.
President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget breaks one of his biggest campaign promises to voters: that he would leave Medicaid, Social Security, and Medicare untouched.
President Donald Trump’s grand vision for America in 2020 can be summarized this way: spend billions more dollars on the US military and immigration enforcement; cut billions of dollars from the social safety net. And do nothing to close the $1 trillion deficit Republicans created with their 2017 corporate tax cuts.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg reportedly put in a call with President Donald Trump on Tuesday to try to convince him not to ground his company’s embattled 737 Max 8 planes after two such models crashed in a matter of months. A number of countries have decided to keep the planes out of the air, but not the United States.
The Senate voted last week on a bill to put in place requirements for the care of babies born after attempted abortions.
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump responded to news that a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet crashed in Ethiopia on Sunday not by offering condolences to the families of the eight Americans who were killed, but by tweeting that in his view, “Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly.”
The Senate plans to vote in favor of a resolution that would block President Donald Trump’s recently declared national emergency later this week. Because the House already passed this resolution two weeks ago, its passage in the Senate will mean it has the approval of both chambers of Congress.
Six women — so far — have declared their candidacies for the Democratic nomination in 2020. It’s the most women who’ve ever run for a major-party nomination in history.
Fifty people, including Full House actress Lori Loughlin and actress Felicity Huffman, are facing federal fraud charges after an FBI investigation into an elaborate scheme to get their children into elite universities.
Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort was sentenced to 73 months in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to two charges in DC District Court, one of which is particularly eye-popping: “conspiracy against the United States.”