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In this Dec. 29, 2020, photo, Memorial Hospital registered nurse Steve Menchaca, right, and Emily Rentquiano tend to a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit in Bakersfield, Calif. (Alex Horvath/The Bakersfield Californian via AP) **FILE**

COVID-19 increases risk of heart attack, says U.K. study

- The Washington Times

It's not just the lungs. Mounting evidence shows that COVID-19 can invade the heart or spark so much inflammation during the immune response that it weakens the critical organ, raising the risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiac chaos.

FILE - Republican National Committee chairman Ronna McDaniel speaks during a voting rally Oct. 18, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. The race for RNC chair will be decided on Jan. 27, 2023, by secret ballot as Republican officials from all 50 states gather in Southern California. McDaniel is fighting for reelection against rival Harmeet Dhillon, one of former President Donald Trump's attorneys. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

RNC Chair McDaniel fights for reelection in leadership feud

- Associated Press

The Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel is fighting for reelection in a bitter leadership feud that's testing former President Donald Trump's grip on his own "Make America Great Again" movement.

Chapman School of Law professor John Eastman testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 16, 2017. Conservative attorney Eastman, a lead architect of some of former President Donald Trump's efforts to remain in power after the 2020 election, was slapped Thursday, Jan.26, 2023, with a series of disciplinary charges in California that could lead to his disbarment. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Trump adviser John Eastman faces disciplinary charges in California

Associated Press

Conservative attorney John Eastman, a lead architect of some of former President Donald Trump's efforts to remain in power after the 2020 election, was slapped Thursday with a series of disciplinary charges in California that could lead to his disbarment.