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A California doctor performed surgery during a Zoom court appearance

A California doctor’s trial was delayed after he appeared for a virtual court hearing while simultaneously conducting a surgery last Thursday. Dr. Scott Green, a plastic surgeon, showed up to his virtual Sacramento Superior Court hearing — held over Zoom — to contest a traffic violation, wearing scrubs, gloves, a mask and surgical cap. “Are…MORE

Romney treated at hospital after fall over the weekend but ‘doing better’

Romney treated at hospital after fall over the weekend but ‘doing better’

Sen. Mitt Romney was knocked unconscious and taken to the hospital for “a lot of stitches” on his eyebrow and eyelid after a fall over the weekend, he told reporters Monday. “I’m doing better,” the Utah Republican said on Capitol Hill, telling reporters he “took a fall” while visiting his grandchildren in Boston. He wasn’t…MORE

Amazon employee sues the company, alleging racial discrimination and unequal pay

Amazon employee sues the company, alleging racial discrimination and unequal pay

An Amazon employee filed a lawsuit Monday accusing the tech giant of deliberately paying her and other Black employees less than their White counterparts, becoming the latest on a growing list of current and former Amazon workers to accuse the company of systemic racism. Amazon said it was investigating the allegations in the lawsuit. “Amazon…MORE

Key GOP swing vote undecided on whether to back Biden’s imperiled budget pick

Key GOP swing vote undecided on whether to back Biden’s imperiled budget pick

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowksi of Alaska had a sit-down meeting on Monday with Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, but has not decided yet if she will provide the crucial vote Tanden likely needs to be confirmed. Murkowski told reporters she had “follow up questions” after the…MORE

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