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September 13, 2017 RSS feed / News

Bernie Sanders’ health care plan puts Dems on the spot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders rode his impassioned liberal army of supporters through a tumultuous 2016, fighting to snatch the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton. More...

Research shows once-popular hormone pills don’t shorten older women’s lifespans

CHICAGO (AP) — Taking hormone pills for several years after menopause didn’t shorten older women’s lifespans, according to the longest follow-up yet of landmark research that transformed thinking on the risks and benefits of a once popular treatment. More...

Convicted man says he’s ‘not the devil’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man sentenced to prison in the shooting death of a Pennsylvania teenager during a gun sale has apologized to the family but says he’s “not the devil.”  Twenty-year-old Deonte Howell pleaded guilty in M More...

Apple unveils $999 iPhone X with facial recognition

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple has broken the $1,000 barrier with its latest, and most expensive, phone, the iPhone X. With a price starting at $999 and a host of new features, the phone will be a big test for both Apple and consumers. More...

Big cats found in Arkansas to be sent to Germany

WEINER, Ark. (AP) — Seven tigers, six lions and a leopard that were recently discovered by authorities in a warehouse in northeastern Arkansas will soon be flown to Germany.  The former Ringling Bros. More...

Senate GOP struggles with deficit in work on budget, taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are struggling with how many billions of dollars President Donald Trump’s tax code overhaul will add to the deficit as they work on a GOP budget plan that’s a prerequisite to any far-reaching change in the nation’ More...

Appalachian poor, left out of health debate, seek free care

WISE, Va. (AP) — They arrived at a fairground in a deep corner of Appalachia before daybreak, hundreds of people with throbbing teeth, failing eyes, wheezing lungs. More...

Getting up to speed on the Equifax data breach scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax has been scrambling to explain itself since disclosing last week that it exposed vital data about 143 million Americans — effectively most of the U.S. adult population. More...

In blow to Murdoch, U.K. refers Fox bid for Sky to regulator

LONDON (AP) — The British government will refer Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.’s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky to the country’s competition regulator for further examination, in a blow to Rupert Murdoch’s takeover plans. More...

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