Yang Bing-yi: Founder of Din Tai Fung dumpling empire dies, age 96

CNN  —  The founder of one of the world’s biggest dumpling empires has died. Yang Bing-yi, who set up the Taiwanese restaurant chain Din Tai Fung, “passed away peacefully” at the age of 96, the company said in a statement Saturday. It did not mention the cause of death but said that private funeral arrangements … Read more

Kiernan Shipka gets candid on her coming of age film ‘Wildflower,’ fame and fashion

CNN  —  If it feels like Kiernan Shipka is everywhere, you’re right. The 23-year-old who rose to fame on the hit series, “Mad Men,” is at the helm of an indie flick that’s getting quite a bit of buzz called, “Wildflower.” Shipka plays Bea Johnson a high school senior who is at a crossroads in … Read more

Proposed ‘Texas Millstone Act’ would ban transgender procedures under age 26, open doctors to prosecution

Biden’s attack on Florida transgender laws ‘deeply irresponsible’: Domenech

A Texas state representative filed a bill earlier this month that would ban transgender procedures in the state for anyone under age 26 and allow for doctors who provide such treatment to be stripped of their medical licenses and prosecuted. House Bill 4754, also known as the “Texas Millstone Act,” was filed in the Texas … Read more

The age of impunity – POLITICO

Ivo Daalder, former U.S. ambassador to NATO, is president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and host of the weekly podcast “World Review with Ivo Daalder.” Russian President Vladimir Putin is now wanted for war crimes, with the International Criminal Court issuing a warrant for the his arrest for the illegal abduction of children … Read more

Mass Strikes Upend France Over Pension Age Rise Push

PARIS (AP) — Labor strikes upended travel in France on Thursday as French trade unions held their first mass demonstrations since President Emmanuel Macron inflamed public anger by forcing a higher retirement age through parliament without a vote. Big crowds have started marching in the major cities of Marseille, Lyon, and Nantes as more than … Read more

Jehane Thomas, TikTok Star And Mother Of 2, Dead At Age 30

TikTok parenting star Jehane Thomas, whose videos of life with her young sons gained a devoted audience, has died at the age of 30. Thomas had been plagued by migraines and “bouts of illness” recently, but her death on March 17 “was totally unexpected and we are all absolutely heartbroken,” a friend wrote on her … Read more

For peanut allergy prevention, study suggests babies can be fed diluted peanut butter at early age

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Introducing peanut butter to babies as young as 4 months could dramatically reduce the rate of peanut allergies in infants, a new study suggests. The study, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, found there was a 77% reduction in peanut allergies when the food was consumed by 4-month-old infants who had severe … Read more

Check out photos of protests in France against raising retirement age

Protesters marched through the streets of Paris, Marseille, Lyon and other major French cities after the government survived two votes of no-confidence after the government implemented a constitutional right to bypass the parliament on the decision to raise the retirement age.  It now has adopted the controversial law to raise the pension age to 64 … Read more

Why retirement age matters for Social Security and Medicare

CNN  —  62, 65, 67, 70. All these ages are important when it comes to Social Security and Medicare. And these ages are also targets in the contentious debate over how to shore up the shaky finances of the massive entitlement programs. Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley recently zeroed in on raising the retirement age … Read more

Florida’s post-Parkland law raising minimum age to purchase a gun to 21 is upheld

The 3-0 ruling from the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals comes as aged-based restrictions are shaping up to become a flashpoint in the legal battles over gun access since the Supreme Court last year laid out a new test for determining a gun restriction’s constitutionality. In an opinion written by Circuit Judge Robin Rosenbaum, … Read more