News Above the Noise—Week of February 11, 2024
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1. Is Biden Impaired? Is Trump?
We are officially in the midst of a presidential campaign. Yet instead of focusing on issues like the economy, immigration, and climate change, it’s looking more and more like questions about President Biden’s mental and physical health will be front and center, as well as the lack of civility of his likely opponent, former President Trump. For a thoughtful look at the topic, don’t miss this column.
2. 5 Ways the Supreme Court Could Rule on the 14th Amendment
On Thursday, the Supreme Court heard more than two hours of oral arguments in the case of President Trump and the 14th Amendment, and it seems clear they will rule in his favor. For what you need to know about what route the justices may take to allow him onto the ballot, click here.
3. You Can Order a Test to Find out Your Biological Age
Longevity researchers are starting to talk about something called “biological age,” which is an estimate of how quickly or slowly you’re aging compared to your peers based on an analysis of your DNA. But are these biological age tests worth the money? Click here to find out.
4. 36 Worst Breakup Stories
Not exactly feeling the happily-in-love Valentine’s Day vibes right now? These bad breakup stories—some devastating, some infuriating, some downright unbelievable—will take the edge off. You can read them here.