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Urinary tract infection in men? It happens. Here are 10 things to know
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Urinary tract infection in men? It happens. Here are 10 things to know

“Wait … can men really get urinary infections? Is this fake news?” This was one of the messages I received over the past 24 hours. Yes, men can get urinary tract infections. Not fake news. All of this interest was sparked by news this week that President Bill Clinton has been hospitalized for treatment for…MORE

Democrats’ cornerstone climate policy will likely be cut from sweeping economic package
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Democrats’ cornerstone climate policy will likely be cut from sweeping economic package

The Clean Electricity Performance Program, the cornerstone climate policy in Democrats’ massive social safety net package, will likely be dropped from the final budget deal after pushback from Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, three congressional sources told CNN. “He is not there on the CEPP period. We’ve been trying,” one Democratic aide with knowledge…MORE

Biden says DOJ should prosecute those who defy January 6 committee subpoenas
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Biden says DOJ should prosecute those who defy January 6 committee subpoenas

President Joe Biden on Friday said those who refuse subpoenas from the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot at the US Capitol should be prosecuted by the Justice Department. Asked by CNN’s Kaitlan Collins what his message is to those who refuse subpoenas from the panel, Biden said, “I hope that the committee…MORE

4 key moments from Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast

4 key moments from Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast

When CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta sat down for a three-hour conversation on “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast, the chief topic was Covid-19. Gupta and Rogan — whose views often were at odds — discussed the pandemic, vaccines, potential therapeutics and the risk coronavirus poses to children and young people, among many other…MORE

The week in 13 headlines
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The week in 13 headlines

This week, Democrats are at an impasse on President Joe Biden’s agenda in Congress. Meanwhile, the House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection is sending a message to Donald Trump and his associates: Defy subpoenas, and face criminal contempt charges. Monday US Capitol Police whistleblower alleges leadership failures on January 6 Texas governor bans Covid-19…MORE

US financial institutions report major increase in ransomware payments to cybercriminals
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US financial institutions report major increase in ransomware payments to cybercriminals

US financial institutions reported nearly $600 million in suspected ransomware-related payments to cybercriminals in the first six months of 2021 — more than was reported in all of 2020, the Treasury Department said in a report Friday. The data “indicates that ransomware is an increasing threat to the U.S. financial sector, businesses, and the public,”…MORE

Biden delivers sweeping remarks about human rights: ‘To deal with the past you must face the truth’
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Biden delivers sweeping remarks about human rights: ‘To deal with the past you must face the truth’

President Joe Biden delivered sweeping remarks Friday about human rights, zeroing in on ongoing human rights abuses around the world and underscoring the importance of truth in a time of disinformation. Biden spoke at the Dodd Center for Human Rights at the University of Connecticut, named after Nuremberg prosecutor and former US Sen. Thomas Dodd…MORE

‘There’s no trust’: Pro-immigrant groups blasted Biden officials on a call Friday morning
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‘There’s no trust’: Pro-immigrant groups blasted Biden officials on a call Friday morning

Pro-immigrant groups and service providers blasted Biden administration officials Friday morning on a call on the heels of news that the Department of Homeland Security is preparing to revive a Trump-era border policy next month, according to sources familiar with the call. It’s the latest indication of tensions between the administration and its allies boiling…MORE