REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 12:13

For rural America, Medicare for All is a matter of life or death | Barb Kalbach

Insurance firms are gobbling up airtime in Iowa to attack Medicare for All. They claim it would hurt the very same hospitals their business model has spent years bleeding dryRural hospitals are often ...

For rural America, Medicare for All is a matter of life or death | Barb Kalbach

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Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a 'life-and-death matter' Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a “life-and-death matter” because of how it has put pregnant women at risk if they cannot receive adequate care....
2019-06-09, 18:13

"If Article 370 So Life-Changing, Why Temporary?" PM's Barb At Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the nation today on its 73rd Independence Day, said within a short span of 10 weeks, his government in its second term had taken major steps like ending......
2019-08-15, 06:52

Medicare for All would shutter rural hospitals Support for “Medicare for all” — the marketing rebrand of government-run, single-payer healthcare — has become a litmus test for Democratic candidates for president....
2019-06-22, 09:00

Pete Buttigieg plan would invest $50B in rural America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan Tuesday designed to help rural America grow and innovate, with billions of dollars in federal investments....
2019-08-14, 03:13

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, more than 90 minutes away from her home. She was – ...
2019-08-14, 15:39

Radio silence: how the disappearance of rural stations takes America's soul with them At a time when local newspapers are vanishing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational deficitWhen I arrive at the radio station, Mark Lucke is standing in the doorway, looking out at the spitting, winter rain. He’s slim and stoic, with sad, almost haun...
2019-06-06, 09:52

Huawei's ban will disrupt rural America's cell coverage, and the new T-Mobile can't save it What's the Chinese international TV station CGTN doing in rural Montana or Kentucky these days? Why, taking interviews from farmers and businesses that are directly affected by the US trade war with China - explicable - and with the general counsel of the Rural Wireless Association (RWA) - a head-sc...
2019-05-27, 16:39

As Trump policies deepen farmers' pain, Democrats see an opening in rural America Seizing on mounting Farm Belt frustration with President Donald Trump's economic agenda, Democratic rivals are stepping up their push to take back part of rural America, whose overwhelming support for Trump helped propel his upset 2016 election victory....
2019-08-27, 12:52

Daily on Energy: Democratic campaign chair pushes for rural America in climate change plans Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-08, 03:26

This Theory Could Breathe New Life Into the Hunt for Dark Matter Physicists don’t know where most of the universe’s apparent mass has gone, and attempts to find it have so far failed. But a proposed particle born out of the universe’s chaotic first moments may provide a candidate and a reasonable way to look for it.Read more......
2019-08-10, 02:52

Public Broadband and Paying Farmers to Fight Climate Change: Here’s How Elizabeth Warren Would Invest in Rural America Rural America encompasses 19% of the United States’ population, generates 99% of its wind energy and cultivates the overwhelming majority of its agriculture. Yet, people who live in rural communities are more likely to fall beneath the federal poverty line, less likely to obtain a college educ...
2019-08-07, 16:13

My life in sex: ‘It doesn’t matter if there aren’t fireworks every time… there’ll be another chance’ The woman who’s been married for 43 yearsWe met when we were students, fell madly in love and married. Neither of us had ever had sex with anyone else, nor have we ever felt the need to since. We have both fancied other people, but have never felt the inclination to take it any further.We have now b...
2019-08-02, 17:00

Daily on Healthcare: Drug overdose death rates in cities outpace rural areas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-02, 22:13

Joy Behar says Elizabeth Warren's Medicare-for-all push is a 'big mistake,' a 'death knell' for Democratic Party "The View" liberal co-host Joy Behar slammed Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Wednesday for her fiery push for Medicare-For-All, calling it a "big mistake" ahead of the 2020 election. ...
2019-08-01, 03:26

Watch the Very First Honda Automobile in America Come Back to Life American Honda Motor Co. turned 60 this year, and to celebrate, the company released a documentary that not only shows the captivating restoration of the very first Honda car brought to the U.S.,a 1967 N600, but it also describes Honda’s fascinating history in the daunting home of The Big Three....
2019-06-19, 21:26

Sturgeon, America’s forgotten dinosaurs, are coming back to life Sturgeon were America’s vanishing dinosaurs, armor-plated beasts that crowded the nation’s rivers until mankind’s craving for caviar pushed them to the edge of extinction. Now, more than a century later, they are back in the dark corners of US waterways....
2019-07-10, 23:26

Sturgeon, America's forgotten dinosaurs, are showing signs of life CHARLES CITY, Va. (AP) — Sturgeon were America's vanishing dinosaurs, armor-plated beasts that crowded the nation's rivers until mankind's craving for caviar pushed them to the edge of extinction....
2019-07-10, 18:13

Officer-Involved Killings Now a Leading Cause of Death For Young Men in America It’s a data point as American as it is macabre, but a new study has identified police killings as a leading cause of death among young American men....
2019-08-11, 07:00

Iran lawmakers chant 'Death to America' as U.S. called 'terrorist' Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world terrorist", amid escalating tension with Washington following the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone....
2019-06-23, 12:26

There's Life After Death Online Social-media giants are increasingly grappling with how to handle accounts of users who have died. LinkedIn is designing a plan to accommodate relatives who want to hang on to profiles as tributes to loved ones....
2019-08-21, 17:52

Sontag: Her Life by Benjamin Moser review – the sage of America’s cultural elite A skilful new life of Susan Sontag captures her radical self-inventions and dazzling ideasIn November 1959 aged 26, Susan Sontag announced her rebirth as a writer and as a sexual being. She’d been married for seven years to Philip Rieff and slept with 36 men and women. But it was only now, in bed wi...
2019-09-05, 10:00

Iran Lawmakers Chant "Death To America" In Parliament As Tensions Rise Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world terrorist", amid escalating tension with......
2019-06-23, 15:13

The opportunity to earn a good life through hard work is at risk in America: Sen. Mark Warner America is facing an income inequality crisis with top jobs concentrated in a handful of cities, available only to a workforce that does not represent the racial, geographic and socioeconomic diversity of our country, says Sen. Mark Warner....
2019-06-12, 14:52

Latin America accounts for one third of world's homicides, life expectancy dropping in some countries: study The rising number of people being murdered across Latin America and the Caribbean is so high that the life expectancy in some of those countries is dropping, a new study claims....
2019-05-30, 19:26

Low Wages, Sexual Harassment and Unreliable Tips. This Is Life in America’s Booming Service Industry Published in partnership with The Fuller Project, a non-profit newsroom that reports on issues impacting women. After an eight-hour shift on her feet, shuffling between a stuffy kitchen and the red vinyl booths of Broad Street Diner, Christina Munce is at a standstill in traffic. Still wearing the r...
2019-08-22, 21:13

America's wealthy investors say Fed-induced stock rally has plenty of life left — maybe years Millionaire investors began 2019 worried about the market, but as the Fed's about-face on interest rates takes hold as the new normal in monetary policy and stocks surge, an E-Trade survey finds that the wealthy expect the rally to continue....
2019-05-21, 14:52

‘Avengers: Endgame’ directors thought about giving Captain America a gruesome death Joe and Anthony Russo whipped up a ton of news to cap off the week, which is no surprise considering the Avengers: Endgame co-directors were on hand for a panel Friday at Comic-Con and revealed a number of juicy insights about what’s now the second-biggest movie of all time. Like, for starter...
2019-07-20, 19:26

Four jailed for life over death of 71 in Austria migrant truck Four human traffickers were jailed for life in a Hungarian court on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway in August 2015....
2019-06-20, 11:39

The Latest: Jury begins deliberating life or death for dad COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A jury in South Carolina has started deliberating whether a father gets the death penalty or life in prison for killing his five children Jurors started discussing their decision around...
2019-06-13, 19:52

Tucson man sentenced to life in prison in girlfriend’s death TUCSON – A man was sentenced Friday morning to natural life in the killing of his girlfriend in 2017. The family of María Dolores Escobedo is outside Superior Court Friday morning. Mario Jesus Dorame was sentenced to natural life in the killing of Escobedo in 2017. @KVOA pic.twitter.com/GYuiwtnsrN ...
2019-07-12, 19:52

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punishment a decade ago, ordering both men to be re-sentenced to life in prison....
2019-06-29, 08:13

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
2019-06-20, 21:13

| ANALYSIS: Robert Mugabe as divisive in death as he was in life The responses to the announcement were immediate and widely varied. Some hailed former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a liberation hero. Others dismissed him as a "monster". This suggests that Mugabe will be as divisive a figure in death as he was in life, writes Roger Southall./...
2019-09-06, 15:52

'Death Stranding' special edition comes with life-sized baby in a pod There have been plenty of over-the-top game bundles in recent years, but the one for Death Stranding might top them all in terms of sheer audacity. When the game arrives on November 8th, a Collector's Edition will include a life-size "bridge baby" po......
2019-05-30, 02:26

Jeffrey Epstein’s life, death, crimes and controversies: A timeline Following Jeffrey Epstein's death Saturday, here is a look at the major events in the disgraced financier's life, his crimes and controversies, and his death....
2019-08-13, 09:39

Ship of horrors: life and death on the lawless high seas From bullying and sexual assault to squalid living conditions and forced labour, working at sea can be a grim business – and one deep-sea fishing fleet is particularly notorious. By Ian UrbinaOn the night of 14 August 2010, the captain of a South Korean trawler, the Oyang 70, left Port Chalmers, New...
2019-09-12, 13:00

'I just hope they can have a normal life in America': Two boys from Kansas sell lemonade to raise money for migrant children at the border Health and Human Services handout via Reuters Ben and Carter Wilson, 10 and 8, ran a lemonade stand last week to raise funds for legal defense for migrant children. John told to the Kansas City Star that he and his wife looked into how they could help by supporting legal defense funds and other opp...
2019-07-04, 11:52

PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury failed to make a unanimous decision, officials said....
2019-07-20, 00:52

Remembering Anthony Bourdain: Look Back at His Life in Pictures 1 Year After Death It's been one year since Anthony Bourdain's tragic death. On June 8, 2018, the world learned the culinary celebrity had died by suicide at the age of 61. Bourdain hanged himself......
2019-06-08, 17:52

Tucson woman gets ‘natural life’ sentence for starving 3-year-old son to death TUCSON – The mother who allegedly starved her son to death in 2014 received a natural life sentence in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of Raquel Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlord in a toy chest. Authorities say the chest was le...
2019-07-23, 08:39

The murky life and death of Robert Maxwell – and how it shaped his daughter Ghislaine Was it murder? Suicide? Or just an accident? Almost 30 years before Jeffrey Epstein’s demise, Ghislaine Maxwell was caught up in another shocking and scandal-ridden mysteryAt one time, everyone knew where to find Ghislaine Maxwell. The former aide-de-camp of the disgraced, now deceased, billionaire ...
2019-08-22, 13:52

Alabama couple face life in prison over starvation death of 3-year-old boy An Alabama couple who authorities say didn't believe in doctors could face life in prison if they are convicted in the starvation death of their 3-year-old son. ...
2019-08-27, 12:26

Croydon stabbing: Baby fights for life after pregnant mother, 26, is stabbed to death A baby was fighting for life in hospital today after being delivered in an emergency procedure after the mother was stabbed to death in south London....
2019-06-30, 11:39

Canada’s Inuit release climate plan to counter ‘life-and-death situation’ Climate change affects all parts of life in the North and any plan to deal with it must be just as wide-ranging, says a strategy document to be released Friday by Canada's Inuit....
2019-06-07, 16:52

James Fields Sentenced to Life in Prison for Death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville The white supremacist drove into a crowd of peaceful demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va., two summers ago, killing Ms. Heyer and injuring dozens of others....
2019-06-28, 22:26

Maria Shriver reveals how the death of Saoirse Kennedy Hill made her see life in new way Soon after Saoirse Kennedy Hill's death, Maria Shriver climbed a mountain and had an "extraordinary revelation." Here's what she realized.        ...
2019-09-03, 19:52

Why Christian author Rachel Held Evans touched so many people, in life and now in death On Saturday, Rachel Held Evans' husband announced her death. People used #BecauseofRHE to tell stories of how the Christian author inspired them.        ...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese scholar will face a death sentence or spend the rest of his life behind bars....
2019-07-18, 07:26

