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Democrats seize on GOP’s plans for Social Security and Medicare
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Democrats seize on GOP’s plans for Social Security and Medicare

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios In a Hail Mary bid to dent Republican credibility on the economy, Democrats are escalating attacks related to Social Security and Medicare in a final midterm stretch dominated by signs of a growing red wave. Why it matters: The strategic shift comes after Democrats spent the better part of the summer and...

Seize the Awkward mental health ad wants young people to feel heard
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Seize the Awkward mental health ad wants young people to feel heard

Sometimes it’s hard to know how to talk about mental health, or whether it’s safe to share feelings of distress with friends and family. A new public service announcement depicts this reality vividly. In the minute-long spot, teens and young adults hear from loved ones that they shouldn’t be struggling. When scrolling through social media,...

GOP candidates seize on decision about Covid-19 vaccines for children as a rallying cry for parental rights
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GOP candidates seize on decision about Covid-19 vaccines for children as a rallying cry for parental rights

CNN  —  Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Republicans have whipped up anger within their base over pandemic restrictions, masking and school closures. Now weeks before the midterm election, high-profile GOP candidates are framing a new decision about Covid-19 vaccines for children as the next front in the battle over parental rights. Republican Senate...

Border Patrol agents seize more than 32 pounds of cocaine near Sarita
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Border Patrol agents seize more than 32 pounds of cocaine near Sarita

Oct. 19—A man remains in federal custody after he was accused of trying to smuggle more than 32 pounds of cocaine through the Javier Vega checkpoint near Sarita, court documents reflect. Adrian Librardo Balderas, age and address unknown, appeared Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan, who ordered he be held without bond. His...

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BLINKEN: Beijing Wants to Seize Taiwan on 'Much Faster Timeline'…

BLINKEN: Beijing Wants to Seize Taiwan on 'Much Faster Timeline'... (Third column, 3rd story, link) Related stories:China military recruiting ex-British Air Force pilots… Drudge Report Feed needs your support!   Become a Patron #BLINKEN #Beijing #Seize #Taiwan #039Much #Faster #Timeline039.. Source link

China speeding up plans to seize Taiwan, Blinken says
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China speeding up plans to seize Taiwan, Blinken says

Comment on this story Comment Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused China of speeding up plans to seize Taiwan as Chinese President Xi Jinping looks set to secure a precedent-breaking third term at a Chinese Communist Party congress this week. “There has been a change in the approach from Beijing toward Taiwan in recent years,”...

Texas border agents seize over $1M in alleged fentanyl
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Texas border agents seize over $1M in alleged fentanyl

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection office at the Pharr International Bridges Cargo Facility in Texas has intercepted over a million dollars in alleged fentanyl.  On Thursday, officers assigned to the cargo facility encountered a commercial tractor-trailer arriving from Mexico.  An officer referred the vehicle for further inspection.  After utilizing non-intrusive inspection equipment and screening...

New York police seize 300,000 ‘rainbow fentanyl’ pills and 20 pounds of powder fentanyl in Bronx home
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New York police seize 300,000 ‘rainbow fentanyl’ pills and 20 pounds of powder fentanyl in Bronx home

Law enforcement officials in New York announced the seizure of 300,000 “rainbow fentanyl” pills and another 22 pounds of powder fentanyl at a house in the Bronx last week.  Some of the brightly colored counterfeit pills resembled pharmaceutical drugs like oxycodone and Xanax, according to the NYC Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office.  “Fentanyl pills are masquerading...

Arizona border patrol agents seize new version of ‘rainbow’ fentanyl pills
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Arizona border patrol agents seize new version of ‘rainbow’ fentanyl pills

Border officials in Arizona on Sunday discovered a new version of “rainbow” fentanyl pills that had never before been encountered.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers made the new discovery at the Nogales Port of Entry in southern Arizona.  RISKS FACED BY FIRST RESPONDERS, POLICE TO FENANTYL EXPOSURE ARE OVERSTATED, EXPERT SAYS A new type...