Best smart scale in 2024 (UK)

[ad_1] This content originally appeared on Mashable for a US audience and has been adapted for the UK audience. Many fitness journeys begin at the same starting point: on the bathroom scales. Stepping on and off those scales and getting into shape is easier said than done, but it’s worth the hard work. What you … Read more

News Quiz: April 26, 2024

[ad_1] Border rancher George Alan Kelly’s trial, a viral green puppy and more in this week’s News Quiz. Try to get a perfect score!  (Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic via AP/@living_the_golden_life/Golden Treasures Kennel via Storyful) The past week has been filled with big news. Have you kept track? Find out with Fox News Digital’s latest News … Read more

Atmospheric rivers could pound California with more extreme rain

[ad_1] For years, scientists have said that atmospheric rivers can either make or break the water supplies of thirsty California cities and farms. For the last two winters, a steady succession of these giant “rivers in the sky” have dumped record-breaking and drought-busting precipitation across the state, while simultaneously causing catastrophic floods, landslides, and dangerous … Read more

How the Supreme Court left less hope for a Trump Jan. 6 trial

[ad_1] For those rightly concerned about the timing of Donald Trump’s federal Jan. 6 trial, Thursday’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court gave plenty of reasons for worry. Moreover, the court’s conservative majority seemed inclined to define presidential immunity from prosecution in a way that could undermine some of the charges in special counsel Jack … Read more

The Politics of Viola Davis’s Oscars Comment About “the Only Profession That Celebrates What It Means to Live a Life”

[ad_1] Yesterday I praised Viola Davis’s Oscars speech for being memorable without being explicitly political—for simply talking about her job in a moving and well-written way. Twitter quickly let me know I missed something. On social media and conservative-leaning news sites, Davis’s speech had in fact sparked outrage. After explaining that she felt her mission … Read more

The Battle in Congress for Foreign Funding

[ad_1] Momentum among frustrated right-wing Republicans builds against House Speaker Mike Johnson following his announcement to bring long-stalled foreign-aid bills to a vote this weekend. Johnson’s battles are two-sided, as he fights to retain his leadership position while also passing crucial aid for America’s overseas allies. Votes on the aid bills come at a pivotal … Read more

China’s efforts to sway the U.S. are bigger than TikTok : NPR

[ad_1] A newly signed law requires that the Chinese-owned TikTok app be sold to satisfy national security concerns. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images A newly signed law requires that the Chinese-owned TikTok app be sold to satisfy national security concerns. Joe Raedle/Getty Images A new law passed this week would … Read more