O.J. Simpson trial 25 years later: brother’s death steered Kim Goldman toward life of service Kim Goldman, sibling of Ron, has turned the agony of the trial into a career in helping troubled teens and crime victims' rights groups.        ...
2019-06-11, 04:26

A year after Aretha Franklin's death, the Queen of Soul remains larger than life The accolades, tributes and celebrations have continued to flow in the 12 months since the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, died in Detroit.        ...
2019-08-16, 14:52

10-year anniversary of Steve McNair's death: Former NFL quarterback seemingly led a double life There was the side of Steve McNair that everyone loved. And there's the side that led to his death. Who was the former NFL quarterback, really?       ...
2019-07-04, 17:00

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
2019-06-12, 22:52

Mysterious vaping illnesses are causing life-threatening lung injuries and death. Here’s what we know about the people who have been affected so far. Shutterstock Between June 28 and September 6, there have been 450 total possible cases of vape-related lung illness, according to the CDC. Five have resulted in death. Both a lack of FDA regulation and the sheer number of different e-cigarettes and juices on the market have made it difficult for he...
2019-09-10, 10:26

Jason Isaacs murder: Drill rapper who stabbed teenager to death in moped ambush is jailed for life A drill rapper who bragged about gang culture in his songs before stabbing to death a teenager with a machete in a moped ambush has been jailed for life....
2019-05-29, 00:52

"Not My America Or Your America. Our America": Michelle Obama to Trump Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice Friday to the Democratic outcry following President Donald Trump's attack on four ethnic minority congresswomen, saying "there's a place for all of......
2019-07-20, 09:39

Sexual Abuse Claims, a Secret Romance and Her Private Heartache: Inside the Life, Death and Continuing Legacy of Whitney Houston Since her heartbreaking, premature death in 2012, Whitney Houston's life has been examined from every angle. In those first days after she was discovered face down in a hotel......
2019-08-28, 20:52

How Dove Cameron Is Approaching Life After Cameron Boyce's Death Following Cameron Boyce's untimely passing, his co-stars are looking at life differently. Last month, the Descendants actor passed away at the age of 20. The Los Angeles County......
2019-08-10, 01:39

Nick Buoniconti's Football Life And Football Death The Many Lives of Nick Buoniconti, the HBO documentary about the Hall of Fame linebacker who died this week at the age of 78, begins with several breathtaking shots of Buoniconti’s stately mansion in the Hamptons, just as Buoniconti makes his way out the front door, onto the porch, and into a wicker...
2019-08-03, 03:00

School board member longs for Muslim congresswoman's death in post: 'My life would be complete' Toms River Regional Board of Education member Dan Leonard has come under fire for a series of posts against Muslims.        ...
2019-07-24, 20:13

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, which complement an ongoing study with women in Africa....
2019-07-16, 00:00

Filmmaker Michael Moore Wants America’s Favorite Black Woman to Save America From Trump Filmmaker Michael Moore knows exactly who could save America from the racist president leaving his Florsheim prints all over the Oval Office desk, and that person, according to Moore, would “crush” President Donald Trump in 2020 “and her last name rhymes with Obama.”...
2019-08-02, 02:26

Would Medicare-for-all mean hospitals for none? John Delaney's claim is a good case study in how a snappy talking point can stray far from reality, especially when it comes to a complex policy issue such as health care....
2019-07-03, 15:52

How ‘Medicare for All’ Went Mainstream In the last presidential election, the idea of abolishing private health insurance was confined to the far left of American politics. Now it’s the central argument of the Democratic primary race....
2019-08-27, 14:52

Nearly 3/4 of Democrats don't know what 'Medicare for all' is Nearly 3 out of every 4 Democrats believe that a "Medicare for all" program includes an option for people to keep their private insurance if they like it....
2019-06-18, 02:52

America's Least American-Style Car Was Also One of America's Most Influential Happy Fourth of July, fellow Americans! And, everyone else, have a beer and a hot dog on me! By me, I mean the United States government, who I’m sure will reimburse you promptly. Today I’d like to celebrate an under-appreciated American hero, that least-American-seeming of American cars: the Chevrol...
2019-07-04, 20:00

The realities of rural 5G deployment in the US The chairman of the FCC announced approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third megacarrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me....
2019-06-07, 21:13

Top 10 queer rural books Sexual freedom is most often associated with the city, but a small but growing canon including EM Forster and Sarah Waters tells a different storyIf the countryside appears at all in LGBT+ stories, it is usually only as somewhere to escape from. For many of us, this is a pattern that never fitted, a...
2019-07-17, 20:39

Biden keeps up attacks against 'Medicare for all' HANOVER, New Hampshire — Joe Biden derided the healthcare proposals of his 2020 Democratic primary opponents while also taking aim at President Trump for trying to gut his former boss's signature healthcare law....
2019-08-24, 09:00

Medicare for All is a Democratic fallacy Ordinarily, I’m not one for watching political debates, let alone early-on primary ones. I prefer perusing the résumés and actual accomplishments of those who want to govern. Debates merely show off arguing skills. But I was in the mood for some comedy, so I watched. Much of the debate was about Med...
2019-08-04, 22:00

Don’t Believe Joe Biden’s Medicare for All Lies Throughout this campaign, Joe Biden has not proved himself to have a particularly nuanced or accurate understanding of American healthcare. Earlier this year, he criticized Medicare for All by saying it would let employers “off the hook,” since they’re currently spending a lot of money on their empl...
2019-07-09, 23:26

The Surprising Origins of ‘Medicare for All’ When Medicare was created in 1965, few Americans were talking about universal health care. Even fewer realized that the bureaucrats behind the program hoped that it would eventually become that. With America at the height of Cold War anti-communist sentiment, the Social Security Administration staff...
2019-05-31, 01:13

Medicare-for-all might not cause surge in hospital use (Reuters Health) - Medicare-for-all and other versions of universal coverage being proposed for the U.S. by several presidential hopefuls wouldn't necessarily lead more people to seek hospital care, a new analysis suggests....
2019-07-24, 02:39

Dem Whose Bad Medicare for All Take Got Him Booed Tries Tweeting Through It There’s a decent chance that you’ve never heard of John Delaney. That’s understandable, given that the former Maryland congressman is currently polling at about one percent in the Democrats’ comedically crowded 2020 presidential field. Still, if you know one thing about Delaney, it might as well be ...
2019-06-03, 19:52

At Least One Conservative Is Very Scared About Medicare for All Medicare for All is gaining popularity and it’s apparently making conservatives in Texas fearful, the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday....
2019-09-12, 09:26

Behind the string of rural hospital closures Since 2010, 107 rural hospitals have shut their doors, and many are eager to point the finger at a flawed drug savings program. But healthcare advocacy and public policy groups say it isn’t that simple....
2019-07-12, 15:39

Elizabeth Warren Gives Her Best Answer Ever On Medicare for All Sen. Elizabeth Warren has made the most of her time at the first 2020 Democratic debate Wednesday, but her first real home run was an impassioned defense of Medicare for All. Following Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s reiteration that, well, M4A just isn’t realistic and a public option is better, Warren got fir...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Medicare's finances are full of waste A new report just uncovered millions of dollars in Medicare waste. The report, from the Office of the Inspector General at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, found that the agency paid for some of the same drugs twice, wasting $160 million....
2019-09-13, 03:00

Even Harry Reid knows ‘Medicare for all’ is a disaster Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, recently made headlines for criticizing the "Medicare for all" proposal popular among Democratic presidential candidates. In an interview with Vice, Reid said that the proposal would be problematic in the 2020 election. "How are you going to get it...
2019-08-29, 22:52

Democrats' Medicare for All must consider union-won plans: AFL-CIO Democratic White House hopefuls should ensure their Medicare for All proposals honor union-negotiated private insurance, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, head of the largest federation of U.S. labor unions, said on Thursday....
2019-08-29, 23:13

'Medicare for all' branding could be backfiring on liberals Those who believe that the government should provide everybody with free healthcare have long struggled with a way to brand it. The term socialized health insurance has a negative connotation and "single-payer healthcare" is too wonky. So in recent years, activists have pushed leading Democrats to a...
2019-06-18, 22:39

Kamala Harris Gets Herself Into Another Mess on Medicare for All After a dominant performance in the Thursday’s Democratic debate, Sen. Kamala Harris is clarifying her commitment last night regarding the abolishment of private health insurance....
2019-06-28, 15:52

So-called 'Medicare for all' gets its 15 minutes of infamy Last week, the House Rules Committee held a landmark hearing on "Medicare for all." The idea's advocates championed the hearing as a major step towards providing Americans universal, government-run healthcare....
2019-05-21, 17:13

On the Doorstep With a Plea: Will You Support Medicare for All? The nation’s largest nurses’ union is pushing Medicare for all from door to door to door in swing House districts. But the campaign for a single-payer health system is slow going....
2019-06-15, 21:39

Democrats clash over 'Medicare for all' in first debate The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidates on stage....
2019-06-27, 19:26

Not Every Union Is Buying Into the Lies about Medicare for All Several presidential candidates have cast Medicare for All as a blow to the labor movement because it would shift workers away from hard-won employer healthcare and into a government-run system. But not all unions are going along with the idea....
2019-08-13, 00:00

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it needs to amend the proposed rule to make sure government treats rural areas fairly....
2019-07-13, 10:26

Government launches plans to boost rural 5G The government has detailed a package of funding and measures designed to ensure the benefits of 5G reach rural areas and not just major cities.A consultation on network deployment regulations will be launched, aimed at easing mobile operators’ most common complaints, such as the amount of re...
2019-08-27, 13:13

US cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas US drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are back to being most common in big cities again, according to a government report issued Friday....
2019-08-02, 21:01

Ditch the city and bet the farm on these rural retreats As the world becomes increasingly tech-driven, the enchantment of the all-American farm magnifies for many seeking a country escape or new forever home. Some of these properties are viable, working farms in need of fresh attention, while others retain or channel bucolic vibes — and all are guarantee...
2019-08-29, 05:39

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband to underse......
2019-06-11, 06:00

Which? calls for rural 4G infrastructure sharing deal Consumer watchdog Which? has urged mobile operators and the government to conclude to a network sharing arrangement if a target of 95 per cent landmass 4G coverage is to be achieved.The organisation has published a report that shows 80 per cent of the 650 UK parliamentary constituencies do not have ...
2019-08-09, 05:13

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer incentives to live there....
2019-06-12, 23:13

AMA says 'No' to 'Medicare for All' while endorsing policies that would make it inevitable The American Medical Association, the nation's largest doctors group, narrowly voted to maintain its long-standing opposition to "Medicare for all" and other proposals for single-payer medicine....
2019-06-12, 04:00

Where the top Democratic U.S. presidential candidates stand on 'Medicare for All' All of the Democratic presidential candidates debating on Thursday say universal healthcare is a top priority. They disagree, however, on the best path to achieve it....
2019-09-10, 13:39

How to avoid costly Medicare mistakes when retiring after age 65 If you're covered by qualifying health insurance at work and have delayed signing up for Medicare (or parts of it), it's important to plan ahead to avoid a coverage gap or missed deadlines....
2019-07-19, 14:39

Medicare Advantage home healthcare may not be best quality (Reuters Health) - Older Americans who get home healthcare through traditional Medicare plans may have access to better quality services than their counterparts who enroll in private plans known as Medicare Advantage, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-09-06, 19:39

How a Medicare Buy-In or Public Option Could Threaten Obamacare Some Democrats are proposing a government alternative to private insurance. But allowing people to choose such a plan may destabilize the A.C.A., some experts say....
2019-07-31, 21:26

Tucson man sentenced for Medicare fraud scheme TUCSON – A licensed podiatrist was sentenced on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of thousands of dollars. Officials say Loren Wessel, 55, of Tucson admitted to submitting false claims to Medicare from 2008 through June 2016. Wessel provided podiatry ...
2019-05-21, 23:52

Biden jabs at Sanders, Warren over 'Medicare-for-all' Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to take aim at two of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination over their support for a government-run "Medicare-for-all" health care plan during a speech Wednesday to organized labor at the Iowa AFL-CIO....
2019-08-22, 02:00

