Lydia OConnor

Teen Aviator Becomes Youngest Woman To Fly Around The World

The youngest woman to fly solo around the world, 19-year-old Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford, wears the Flags of Belgium and the United Kingdom as she lands her ultralight Shark aircraft after five months circumnavigating the planet. Olivier Matthys via Getty Images Teenage pilot Zara Rutherford became the youngest woman to complete a solo flight around […]Read More

FDA Pressured to Ease Restrictions On Gay Men Donating Blood

The Food and Drug Administration still has harsh restrictions on blood donations from men who have sex with men. picture alliance via Getty Images The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is facing ramped-up pressure to scrap its harsh limits on blood donations from gay and bisexual men amid a dire shortage at blood banks. Demands […]Read More

Bernie Sanders Reintroduces Bill To Send Free N95 Masks To

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) reintroduced legislation on Wednesday that would allow the federal government to send three N95 respirator masks to every person in America. Sanders first introduced the legislation, called the Masks for All Act, in summer 2020, but Congress did not bring it up for a vote. But as the highly transmissible omicron […]Read More