How Much Alcohol Can You Drink Safely? – The New York Times

Humans have been drinking fermented concoctions since the beginning of recorded time. But despite that long relationship with alcohol, we still don’t know what exactly the molecule does to our brains to create a feeling of intoxication. Likewise, though the health harms of heavy drinking are fairly obvious, scientists have …

No more Mr Europe: Macron forced to curb EU ambitions

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe’s savior, and this week’s European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union. But Macron is no longer the fresh-faced force who marched into a surprising presidential victory to the rhythm of the EU anthem two …

Celebrity birthdays for May 20, 2019

Actor David Proval (“The Sopranos”) is 77. Singer-actress Cher is 73. Actor Dave Thomas (“Grace Under Fire,” ”SCTV”) is 71. Musician Warren Cann of Ultravox is 69. Actor Dean Butler (“Little House on the Prairie”) is 63. Guitarist Jane Wiedlin of The Go-Go’s is 61. Actor Bronson Pinchot is 60. …

Fraser Anning, Australian lawmaker egged by teen, voted out of office

The Australian lawmaker who blamed Muslims after a white supremacist killed worshipers at two New Zealand mosques in March has been voted out of office. Preliminary election results show right-wing Sen. Fraser Anning of Queensland has failed to gather enough votes to keep his seat in Australia’s Parliament, The Sydney Morning Herald reported. Anning drew backlash …