'That's a lot of money': Joe Biden hits 'Medicare for all' plans Presidential candidate Joe Biden hit left-leaning Democrats Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Kamala Harris during the second round of debates Wednesday over the cost of their proposals to uproot private health insurance in favor of a singular government plan....
2019-08-01, 07:26

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care....
2019-06-13, 17:52

‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings....
2019-05-22, 21:39

Democrats’ intense Medicare for All debate, paraphrased Whether to support Medicare for All was by far one of the more interesting moments of the first night of the second Democratic debate. Here's how it went down....
2019-08-01, 02:52

Where The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand On Medicare For All The second Democratic primary debate on Thursday night saw an extended period of serious policy discussion on the future of the nation’s health care. While Medicare-for-all has been the rallying cry of those on the party’s left flank, the candidates on the stage were split, with most arg...
2019-06-29, 06:13

Sanders, Warren fight with moderates over ‘Medicare for All’ DETROIT (AP) — The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates in a debate that laid bare the struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desire to defeat President Dona...
2019-08-01, 01:39

Pete Buttigieg’s stance on 'Medicare for all' is moderate in name only Thursday night’s presidential debate featured nine Democratic candidates, some guy named Eric Swalwell, and a raucous debate over "Medicare for all." Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a presidential front-runner and longtime advocate of socialized healthcare, called on his colleagues to embrace his signat...
2019-06-28, 08:39

Democrats back off once-fervent embrace of Medicare-for-all Kamala Harris’s switch on health care highlights a broader move by Democrats to soften their initial enthusiasm for a sweeping government health plan....
2019-08-20, 18:52

Beware Medicare scammers, warns FCC chief The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is out with a new warning for the elderly. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in an interview with Fox News on Monday says scammers are finding new and sophisticated ways to collect Medicare information....
2019-08-28, 07:00

Majority of House Dems now support 'Medicare-for-all' The single-payer health care plan known as "Medicare-for-all" now enjoys support from more than half of Democrats in the House of Representatives, with top-ranking Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., adding his name to the list of co-sponsors....
2019-09-09, 22:00

How to shave your tax bill — and your Medicare costs in retirement A flush 401(k) is just one thing you'll need to cover your retirement costs. Sock some money into Roth accounts and your taxable accounts to help trim taxes in the future....
2019-07-24, 21:13

What's the matter with California? California wants to look after its people, so it keeps expanding its social safety net. It also wants to welcome all comers and so embraces illegal immigrants and protects them in sanctuary cities....
2019-06-11, 06:13

What's The Matter With Baseball? Nobody goes to baseball games anymore. That’s the common alarmist wisdom that has become one of the overarching themes of the 2019 season, which had barely gotten underway before USA Today was declaring that MLB’s attendance slide of recent years had taken on a “more permanent look.” By May, the Ass...
2019-08-27, 18:00

No matter where, it’s still Yankees vs. Red Sox LONDON — Because London Stadium was swollen with an October feel on Friday for a workout, it was easy to confuse it with a postseason atmosphere ahead of the initial major league game played in a city where baseball is a curiosity. Starting Saturday, when the Yankees and Red Sox clash in the first b...
2019-06-29, 13:52

It Was Only a Matter of Time Once, in the before times, you could go on Bring a Trailer, find your vintage car at a not-insane markup, buy it and get it home. But buyers have been pumping in more and more money and, well, things have changed. I guess to match the lofty new prices its listings now fetch, Bring a Trailer has roll...
2019-05-22, 04:00

How Much Do Coaches Matter? To Andre Iguodala, coaches are just one part of the equation on a team. Meanwhile, mentees of a ‘trillon-dollar coach’ swear by his importance. Both can’t be right—or can they?...
2019-07-07, 15:13

Does It Matter When I Work Out? For years, I trudged my way to the gym at 5am, before the sun even rose or the garbage trucks of New York City began their daily commute. Eventually, and out of necessity for sleep, I changed my routine to nightly workouts—and suddenly felt stronger and faster....
2019-06-12, 04:13

America the Beautiful, America the Cruel The Fourth of July, or the Fourth of You Lie as we black folks like to call it, is here again. And we’ll be inundated with bold-faced lies about American exceptionalism. You’ll hear it from television commentators. From politicians. From dudes wearing a red, white and blue t-shirt…made in China....
2019-07-04, 17:13

FedEx to hire 700 flexible rural and residential drivers FedEx Corp said it plans to hire about 700 flexible, part-time Express drivers in 160 U.S. residential and rural markets as customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc puts pressure on established delivery firms....
2019-06-06, 20:52

Feds allocate $10M to combat violence in rural Alaska WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska, clearing the way for the Justice Department to award more than $10 million to combat crime in rural Alaskan communities. Friday’s announcement follows a trip Barr made last month to meet with Na...
2019-06-28, 19:00

Cities, not rural areas, are the real Internet deserts The “digital divide” is back in the news, with both Democratic presidential candidates and incumbent government officials promising billions to provide high-speed Internet to millions of Americans in rural areas who don’t currently have access to it at home. The digital divide, however, is not a rur...
2019-09-13, 17:39

Suicide rate up 41 percent, particularly in rural areas, study says Suicide rates have increased by 41 percent since 2000, particularly in rural counties, with researchers highlighting factors such as lack of insurance and prevalence of gun shops as linked to the higher rates....
2019-09-09, 22:00

Rural Metro Fire rescues cat entangled in car engine Rural Metro firefighters rescuing a cat stuck in a car engine. PIMA COUNTY – Firefighters with Rural Metro Fire helped a cat out of a furry situation Monday. Rural Metro Fire Station 71 received calls of a cat trapped in the engine compartment of a car. Crews found the cat entangled deep into ...
2019-08-07, 06:52

Nonprofit Expanding Resiliency Program To Rural Kentucky JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is funding a program in Russell County and nine surrounding counties to help children and youth dealing with violence, addiction, and other trauma. According to a news release, the foundation awarded $200,000 to the Louisville-based Bounce ...
2019-05-28, 13:26

China facing shortage of pediatricians, especially in rural areas (Reuters Health) - China is facing a shortage of pediatricians and, just as in America, that scarcity is being felt most in rural areas, researchers report in a new study....
2019-06-28, 20:13

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70,000. For rural areas, declining enrollment ...
2019-06-17, 01:00

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Saturday, citing government officials....
2019-06-22, 11:52

Rural 4G deal can be achieved, culture secretary believes The Culture Secretary reportedly believes a deal between the government and mobile operators to improve rural coverage without the need for a national roaming network is near – despite the ongoing caused by a change in Prime Minister and cabinet.Jeremy Wright told The Financial Times that he ...
2019-07-24, 16:26

FCC approves another $137 million to expand rural broadband access The Federal Communications Commission has approved another $121 million in funding to bring broadband access to rural homes and businesses. It's the fourth round of support following last year's Connect America Fund Phase II reverse auction. The fund......
2019-08-13, 03:39

Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
2019-08-01, 16:39

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
2019-05-23, 05:39

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
2019-06-21, 12:00

Huawei Ban Threatens Wireless Service in Rural Areas Many small carriers depend on inexpensive equipment from the Chinese company. Now they must rethink expansion plans, and perhaps replace existing gear....
2019-05-25, 11:13

Understanding the rising popularity of China’s rural influencers Beginning in 2016, China saw the sudden and meteoric rise of the short video social media platform Kuaishou 快手. The app had been quietly accumulating a following since its launch in 2011, focusing on half-organic, half-algorithm-driven growth and ignoring traditional media and influencer marketing a...
2019-05-28, 12:26

Until broadband access improves, telemedicine won't help rural communities (Reuters Health) - Telemedicine has been touted as a solution to the dearth of doctors in rural America. But the same places where residents must drive many miles to see a physician often also have limited broadband access, a new study suggests....
2019-05-21, 18:39

Rural Metro puts out garage fire overnight PIMA COUNTY- Rural Metro Fire crews responded to a garage fire on the north east side early Monday morning. Late Sunday night, crews from Rural Metro responded to a call for a fire near Catalina Highway and Houghton Road. GARAGE FIRE: @RuralMetroSo_Az crews put out a fire overnight near Catalina Hw...
2019-07-01, 21:26

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
2019-07-19, 22:52

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70,000. For rural areas, declining enrollment can me...
2019-06-16, 19:52

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the government to fully finance the U.S. healthcare system....
2019-06-12, 04:00

Fox News Fool Suggests Medicare for All Would Actually Mean More Mass Shootings On Friday, Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy linked two top issues of the moment: Medicare for All and mass shootings. Did she do so in a logically and morally consistent way, perhaps by suggesting that single-payer healthcare would dramatically improve the lives of gun violence survivors, wh...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Helping an honorably discharged veteran navigate Medicare Dear John: I love your column and the manner in which you try to help people. Perhaps you can help me as well. I’m on Social Security Disability for Stage D emphysema and received $1,076 a month up until December 2018. Then the Social Security Administration informed me that it would begin deducti...
2019-06-23, 11:39

Bernie Sanders and John Delaney Battle Over Medicare for All The first debate exchange captured the battle within the Democratic Party over how the presidential nominee should change the country’s health care system....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality....
2019-06-03, 15:13

Conservatives must articulate a response to Medicare for All, or socialism wins Most healthcare proposals — including Medicare for All, Medicare at 50, a public insurance option, expanding Obamacare, and allowing the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices — share one thing in common: a more aggressive government role in healthcare. What are free market propone...
2019-07-01, 22:13

Medicare Moves to Cover Costly Cell Therapies Medicare and Medicaid will cover an expensive new kind of cancer drug and related services, though the federal government insurance programs won’t pay 100% of the costs, which can approach $1 million a patient....
2019-08-08, 04:39

Bernie Sanders' own state showed 'Medicare for all' won't work Bernie Sanders is offering a lot of government services, including "Medicare for all," which promises to pay for everyone's healthcare. So when he becomes president, will he raise taxes on the middle class? Sanders was offered up this question as a lead-off in the June 27 Democratic presidential deb...
2019-06-28, 08:39

Bernie Sanders Went to Canada, and a Dream of ‘Medicare for All’ Flourished The Vermont senator has staked his presidential campaign, and much of his political legacy, on transforming health care in America. His mother’s illness, and a trip he made to study the Canadian system, help explain why....
2019-09-10, 01:13

Planning to travel while on Medicare? Make sure you have coverage at your destination Whether you're covered for medical services while traveling depends partly on where you're going and how you receive your Medicare benefits....
2019-07-14, 14:52

Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to cover expensive cancer cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and Novartis AG ....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return. ...
2019-08-23, 13:13

Strategies: ‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings....
2019-05-21, 15:00

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
2019-05-29, 00:52

Do Production Car Lap Records Matter? Porsche has been on a tear lately setting production car lap records in the 991.2 generation GT2 RS at tracks all over the world. The GT2 RS is incredibly fast, that much is obvious, but that’s a known quantity at this point. Beyond just the bragging rights for Porsche to say it has set records at t...
2019-07-21, 20:13

Why do insects matter? Alberta bug course will tell you A new course offered by the University of Alberta -- Bugs 101 -- is meant to introduce people to the importance of human-insect interactions in the context of climate change and global biodiversity....
2019-07-04, 22:00

Lightning: Rural Metro Fire provides tips for staying safe While only about 10% of lightning strike victims are killed, 70% can suffer serious long-term effects.  So, staying safe is key. Jaimison Slyter is a wildland firefighter with Rural Metro Fire. This specialized training prepares firefighters for safety threats such as thunderstorms. During the summ...
2019-08-09, 07:13

As many as 10 Manitoba rural municipalities to declare state of agriculture emergency Global  News has learned the RM of Grahamdale, located in the Interlake, will declare the emergency after dry weather has left producers unable to produce enough hay to feed their cattle, among other problems....
2019-08-29, 16:52

Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by the Health Ministry showed on Friday....
2019-07-12, 19:26

Verizon demands $880 from rural library for just 0.44GB of roaming data Enlarge (credit: Verizon) A small library that lends out mobile hotspots is facing a tough budget decision because one of its borrowers accidentally ran up $880 in roaming fees, and Verizon refuses to waive or reduce the charges. The library has an "unlimited" data plan for the hotspots, but Veriz...
2019-08-10, 02:00

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The party-line vote was criticized by the FCC's two D...
2019-06-04, 16:13

