Valley fever, historically only in the Southwest, is spreading. It can have devastating consequences.

Valley fever, historically only in the Southwest, is spreading.  It can have devastating consequences.

Doctors couldn’t figure out what was wrong with Devin Buckley. It was February 2018 and the previously healthy 18-year-old discovered he couldn’t walk to the bathroom without getting out of breath. That was on top of the rapid weight loss, stomach problems and extreme fatigue that seemed to come out of nowhere. The on-campus health … Read more

Pamela Anderson did not know Tommy Lee’s last name when they got married

Pamela Anderson did not know Tommy Lee’s last name when they got married

Pamela Anderson admits in her new memoir that she knew all little about Tommy Lee when they eloped in Mexico in 1995. “On the flight home, I asked him what our last name was, and he said ‘Lee,’” the actress recalled in Love, Pamela, which appeared in bookstores on Tuesday. “I said, ‘Oh, I thought … Read more

US requests Tesla driver-assist documents; company raises capex forecast

US requests Tesla driver-assist documents;  company raises capex forecast

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) announced on Tuesday that it had received requests from the US Department of Justice for documents related to its Full Self-Driving and Autopilot driver assistance systems as regulations tighten. Reuters reported in October that Tesla is under criminal investigation over claims that the company’s electric vehicles could … Read more

Scientists create semi-living ‘cyborg’ cells that can transform drugs: ScienceAlert

Scientists create semi-living ‘cyborg’ cells that can transform drugs: ScienceAlert

Through a complex chemical process, scientists have succeeded in developing versatile, synthetic ‘cyborg’ cells in the laboratory. They share many features of living cells, but lack the ability to divide and grow. That non-replication part is important. For artificial cells to be useful, they need to be carefully controlled, and that can’t happen so easily … Read more

Putin’s former speechwriter says a military coup is becoming a possibility in Russia

Putin’s former speechwriter says a military coup is becoming a possibility in Russia

US President Joe Biden addresses the media after arriving at the White House in Washington, US, on Jan. 30. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) US President Joe Biden said Monday he would not send US fighter jets to Ukraine, even as the United States ramps up military aid in the form of artillery and tanks. “No,” Biden said … Read more

Nick Jonas was ‘impressed’ by the ‘chill’ daughter’s debut on the Walk of Fame

Nick Jonas was ‘impressed’ by the ‘chill’ daughter’s debut on the Walk of Fame

Calm, cool and collected. Nick Jonas was “impressed” by his daughter Malti’s “chill” composure when she made her debut at his Walk of Fame ceremony on Monday. “She was super chill the whole time,” the Jonas Brothers member told Access Hollywood after the event honoring himself and brothers Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas. “I was … Read more

GM shares soar after record profit and new stake in lithium company

GM shares soar after record profit and new stake in lithium company

New York CNN — General Motors reported much stronger-than-expected earnings in the fourth quarter, pushing its full-year results to record levels for the second year in a row. The largest U.S. automaker also said on Tuesday it is buying a $650 million equity stake in Lithium Americas, giving it access to the raw material needed … Read more