Expert Panel Votes for Stricter Rules on Risky Virus Research

An expert panel on Friday endorsed a sweeping set of proposed changes to the federal government’s program for regulating experiments that involve tinkering with risky viruses and other pathogens. The…

Hector LaSalle: New York state Senate panel rejects Hochul’s judicial nominee to the state’s highest court

CNN  —  A New York state Senate panel has rejected Gov. Kathy Hochul’s nomination to lead New York’s highest court on Wednesday, potentially setting up a legal fight between the…

U.S. Senate panel to hold Jan. 24 hearing on ticket industry issues

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Senate committee will hold a hearing on Jan. 24 on the lack of competition in the ticketing industry after Ticketmaster’s problems managing…

January 6: Schiff says panel is considering how to handle uncooperative GOP lawmakers

Washington CNN  —  Rep. Adam Schiff, a member of the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol, said Sunday the panel is considering how…

What To Watch As Jan. 6 Panel Cites Trump’s ‘Attempted Coup’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Capitol riot will make its final public presentation Monday about the unprecedented effort by Donald Trump to overturn the results of the…

California Panel Sizes Up Reparations for Black Citizens

Unlike neighboring Hayward and San Leandro, Russell City didn’t have racist housing covenants stipulating that only white families could own certain homes. After World War II, it grew into a…

DNC Panel Supports Biden’s Plan to Make South Carolina First Primary in 2024

Republicans have already agreed to their own early-state lineup of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. The Rules and Bylaws committee’s vote came a day after Mr. Biden sent…

Taylor Swift Ticketmaster debacle draws attention of Senate anti-trust panel

U.S. lawmakers are set to probe the ticketing industry after millions of Taylor Swift fans were shut out from buying concert tickets for the Grammy-winner’s upcoming “The Eras Tour.” Sens.…

Pulse oximeters: FDA panel examines evidence that devices may not work as well on dark skin

CNN  —  As an emergency medicine physician, Dr. Owais Durrani sees this issue regularly first-hand: When he clamps a pulse oximeter onto a patient’s fingertip to measure their blood oxygen…

Marvel Entertainment Announces 2022 ECCC Panel Schedule

In addition to the “Breaking into Comics the Marvel Way” panel, Marvel will be conducting portfolio reviews at ECCC throughout the weekend. Artists can leave their portfolio copies (no original art) in Room…