Tensions Flare After Single-Payer Health Care Bill Shelved In California

The debate over enacting a single-payer health care system in California turned vicious this week, as state Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon received death threats after he removed the bill from consideration. The Healthy California Act gained traction in the state legislature as President Donald T
Read More

GOP may keep some Obama tax increases to save health bill

Senate Republican leaders considered keeping one of former President Barack Obama's big tax increases on wealthier Americans and using the money to fatten proposed subsidies for the poor in a bid Thursday to placate moderate GOP lawmakers and salvage their struggling health care bill. With a core
Read More

Cuts to Medicaid In GOP health bill would get even bigger over time, CBO says.

That big cut to Medicaid that Republicans swear isn’t part of their health care legislation would get even bigger in the future, a new government report predicts.In fact, by 2036, the federal government would be spending 35 percent less on Medicaid than it would if current laws remained in place,
Read More

FBI Joins Search For Missing Starbucks Employee

The FBI is adding its resources to the search for a missing North Carolina Starbucks employee.Allison Cope, 24, disappeared Monday when she left the Starbucks she manages inside the Raleigh Durham International Airport, police said.Investigators said Cope, who was on a scheduled break in her shift,
Read More

Oregon infant’s illness prompts warning about placenta pills

Health officials are warning new moms about the potential dangers of taking pills made from their placenta, after an Oregon infant's infection was tied to the practice. Trendy among some mothers, the practice of eating the placenta after giving birth is believed by some to help with postpartum dep
Read More

America’s ‘Clean Coal’ Experiment Abandoned After 11 Years And $7.5 Billion

The coal industry suffered a major blow on Wednesday when the utility giant Southern Company abandoned work on its troubled Mississippi “clean coal” facility amid skyrocketing costs.The Kemper County Energy Facility, conceived under President George W. Bush, promised to turn coal into cleaner-bu
Read More

New York Times Employees Walk Out As Layoffs Loom

NEW YORK ― In a show of solidarity, employees of The New York Times walked out of their office on Thursday to protest layoffs expected to hit the paper’s copy desk. As part of a 15-minute walkout dubbed a “collective coffee break” by their union, dozens of Times employees facing layoffs an
Read More

Researchers Are Working On A Blood Test To Help Find Brain Cancer

Doctors currently rely on MRI scans and other imaging techniques to diagnose brain tumors ― tests that aren’t typically part of a regular check up with your general practitioner.A combination of headaches, memory loss, personality changes, blurred vision or slurred speech typically lead doctors
Read More

Hannity Defends Trump Because The President Spews As Much Vitriol As He Does

Fox host Sean Hannity has spent the better part of a decade being, well, a massive jerk. And with a president like Donald Trump in power, his vitriolic tendencies have only been given more license to thrive.On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted an unequivocally sexist comment about MSNBC host Mika Brz
Read More

Hannibal Buress Hired A ‘Look-Alike’ To Go To A Premiere For Him

Hannibal Buress sent his “alter ego” to the Los Angeles premiere of “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”The comedian, who plays a teacher named Coach Wilson in the upcoming Marvel film, put out a call on social media on Wednesday for a “look-alike with solid comedic timing for an event tonight,” pe
Read More
Page 3 of 4512345...102030...Last »