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US pediatricians reverse decades-old advice against HIV-positive mothers breastfeeding

US pediatricians reverse decades-old advice against HIV-positive mothers breastfeeding

People with HIV can breastfeed their babies, as long as they are taking medications that effectively suppress the virus that causes AIDS, a top U.S. pediatricians’ group said Monday in a sharp policy change.
2024 Essence Festival to honor Frankie Beverly's 'final performance' with tribute

2024 Essence Festival to honor Frankie Beverly's 'final performance' with tribute

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Organizers of the Essence Festival of Culture have revealed that legendary soul group Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will be recognized during this summer's gathering with “a star-studded tribute” that will “honor their final perfo
70 years ago, school integration was a dream many believed could actually happen. It hasn't

70 years ago, school integration was a dream many believed could actually happen. It hasn't

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventy years ago this week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled separating children in schools by race was unconstitutional. On paper, that decision — the fabled Brown v.
The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's 'toxic culture'

The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's 'toxic culture'

NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Gruenberg, the chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, will step down from his post once a successor is appointed, the White House said Monday.
Amal Clooney is one of the legal experts who recommended war crimes charges in Israel-Hamas war

Amal Clooney is one of the legal experts who recommended war crimes charges in Israel-Hamas war

Amal Clooney is one of the legal experts who recommended that the chief prosecutor of the world's top war crimes court seek arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and leaders of the militant Hamas group.
Stock market today: Wall Street drifts to a mixed close as Nasdaq notches another record

Stock market today: Wall Street drifts to a mixed close as Nasdaq notches another record

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted to a mixed finish after a quiet day of trading, and the Nasdaq composite rose to another record. The Nasdaq climbed 0.7% Monday. The S&P 500 edged up by 0.1% to finish just short of its all-time high.
Sour Patch Kids Oreos? Peeps Pepsi? What's behind the weird flavors popping up on store shelves

Sour Patch Kids Oreos? Peeps Pepsi? What's behind the weird flavors popping up on store shelves

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream usually draws customers with gourmet takes on classics like vanilla and pistachio.
Book Review: 'Cujo' character returns as one of 12 stories in Stephen King’s ‘You Like It Darker'

Book Review: 'Cujo' character returns as one of 12 stories in Stephen King’s ‘You Like It Darker'

In Stephen King’s world, “It” is a loaded word.
Cannabis legalization coincided with uptick in ER visits from seniors: study

Cannabis legalization coincided with uptick in ER visits from seniors: study

A new study has linked the legalization of cannabis with a rise in the number of Ontario seniors visiting emergency rooms.
Can pink noise enhance sleep and memory? Early research drives a color noise buzz

Can pink noise enhance sleep and memory? Early research drives a color noise buzz

You may have heard of white noise used to mask background sounds. Now, it has colorful competition.