Houston hospital says doctor’s changes to a database made patients ineligible for liver transplants

[ad_1] A Houston hospital has halted its liver and kidney transplant programs after it says a doctor manipulated a database for liver transplant patients, making them ineligible to receive a new organ. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center said in a statement Friday that their ongoing investigation found that a doctor had made “inappropriate changes” in a … Read more

McCarthy blames ouster on lawmaker who wanted to stop ethics complaint that he ‘slept with a 17-year-old’

[ad_1] Former Rep. Kevin McCarthy says he was ousted as speaker of the House by a member of Congress who “wanted me to stop an ethics complaint because he slept with a 17-year-old.” McCarthy’s removal from the chamber came after Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., who is the subject of a House Ethics Committee probe for … Read more

Oil and gas companies must pay more to drill on federal lands under new Biden administration rule

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — Oil and gas companies will have to pay more to drill on federal lands and satisfy stronger requirements to clean up old or abandoned wells under a final rule issued Friday by the Biden administration. The Interior Department’s rule raises royalty rates for oil drilling by more than one-third, to 16.67%, in … Read more

Agent at Bad Bunny-led firm has certification revoked by MLB Players Association

[ad_1] NEW YORK — A baseball agent at Bad Bunny’s Rimas Sports firm has lost his certification with the Major League Baseball Players Association. The union declined to comment Friday on the reason for its decision to strip William Arroyo of his right to represent MLB players. “At Rimas Sports, we uphold the highest standards … Read more

O.J. Simpson’s death reignites discussions on his complicated legacy

[ad_1] O.J. Simpson’s death reignites discussions on his complicated legacy – CBS News Watch CBS News O.J. Simpson, the former football star and central figure of a sensational 1995 murder trial, passed away from prostate cancer. Simpson was found not guilty of killing his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. The charges, … Read more

Engineers in Oregon train dog robot to walk on Moon

[ad_1] The multidisciplinary team has a two-year $2 million grant to help Nasa study the asteroid’s surface. The LASSIE (Legged Autonomous Surface Science in Analog Environments) Project is formed by professionals from Nasa, Texas A&M University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Oregon State University, Temple University, and the University of Pennsylvania. [ad_2] Source link

Former Kentucky basketball captain Mark Pope replaces John Calipari as program’s next head coach

[ad_1] Mark Pope is returning to Kentucky. The former college basketball player, who was the captain of the Wildcats’ 1996 national championship team, has been named the basketball program’s new head coach.  Pope replaces John Calipari, who recently departed Lexington to take the head coaching job at Arkansas. The school announced Pope’s hiring in a … Read more