How will mmWave technology limit deployments of 5G to rural and suburban communities? Early deployments of 5G mobile networks in the US rely heavily on millimeter wave technology, but deployments in Asia are more for sub-6 GHz. How will this impact deployment?...
2019-07-03, 06:13

Suicide rates highest and rising fastest in U.S. rural communities (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates are rising across the U.S., especially in rural communities and places with high poverty and a proliferation of gun shops, a new analysis suggests....
2019-09-13, 11:39

Exclusive: FedEx to hire 700 flexible rural and residential drivers FedEx Corp said it plans to hire about 700 flexible, part-time Express drivers in 160 U.S. residential and rural markets as customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc puts pressure on established delivery firms....
2019-06-07, 01:13

Rural Metro Fire anticipates increase in overdose calls TUCSON — With students at the University of Arizona back to school, first responders are anticipating more calls related to alcohol and drug overdoses, especially with this busy holiday weekend. “They all get together with their friends. They want to party, those kinds of things. And wit...
2019-09-01, 05:39

Canada invests $85 million in internet satellites for rural areas Telesat, the Canadian telecom and SpaceX internet competitor, wants to connect remote regions with its low-earth-orbit satellites. Now, it appears to have the backing of Her Majesty's Government. The company announced today that it is partnering with......
2019-07-25, 02:26

Rural Metro working hiker rescue in Sabino Canyon TUCSON – Rural Metro Fire crews are responding to a hiker rescue in Sabino Canyon Thursday afternoon. Officials say a man in his 20s is unsure of his location. Rural Metro says the rescue is possibly due to heat exhaustion. A rescue helicopter is also being dispatched to the area. Details are limite...
2019-09-13, 01:52

UPDATE 4-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
2019-08-01, 17:13

Every Rural Family To Get Electricity By 2022: Finance Minister In Budget Union Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that every single rural family will have electricity and clean cooking facility by 2022....
2019-07-05, 09:39

Arizona’s rural hospitals facing severe doctor shortage PHOENIX (AP) – When it comes to doctor availability, the current prognosis for rural Arizona hospitals is not good. The Arizona Republic reports that a majority of the state’s more remote hospitals are experiencing a physician shortage that will only worsen as doctors retire. Staff membe...
2019-09-08, 12:26

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks....
2019-06-12, 23:39

| WATCH: Rural Afghans bear brutal cost of endless war As 10 children from the same family were walking to school last year, they came across an unexploded mortar bomb - a common sight in Afghanistan, where war still rages between the Taliban and US-backed national forces....
2019-06-05, 00:52

Huawei business ban leaves rural wireless companies with few alternatives The Trump administration added several dozen more Huawei affiliates to a trade blacklist but extended a reprieve allowing some U.S. firms to do business with the Chinese tech company for at least the next three months....
2019-08-20, 06:13

Jay Inslee's climate plan adds investments for rural U.S., farmers Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee expanded on his climate change plan Wednesday, outlining goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and rewarding American farmers for green achievements....
2019-08-22, 04:00

UPDATE 5-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
2019-08-01, 20:13

U.K. may fight 5G rural dead zones with tall countryside towers A new U.K. government plans to aggressively combat the longstanding problem of cellular dead zones by allowing big 5G towers to be built across farmlands.Read More...
2019-08-27, 17:13

Rural Metro responds to vehicle rescue on east side TUCSON – Rural Metro Fire responded to a call of a vehicle down an embankment Monday afternoon along Reddington Rd. According to RMF Battalion Chief John Walka, one person was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries after their vehicle was rescued from 30-feet down....
2019-09-17, 11:13

Here's how advisors can help clients avoid common and costly Medicare mistakes Making the wrong Medicare decision can make health care, the biggest expense in retirement, even more costly. Help clients avoid these common oversights before it's too late....
2019-06-19, 14:13

Bernie Sanders Fires Back at Joe Biden Over Medicare for All Claims Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....
2019-07-14, 01:00

Biden proposes big change to ObamaCare, in bid to save it from 'Medicare-for-all' crowd Joe Biden, in a bid to protect ObamaCare amid calls from his party's left flank to replace it with "Medicare-for-all," announced a plan Monday to add a “public option” to the 2010 health care law....
2019-07-15, 17:26

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years....
2019-07-18, 11:52

The Congresswoman Who Wrote the Medicare for All Bill Is Sick of Democrats' Lies If you are a Medicare for All supporter, the recent discourse on the topic might have given you such high blood pressure that you’ve had to turn to our nightmare healthcare industry to fix it....
2019-08-02, 18:52

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are never going to even try to pass it....
2019-06-06, 23:00

A genetic-testing scam is targeting seniors and ripping off Medicare Scammers are persuading seniors to hand over cheek swabs with their DNA, not knowing it may lead to identity theft and Medicare fraud.       ...
2019-08-02, 02:13

Genetic-testing scam targets seniors and rips off Medicare The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice. Before long, she had handed over her Medicare and Social Security numbers — and allowed them to swab her cheek to collect her DNA. She...
2019-08-01, 22:26

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
2019-06-03, 23:52

Joe Biden unveils healthcare plan casting 'Medicare for all' as 'getting rid of Obamacare' Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a healthcare proposal Monday that cast the "Medicare for all" approach of others running for the nomination as "starting from scratch" and an attack on the signature achievement of his former boss....
2019-07-15, 18:52

In Macomb County, union members aren't scared by Medicare for All SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Michigan — One of the biggest talking points against Medicare for All heard at the first Democratic primary debate in Detroit Tuesday night was that Medicare for All would take away private insurance, particularly from union members who had worked hard to negotiate for their benefit...
2019-07-31, 18:52

30 charged in scheme to bribe Bay Area doctors for Medicare referrals SAN FRANCISCO — Thirty people have been charged with a multimillion-dollar scheme that allegedly bribed doctors and others to steer Medicare patients to the largest home health care provider in the San Francisco Bay Area, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. The criminal complaints name Amity Hom...
2019-09-06, 04:13

Please Enjoy Bernie Sanders Shutting Jake Tapper Down Over Medicare for All Bernie Sanders came out swinging for Medicare for All and against CNN’s prime dipshit Jake Tapper, attacking him for asking questions that he said were “Republican talking points.”...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Democratic 'Medicare for all' push stands to rescue Trump on healthcare The Democratic Party is riding to President Trump's rescue on healthcare with talk of repealing Obamacare and eliminating private insurance in favor of a government system that has drawn the skepticism of American voters....
2019-07-15, 06:52

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages....
2019-07-18, 12:26

Buttigieg makes case against 'Medicare for all': 'I trust the American people' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg accused Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren of wanting to force everyone into a government plan because they don't believe people can make the right decisions for themselves....
2019-09-13, 03:00

Watch John Delaney brutally refute the premise of Medicare for All New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's campaign is a mystery. He seems to have no popular support, at home or in Iowa. He's been an afterthought in the race so far, so it's fitting that he had to angrily elbow his way into tonight's debate by attacking former Rep. Beto O'Rourke while the latter was speakin...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Why some CEOs figure ‘Medicare for All’ is good for business "We were going to lose the business," said the CEO of MCS Industries after paying increasingly significant health coverage fees for employees.       ...
2019-06-12, 01:00

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, gaming optimizations, new cameras, and the list just goes on and on.And lo and behold, all of those monster specs are combined with... a tiny little 3,30...
2019-06-11, 18:13

Scientists are building a real-life version of the Starship Enterprise's life scanner When the crewmembers of the Starship Enterprise pull into orbit around a new planet, one of the first things they do is scan for life-forms. Here in the real world, researchers have long been trying to figure out how to unambiguously detect signs of life on distant exoplanets. ...
2019-08-23, 15:13

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
2019-05-21, 16:00

No Matter How Good You Are, The Washington Mystics Will Be Better The Los Angeles Sparks, to be sure, are no scrubs. They’re sitting near the top of the WNBA standings, with a future Hall of Famer in Candace Parker, All-Star forwards in the Ogwumike sisters, and one of the league’s greatest perimeter threats in Chelsea Gray. Alas, none of it was enough to prevent ...
2019-08-28, 16:26

Hollywood and the Matter-of-Fact Abortion Series and films depicting the procedure as an everyday occurrence have markedly increased, a scholar finds. Writers say they’re showing what they know....
2019-07-20, 00:26

Does net neutrality still matter in our post-web world? What we think the public Internet is has already been replaced with a vision of the digital marketplace that’s more reflective of our society. So why are we trying to resuscitate a framework from another era?...
2019-07-18, 21:52

Data-mining for dark matter When Tracy Slatyer faced a crisis of confidence early in her educational career, Stephen Hawking’s “A Brief History of Time” and a certain fictional janitor at MIT helped to bolster her resolve. Slatyer was 11 when her family moved from Canberra, Australia, to the island nation of Fiji. It was a ...
2019-08-16, 12:26

Joe Biden’s mounting slip-ups and why they matter Gaffe coverage is often overwrought. Biden has shown an ability to pack them together, though, in a way that should give pause to Democrats who view him as Trump's toughest opponent....
2019-08-09, 23:26

It’s Only a Matter of Time Before Trump Shits Himself Frankly, I’m shocked it hasn’t happened already. We have a president who regularly shows signs of mental decline: He regularly forgets people’s names and places. He makes up words. This much is clear—there will quite likely come a time when our president shits himself, probably on TV, for all to see...
2019-05-28, 22:13

Physicists Wonder: Why Has No One Been Killed by Dark Matter? The fact that no one has died from being struck by dark matter is enough proof to rule out certain ideas about the mysterious stuff, according to one new theory paper.Read more......
2019-07-18, 00:00

Where You Went to College May Matter on Your Loan Application Policy makers are trying to address questions of fairness as they seek to encourage lenders to use new types of data and computer-driven models to allow more borrowers to qualify for loans and at lower prices....
2019-08-08, 14:39

It's mind over matter in a thrilling episode of The 100 The 100 seems to be making a name for itself when it comes to hyper focused episodes. This season already included the one-off horror nightmare that was “Red Sun Rising,” and now we have “Nevermind,” an episode that almost exclusively takes place inside Clarke’s mind. Josephine may have taken over h...
2019-06-19, 05:26

Woman who killed daughters after ‘they got in the way’ of her sex life sentenced to life in prison A woman found guilty in England of killing her two young daughters because they "got in the way" of her sex life has been jailed for life, the BBC reports....
2019-08-02, 21:26

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15....
2019-06-17, 14:39

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday. The attack late Sunday took place in the village of Wadehi, south of Alepp...
2019-06-17, 14:39

Bikers, military vets mourn 7 killed in rural highway crash RANDOLPH, N.H. (AP) — Motorcyclists and military veterans are mourning seven members of a motorcycle club that includes Marines and their spouses who were killed in a collision with a pickup truck on a rural highway. Authorities say they may begin publicly identifying victims of Friday’s crash...
2019-06-23, 16:00

India aims to provide clean water to all rural houses by 2024 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean water....
2019-06-15, 23:39

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
2019-08-01, 16:13

The Government Opened a New Holding Center for Migrant Children in Rural Texas (CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas) — A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government’s newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints of overcrowding and filthy conditions have sparked a wor...
2019-07-11, 05:39

Rural Metro: Five-acre fire in Pantano Wash most likely human caused TUCSON – A fire acre brush fire in the Pantano Wash is under investigation after it ignited near Grant and Wilmot roads Tuesday afternoon. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, the blaze grew to five acres. While the fire is currently out, crews are currently mopping up and searching for h...
2019-08-21, 02:00

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get left behind, leaving traces in crops....
2019-07-03, 13:52

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle.        ...
2019-06-22, 23:13

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue reading......
2019-05-21, 15:01

Maurice the Rooster pitches city slickers against locals in rural France A loud 4-year-old rooster called Maurice on an island off the French Atlantic shore has pitted a couple of city slickers who bought a second home next door against his owners, and stirred a nationwide debate....
2019-09-01, 00:52

Democratic hopeful Warren outlines $85 billion rural broadband plan Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren outlined on Wednesday her plan to bring high-speed internet to rural and Native American communities through an $85 billion federal grant program....
2019-08-07, 16:13

