Russian Court Outlaws Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny’s Organization as ‘Extremist’

A Russian court on June 9 has outlawed opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s political organization, the Anti-Corruption Foundation, and has labeled it as “extremist.” “The Anti-Corruption Foundation has been recognized by a court decision as an extremist organization,” Navalny’s group reported …

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Nicaraguan Police Arrest Third Potential Presidential Opponent to Daniel Ortega

Nicaraguan police on June 8 arrested a third potential opponent to President Daniel Ortega in the presidential elections later this year. Police arrested Felix Maradiaga after being summoned to the public prosecutor’s office. According to Maradiaga’s campaign, police stopped him …

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FDA Approves First New Drug for Alzheimer’s in Nearly 20 Years

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 7 approved the use of Aduhelm for Alzheimer’s, becoming the first new drug approved for the disease in nearly 20 years. “Aduhelm represents a first-of-its-kind treatment approved for Alzheimer’s disease. …

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