Drug-resistant bacteria and fungi and related infections sicken about 3 million people and kill about 48,000 every year in the United States, the study found. The new estimates show that previous figures missed about half of the illnesses and deaths.
One critic called the proposed $1,170 application fee "an unprecedented weaponization of government fees." In real terms, the proposed changes would make the fee equivalent of nearly 2 percent of the median household income.
The day after the president bashed the Federal Reserve for not slashing rates more, Jerome H. Powell told Congress’s Joint Economic Committee that the central bank has no imminent plans for further interest rate cuts.
An Aeroflot passenger whose cat was over the weight limit for in-cabin flying used a feline body double to get his pet on board. But after boasting of his exploits on Facebook, the man got a slap from the Russian airline.