Annie Wersching, best known for her role in ’24,’ has died aged 45

Annie Wersching, best known for her role in ’24,’ has died aged 45

CNN — Actress Annie Wersching died of cancer early Sunday morning, her publicist Craig Schneider told CNN. Wersching was 45 years old. She was best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24”. Wersching’s husband, Stephen Full, released a statement to CNN: “There is a cavernous hole in the soul of this … Read more

Surgeon General says 13 is ‘too early’ to join social media

Surgeon General says 13 is ‘too early’ to join social media

CNN — US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says he thinks 13 is too young for children to be on social media platforms because although sites allow children of that age to join, children” are still developing their identity. Meta, Twitter, and a host of other social media giants currently allow 13-year-olds to join their platforms. … Read more

Bariatric surgery prolongs life, study finds

Bariatric surgery prolongs life, study finds

CNN — Weight-loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from obesity-related conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year-old study of nearly 22,000 people with had bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared to those of similar weight, people who had one of four types of bariatric surgery were 16% … Read more

‘GMA3’ anchors Amy Robach and TJ Holmes quit ABC after reporting romance

‘GMA3’ anchors Amy Robach and TJ Holmes quit ABC after reporting romance

New York CNN — TJ Holmes and Amy Robach, the third-hour anchors of ABC’s flagship morning show “Good Morning America,” are leaving ABC News, network president Kim Godwin announced to staff in a memo late Friday. “I know this has been a distraction for many of us, but let’s not forget all the great work … Read more

Jerusalem synagogue attack kills at least seven, Israeli police say

Jerusalem synagogue attack kills at least seven, Israeli police say

CNN — Israeli police say at least seven people were killed and three were injured in a shooting near a synagogue in Jerusalem on Friday amid high tensions in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Friday’s gunman was also later killed by police forces, according to police, in what police chief Yaakov Shabtai described as “one … Read more