LIV Golf: Controversial Saudi-backed golf tournament to begin Friday at Trump golf course

LIV Golf: Controversial Saudi-backed golf tournament to begin Friday at Trump golf course

Starting Friday, Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster will host the third event for LIV Golf, the new Saudi-backed professional circuit that has rocked the sport’s main professional organizer, the PGA Tour, by pulling away big-name golfers with larger, guaranteed paydays. In the run-up to this weekend’s tournament, Trump has promoted the event in interviews … Read more

Biden shrugs off recession talk, talks up fighting inflation

Biden shrugs off recession talk, talks up fighting inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and his administration went all out Thursday to play down a troubling new economic report that added to the evidence of a recession, trying to pull focus instead to major legislative progress on measures to tame inflation, reduce debt and preserve America’s competitive edge. The desire to accentuate the … Read more

WHO recommends gay, bisexual men limit sexual partners to reduce spread

WHO recommends gay, bisexual men limit sexual partners to reduce spread

People line up outside the Test Positive Aware Network nonprofit clinic to receive the monkeypox vaccine in Chicago, Illinois, July 25, 2022 Eric Cox | Reuters The World Health Organization on Wednesday recommended that gay and bisexual men limit their number of sexual partners to protect themselves from monkeypox and help slow transmission of the … Read more

As more people report Covid rebounds after Paxlovid, experts insist cases are rare

As more people report Covid rebounds after Paxlovid, experts insist cases are rare

When Dr. Anthony Fauci got Covid in June, he took Paxlovid, an antiviral drug for people with mild to moderate symptoms whose ages or immune statuses put them at high risk for severe disease. The treatment consists of three pills taken twice daily for five days. Fauci finished the treatment and tested negative for Covid. … Read more

Biden fights talk of recession as key economic report looms

Biden fights talk of recession as key economic report looms

Facing a potentially grim report this week on the economy’s overall health, President Joe Biden wants to convince a skeptical public that the U.S. is not, in fact, heading into a recession. The Commerce Department on Thursday will release new gross domestic product figures. Top forecasts such as the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow are predicting … Read more

Biden downplays worries over economic downturn: ‘I don’t think we’re going to see a recession’

Biden downplays worries over economic downturn: 'I don't think we're going to see a recession'

“We’re not going to be in a recession, in my view,” Biden told reporters on Monday. “The employment rate is still one of the lowest we’ve had in history. It’s in the 3.6 (percent) area. We still find ourselves, the people, investing.” “My hope is we go from this rapid growth to a steady growth. … Read more

Biden administration considering public health emergency

Biden administration considering public health emergency

A Northwell Health staff member holds the monkeypox vaccine, at Cherry Grove on Fire Island, New York, where monkey pox vaccines were administered on July 14, 2022. James Carbone | Newsday | Getty Images The Biden administration is considering declaring a public health emergency in response to the growing monkeypox outbreak, a senior White House … Read more