In the Aesthetic Blender-Fashion Trends Recycle Past Trends

Whereas we were once required to make strong commitments to semiotic tribes, we now live in a ‘Supermarket of Style’ where young people cut-and-paste stylistic identity at will.

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Eight Days After Hurricane Maria Devastates Puerto Rico Trump Waives Jones Act

The Trump administration said on Thursday that it would temporarily waive a century-old shipping law for Puerto Rico that officials there said was hindering disaster relief efforts after Hurricane Maria.

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Latest Scandal Too Much For HHS Secretary Tom Price. He’s Out.

Tom Price resigned from running the Department of Health and Human Services after a series of news stories detailing how he tallied more than $400,000 in private plane travel paid for by taxpayers

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Read HHS Secretary Tom Price’s Resignation Letter To President Trump

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Google, Facebook, Twitter asked to testify in Russia probe

The Senate Intelligence Committee has asked top tech companies Google, Facebook and Twitter to testify about Russian interference in US politics, a Senate aide confirmed Wednesday. The three internet and online social media giants are expected to appear on November 1 in an open hearing on the rising evidence that they were covertly manipulated in a…

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Trump Says He Won’t Waive the Jones Act for Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump has made it clear his administration isn’t planning to allow any additional outside aid to get into Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Speaking with reporters on Wednesday afternoon, the president cited business interests as the reason for refusing calls from lawmakers and activists to allow international organizations and governments to…

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Report: Sonic hit with data breach, millions of customers possibly affected

Fast-food chain Sonic Drive-In may have been the victim of a massive data breach affecting millions of customers, according to news reports. Millions could be affected by Sonic data breach The Oklahoma City-based company, which serves 3 million people a day, indicated that credit card customers were most likely at risk after the burger and shake…

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Viewpoints: The Last Happy Doctor; The Controversial Notion The Government Should Boost It’s Citizens’ Wellbeing

A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.

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Looking Forward: Will Republicans Take To Heart This Repeal Experience Or Will ‘Trumpcare Errors’ Resurface In Tax Reform Debate?

Editorial pages highlight these questions and also explore what might be next on the health reform horizon.

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Health News Roundup: California Scrambles To Contain ‘Unprecedented’ Hepatitis A Outbreaks

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations.

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