Hunter Biden calls for criminal probe in aggressive new legal strategy

CNN — Attorneys for Hunter Biden on Wednesday asked state and federal agencies to investigate a computer repair shop owner, Rudy Giuliani and number of right-wing political figures involved in disseminating contents of his laptop, alleging that they committed computer and other criminal violations in their effort to “weaponize” the laptop contents against his father. … Read more

Adani scraps $2.5 billion share sale as value of his empire collapses

London CNN — Indian billionaire Gautam Adani on Wednesday abandoned a deal to raise $2.5 billion from investors after a week-long meltdown in the value of his logistics and energy business empire that started when an American short seller accused the conglomerate of fraud. The share sale — the largest offering by a company already … Read more

Complications during pregnancy linked to a higher risk of heart disease, study finds

CNN — Five major pregnancy complications are strong lifelong risk factors for ischemic heart disease, a new study finds, with the greatest risk coming in the decade after delivery. Ischemic heart disease refers to heart problems, including heart attack, caused by narrowed or dysfunctional blood vessels that reduce blood and oxygen flow to the heart. … Read more

Complications during pregnancy linked to a higher risk of heart disease, study finds Regional/National Headlines

Five major pregnancy complications are strong lifelong risk factors for ischemic heart disease, a new study finds, with the greatest risk coming in the decade after delivery. Ischemic heart disease refers to heart problems, including heart attack, caused by narrowed or dysfunctional blood vessels that reduce blood and oxygen flow to the heart. Gestational diabetes … Read more

FBI finds no classified documents at Biden’s Delaware vacation home

CNN — The FBI completed a search of President Joe Biden’s Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, home on Wednesday and found no documents with classified markings, according to Biden’s personal lawyer. Bob Bauer, Biden’s attorney, said the FBI did take with them handwritten notes and some materials for further review. The search took three-and-a-half hours. “The DOJ’s … Read more

Dallas Zoo’s missing tamarin monkeys have been found in a closet of an abandoned home. Here’s what we know

CNN — After a tip led authorities to two emperor tamarin monkeys believed to have been taken from the Dallas Zoo, questions remain about their brief disappearance and an unidentified man authorities want to speak with. The monkeys went missing Monday and were found a day later inside a closet in an abandoned home in … Read more

Tyre Nichols’ life to be celebrated in Memphis funeral service

CNN — Tire Nicholswhose death at the hands of the police in Memphis led to second-degree murder charges against five officers, will be remembered at a funeral service on Wednesday for the life he lived. Nichols, 29, who was Black, was subdued yet continuously beaten after a traffic stop by Memphis police on January 7. … Read more

Pamela Anderson opens up in a documentary that works to help reclaim her narrative

CNN — The word “Intimate” is frequently used when describing celebrity documentaries, but it certainly applies to “Pamela, a love story,” which at one point shows Pamela Anderson lounging in the bathtub as portions of her diaries are read as voiceover. The result is a humanizing look at a woman often reduced to a cartoon … Read more

Minnesota governor signs bill codifying ‘fundamental right’ to abortion into law

CNN — Minnesota’s Democratic Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill into law Tuesday that enshrines the “fundamental right” to access abortion in the state. Abortion is already legal in Minnesota, but in the aftermath of the US Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, the Protect Reproductive Options Act goes a step further by outlining that … Read more

News outlets raced to publish Trump’s lawsuit against Woodward. Experts say the suit ‘has no legal merit whatsoever’

New York CNN — News organizations are still struggling over how to cover Donald Trump. Years after he crashed onto the political scene and ascended to the Oval Office, in large part by exploiting the press’ insatiable appetite for spectacle, the nation’s top news organizations continue to give oxygen to the disgraced president’s trivial stunts. … Read more