Michigan teen gets life in prison for 2021 school shooting
Featured , Dec 08, 2023, BY Reuters

By Joseph Ax (Reuters) -A teenager who fatally shot four classmates two years ago at his high school outside Detroit was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday, following hours of harrowing testimony from his victims' grieving family members and friends. Ethan Crumbley was 15 years old when he opened fire at Oxford High School on Nov. 30, 2021, with a semi-automatic handgun his father had bought him as a Christmas gift days earlier. Six other students and a teacher were also wounded. Crumbley's parents have also been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the shooting, in…

White House ‘eager’ to resume military talks with China
Featured , Dec 08, 2023
Featured, Dec 08, 2023
US FDA approves two gene therapies for sickle cell disease

By Leroy Leo and Bhanvi Satija (Reuters) -The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved two gene therapies for sickle cell disease, making one of them the first treatment in the United States based on the Nobel Prize-winning…

Featured, Dec 08, 2023
US infrastructure building boom revs up extended-stay market

By Amina Niasse NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Biden administration's infrastructure spending blitz has put more construction laborers on the road for work this year, fueling a race by extended-stay hotel operators to win their business. Data from Navan, a…

Featured, Dec 07, 2023
McDonald’s tests CosMc’s stores as burger chain boosts beverages focus

(Reuters) - McDonald's is set to test a smaller-format concept store called "CosMc's", which will sell cold beverages including flavored iced teas and slushes, as the fast-food giant charts out an ambitious growth plan. The first CosMc's location will open…

Featured, Dec 07, 2023
Trump shows up at NY civil trial as case winds down

By Luc Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters) -Donald Trump arrived at a New York court on Thursday to attend his ongoing civil fraud trial, where his defense team is arguing that the former U.S. president's family company did not manipulate the…