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Here's What You Should Know About Biden's New Rules For Fetal Tissue Research

28 days ago   |   By NPR

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is reversing restrictions on the use of fetal tissue in medical research implemented under former President Trump.
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Biden Administration Overturns Trump-Era Ban On Fetal Tissue Research

Biden Administration Overturns Trump-Era Ban On Fetal Tissue Research

28 days ago   |   By Forbes

Anti-abortion activists have opposed the use of fetal tissue, but the ban has had big implications for medical research.
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Biden administration reverses Trump restrictions on fetal tissue research

Biden administration reverses Trump restrictions on fetal tissue research

28 days ago   |   By Politico

The Biden administration on Friday moved to unwind strict Trump-era restrictions on federal-funded medical research using fetal tissue obtained by abortions , reversing policies that scientists warned would devastate the development of treatments for a broad range of diseases.
The Trump administration, under pressure from allied anti-abortion groups , ended fetal tissue research at the National Institutes of Health and established an ethics board to review government support for the research at universities and other labs. The board, which was filled with critics of the research, met just...
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Marjorie Taylor Greene and her husband received tax breaks on two Georgia...

Marjorie Taylor Greene and her husband received tax breaks on two Georgia homes. Married couples are only allowed one, investigation says

Summary List Placement Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green has been accused of breaking Georgia state law by illegally filing for tax exemptions on separate homes in two different... Read more ...

Neera Tanden lands in the White House, after all

Neera Tanden lands in the White House, after all

A contentious nomination process kept Neera Tanden out of President Joe Biden's Cabinet, but she still landed in the White House. The White House confirmed on Friday that Biden... Read more ...

Biden kills Trump's sculpture garden of ‘American heroes'

Biden kills Trump's sculpture garden of ‘American heroes'

President Joe Biden on Friday revoked several of the executive orders issued in his predecessor's last year in office that were penned to address conservative cultural... Read more ...

Matt Gaetz Buddy Joel Greenberg Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate With Feds

Matt Gaetz Buddy Joel Greenberg Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate With Feds

The associate of the Florida Republican faced 33 counts for crimes including sex trafficking of a child and wire fraud. Read more ...

Lawmakers announce deal on bipartisan Jan. 6 commission

Lawmakers announce deal on bipartisan Jan. 6 commission

House Democrats are finally moving forward on creating a commission investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, unveiling bipartisan legislation Friday ahead of a potential floor... Read more ...

Stefanik voted in as House GOP's new No. 3 leader

Stefanik voted in as House GOP's new No. 3 leader

Elise Stefanik cruised to victory in a Friday vote to replace Liz Cheney as House Republicans' third-ranked leader, an unsurprising outcome after the New Yorker's aggressive... Read more ...

CDC director: Mask-wearing will ‘be hard to let go' despite new guidance

CDC director: Mask-wearing will ‘be hard to let go' despite new guidance

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said on Friday that mask-wearing will “be hard to let go” of for some and argued Americans should... Read more ...

Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will pardon anybody in Florida convicted of...

Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will pardon anybody in Florida convicted of breaking masking or social distancing rules

Summary List Placement Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said that he will pardon anyone in the state prosecuted for violating mask or social-distancing COVID-19 rules. In an... Read more ...

Palestinians flee as Israeli artillery pounds northern Gaza

Palestinians flee as Israeli artillery pounds northern Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Palestinian families grabbed their children and belongings and fled neighborhoods on the outskirts of Gaza City on Friday as Israel unleashed heavy... Read more ...

Israel threatens Gaza ground invasion despite truce efforts

Israel threatens Gaza ground invasion despite truce efforts

JERUSALEM - Israel on Thursday said it was massing troops along the Gaza frontier and calling up 9,000 reservists ahead of a possible ground invasion of the Hamas-ruled... Read more ...