Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she was ‘MIA’ for a week or two over a non-COVID ‘health issue,’ but is ‘back at it today’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says a “health issue” sidelined her for the last couple of weeks. “Don’t worry, it wasn’t COVID and I’m fine now,” she wrote in an Instagram post. She added that she might do an Instagram Live later this evening “to catch up.” Loading Something is loading. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said a “health issue”…

Twitter jumps after the company tells employees its deal with Elon Musk is still on and that it won’t renegotiate the $54.20 takeover price

Twitter stock rose 3% Thursday after the company told employees its deal with Musk was not on hold. Bloomberg reported the social-media company would not renegotiate its deal price of $54.20 a share. Musk recently tweeted his Twitter deal was “on hold” as he looked into its number of fake accounts. Loading Something is loading.…

Amazon tried to postpone an investigation into a delivery drone crash because of an employee’s dentist appointment

Amazon has tried to avoid federal investigations into delivery drone crashes, documents show.  An Amazon representative tried to delay an FAA investigation by saying he had a dentist appointment, according to one document.  Amazon is testing drones for a future delivery option that will use autonomous drones.  Loading Something is loading. Amazon Prime Air, the…

My trip in Porsche’s electric station wagon highlighted one of the biggest problems with electric-car charging

Porsche’s electric station wagon, the Taycan Cross Turismo, can charge extremely quickly. But a weekend trip with the EV showed me that super-fast charging stations are rare and can be unreliable. The Taycan Cross Turismo Porsche lent us came out to $208,000. A base model costs roughly $100,000. Loading Something is loading. There’s no question…

Donald Trump and his associates just had a no good, very bad day thanks to a cascading series of Justice Department moves

Bad news for Trump and associates as a key Democrat confirms DOJ asked for January 6 transcripts. A federal grand jury also returned more charges against the ex-chair of Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee. And DOJ filed a civil lawsuit against the casino mogul and informal Trump advisor Steve Wynn. Loading Something is loading. From New…