Florida Bans Transgender Health Care for Minors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Transgender children in Florida will be barred from receiving hormones or surgery to treat gender dysphoria under a rule approved Friday by state medical officials at the urging of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The Florida Board of Medicine and the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine voted at a joint meeting in Lake … Read more

PHOTOS: No. 13 Kansas State football loses to Texas | images

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Robinson stars as Texas holds off No. 13 K-State, 34-27

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Two weeks ago, Texas let a game slip away against Oklahoma State in the fourth quarter. The Longhorns weren’t going to let that happen again. After Bijan Robinson gave Kansas State a 31-10 halftime lead and then watched the No. 13 Wildcats storm back down the stretch, the Longhorns’ defense stepped … Read more

Lake County News, Calif. – Space news: How NASA’s Rome telescope will scan for showstopping explosions

NASA’s Rome Space Telescope will survey the same regions of the sky every few days after its launch in May 2027. Researchers will mine the data to identify kilonovae — explosions that occur when two neutron stars or a neutron star and a black hole collide and merge. When these collisions occur, some of the … Read more

No. 9 USC’s continued defensive woes nearly derailed the season with a win over Cal

Cal running back Jaydn Ott, right, carries the ball past USC’s Tuasivi Nomura (44), Shane Lee (53) and Bryson Shaw during the first half of the Trojans’ 41-35 victory Saturday. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times) As opponents fell and chaos reigned among college football’s ruling class, Tuli Tuipulotu stood amid the rubble Saturday night, arms raised … Read more

Does California really need to hold an election in November?

Q: What would Californians lose if we canceled this November’s election? Answer: Nothing. Our fall elections have become pointless at best. Without exaggeration, this California election offers less tension than China’s recent vote on a new Politburo Standing Committee overseen by dictator Xi Jinping. We all know that the Democrats will win the governorship, the … Read more

Southwest Florida football recap for Week 11

FORT MYERS, FLORIDA – Two teams claimed district championships on Friday, the final week of the high school football regular season, while others strengthened their chances for at-large bids to the FHSAA playoffs.Here’s a recap of all the Southwest Florida games in Week 11: Gulf Coast 24, Barron Collier 7: The Sharks (8-2) trailed 7-0 … Read more