Twitter takeover: A timeline of Elon Musk’s bumpy road

CNN Business  —  A board seat accepted and then rejected. A stunning $44 billion takeover offer with uncertain financing. And a surprise early morning tweet putting the deal on hold, temporarily. Even by the standards of Twitter, a company that has known plenty of chaos and dysfunction in its history, the weeks-long effort by billionaire … Read more

FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid-19 boosters for children ages 5-11

CNN † The US Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series. Pfizer requested this EUA at the end of April, citing company data that showed that a third … Read more

FDA announces it will make it easier to import some baby formulas to ease shortage

CNN † The US Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it is making it easier to import certain infant formulas as it works to address a nationwide shortage. The US ordinarily produces 98% of the infant formula it uses, with imported formula primarily coming from Mexico, Ireland and the Netherlands, the agency said in … Read more

Buffalo shooting: The mass shooting suspect had plans to ‘continue his rampage’ after killing 10 people at a grocery in a mostly Black area, police say

CNN † The man accused of killing 10 people in a racially motivated mass shooting at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket had plans to “continue his rampage,” the city’s police chief said Monday. “There was evidence that was uncovered that he had plans, he had gotten out of here, to continue his rampage and continue … Read more

Authorities say the suspected Buffalo supermarket shooter traveled from hours away. Here’s what we know

CNN † Authorities say the suspect who fatally shot 10 people and injured three others Saturday at a Buffalo supermarket in the heart of the city’s Black community traveled from another New York county hours away. Thirteen people – 11 of whom were African American – were shot, with three suffering non-life-threatening injuries, Buffalo Police … Read more

Buffalo shooting: Mass shooting at supermarket was a racist hate crime, police say

CNN † A mass shooting at a supermarket in a Black neighborhood in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday was a racist hate crime and will be prosecuted as such, Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said Sunday. “The evidence that we have uncovered so far makes no mistake that this is an absolute racist hate crime. … Read more

Study identifies potential biomarker for SIDS, but these are very early days

CNN † Australian researchers say they’ve identified one potential biomarker for sudden infant death syndrome, known as SIDS, but experts caution that it’s just one piece of the puzzle. About 3,400 babies die from SIDS in the US each year. There is no immediate or obvious cause of death, according to the US Centers for … Read more

Female student killed by mob at Nigeria school over blasphemy claims

Lagos, Nigeria CNN † A female student in northern Nigeria was killed by a mob who stoned, beat and set fire to her for allegedly posting a blasphemous statement against the Prophet Mohammed, according to police. The girl, Deborah Yakubu, was surrounded by fellow students and attacked on Thursday, a police statement said. The incident … Read more

‘This is not my kid’: Mysterious hepatitis wreaked havoc in healthy child with shocking speed

CNN  —  The day they wheeled 2-year-old Baelyn Schwab into surgery to get a new liver, her skin was orange, and she was delirious. “Her eyes didn’t look like they were attached to her head anymore,” her mom, Kelsea Schwab, told CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta. “They were just rolling all over. “She … Read more

Biden predicts that if Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, same-sex marriage will be next

CNN † President Joe Biden predicted Wednesday that if the Supreme Court officially overturns Roe v. Wade’s holding of a federal constitutional right to abortion, the court will next look to strike down other landmark cases guaranteeing Americans’ rights, from same-sex marriage to contraception access. “It’s not just the brutality of taking away a woman’s … Read more