Retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin marries ‘longtime love’ on his 93rd birthday

Retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin marries ‘longtime love’ on his 93rd birthday

CNN — Their marriage was to be out of this world. Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, who became the second person to ever set foot on the moon in 1969, after teammate Neil Armstrong, married his “longtime love” on his 93rd birthday on Friday. The former astronaut announced his nuptials on Twitter. “On my 93rd birthday and … Read more

Rapper Young Thug, co-defendant ara charged with drug dealing in court

Rapper Young Thug, co-defendant ara charged with drug dealing in court

CNN — The Grammy-winning rapper Young Thug and a racketeering co-defendant conducted a melee drug deal during a court hearing, prosecutors said in a motion filed in Atlanta. Fulton County prosecutors said the alleged exchange was captured on courtroom surveillance video Wednesday. The rapper, real name Jeffery Lamar Williams, and Kahlieff Adams are charged with … Read more

Origins of plague may have emerged centuries before outbreaks, study finds

Origins of plague may have emerged centuries before outbreaks, study finds

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — In the largest DNA analysis of its kind, scientists have found evidence to suggest that historical plague pandemics, such as the Black Death, were not caused by newly evolved strains of bacteria, but … Read more

Flu, Covid-19 and RSV are all trending lower for the first time in months

Flu, Covid-19 and RSV are all trending lower for the first time in months

CNN — A difficult respiratory virus season in the United States appears to be easing as three major respiratory viruses that have hit the country in recent months are finally all trending down at the same time. A new dataset from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the number of emergency … Read more

Indonesia: warning about the trend of viral videos to “dragon’s breath”

Indonesia: warning about the trend of viral videos to “dragon’s breath”

CNN — Indonesia warns people against consuming liquid nitrogen after more than 20 children were injured eating a street snack known as ‘dragon’s breath’ which is at the center of a new video trend dangerous virus. Children have suffered burns to their skin, severe stomach pains and food poisoning after consuming the colorful candies, according … Read more

Japan plans to downgrade Covid-19 to same level as seasonal flu

Japan plans to downgrade Covid-19 to same level as seasonal flu

Tokyo CNN — Japan will consider downgrading Covid-19 to the same category as seasonal flu this spring, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced on Friday. Kishida said he has asked Health Ministry officials to discuss the decision and that his administration will also review rules on face masks and other pandemic measures. “In order to further … Read more

First cases of gonorrhea resistant to several classes of antibiotics identified in the United States

First cases of gonorrhea resistant to several classes of antibiotics identified in the United States

CNN — Public health officials said they discovered two cases of gonorrhea that appear to have reduced susceptibility to all types of antibiotics available to treat them. This is the first time such antibiotic-resistant strains of gonorrhea have been identified in the United States. The increase in sexual activity during the pandemic, coupled with a … Read more

High egg prices may tempt you to start your own backyard flock, but chickens come with some health risks

High egg prices may tempt you to start your own backyard flock, but chickens come with some health risks

CNN — With rising egg prices, more and more people are buying their own flock of backyard chickens. But before you build a chicken coop and sign up for Chicken Whisperer, health experts have a warning: caring for backyard chickens isn’t as easy as bringing home a cute new kitten, and keeping chickens can lead … Read more

Some people may be able to lengthen the time between colonoscopies, study finds

Some people may be able to lengthen the time between colonoscopies, study finds

CNN — A new study raises the question of whether some people may wait longer than the recommended 10 years to repeat a colonoscopy after an initial negative colorectal cancer screen. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, looked at 120,000 people aged 65 and older in Germany from 2013 to 2019 who had a … Read more

Intermittent fasting may not be as helpful for weight loss as once thought, study finds

Intermittent fasting may not be as helpful for weight loss as once thought, study finds

Register for CNN’s coming of age, but better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide contains advice to help you make more informed decisions about your personal finances, career, well-being and personal relationships. CNN — Are snacks before bed your vice? Or do you prefer to wait a few hours after waking up to eat? Meal timing … Read more