Alabama’s runoff election sets the stage in a newly competitive district

Shomari Figures, a Democrat who worked at the Justice Department, will face Caroleene Dobson, an attorney and Republican political newcomer, this November for Alabama’s Second Congressional District seat, according to the Associated Press. Two candidates won Tuesday’s primary election in the district, which was redrawn after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last year that the … Read more

Buttigieg is teaming up with state attorneys general to investigate the airline’s complaints

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday announced a new partnership with more than a dozen state attorneys general to investigate consumer complaints about airlines. The partnership establishes a process for attorney general’s offices to review passenger complaints and then pass the baton to the federal Department of Transportation, which could take action against airlines. “The … Read more

Heineken, the beer company, has just launched a phone

HMD What happens when Human Mobile Devices (HMD), Heineken beer, and a Boston-based streetwear brand called Bodega meet over Lithium beer and discuss humanity’s unhealthy digital obsession? They make telephones. And they decided to call it “Boring Phone.” Is this just another attempt to capitalize on the latest stupid phone trend ever New Yorker spilled … Read more

USC cancels Valedictorian speech after objections from Jewish groups

The University of Southern California said it has canceled plans for this year’s valedictorian, Asna Tabassum, who is Muslim, to deliver the commencement address. The school said the decision stemmed from security concerns, after several pro-Israel groups objected to its pro-Palestinian social media posts. The decision drew immediate criticism from the Los Angeles office of … Read more

5 takeaways from a year of Medicaid upheaval

Lindsay McNeil and her 7-year-old daughter, Noel, who has cerebral palsy and epilepsy, were shaken by a warning they received from the Florida Department of Children and Families late last month that Noel would lose Medicaid coverage 10 days later. Their lives began to unravel from then on, Ms McNeil said. Noelle has stopped seeing … Read more

Have an RTX 4090? We have bad news

Jacob Roach / Digital Trends The Nvidia RTX 4090 remains the undisputed most powerful GPU on the market today, even though it is a year and a half old. Therefore, you might think that reselling it later will be easy, not to mention that it will make you a lot of money — but that’s … Read more