Paul Pelosi attacker traffics in conspiracy theories in call to TV station after video release

CNN — The man who attacked the husband of Nancy Pelosi in their home last year showed no remorse and continued his dangerous fixation on the former House speaker in a bizarre phone call to a San Francisco reporter on Friday, according to the Bay Area station’s reporting. David DePape called KTVU’s Amber Lee from … Read more

More protests today after the release of a video depicting the deadly police beating of Tire Nichols

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. CNN — Protesters across the US were holding marches and rallies on Saturday, one day after the release of a video showing the horrific police beating of Tire Nichols in Memphis. The graphic video of police striking the Black man who later died earlier … Read more

Weight loss surgery extends lives, study finds

CNN — Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared with those of similar weight, people who underwent one of four types of weight loss surgery … Read more

Sleep disorders are associated with more parental stress

Editor’s Note: Dr. Neha Chaudhary, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, is chief medical officer at BeMe Health and on the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. CNN — When I found out I was expecting my son a couple of years ago, it wasn’t the process of labor I was most terrified … Read more

Jan. 6 rioter who assaulted Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick sentenced to over 6 years in jail

CNN — A man who assaulted United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick with pepper spray on January 6, 2021, was sentenced on Friday to 80 months behind bars. Julian Khater pleaded guilty in September to two counts of assaulting, resisting or impeding officers with a dangerous weapon. His co-defendant, George Tanios, pleaded guilty last … Read more

Some auto insurers are refusing to cover some Hyundai and Kia models

CNN — Progressive and State Farm, two of America’s largest auto insurers, are refusing to write policies in certain cities for some older Hyundai and Kia models that have been deemed too easy to steal, according to the companies. Several reports say the companies have stopped offering insurance on these vehicles in cities that include … Read more

Biden formally announces Ron Klain is stepping down as White House chief of staff and will be replaced by Jeff Zients

CNN — President Joe Biden announced White House chief of staff Ron Klain will step down next week and will be replaced by Jeff Zients, the former Obama administration official who ran Biden’s Covid-19 response operation. Biden said there will be an “official transition” event at the White House next week to “thank Ron for … Read more

Half Moon Bay, California, shootings: Suspect reportedly confesses to news outlet, claims he was not in his right mind

CNN — Chunli Zhao, the farmworker accused of carrying out two shootings on farms in Northern California earlier this week, admitted to killing seven people and injuring one other, NBC Bay Area News reported. Monday’s mass killings stunned the coastal city of Half Moon Baybecoming the deadliest attack in San Mateo County against the backdrop … Read more

John Eastman: California bar unveils disciplinary charges against Trump lawyer

CNN — The State Bar of California unveiled new disciplinary charges against John Eastman for his involvement in former President Donald Trump’s efforts to subvert the 2020 election results. The state bar’s trial counsel is bringing 11 counts against Eastman, accusing him of violating a variety of attorney ethics rules in multiple episodes, court cases … Read more

National Archives asks former presidents and vice presidents to check for classified and presidential documents

Washington CNN — The National Archives is formally asking former presidents and vice presidents to re-check their personal records for any classified documents or other presidential records in the wake of classified documents discovered in the homes of former President Donald Trumpformer Vice President Mike Pence and President Joe Biden over the last year. The … Read more