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Republicans Have Spent Millions on Youth Outreach. And It’s Working.
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Republicans Have Spent Millions on Youth Outreach. And It’s Working.

Young people cheer as Donald Trump arrives on stage during the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit in July 2022. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images) This story was produced for StudentNation, a program of the Nation Fund for Independent Journalism, which is dedicated to highlighting the best of student journalism. For more Student Nation, check...

Millions of kids could lose Medicaid coverage when the pandemic ’emergency’ ends : Shots
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Millions of kids could lose Medicaid coverage when the pandemic ’emergency’ ends : Shots

Khloe Tinker, 5, is measured ahead of an appointment at the Doniphan Family Clinic in Doniphan, Missouri. The clinic is the only source for specialized pediatric care in its rural Ozark county. Sebastián Martínez Valdivia/KBIA hide caption toggle caption Sebastián Martínez Valdivia/KBIA Khloe Tinker, 5, is measured ahead of an appointment at the Doniphan Family...

Doctors say ‘fossil fuel addiction’ kills, starves millions
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Doctors say ‘fossil fuel addiction’ kills, starves millions

Extreme weather from climate change triggered hunger in nearly 100 million people and increased heat deaths by 68% in vulnerable populations worldwide as the world’s “fossil fuel addiction” degrades public health each year, doctors reported in a new study. Worldwide the burning of coal, oil, natural gas and biomass forms air pollution that kills 1.2...

“Dormant Color” malware infects millions of PCs with malicious Chrome extensions
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“Dormant Color” malware infects millions of PCs with malicious Chrome extensions

What just happened? Researchers with Guardio Security uncovered a “vast campaign” of malicious data-collecting browser extensions. The analysts dubbed it “Dormant Colors” because of the malware’s focus on color and style themes — Action Colors, Power Colors, Super Colors, and so on. Dormant Colors consists of 30 different extensions that millions of users have downloaded....

Hospitals Said They Lost Money on Medicare Patients. Some Made Millions, a State Report Finds.
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Hospitals Said They Lost Money on Medicare Patients. Some Made Millions, a State Report Finds.

Fred Clasen-Kelly CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Atrium Health, the largest hospital system in North Carolina, has declared publicly that in 2019 it provided $640 million in services to Medicare patients that were never paid for, by far the largest “community benefit” it provided that year. Like other nonprofit hospitals around the nation, Atrium logs losses on...

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NHS hospital trusts paying hundreds of millions in interest to private firms | Private finance initiative

NHS trusts spent close to a half a billion pounds on interest charges from private companies for private finance initiative (PFI) contracts last year – equivalent to the salaries of 15,000 newly qualified nurses. Hospital groups spent £2.3bn on legacy PFI projects in 2020-21, of which just under £1bn went on costs for essential services...

Israel to spend millions on Einstein museum
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Israel to spend millions on Einstein museum

In this file photo from March 6, 2019, a woman checks Albert Einstein manuscripts at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The Israeli government decided on Sunday to allocate millions of dollars for a museum to house the world’s largest collection of Albert Einstein documents, the Hebrew University said. It will be built on the university‘s...

Dame Deborah James would have been ‘thrilled’ by bowel cancer breakthrough after raising millions for research, pals say
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Dame Deborah James would have been ‘thrilled’ by bowel cancer breakthrough after raising millions for research, pals say

DAME Deborah James’ pals say she would have been ‘thrilled’ after money she raised helped fund a breakthrough in cancer research. A team of experts funded by Cancer Research UK, who received money from the Bowelbabe pot that raised a whopping £7million after Debs set it up, have discovered a way to stop late-stage bowel...