Rural Metro extricates driver from south side crash scene TUCSON – A person was transported to the hospital after they were trapped in a crash near Palo Verde Road and Interstate 10 Friday morning. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, a driver required extricating after they were stuck in their vehicle during a crash. The firefighters used hydra...
2019-06-29, 12:00

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Democrat Buttigieg unveils healthcare plan for rural Americans, tribes Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a healthcare plan on Friday to provide coverage to all rural Americans and Native American tribes, where mortality and illness rates are higher than in U.S. cities....
2019-08-09, 17:52

SaT5G shows satellite-based 5G services for planes and rural areas A European consortium of satellite and terrestrial communications companies sees high-latency satellites as data augmenters or backups for 5G cell towers.Read More...
2019-06-20, 00:26

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault, child abuse and other violent crimes....
2019-06-29, 04:39

Presidential hopeful Klobuchar woos rural votes, vows help for farmers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday will propose help for American farmers including looser restrictions on biofuels and student loan forgiveness, the latest effort by a Democratic candidate to woo rural voters who backed Republican Donald Trump....
2019-08-07, 14:13

Bigger and taller masts lined up to improve rural phone signal Scores of super masts could be built across Britain to get rid of mobile phone blind spotsScores of taller phone masts could be built across the British countryside as part of government plans to eliminate mobile reception blind spots.The digital secretary, Nicky Morgan, said she wanted to shake up ...
2019-08-27, 03:52

Obama budget official: 'Medicare for All' is Democrat version of GOP's 'repeal and replace' "Single payer is the Democratic equivalent of real and replace. It'll never be legislated because the details are too hard," President Barack Obama's former budget chief says....
2019-05-21, 22:13

2020 Democrat hopeful Rep. Tim Ryan pokes holes into 'Medicare for All' plan Quite a few Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination are latching on to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan, but at least one is pumping the brakes and pointing out the policy's flaws....
2019-07-01, 02:00

Bill to improve health savings accounts for Medicare users comes with a big downside While the Health Savings for Seniors Act would allow HSA contributions if you're on Medicare, it also would limit what you can use the withdrawals for....
2019-08-02, 04:00

Joe Biden urges building on Obamacare instead of adopting Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Biden's comments were the latest iteration of his strategy to tie himself closely to the legacy of President Barack Obama, under whom he served as vice president for eight years....
2019-06-28, 08:26

Kamala Harris campaign should either be honest about private insurance or admit she isn't for 'Medicare for all' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., with the help of her campaign, keeps trying to claim she supports "Medicare for all" while obfuscating the reality that it would essentially eliminate private insurance. She needs to stick with one clear position or she's going to be obliterated on the issue should her ...
2019-06-11, 04:52

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
2019-07-18, 07:26

AFL-CIO head 'would have a hard time supporting' 'Medicare-for-all' that eliminates union plans Democratic candidates' 'Medicare-for-all' plans will rip apart union members' health coverage in a move AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says will make it difficult for him and workers to get behind....
2019-09-01, 23:52

Joe Biden takes indirect shot at Kamala Harris over her support for Medicare for All Former Vice President Joe Biden says he has “pretty profound differences” with some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination race over the costs and consequences of Medicare for All. Biden, the front-runner right now in the nomination battle, appeared on Friday evening to take a ...
2019-07-13, 20:13

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 candidates on stage who supported getting rid of priva...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Warren dodges over whether she would raise taxes on middle class to fund 'Medicare for all' Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren ducked a question during the second round of debates Tuesday about whether she would raise taxes on the middle class to fund "Medicare for all."...
2019-07-31, 18:52

Telemarketer charged in $1.2 billion Medicare fraud scheme pleads guilty in NJ The owner of a telemarketing company implicated in the largest component of a $1.2 billion Medicare fraud involving the supply of medically unnecessary orthotic braces pleaded guilty to criminal charges on Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice said....
2019-09-07, 01:13

A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states A Democratic nominee who supports replacing private health insurance with a government-run system would lose union voters in battleground states Democrats must win to reverse President Trump's 2016 victory, according to union officials....
2019-07-12, 15:39

Bernie Sanders snaps at Kamala Harris over 'Medicare for All' flip-flop Bernie Sanders subtweeted Kamala Harris after the California senator and fellow Democratic White House hopeful told donors she wasn't "comfortable" with her Vermont colleague's "Medicare for All" proposal....
2019-08-20, 15:00

'Medicare for all' would create a lot of unnecessary work for supporters of guaranteed health coverage Those advocating moving all Americans onto a single government plan under the banner "Medicare for all" are creating a lot more work for themselves if the goal is actually to guarantee all Americans are able to obtain affordable health coverage....
2019-06-27, 21:13

Democratic 2020 hopeful John Delaney escalates fight with AOC over 'Medicare for all' John Delaney's presidential campaign escalated a fight with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over "Medicare for all," blaming the most liberal wing of the Democratic Party for helping elect President Trump and challenging her to a debate on healthcare....
2019-06-03, 21:52

‘Medicare for All’ vs. ‘Public Option’: The 2020 Field Is Split, Our Survey Shows We asked the Democratic presidential candidates how they would improve the health care system. Some want to eliminate private insurance, but many others said that was a step too far....
2019-06-23, 09:52

Kamala Harris unveils 'Medicare for All' plan that won't kill private insurance Sen. Kamala Harris released a health-care plan on Monday that will transition every American into her version of a "Medicare for All" system within 10 years....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot them dead, said on Tuesday "it is only a matter of time" before he becomes president of Brazil....
2019-07-17, 02:26

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred gender pronouns, how they are building blocks in communication, and how they help people feel fully seen and heard....
2019-06-11, 22:39

No Immediate Relief For P Chidambaram As Matter Sent To Chief Justice Congress MP P Chidambaram's lawyer has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation under what law his client has been told to appear within two hours in an alleged corruption case....
2019-08-21, 11:00

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers had attained....
2019-06-29, 02:00

HONDA'S HENIO ARCANGELI: Cars matter Henio Arcangeli Jr., senior vice president of the automobile division at American Honda Motor Co., is focused on rebuilding the Acura brand and restoring a car culture in America....
2019-06-16, 15:00

Creating bots is easy — scaling them is another matter At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, CenturyLink and UiPath talked about Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and the problems with scaling bots.Read More...
2019-07-11, 20:39

The Latest: Mexico calls new US tariffs a serious matter WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s announcement on a new tariff for Mexican imports in response to heavy flow of migrants (all times local): 9:20 p.m. The Mexican undersecretary for North America is calling new tariffs on Mexican goods announced by U.S. President Donald T...
2019-05-31, 03:39

Permadeath Doesn't Matter If You Have Enough Save Files From XCOM to Fire Emblem, it feels bad to watch your team die in a tactical game. It’s way better to save a million times so that you can re-do part of a battle to keep everyone alive. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, Kirk and I brought on Gita Jackson to talk about Fire Emblem: Three Houses, whic...
2019-07-18, 23:39

The Raptors had every advantage against the Warriors. It didn't matter The Warriors had to deal with injuries and a big first-half deficit in Game 2. But a team with Curry, Thompson and Green are never truly defeatedThe Raptors could not have asked for a better shot at taking a commanding NBA finals lead. During Game 2, the Warriors had to deal with various combination...
2019-06-03, 18:52

When Is Change a ‘Crisis’? Why Climate Terms Matter The discussion around changing weather is changing. Anodyne references to “climate change” and “global warming” are being scorned by those who think it’s time for more drastic talk, and action, on the......
2019-09-17, 19:52

Bill O'Brien's Going To Get His Way In Houston No Matter How Many GMs It Takes From the outside, it sure looked like Brian Gaine was doing a good job. When he was hired as Texans GM in January of 2018, the Texans’ roster was so expensive and such a mess that they were giving away draft picks just to get rid of some of their worst contracts. Despite that, he signed Tyrann Mathi...
2019-06-08, 16:39

‘It’s only a matter of time’ before homeless leprosy outbreak: NYU doc Homeless conditions are so dire, diseases associated with the Middle Ages could soon re-emerge, according to a new report. Dr. Marc Siegel of NYU Langone Health, writing for the Hill, warns that infections thought to be stamped out by modern medicine could make a comeback in communities with poor me...
2019-09-09, 20:00

Experts say it might not matter if telescope is in Hawaii or Spain HONOLULU — When starlight from billions of years ago zips across the universe and finally comes into focus on Earth, astronomers want their telescopes to be in the best locations possible to see what’s out there. Despite years of legal battles and months of protests by Native Hawaiian opponents, the...
2019-08-28, 08:13

Graffiti vandal tells how he turned his life around from tagging Tube trains at night to photographing life on the Bakerloo line A graffiti vandal who was jailed after spraying his distinctive tag across the Tube network today tells how he turned his life around to become a photographer documenting the Bakerloo line....
2019-05-26, 21:26

How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save livesIt’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right now there is no question that the pro-life side is – well, “killing it” seems like the wrong term, so let’s say it’s enjoying some triumphs. Georgia, ...
2019-05-25, 20:13

'All Hong Kongers are scared': protests to widen as rural residents fight back Sleepy town of Yuen Long becomes battleground after suspected gangster attack on commuters Yuen Long, a quiet residential area close to the Chinese border, has become the unlikely next battleground of Hong Kong’s protest movement.Over the last seven weeks, demonstrators have planned rallies across t...
2019-07-25, 10:39

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for herself as the choreographer behind one of the most controversial yet critically acclaimed music videos of last year.Now Sherrie Silver, the creative ...
2019-05-29, 10:26

A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans 100 years after hundreds of African Americans were reportedly killed in Elaine, Arkansas, a memorial is set to bring details of the tragedy to lightCharlie McClain was surprised to learn that he was related to one of the Elaine Twelve.It came out when McClain, 58, asked his mother earlier this year ...
2019-08-18, 11:26

India's Consumer Goods Growth Slows As Rural Demand Cools: Nielsen Volume growth in India's fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector slowed to 6.2 per cent in the three months to June from 9.9 per cent in the previous quarter....
2019-07-18, 14:39

At NITI Aayog Meet, PM Pitches For Clean Water To All Rural Homes By 2024 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean......
2019-06-15, 23:26

Trump’s ban on Chinese telecom giant Huawei could cut off rural Americans’ cell service The Trump administration’s ban on goods produced by a Chinese tech giant would seem to have little to do with rural America. But rural cell service providers across the U.S. are almost entirely dependent on the company, Huawei, which produces inexpensive wireless communications equipment. Thes...
2019-05-27, 19:52

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
2019-05-30, 07:13

Microsoft strikes deal to expand internet access in rural areas of Midwest COLUMBUS, Ohio — Microsoft Corp. and an Ohio-based provider of telecommunications services announced an agreement Tuesday to extend broadband internet access to underserved rural areas of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois over the next three years. The deal between Microsoft and Lima-based Watch Communicat...
2019-07-09, 15:13

Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to transform the economy of rural America, including spending $80 billion to provide high-speed internet and $50 billion over a decade to help farmers combat climate change....
2019-08-13, 20:13

Yogi Adityanath Promises Piped Water To Every Rural Home In Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Wednesday held out the possibility of piped water for every rural home in the state within two years, while warning concerned officials of serious......
2019-07-04, 09:52

Democrats see silver lining in suburbs, but rural challenges remain after close loss Democrats preached optimism on Wednesday after losing a special congressional election in North Carolina, citing suburban gains and the close margin in a district President Donald Trump won by 12 percentage points as signs of strength going into 2020....
2019-09-12, 01:52

Pete Buttigieg releases rural economy plan ahead of 7th Iowa trip In a push to win over rural voters, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a wide-ranging plan Tuesday aimed at reinvigorating rural America, pledging investments in rural entrepreneurship and technological investments....
2019-08-13, 17:13

Read This: How a rural gun shop's billboard represents MAGA culture's offline proliferation Much concern has been raised in the past few years about the role of social media in the iteration and spread of hateful rhetoric, and rightfully so. There is no shortage of stories of once-moderate or politically uninvolved family members getting pulled past an event horizon of paranoia and mist...
2019-08-23, 00:00

2020 Dem John Delaney warns of party's 'intolerance' amid AOC spat over 'Medicare-for-all' Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney is warning that the "Medicare-for-all" bill supported by many of his rivals for the 2020 nomination “is bad policy and bad politics and will help get Donald Trump re-elected.”...
2019-06-05, 23:13

