Spotify to Take Down Neil Young’s Music After His Joe Rogan Ultimatum

Spotify to Take Down Neil Young’s Music After His Joe Rogan Ultimatum

Neil Young said Spotify was spreading fake information about vaccines through Joe Rogan’s podcast. Photo: eric lalmand/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Updated Jan. 26, 2022 4:41 pm ET Spotify Technology HER is removing Neil Young’s music, as the folk-rock star isn’t wavering in his objections to Joe Rogan’s podcast. The “Heart of Gold” and “Harvest Moon” singer … Read more

Frogs regrow missing limbs in lab study, advancing key regenerative medicine effort

Frogs regrow missing limbs in lab study, advancing key regenerative medicine effort

Salamanders do. Do as the starfish do. And now scientists have shown that frogs can regenerate amputated limbs, once their stumps have been treated with a multi-drug “cocktail”. The findings, published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, represent a significant advance in the field of regenerative medicine, which aims to replace human tissues and organs … Read more

The High Cost of Disparaging Natural Immunity to Covid

The High Cost of Disparaging Natural Immunity to Covid

Public-health officials ruined many lives by insisting that workers with natural immunity to Covid-19 be fired if they weren’t fully vaccinated. But after two years of increasing data, the superiority of natural immunity over vaccinated immunity is clear. By firing staff with natural immunity, employers got rid of those at least likely to infect others. … Read more

Mattel wins Disney Princess toy deal, joining Elsa from ‘Frozen’ with Barbie

Mattel wins Disney Princess toy deal, joining Elsa from ‘Frozen’ with Barbie

Cinderella, Elsa and their friends return to live with Barbie. Mattel Inc. CARPET 9.13% obtained the license to produce toys inspired by Walt Disney Co. SAY 0.57% and the recent hit “Frozen” franchise, snatching properties from rival Hasbro Inc., AT -2.46% according to Mattel executives. The deal reunites the characters with their former home. Mattel … Read more

When Should a Vaccinated Person Who Recovered From Covid-19 Get Boosted? It’s Complicated

When Should a Vaccinated Person Who Recovered From Covid-19 Get Boosted?  It’s Complicated

People who have received Covid-19 vaccinations but not boosters and have become infected are facing a difficult choice: when to get that additional dose. While the Omicron variant spreads across the US, more vaccinated people are becoming infected than at any previous point in the pandemic. After recovery, some people are perplexed about what to … Read more

10 books to read: January’s best reviews

10 books to read: January’s best reviews

A selection of the most notable books of the month, as discussed by Wall Street Journal reviewers. Blood in the Garden: The Blatant History of the New York Knicks of the 1990s By Chris Herring | Headsets In the NBA world of the 1990s, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls stood out as glittering royalty, … Read more

Bravo fires reality TV star Jennie Nguyen for offensive social media posts

Bravo fires reality TV star Jennie Nguyen for offensive social media posts

Bravo fired Jennie Nguyen from ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ after the reality TV star’s social media posts deemed racist were recently uncovered. Ms Nguyen’s old Facebook posts that disparaged protesters and the Black Lives Matter movement began circulating online last week, and fans of the reality show have demanded that she be … Read more

Mexican Journalist Who Told Country’s President She Feared for Her Life Is Killed

Mexican Journalist Who Told Country’s President She Feared for Her Life Is Killed

Lourdes Maldonado, a well-known local TV personality who worked for various media outlets in Tijuana, was shot dead in her car by unknown assailants as she was driving home Sunday evening, according to local authorities. Nearly three years ago, she told Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that she feared for her life because of … Read more

Neil Young Demands Spotify Remove His Music Over Joe Rogan’s Vaccine Comments

Neil Young Demands Spotify Remove His Music Over Joe Rogan’s Vaccine Comments

Neil Young has requested that Spotify Technology HER SPOT -4.92% remove his music due to what he says is vaccine misinformation spread by podcaster Joe Rogan on the streaming service. The folk-rock star and his record label were in discussions over the matter Tuesday, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Young, whose hits … Read more

Ukrainian City Tries to Ward Off Russia by Promising a Better Future

Ukrainian City Tries to Ward Off Russia by Promising a Better Future

MARIUPOL, Ukraine—The snow-capped port city of Mariupol, just outside the breakaway region of Ukraine linked to Russia, has paid the price for eight years of war. His scars never healed. On Peace Avenue, Mariupol’s main road once known as Lenin Avenue, the shell of the old city council building remains intentionally intact since it was … Read more