Families crossing U.S. border illegally reached all-time high in August

Comment on this storyComment Record numbers of migrant families streamed across the U.S.-Mexico border in August, according to preliminary data obtained by The Washington Post, an influx that has upended Biden administration efforts to discourage parents from entering illegally with children and could once again place immigration in the spotlight during a presidential race. The…

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Biden Administration Proposes Expanding Background Checks on Gun Sales

The Biden administration on Thursday proposed the broadest expansion of firearms background checks in decades, leveraging a provision of the bipartisan gun control law passed last year that requires thousands of unlicensed firearms brokers to register as federally licensed dealers. The regulations, drafted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, are intended to…

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Chinese cities introduce measures to boost real estate sector

Major Chinese cities have said they will allow people to take preferential loans for first-home purchases regardless of their credit records, in the latest move to help revive an embattled property sector. Cities including Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Wuhan have made announcements easing mortgage requirements, following central bank guidance last Friday. GERMANY’S FIRST GIANT PANDAS CELEBRATE…

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Are you better off choosing a female surgeon?

Are you better off choosing a female surgeon? Are you better off choosing a female surgeon? 01:01 BOSTON – If you need an operation, you may be better off choosing a female surgeon. A new study published in JAMA Surgery looked at over a million patients who underwent an elective or emergency operation between 2007 and…

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