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare - sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to two industry sources who had discussions with the White House....
2019-07-25, 03:39

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal against critics opposed to wiping out private health insurance, while announcing plans to lead a caravan to Canada to buy cheaper medicine than available in...
2019-07-18, 01:52

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sounding like his party's arch-nemesis....
2019-07-18, 23:39

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday’s first round of voting, media focus was not so much on the candidates‘ Brexit policies, nor on their plans to avert environmental catastrop...
2019-06-13, 16:13

When ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is Invoked in the Abortion Debate For some black ministers, abortion is both wrong and understandable. “I cannot guilt her,” one pastor said of his discussions with black women considering ending their pregnancies....
2019-07-06, 11:26

Strange stars that go supernova may be dimming because of dark matter Some stars that go supernova are dimmer than we expect, so something must be filching their energy - it may be a possible dark matter particle called the axion...
2019-07-22, 18:52

Italy's men are starting to matter in tennis like its women After four decades of dormancy, male tennis players in Italy are finally showing signs of becoming as good as the women have been        ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – on Huawei phones. This ban doesn’t affect current Huawei users. They’ll...
2019-06-07, 15:01

Why Taylor Swift Has No Problem Defending Herself--No Matter the Cost As Taylor Swift approaches her upcoming 30th birthday, happening on December 13 of this year, she's begun taking stock of the things she's learned over the course of her first three......
2019-07-02, 18:26

Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost MIT professors Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen are members of the newly established Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter. The effort, funded by the Simons Foundation, is an $8 million four-year award, renewable for three additional years, and will support theoretical physics research acros...
2019-05-29, 21:13

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the European Parliament?...
2019-05-23, 11:13

Bugatti Isn't Taking Your One-Off Model Requests, No Matter How Much Money You Want To Pay Money doesn’t buy taste, honey, and Bugatti doesn’t want yours. Don’t try to bribe the company into building you something from your puny brain, because it doesn’t want to. It’s going to build what it wants, and you can either buy it or not, because Bugatti exists to design the cars and you exist to...
2019-09-03, 00:26

The Federal Minimum Wage Doesn't Really Matter Anymore The national payfloor of $7.25 an hour hasn’t been adjusted for a decade, the longest it has ever gone unchanged. Here’s why workers can shrug it off....
2019-08-11, 20:39

Trump says 'it doesn't matter' if China's Xi attends G20: Fox News U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday "it doesn't matter" if Chinese leader Xi Jinping attends the Group of 20 summit later this month in the Japanese city of Osaka, predicting a trade deal with Beijing would occur at some point anyway....
2019-06-15, 08:26

"J&K India's Internal Matter": Rajnath Singh To US Counterpart In a phone conversation with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today, US Defence Secretary Mark T Esper said today that the developments in Jammu and Kashmir are India's internal matter. Mr Esper added......
2019-08-21, 02:26

Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds Bioprinting holds great potential for repairing injuries, testing drugs or replacing whole organs, but it's currently limited in complexity, viability and speed -- you can't just create tissue on a whim. Soon, though, it might be a matter of craftin......
2019-08-25, 03:13

Opinion: The SEC might be bad this year, but for Georgia and Alabama, that won't matter The SEC enjoys touting itself as college football's toughest league, but early losses have thrown it into doubt. That may help Alabama and Georgia.       ...
2019-09-07, 00:00

Kremlin says Rosneft's dispute with Transneft not a matter for Putin The dispute between Rosneft and Transneft is not a matter for Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene in because it is a corporate matter, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 12:00

Silver lining to U.S. market sell-off: Fundamentals still seem to matter U.S. companies posting strong earnings are still winning laurels from investors, even amid the broad stock sell-off over the last week, suggesting that the kind of indiscriminate selling seen the last time an apparent devaluation of China's yuan spooked global markets is far from imminent....
2019-08-08, 00:26

'Not the end of influencers': Does it really matter if Instagram gets rid of likes? | Elfy Scott The move has been criticised by many, but some users see an opportunity for more creativity and less judgmentThere have been viral posts of influencers crying about the “blood, sweat and tears” they pour into Instagram, direct appeals to followers for more comments and a frenzy of media.But does it ...
2019-07-31, 21:13

Sources: Pats unaware AB involved in civil matter Representatives for Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown and Britney Taylor, his former trainer, were in confidential discussions before the filing of Taylor's civil sexual assault lawsuit, sources tell ESPN's Jeremy Fowler....
2019-09-13, 09:39

Boston’s Brian Johnson out with non-baseball medical matter LONDON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Brian Johnson has been put on the 10-day injured list because of a medical matter not related to baseball. The team on Saturday did not say what was wrong but the problem was discovered during routine testing by the medical staff. The 28-year-old left-hander ...
2019-06-29, 17:13

Nick Bosa Comes With the Kind of Baggage That Doesn’t Matter Nick Bosa has been scrubbing his Twitter account ahead of the N.F.L. draft. But will teams care what he has said when he can rush the quarterback so well?...
2019-05-21, 23:13

Hawaii or Spain? Experts say it may not matter where telescope is built There's no significant opposition to putting the telescope on La Palma like there is in Hawaii, where some Native Hawaiians consider the mountain sacred....
2019-08-26, 04:00

Gelael's withdrawal from Silverstone F2 round "matter of principle" Sean Gelael says his decision to withdraw from the Silverstone Formula 2 weekend was "a matter of principle", after receiving a penalty following an incident in practice...
2019-07-15, 21:39

For Poison-Dart Frogs, Markings Matter When It Comes to Survival An experiment found that white-striped frogs were less effective at scaring off predators than frogs with yellow stripes. Yet both populations are thriving....
2019-09-12, 17:52

For Poison Dart Frogs, Markings Matter When It Comes to Survival An experiment found that white-striped frogs were less effective at scaring off predators than frogs with yellow stripes. Yet both populations are thriving....
2019-09-12, 18:13

High-Tech Collision Warnings, No Matter How Smart Your Car Is “This can be a great way to get the safety benefit of crash-avoidance technology at a reduced cost compared to a new car,” said the author of a safety study....
2019-05-22, 18:01

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 20 in Bahamas as PM announces his brother's death The Bahamas health minister said Wednesday that the death toll for Hurricane Dorian has risen from seven to 20 and more deaths are expected as the storm clears the island archipelago and threatens to make landfall in the U.S. later this week. ...
2019-09-05, 05:26

Thousands could flood rural Nevada town of 50 people after 'Storm Area 51' joke goes viral The small town of Rachel, Nevada, located in the middle of the desert and home to only about 50 people, could be flooded with thousands of people this coming weekend after the joke Facebook post to storm Area 51 – the top-secret military base that conspiracy theorists believe houses aliens – went vi...
2019-09-17, 10:26

US opens new child detention center in rural Texas after reports of overcrowding at border facilities Eric Gay/AP A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the US government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said about 225 children are being held at the site ...
2019-07-12, 06:13

Biden promises free tuition for medical school students who work at rural hospitals HANOVER, New Hampshire — Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged that he would extend "free tuition" to medical school students who work at rural hospitals....
2019-08-24, 09:00

'Fantasy World': Biden knocks Harris promise of Medicare for All without middle-class tax hikes Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said that it would be impossible to pay for 'Medicare for All' without raising taxes on the middle class, taking aim at Kamala Harris' claim that the plan could be paid for with a Wall Street tax....
2019-07-25, 00:26

Daily on Healthcare: A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-12, 22:39

Sanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit 'Medicare-for-all' means higher taxes Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign is blasting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over her repeated insistence that she’s “not prepared to engage in a middle-class tax hike” to pay for her "Medicare-for-all" proposal....
2019-07-18, 20:39

Social Security error leaves 250K American seniors with unpaid Medicare premiums Hundreds of thousands of seniors in the United States have been informed by the government they're still on the hook for five months of unpaid Medicare premiums due to a "processing error."...
2019-06-11, 21:13

2020 Democrat has speech shut down amid jeers from California liberals for questioning 'Medicare for all' SAN FRANCISCO — John Delaney's address at the California Democratic Convention Sunday was drowned out by jeers after he criticized "Medicare for all."...
2019-06-03, 01:39

Peter Lindbergh death: Meghan Markle pays tribute to renowned fashion photographer after his death age 74 The Duchess of Sussex, Emma Watson and Nicole Kidman are among those who paid tribute to renowned fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh after his death at 74....
2019-09-05, 12:26

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun control is told from the perspective of his daughte...
2019-08-07, 16:13

"Entirely Internal Matter," Says India After UNSC Closed-Door Meet On J&K India on Friday said that the country's national position was and remains that matters related to Kashmir are "entirely an internal matter", after a rare closed-door meeting at the United Nations......
2019-08-17, 05:26

Leak says the Galaxy Note 10 will be very expensive at launch – but that doesn’t really matter We know everything there is to know about the Galaxy Note 10 at this point, at least when it comes to design and specs. Everything leaked well ahead of the August 7th press conference, which is what usually happens with Samsung’s flagships. A new report from a trusted leaker reveals one of the...
2019-07-12, 15:13

DJ LeMahieu, Jeff McNeil chasing NY baseball history no matter what They were afterthoughts when the season began, and now they are All-Stars chasing batting titles in their respective leagues. DJ LeMahieu of the Yankees and Jeff McNeil of the Mets, fearless hitmen on the fast track to history at the Subway Series: MLB has never witnessed Yankees and Mets dual batti...
2019-07-04, 11:13

Don't miss: X-Men antics, hunting dark matter and taking on Glorkon Watch as X-Men's Jean Grey turns supermutant, visit a dark matter show that wrestles with reality and play a comedy-action game against dog-destroyer Glorkon...
2019-06-01, 16:13

Trump Heads Into 2020 With No Clear Policy Agenda. But It May Not Matter. Mr. Trump’s primary focus, according to one Republican pollster, is to connect his actions as president to positive economic news “in such a way that people understand and see how it’s personally translating in their lives.”...
2019-09-05, 04:00

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Vows to Leave the E.U. on Oct. 31 No Matter What (LONDON) — Boris Johnson became Britain’s new prime minister Wednesday, vowing to lead the U.K. out of the European Union, “no ifs, ands or buts.” Standing outside the shiny black door of 10 Downing St., Johnson said that “after three years of unfounded self-doubt, it i...
2019-07-24, 20:26

No matter how high the price of bitcoin gets, it’s too risky for average investors One certified financial planner who has owned the cryptocurrency for five years treats it as entertainment and would never recommend it to his clients....
2019-06-29, 00:52

Wheels: High-Tech Collision Warnings, No Matter How Smart Your Car Is “This can be a great way to get the safety benefit of crash-avoidance technology at a reduced cost compared to a new car,” said the author of a safety study....
2019-05-21, 19:13

Coach on French Open star Amanda Anisimova: 'Just a matter of when' Amanda Anisimova's meteoric rise to the top of the tennis world at the 2019 French Open came as a surprise to many, but her coach saw it coming. He told UPI that the 17-year-old is here to stay....
2019-06-07, 00:13

Relationship found between ordinary, dark matter in galaxy clusters Scientists have discovered a fairly consistent relationship between the mass of ordinary matter and hot gas, and the mass of dark matter in galaxy clusters....
2019-07-03, 03:00

Jeongeun Lee6 turned to pro golf ‘to support my family no matter what’ The South Korean has told of the heartache behind her tears after claiming victory at the US Women’s OpenThe tears that fell from Jeongeun Lee6 upon claiming victory at the US Women’s Open had a resonance way beyond joy. The South Korean broke down as victory was secured at the Country Club of Charl...
2019-06-03, 18:52

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedur...
2019-05-21, 15:01

No matter what happens tonight with the C8 Corvette reveal, the 1990 CERV III concept will always be No matter what happens tonight with the C8 Corvette reveal, the 1990 CERV III concept will always be first in my heart. That will never change....
2019-07-18, 18:39

Elevated levels of fecal matter found at some Texas beaches HOUSTON (KPRC) – The heat has settled and summer is in full swing. The beach is a popular destination for people looking to enjoy the weekend. However, if you are planning to head down to the Galveston area, you might want to check this list. GettyImages Texas Beach Watch takes weekly water sa...
2019-07-02, 04:39

Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same. NASA scientists compared the astronaut to his earthbound twin, Mark. The results hint at what humans will have to endure on long journeys through space....
2019-05-21, 21:13

On Pro Football: Nick Bosa Comes With the Kind of Baggage That Doesn’t Matter Nick Bosa has been scrubbing his Twitter account ahead of the N.F.L. draft. But will teams care what he has said when he can rush the quarterback so well?...
2019-05-21, 22:52

Over half of NY’s beaches ‘potentially unsafe’ due to fecal matter: report Roughly 65 percent of the Empire State's swimming spots are “potentially unsafe” due to pooh-particles — with Tanner Park on South Oyster Bay, Woodlawn State Park on Lake Erie, and Shirley Beach in Suffolk County topping the list....
2019-07-23, 23:39

Playing God in the Laboratory: The Particle That Lead to Discovery of New Form of Matter Subatomic particles are a gateway into a world of mystery and uncertainty. In this fuzzy land, our usual assumptions about matter and energy are turned upside down. At this level, the laws of physics begin to change and matter as we know it ceases to exist. In 2013, two teams of scientists working i...
2019-06-23, 17:13

Organic matter from space preserved in 3.3-billion-year-old rocks Carbon-based chemicals carried to Earth by a meteorite 3.3 billion years ago have been found encased in rock, and may have been crucial to the origin of life...
2019-05-24, 16:13

NFL notebook: Pats, Raiders reportedly were unaware of AB civil matter Neither the New England Patriots nor the Oakland Raiders were aware of rape allegations involving Antonio Brown until a civil sexual-assault lawsuit was filed by Britney Taylor, ESPN reported Thursday....
2019-09-13, 05:00

Ferrari's Vettel returning to podium a "matter of respect" for rivals Sebastian Vettel did not want to join the Canadian Grand Prix podium ceremony but returned as a "matter of respect" to Mercedes and his Formula 1 team-mate Charles Leclerc...
2019-06-10, 15:39

Mets fans should enjoy this ride — no matter how long it lasts CHICAGO — First of all, let us stipulate for the jury’s benefit that the Chicago White Sox are not a particularly good baseball team at the moment. Then remember that we’re discussing a Mets team that, back in May, got swept by the Marlins, the National League’s worst entity. And that played for mor...
2019-08-02, 09:39

'Just a matter of when': the $20bn plan to power Singapore with Australian solar Ambitious export plan could generate billions and make Australia the centre of low-cost energy in a future zero-carbon worldThe desert outside Tennant Creek, deep in the Northern Territory, is not the most obvious place to build and transmit Singapore’s future electricity supply. Though few in the s...
2019-07-14, 05:00

'It is a matter of great regret,' says Theresa May as Darroch resigns – video Sir Kim Darroch's resignation as UK ambassador to Washington came shortly before prime minister’s questions. Theresa May said in the Commons: 'We owe him an enormous debt of gratitude.' Jeremy Corbyn said Darroch had given 'honourable and good service'Kim Darroch quits as UK ambassador to US 'after ...
2019-07-10, 19:00

Red Matter’s developers pull off a near-perfect Oculus Quest port It’s difficult to comprehend how Vertical Robot made such an excellent Oculus Quest port of Red Matter. Cofounder Norman Schaar tells us how.Read More...
2019-08-11, 19:00

'Storm Area 51' spurs rural Nevada county to draft emergency plan, approve 2 festivals Before the masses descend on the Nevada desert next month as part of the "Storm Area 51" event, local officials are pulling out all stops to ensure they are able to handle whatever crowds may come....
2019-08-20, 20:52

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders team up against John Delaney in Democratic debate’s first question on ‘Medicare for All’ JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts teamed up to defend their "Medicare for All" plans. Moderate Democrat former Rep. John Delaney criticized Sanders' and Warren's plans while answering the debate's fi...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’s mental health history and other information befo...
2019-07-07, 04:39

The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we took our horses down to Old Town Road, mounted Megan Thee Stallion’s bandwagon and watched what happens When They See Us, the Federal Bureau of Investig...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Tyson recalls frozen chicken patties over reports of 'foreign matter' Tyson Foods has issued a recall for more than 39,000 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patties over contamination concerns, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said....
2019-08-20, 05:00

What Harvey Weinstein looks like doesn’t matter – it is the evil lurking within | Barbara Ellen All predators harbour a moral darkness – that’s what makes them truly repellentShould Harvey Weinstein’s physical appearance matter? Watching Ursula Macfarlane’s devastating recent documentary Untouchable: The Rise and Fall of Harvey Weinstein, I felt renewed admiration for all the courageous women ...
2019-09-08, 20:26

"Internal Matter": India Rebuffs China's Comment On Ladakh Move India on Tuesday firmly rejected China's opposition to its move to create a separate Union Territory of Ladakh, calling it an internal matter of the country....
2019-08-06, 17:00

Apple isn’t the most cash-rich company in the world anymore, but it doesn’t matter Google co-founder Larry Page is now CEO of Alphabet. (credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) You've probably heard it before: Apple has more money in the bank than any other corporation on Earth, thanks to huge profit margins on its products and a run over nearly two decades leading in the consum...
2019-08-06, 04:13

Florida police officer rescues 2 from submerged vehicle, says 'it didn't really matter what it took' A Florida police officer credited with rescuing two passengers trapped in a submerged vehicle batted away praise for his recent heroics, saying, “When you have the opportunity to do something or save a life, you have to go in and do it.”...
2019-07-18, 17:13

Words matter. Trump bears a responsibility for El Paso | Lynne Tirrell Promoting violence has always been part of Trump’s brand. The consequences are all too realFrom his campaign rhetoric to his daily onslaught of divisive tweets issued under the banner of the presidential seal, Donald Trump has stoked the flames of white fear and hate to fuel his own power. No longer...
2019-08-10, 17:00

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to interfere....
2019-06-15, 15:39

Golden State Warriors had a longer break than the Raptors before the finals. Does it matter? Toronto will be on their fifth day off and the Warriors on their 10th before they play Game 1 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. Does that make a difference?...
2019-05-30, 21:26

How do we combat the global measles revival? It’s a matter of trust | Charlie Weller Our report shows that lower vaccination rates are linked to a lack of trust in institutions in general, not just in science• Charlie Weller is Wellcome’s head of vaccines programmeThere’s no vaccine against distrust in vaccines. Millions of children in the world used to die each year from infections...
2019-06-20, 12:13

Joe Biden’s South Carolina Trip Will Test Whether His Recent Stumbles Matter Joe Biden has sat atop the crowded Democratic presidential field from virtually the moment he joined the race, leading the polls, raking in money and campaigning with the air of an inevitable nominee. But his recent fumbles on abortion and race are a reminder that early front-runners often face the ...
2019-06-21, 17:13

After Strongly Suggesting He May Commute Blagojevich’s Sentence, Trump Says Matter Is Under Review Mr. Trump told reporters of the plans after a day of highly critical news coverage as he traveled to the sites of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, that left 31 dead....
2019-08-09, 12:00

Zack Greinke’s wasn’t good in Astros debut, but it didn’t matter HOUSTON — Zack Greinke’s debut with the Houston Astros on Tuesday night was made easier by the warm welcome he received from his new teammates in the days since his trade from the Arizona Diamondbacks. It didn’t hurt that the Astros also provided him a ton of offense on a night where he ...
2019-08-07, 17:00

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
2019-05-21, 17:39

Remittances matter: 8 facts you don’t know about the money migrants send back home This Sunday marks the second International Day of Family Remittances, observed every year on 16 June, in recognition of the fundamental contribution of migrant workers to their families and communities back home....
2019-06-16, 06:00

Extraterrestrial Organic Matter Found in 3.3-Billion-Year-Old Volcanic Rock Geologists in France and Italy have spotted what appear to be organic molecules from outer space in 3.3-billion-year-old rocks in South Africa, according to a new study.Read more......
2019-05-24, 22:13

The Lakers made 2 huge moves in a matter of hours that set them up perfectly to add another big star Seth Wenig/AP The Los Angeles Lakers made two critical moves on Thursday to put themselves in position to land another superstar through free agency. First, the Lakers added a salary dump to the Anthony Davis trade, sending a few millions' worth in contracts to the Washington Wizards to free up cap...
2019-06-28, 00:13

Kim, Xi reach consensus, to develop relations no matter the international situation: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed on Friday they will carry forward friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media KCNA said on Saturday....
2019-06-22, 03:13

US commerce secretary says Hong Kong protests are an 'internal matter' – live Wilbur Ross: Trump is ‘watching very carefully what’s happening’ Ken Cuccinelli faces backlash over Statue of Liberty commentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.00pm BST That’s it from me today. My West Coast colleague Maanvi Singh will be taking over the blog for the next few h...
2019-08-14, 23:26

Trump 2020 press secretary: Alyssa Milano 'doesn't matter' Trump 2020 national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany lashed out at actress and activist Alyssa Milano on Friday, saying that everyday women "tune out" the Trump critic and that Hollywood's opinions on political issues are irrelevant....
2019-06-29, 06:13

Minor league baseball pitcher's wife, son and mother-in-law killed by family member in rural Virginia: cops A minor league baseball player’s wife, son and mother-in-law were allegedly murdered by his brother-in-law in their rural Virginia hometown Tuesday, according to reports....
2019-08-28, 21:13

Alana Cutland death: Brit passenger desperately fought to stop Cambridge University student falling to her death from plane in Madagascar A plane passenger fought a desperate five-minute battle to stop Cambridge University student Alana Cutland falling to her death from a plane in Madagascar, police have said....
2019-08-01, 14:13

After a Police Shooting, Ethiopian Israelis Seek a ‘Black Lives Matter’ Reckoning The fatal shooting of a black teenager by the Israeli police has set off angry protests in a community that has faced a long history of discrimination....
2019-07-14, 03:52

USS McCain flap prompts acting defense chief Shanahan to have aide 'look into' matter Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says his chief of staff will look into reports that the White House requested the USS John McCain be hidden from view during President Trump's visit to U.S. troops stationed in Japan....
2019-05-30, 17:13

Zinedine Zidane says Gareth Bale could leave Real Madrid in matter of days • Real are ‘working on his departure’ with unnamed club• Bale has been linked with Manchester United and SpursGareth Bale appears to be edging closet to leaving Real Madrid after Zinedine Zidane revealed the Spanish club are in talks with an unnamed club about a transfer.Zidane confirmed the Wales i...
2019-07-21, 13:52

Assam Citizens List India's Internal Matter: Foreign Minister Jaishankar The process of documenting and identifying illegal immigrants in Assam is India's "internal matter", External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said today as he held wide-ranging talks with his......
2019-08-20, 15:26

Tyson Foods recalls frozen chicken patties over contamination with foreign matter Tyson Foods is recalling 39,078 pounds of frozen chicken patties over fears they may be contaminated with foreign matter, the US Department of Agriculture said....
2019-08-17, 11:00

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
2019-07-09, 19:39

Sean Savoy is closer to home with Maryland football. The other movement doesn’t matter. The junior transferred from Virginia Tech with the understanding he would switch to defensive back from wide receiver. But he has no problem with having switched back after spring football....
2019-08-13, 21:00

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson County District Attorney Matt Scott voiced his intentions at a hearing Thursday in the case of Michae...
2019-06-07, 00:13

ThriveNYC email reveals how it ‘mishandled’ seminar canceled over ties to Blue Lives Matter A deputy director with Chirlane McCray’s embattled $1 billion mental-health project ThriveNYC admitted in an e-mail that her group “mishandled” a seminar allegedly scuttled over its ties to Blue Lives Matter. The training session was for first-responders and supposed to feature counselors from the c...
2019-08-17, 03:39

Opinion: The cover-up for Triple Crown winner Justify looks shameful, no matter how it's framed Justify's 2018 Triple Crown victory is tainted by a concealed drug test and shows that thoroughbred racing cannot be trusted to police itself.       ...
2019-09-12, 19:26

