Gay/bi men in Florida need the meningococcal vaccine

24 cases, 7 deaths among gay and bisexual men reported in Florida meningococcal disease outbreak, CDC says

CNN — Don’t be surprised if you see the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention out at the LGBTQ pride parade this year or showing up on your dating app. The CDC’s been trying to warn men in Florida or traveling to Florida, particularly those who identify as gay, bisexual, queer or trans, that … Read more

Long-Covid can affect children of all ages, including infants, study shows

Long-Covid can affect children of all ages, including infants, study shows

CNN — Even the littlest children can experience long Covid, according to a large study, one of the first of its kind to include infants and toddlers. The study published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health included 44,000 children in Denmark ranging in ages zero through 14 years old. Of the … Read more

The 10 ‘most American-made’ cars and SUVs may surprise you

The 10 'most American-made' cars and SUVs may surprise you

One Tesla model topped another to rank as the most “American-made” vehicle for 2022 in this long-running index that judges contenders based their US-based assembly line, major parts sourcing and other features. It’s Tesla’s TSLA, +9.35% Model Y earning the No. 1 ranking from Cars.com this year, the auto listing and news site announced Tuesday. … Read more

Crypto’s latest meltdown leaves punters bruised and bewildered

Crypto's latest meltdown leaves punters bruised and bewildered

LONDON/MUMBAI/ANKARA, June 21 (Reuters) – For Jeremy Fong, US crypto lender Celsius was an ideal place to stash his digital currency holdings – and earn some spending money from its double-digit interest rates along the way. “I was probably earning $100 a week,” at sites like Celsius, said Fong, a 29-year civil aerospace worker who … Read more

FINA votes to restrict transgender athletes from competing in elite women’s aquatics competitions

FINA votes to restrict transgender athletes from competing in elite women's aquatics competitions

CNN — The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has voted to approve a new policy that will restrict most transgender athletes from competing in elite women’s aquatics competitions. Swimming’s world governing body approved the new “gender inclusion” policy on Sunday, after 71.5% of FINA’s member federations voted in support at the FINA Extraordinary General Congress 2022. … Read more

Warren Buffett charity lunch fetches record winning bid of $19 million

Warren Buffett charity lunch fetches record winning bid of $19 million

June 18 (Reuters) – A wealthy person has bid a record $19 million to eat lunch with Warren Buffett, in the 21st and final time that the billionaire businessman auctioned a private lunch to benefit a San Francisco charity. The winning bid at the eBay auction, which ended on Friday, far surpassed the previous record … Read more

Layoffs are on the rise in the midst of crypto winter

Layoffs are on the rise in the midst of crypto winter

New York CNN Business — Hao Jia was so convinced in the potential of cryptocurrencies that he passed up a job at a large tech firm, Oracle, to take another offer he received in early April to be a software engineer at one of the buzziest crypto startups, Coinbase. But last week, Jia was one … Read more

Formula production at Abbott’s Michigan plant delayed after flooding from severe storms

Formula production at Abbott's Michigan plant delayed after flooding from severe storms

CNN — Abbott has stopped production of EleCare formula in its Sturgis, Michigan, plant after severe storms led to flooding inside the plant, the company said, probably delaying production of new formula for a few weeks. Production at the plant had restarted less than two weeks ago following a months-long closure that helped drive a … Read more

Bitcoin sinks to fresh 18-month low as crypto meltdown deepens

Bitcoin sinks to fresh 18-month low as crypto meltdown deepens

LONDON/NEW YORK, June 15 (Reuters) – Bitcoin slumped on Wednesday to a new 18-month low, dragging smaller tokens down with it and deepening a market meltdown sparked by crypto lender Celsius this week freezing customer withdrawals. The world’s largest cryptocurrency fell as much as 7.8% to $20,079.72 , its lowest since December 2020. It has … Read more

Mastodon tusk reveals North America migration patterns

Mastodon tusk reveals North America migration patterns

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A male mastodon died fighting with a rival during mating season about 13,200 years ago in what is now northeast Indiana. Now, his well-preserved fossil and tusks reveal not only how the 8-ton … Read more