President Joe Biden has selected Ketanji Brown Jackson as his nominee to the Supreme Court, according to a source who has been notified about the decision, setting in motion a historic confirmation process for the first Black woman to sit on the highest court in the nation. [Source]
During a period when the Omicron coronavirus variant was dominant, severe outcomes for patients hospitalized with Covid-19 -- including ICU admission, ventilator use and death -- were less common than during Delta or the first winter surge, according to a study published Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
An elite FBI hostage rescue team breached a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, Saturday night, safely recovering three remaining captives after a nearly 11-hour hostage situation, federal and local officials said. The lone suspect is dead, authorities added.