Gov. Ron DeSantis blasts ‘illegal alien’ Florida looters

Most of the heartless looters busted in hurricane-ravaged Florida were illegal immigrants, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday — as he said he’d like to “drag them out by the collars” and “send them back to where they came from.” “We’ve had four looters that were arrested … and they need to be brought to justice,” … Read more

Nobel Prize in chemistry won by Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharples

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  The Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded Wednesday for work that led to “an ingenious tool for building molecules.” Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless became Nobel laureates for founding … Read more

US Military Aid Risks Direct Russia, West Clash: Russian Diplomats

Biden announced Tuesday that the US will deliver to Ukraine a $625 million military aid package. Two Russian diplomats said the package risks a direct clash between Russia and the West. Russia’s ambassador to the US said it was “an immediate threat to the strategic interest of our country.” LoadingSomething is loading. The new US military aid … Read more

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Is Awarded to 3 Scientists for Work ‘Snapping Molecules Together’

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless on Wednesday for the development of click chemistry and bio-orthogonal chemistry — work that has “led to a revolution in how chemists think about linking molecules together,” the Nobel committee said. Dr. Bertozzi is the eighth woman to … Read more

Son’s images show him rescuing Mom from Ian’s floodwaters

In one photo, Johnny Lauder’s 86-year-old mother is in her Florida home, submerged nearly to her shoulders in black murky water, staring straight at the camera, mouth open. In another, she lies just above the waterline on a table, wrapped in sheets to keep warm. In yet another, she’s being pushed through the water in … Read more

Central California kidnapping: Person of interest in custody in Merced abduction, 4 family members still not found

MERCED, Calif. (KABC) — A person of interest in the kidnapping of four family members in Central California’s Merced County was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon, authorities announced. The four family members, including an 8-month-old infant, have not been found. The family was kidnapped Monday at gunpoint from a business in Merced, the sheriff’s office … Read more

California wells run dry as drought depletes groundwater

FAIRMEAD, Calif. (AP) — As California’s drought deepens, Elaine Moore’s family is running out of an increasingly precious resource: water. The Central Valley almond growers had two wells go dry this summer. Two of her adult children are now getting water from a new well the family drilled after the old one went dry last … Read more

14-year-old girl denied arthritis medication amid Arizona abortion ban

For years, Deborah Power, a rheumatologist in Tucson, had prescribed methotrexate to manage her 14-year-old patient’s rheumatoid arthritis. But just two days after the state’s abortion ban took effect last month, a pharmacy denied the teen’s refill. The reason: In a higher dosage, methotrexate — a drug used to treat some cancers, arthritis and a … Read more

Vice chair of Treasury Dept’s new racial equity committee wants to defund police, ‘center race’ in all policy

FIRST ON FOX: The vice chair of the Treasury Department’s newly-announced racial equity committee wants to defund the police and put racial justice at the center of all government policymaking. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday announced the formation of a 25-member committee called the Treasury Advisory Committee on Racial Equity, which will identify, monitor, … Read more