How do you make your soul grow? Embrace your everyday creativity – no matter how aimless | Charlotte Church The idea that people are creative or not is rubbish. And the risk of not engaging in creative action is far higher than that of making a fool of yourselfLegend has it that the opulent, peculiar Dame Edith Sitwell, before commencing her day’s work, would lie still in an open coffin, marinate in her o...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King says Manafort doesn't deserve Rikers Rikers Island is so bad, that not even Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort should be doing time there, says Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King....
2019-06-05, 07:13

Opinion: Messages matter, and teams in World Cup final send good one with female coaches For only second time since the World Cup began in 1991, both teams in the final will have a female coach: Jill Ellis and Sarina Wiegman.       ...
2019-07-07, 21:13

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: 'Medicare for all' plan politically poisonous to Senate Democrats in key races Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-23, 03:13

Justices Ginsburg, Thomas trade barbs in Supreme Court ruling on state abortion matter Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas has two very different opinions when it came to Tuesday’s ruling on upholding an Indiana law supported by abortion opponents that regulates the disposal of fetal remains....
2019-05-29, 00:52

From Iron Lady to lame duck: Hong Kong leader's departure seen as mere matter of time Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now seen by many in the Chinese-ruled city as merely a matter of time in a drawn-out, long goodbye....
2019-07-10, 11:13

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António Guterres on Thursday said “undeniable moral authority” lay with its people, who had borne the brunt of a disaster linked inexorably to climate change, ...
2019-07-11, 23:00

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
2019-05-30, 10:26

‘If you’re a good worker, papers don’t matter’: How a Trump construction crew has relied on immigrants without legal status The Trump Organization pledged early this year to scrutinize the legal status of its employees. But a little-known company owned by the president has continued to use undocumented workers for projects on his properties, according to past and current crew members....
2019-08-09, 16:26

The Supreme Court's Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the country—and anyone tasked with keeping police officers accountable....
2019-06-04, 00:01

ACLU Files Lawsuit After California Church Is Removed as Polling Place for Supporting Black Lives Matter With the 2018 midterms three months away, the Fresno, Calif., country clerk and register of voters received a rather peculiar grievance....
2019-06-11, 19:13

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bring those responsible to justice, state prosecutors Thursday announced they were throwing the whole case out — and starting all over....
2019-06-14, 05:39

| Disgraced Cardinal loses again | Sydney 'black lives matter': WATCH the top world news videos for today Australia's Cardinal Pell loses child sex abuse appeal | Sydney CBD march for 'black lives matter'; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-08-21, 09:39

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Promoted prospects Nico Hoerner and Kyle Lewis will play, but will they matter? From the headline-grabbing debuts of Nico Hoerner and Kyle Lewis to Johnny Cueto's triumphant return, Scott White looks at the biggest potential pickups in Fantasy Baseball...
2019-09-11, 16:39

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebraska Street Thursday afternoon. A plume of smoke can be seen from several miles away. Officials say that no structures are in danger at this time. Accord...
2019-09-06, 04:13

Canadian authorities will go door-to-door in rural town in search for murder suspects The Royal Canadian Mounted Police will begin knocking on every door in a small town in rural northern Manitoba in hopes of generating tips in the search for two teens wanted in the killings of a road-tripping couple and university teacher....
2019-07-31, 20:39

Urban overdose deaths overtake rural deaths for first time in years Drug overdose deaths in urban counties surpassed those in rural counties in 2016 and continued through 2017, according to a report from the National Center for Health Statistics....
2019-08-02, 16:52

Daily on Healthcare: Democratic voters prefer Biden’s healthcare plan to ‘Medicare for all’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-09-12, 17:52

Democrats' Medicare for All plans must consider union-negotiated health plans: AFL-CIO chief Democratic White House hopefuls should ensure their Medicare for All proposals honor union-negotiated private insurance, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, head of the largest federation of U.S. labor unions, said on Thursday....
2019-08-29, 19:39

Alana Cutland death: Cambridge student, 19, 'was incoherent and mumbling' two days before plunging to death from plane in Madagascar A Cambridge student who plunged to her death from a plane in Madagascar was "mumbling and incoherent" when she phoned her mother two days before she died, her family said today....
2019-08-02, 07:39

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
2019-07-23, 05:01

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
2019-05-31, 19:52

‘It’s Time for Bold Action’: Cory Booker Joins Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Black Lives Matter for Gun Violence Roundtable Violence is as American as apple pie, and as we wake up every morning fearful to learn about another mass shooting, or the latest hashtagged black man gunned down by trigger-happy police, what’s become abundantly clear is that gun reform in America is long overdue....
2019-08-27, 10:26

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come....
2019-06-05, 01:00

'A bunch of crazy socialists': At Democratic debate, Buttigieg says GOP will label them no matter the policy Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg said at the 2020 Democratic Debate in Detroit that Republicans and President Donald Trump would call them "crazy socialists" no matter the policy.        ...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Tyson Foods recalls chicken patties possibly contaminated with 'foreign matter' Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken patties for possible contamination, the USDA announced.       ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

The 2020 Audi A3 Final Edition Is Not The Final A3, Words Don't Matter Audi has announced a series of updates for its 2020 model range, including a special “Final Edition” of the 2020 Audi A3. That’s a preposterous name for it though, because the A3 doesn’t appear to be going anywhere....
2019-08-30, 14:26

A kidnapping in rural Russia rocks the women in Julia Phillips' 'Disappearing Earth' Julia Phillips' debut novel paints an unforgettable landscape of the far reaches of Russia, where two little girls go missing without a trace.        ...
2019-05-21, 15:52

'Words and pictures matter': Two Alaska 13-year-olds arrested for middle school shooting plans, police say Alaska authorities arrested two 13-year-old students for planning to bring a gun to their school and shoot people, the Juneau Police Department said.        ...
2019-08-26, 06:00

Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
2019-07-13, 08:39

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

'I got death threats. My children got death threats' When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
2019-05-22, 12:13

‘America By Another Name’ Photographer Francis Smith spent more than four years capturing a broad swath of American life by visiting places called Columbia. While the name is still ubiquitous, many Americans today aren’t aware......
2019-08-06, 01:39

How to Disarm America There are more than 363 million civilian-owned guns in the United States. We kill each other and ourselves with them almost constantly, at a rate of around 100 deaths per day....
2019-08-27, 18:00

These are the best 25 beers in the America Who better than homebrewers to choose the best 25 beers in America? This Independence Day you can choose from their list of favorites.       ...
2019-07-03, 19:39

60 things to do in America before you die America's beauty and wonder spreads all over the country. Check out 60 of the best places to visit in the country.       ...
2019-06-14, 01:52

Guns in America Each new mass shooting in the U.S. reignites debate over the country’s treatment of gun rights as virtually sacrosanct. Americans own more guns than anybody else on Earth, even adjusted for population. (Yemenis are second.) Firearms are involved in the deaths of nearly 40,000 people annually in the ...
2019-08-06, 05:13

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
2019-06-11, 04:26

Across the US: What are the 35 poorest towns in America? The 35 poorest towns in the U.S. are located in 19 different states across the country. The poorest? Centreville, Illinois.       ...
2019-06-08, 17:39

Over 200 tornadoes rip through America in just two weeks Spate of storms exacerbated by cold, wet weather in California, has put 34 million people under severe weather warningsIt’s been an unusually harrowing month for millions of Americans living in the path of a spate of tornadoes that have torn through the heart of the country. An incredible 225 tornad...
2019-05-31, 00:13

These are the 20 most popular stores in America Walmart, McDonald's and Starbucks top 24/7 Wall St.'s list of the top 20 stores in the U.S. Drug stores and convenience stores also made the list.        ...
2019-05-29, 13:13

Drink About America With an Americano Very few things, particularly at the moment, make me proud to be an American, but there certainly is a lot to drink about. The cocktail is an American invention, so I guess we can celebrate that, and we might as well do so with an Americano, an Italian drink named for its popularity with American ex...
2019-07-03, 22:13

The Man Who Told America the Truth About D-Day Ernie Pyle’s dispatches offered comfort to readers back home. Then the Normandy landings — 75 years ago this week — changed his perspective on the war’s costs....
2019-06-05, 14:52

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
2019-06-19, 17:26

The America Ilhan Omar Knows Last week, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, perhaps in a telling of things to come, said on his show that Omar “has an awful lot to be grateful for” but “hates this country more than ever.” He doubled down on his comments the following night, arguing that arriving in this country as a refugee should pr...
2019-07-16, 22:52

What are the richest towns in America? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed household income data from U.S. Census Bureau surveys in every American town with a population of between 1,000 and 25,000.       ...
2019-06-19, 18:26

America's gun culture vs. the world Mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have reignited the debate around gun rights in the US. Here's how America's gun culture compares to the rest of the world....
2019-08-06, 17:52

Jim Bouton Woke Up America In 1969 and 1970, two books were published that demystified two of the most hidebound American institutions—presidential campaigns and major-league baseball. By and large, both were exercises controlled at their very top by Penis-Americans who were so white that they barely cast a shadow. They were ...
2019-07-12, 15:39

Why South America's prospects are looking up My career as a financial tipster lasted only a few seconds, but, if I say so myself, it went rather well. In the hours that followed Donald Trump’s election in 2015, U.S. stocks fell and the dollar weakened. “Buy the dip," I told my Twitter followers, and, sure enough, the spasm passed almost immedi...
2019-06-14, 06:39

Where the last pristine skies in America are The rise of light pollution has accelerated in recent years with the introduction and widespread adoption of powerful LED lights that use just a fraction of the power of earlier lighting technologies....
2019-08-07, 13:00

HTC Vive Pro Eye is now out in North America for $1,599 At CES earlier this year, HTC showed off an updated Vive Pro headset with eye-tracking capabilities that can follow a user's eyeballs in real time. Now, the company has finally made the device available in North America after rolling it out in other......
2019-06-07, 12:13

America’s safety net needs a new vision There is nothing more American than the Fourth of July when we come together as a nation to celebrate our country’s independence. Each year, we commemorate our republic’s founding on the bedrock principle of freedom. While many of us spent time away from our jobs with family and friends at barbecues...
2019-07-07, 06:13

Garry Winogrand's America in color The photographer’s rarely seen color photographs are on show at the Brooklyn Museum, showing his distinctive view of everyday life in America. On show until 8 December, Garry Winogrand: Color takes him to the streets, to highways, to suburbs, to motels, to fairgrounds and to amusement parks Continue...
2019-08-14, 15:39

The Last Popeyes Chicken Sandwich in America Sometime in the middle of August, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen quietly launched a spicy chicken sandwich that gripped the nation. I first became aware of the sandwich thanks to Jezebel’s very own influencer, Clover Hope, who quietly shared with the group one day that she had tried a spicy chicken sandw...
2019-08-29, 03:13

America celebrates the Fourth of July The Fourth of July is the annual US celebration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence from Britain.        ...
2019-07-04, 23:52

Thank you! With your help, we raised $150,000 for our Toxic America series We have reached our goal for this series but you can still support the Guardian’s independent journalism by making a contributionThanks to the generous support of you, our readers, we have hit our goal and raised $150,000 to fund Toxic America, a six-month series which will investigate the health ri...
2019-06-28, 23:01

The happiest states in America, ranked WalletHub released its rankings for the happiest states in the US. The rankings were primarily based on three factors: emotional and physical wellbeing, work environment, and community and environment. Dozens of other metrics were considered, including safety, income growth, sports participation, an...
2019-09-09, 18:52

Will GM Build The New Chevrolet Trailblazer In America? GM has been taking a political beating lately, from the President, from unions, from baseball stadiums, and in the press over the recent closure of several plants, the layoffs of thousands of U.S. workers, and a continual shift to production outside the Detroit giant’s home country. Today the Genera...
2019-05-30, 04:39

The 20 happiest states in America, ranked To determine America’s happiest states, 24/7 Tempo analyzed the results of the Gallup Well-Being Index. Scroll through to learn more.       ...
2019-06-19, 19:52

These are America's Top States for Business in 2019 The war between the states for business and jobs has never been more intense, with states paying staggering amounts of taxpayer dollars to woo companies. Here is the ranking of America's Top States for Business in 2019, released by CNBC today....
2019-07-10, 14:13

President to America: Look at Big Boy Plane Mommy! President Donald Trump unveiled a series of new designs for a proposed patriotic upgrade to Air Force One’s exterior during a new interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos....
2019-06-13, 15:39