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‘Duck Dynasty’ star slams Kamala Harris plan, says health care ‘given to me by God’

“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson appeared on Fox Business’ “Cavuto Coast to Coast” earlier this week to discuss his views against “Medicare for all’ and instead for the belief that Jesus gives him health care. The 72-year-old Louisiana native referred to U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., a 2020 presidential contender, in offering his disagreement with the “Medicare for all” health care policy. Harris has said that “access to health care should not be thought of as a privilege.” “What I’m saying is, Kamala — I already have health care,” Robertson said. “It’s given to…

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Dr. Marc Siegel: Diabetes and America – We can’t afford more deaths because of rising insulin prices

More than 30 million Americans – over 9 percent of the U.S. population – have diabetes. Over 7 million of them use insulin, which is skyrocketing in price and creating a public health crisis that will lead to needless deaths and billions of dollars of avoidable health care costs. Out-of-control diabetes causes devastating problems to every organ in the body – including the eyes, the nerves, the kidneys and the heart. And now some people using insulin are suffering devastating financial problems as well. GLOBAL DIABETES EPIDEMIC DRIVES SURGE IN…

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Dr. Marc Siegel: Measles kills 90,000 a year worldwide – Vaccine has saved 20 million lives

The measles vaccine – as part of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine series – is a life saver. Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control reveal that the measles vaccine has saved the lives of more than 20 million people around the world since 2000. If all the people whose lives were saved by the vaccine were gathered in one spot they’d exceed the population of China’s capital of Beijing, the second-largest city in the world. But there is still work to be done, with close to…

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Suspects seen removing California Lottery kiosk from supermarket: police

A security camera caught two men stealing a California State Lottery kiosk from a Safeway grocery store last week.  (Davis Police Department) Two men seen on video may have been trying to improve their odds of hitting a big jackpot. Security footage captured the men stealing a California Lottery kiosk from a supermarket last week, and authorities were still searching for them, reports said Wednesday. The lottery machine was stolen about 3 a.m. Friday from a Safeway supermarket in Davis, the Sacramento Bee reported, citing a news release by the Davis…

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Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? 5 things to know about the New York congresswoman

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez saw the lead she had over incumbent Rep. Joseph Crowley in New York’s Democratic primary, her face said it all. “I cannot put this into words,” she told a NY1 reporter, visibly stunned as the results of her victory came in during the June 2018 primary. Months later, at 29 years old, Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman elected to Congress in the November 2018 midterm elections. Although her tenure as a congresswoman has been short, she’s already made headlines, from floating a 70 percent tax on top…

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Cyntoia Brown, sentenced to life for murder, granted clemency: A look at her case

Cyntoia Brown, a Tennessee woman who was given a life sentence for a murder she committed when she was a 16-year-old prostitute, was officially granted clemency by Gov. Bill Haslam. Haslam commuted her life sentence, and Brown will be released to parole supervision on Aug. 7, he said in a statement. Brown had served 15 years in prison before the governor’s decision. “Cyntoia Brown committed, by her own admission, a horrific crime at the age of 16,” Haslam said. “Yet, imposing a life sentence on a juvenile that would require her…

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Cliven Bundy’s lawyer asks federal prosecutors to forgo appeal in Nevada standoff case

The lawyer for rancher Cliven Bundy sent a letter to the solicitor general urging him to forgo an appeal of U.S. District Court Judge Gloria Navarro’s Jan. 8 decision to dismiss all charges relating to a 2014 standoff with federal agents. “It’s ridiculous. It’s persecution,” Larry Klayman, Bundy’s lawyer and the founder of Freedom Watch and Judicial Watch, said in his letter, according to the Washington Times. He added: “After all they have gone through, including unlawful imprisonment for two years, it’s time to allow my clients to go on with…

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10 librarians each receive $5,000 prize

NEW YORK – A Pittsburgh librarian who advocates for immigrants and refugees and a librarian from rural North Carolina who helps patrons navigate the internet are among 10 winners of the I Love My Librarian Award. The awards were announced Tuesday by the American Library Association. Winners, each of whom receive $5,000, are nominated by local library users. Winners include Nancy Daniel of Western Piedmont Community College in Morganton, North Carolina, and Paula Kelly of Pittsburgh’s Whitehall Public Library. Also cited were Ginny Blackson from Ellensburg, Washington; Joy Bridwell of…

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Vandal urinates on Brooklyn church statues, smashes them in possible hate crime: cops

Police say video shows the man standing by the figures shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday in front of Our Lady of Consolation Roman Catholic Church on Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg. (DCPI) A vandal urinated on two religious statues outside a Brooklyn church before smashing them to the ground, in an incident caught on video that police are investigating as a hate crime, authorities said on Monday. The video shows the man with his hands near his pants standing by the figures shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday in front of Our…

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South Korea says no timeframe set for visit by Kim Jong Un

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – South Korea’s president said Tuesday no timeframe has been set for a historic visit to Seoul by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite both hoping it will take place this year. President Moon Jae-in said more important than the timing of the visit is that it would accelerate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and give impetus to talks between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump. “Ever since South and North Korea were divided into two countries, this will be the first time that a…

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