Skip to Main Content

Major Digest Home Major Digest - Reliable and Comprehensive News Sources

Trending in the United States

Meet Lachlan Murdoch, soon to be the new power behind Fox News and the Murdoch empire

For Lachlan Murdoch, this has been a long time coming — assuming, that is, his moment has actually arrived.

Surgeons perform second pig heart transplant, trying to save a dying man

Surgeons have transplanted a pig’s heart into a dying man in a bid to prolong his life – only the second patient to ever undergo such an experimental feat.

Lehi firefighters head to Northern California to battle 33k-acre complex fire

Lehi firefighters have traveled to Northern California to assist with the Six Rivers Forest Lightning Complex fire.

Ohio school apologizes for controversial ice cream post: 'Lacked empathy'

An Ohio elementary school churned up outrage with its policy for an "ice cream Friday" event this week.

Massive house explosion leaves 6 injured in New Jersey: officials

Officials wrote on Facebook that some of the house's occupants were initially trapped under the rubble.

US home insurance 'bubble' to pop amid climate risk: Report

First Street Foundation is warning the national real estate market "has not adequately priced the cost of climate into its valuation.

'Not Fried Chicken' ice cream sold in California, other states recalled for possible listeria contamination

The United States Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that Life Raft Treats has recalled two of their ice cream products — Not Fried Chicken and Life Is Peachy — due to possible listeria contamination.

Around the world

Former Wagner commander arrested in Norway for trying to flee back into Russia: report

Former Wagner Group commander Andrey Medvedev reportedly has been arrested by Norway after trying to enter Russia through its arctic border, a report says.

Ukraine launches another missile attack in Crimea amid counteroffensive

Ukraine launched a second missile attack on the Crimean city of Sevastopol early Saturday amid the country’s counteroffensive against Russian occupation in the region. Two missile strikes were intercepted in the air and debris damaged a pier and a park in the city, Gov.

Russian foreign minister lambastes the West but barely mentions Ukraine in UN speech

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia's top diplomat denounced the United States and the West on Saturday as self-interested defenders of a fading international power structure, but he didn't discuss his country's war in Ukraine in his speech to the U.N. General Assembly. “The U.S.

Russia accuses West of fueling conflict, avoids discussing Ukraine in speech on day 5 at UN General Assembly

The fifth day of the United Nations General Assembly took place in New York on Saturday with key countries such as Russia, Saudi Arabia and Belarus speaking.

DeSantis suspends scholarships to Florida schools with 'ties to the Chinese Communist Party'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R) office on Friday announced the suspension of school choice scholarships to four schools over their alleged “direct ties to the Chinese Communist Party.

How 'greenwashing' could threaten the ecosystem

Maron's research, published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, has identified "greenwashing" and the harm it may have on the ecosystem.

Navy SEAL Sheehy slams Biden's 'shameful' hostage exchange with Iran, 'dangerous' foreign policy decisions

Tim Sheehy, the Montana Republican Senate candidate, said that President Biden's foreign policy decisions are "empowering one of America's most persistent and aggressive adversaries.


Even with repatriation cost savings, the value of cloud computing is still strong

37Signals, led by CTO David Heinemeier Hansson, implemented a cloud repatriation plan that has already saved them $1 million. Previously, the company spent $3.2 million annually on cloud services. They viewed that as being too much.

Best ways to boost your internet WiFi signal in your home

The best ways to increase the efficiency of your Wi-Fi signal at your home are to use a power line adapter or WiFi extender, but it depends on your home's setup.

Top 15 data management platforms available today

Data management platform definition A data management platform (DMP) is a suite of tools that helps organizations to collect and manage data from a wide array of first-, second-, and third-party sources and to create reports and build customer profiles as part of targeted personalization campaigns.

Hong Kong to scrutinize cryptocurrency regulation after arrests linked to JPEX exchange

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader said Tuesday that the territory will scrutinize the regulation of digital assets after police arrested eight people over allegations of fraud at an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange that impacted more than 1,600 investors and over $150 million in assets.

Energy Department announces $325M for batteries that can store clean electricity longer

The Energy Department has announced a $325 million investment in new battery types that can help turn solar and wind energy into 24-hour power. The funds will be distributed among 15 projects in 17 states and the Red Lake Nation, a Native American tribe based in Minnesota.

Google US antitrust trial: A timeline

Google’s dominance in the search arena has given rise to two major antitrust lawsuits from the U.S. government, which allege that the company has manipulated the market to maintain that dominance, to the exclusion of its competitors and the detriment of the public at large.

Cisco significantly bolsters security portfolio with $28B Splunk buy

Looking to significantly reinforce its security software portfolio, Cisco has struck a $28 billion cash deal to acquire enterprise and cloud protection company Splunk.

Sports News

Autopsy: Patriots fan who died didn't suffer 'traumatic injury'

Nobody has been charged in connection to the death of Patriots fan Dale Mooney, who died at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.

Dodgers clinch NL West title with 6-2 win over Mariners for 10th time in 11 years

The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the NL West title for the 10th time in 11 seasons with a 6-2 win in 11 innings over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

Tom Brady on if he’d come out of retirement for Jets, Aaron Rodgers

The question every Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan is wondering has finally been answered: Will Tom Brady come out of retirement to take over for Aaron Rodgers on the New York Jets?

Steelers' Jaylen Warren faces hefty fine for illegal hit despite referees failing to throw flag on the play

The NFL's accountability weekly update reveale Steelers player Jaylen Warren was fined more than $48,000 for illegal use of a helmet in a game against the Browns.

Summer to remember: Sammy Sosa's chase for MLB's home run record 25 years later

WGN News Now takes a look back at former Cubs outfielder Sammy Sosa's duel with Mark McGwire for the Major League Baseball's home run record in 1998, what's remembered about it, and how history judges it.

Browns running back Nick Chubb is believed to have only 1 torn ligament, AP source says

Cleveland Browns star running back Nick Chubb is believed to have suffered only a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee, which is an injury that should not be career-threatening.

Sage Steele on being pressed to run for Congress: 'No comment'

Former ESPN personality and anchor Sage Steele has decided to remain quiet on rumors that she is being recruited to run for Congress.

Politics News

John Fetterman calls on Bob Menendez to make 'honorable exit,' resign after bribery indictment

Sen. John Fetterman on Saturday called on Sen. Menendez to resign following a three-count federal bribery indictment handed down on Friday.

Lee announces nearly $40 million for Nevada drinking water safety accounts

About $40 million in federal funding related to safe drinking water has been awarded to Nevada, according to announcements this week.

Nevada opposition surfaces as Biden administration plans to overhaul 1872 mining law

Nevada's U.S. senators are siding with the mining industry in opposing Biden administration proposals that would create royalties on minerals including gold, silver and copper taken from federal land.

Houston ISD Superintendent Mike Miles says he needs four to five years to turn the district around

Miles said he should be held accountable and be fired if the district doesn’t improve academically in the next two years.

United Lowrider Coalition champions state bill as it cruises to governor's desk

A bill that could legalize lowrider cruising in California is now just waiting on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature.

Key McCarthy ally willing to shut down government over border 

Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.), a top ally of Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), on Friday said he is willing to shut down the federal government if the Biden administration does not accept some border policy changes that Republicans have attached to a framework to keep the government open past Sept.

GOP negotiators hit back at Republican rebels as shutdown threat looms: 'Empowering Schumer'

Rep. Garret Graves, a top ally of Speaker McCarthy, warned conservative holdouts on Republicans' spending plans that they were 'empowering' Democrats' liberal policies.