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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 the economic heart of a commun...

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

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ER at 25: a matter of life, death – and George Clooney In 1994, the doctors and nurses crashed through the doors of County General to save patient after bloody patient – and save the world from all the tedious TV that came before!ER is 25 years old. And this means you should all drop whatever you’re doin...
19:48, 09/19/2019

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 adeq...
17:16, 06/09/2019

What's the matter with 'Medicare for all' When the Medicare for All Act had its first hearing in the House Rules Committee on Tuesday, it became evident that the gap between perception and reality of what this bill does is very wide....
13:32, 05/02/2019

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....
13:16, 06/21/2019

Should Democrats bother reaching out to rural America? Some say the party needs to do better at talking to people in small towns. Others say that’s a waste of time. For now, the 2020 candidates are giving it a shot....
08:32, 05/08/2019

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....
14:03, 08/13/2019

Here’s how we can make STEM classes more accessible to students in rural America More than ever before, there is a high demand in the workforce for an increased emphasis on education in mathematics and sciences for school-age students. After all, two-thirds of all available jobs will require postsecondary critical thinking and pr...
14:00, 05/01/2019

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, m...
14:32, 08/14/2019

Democrats' climate pitch to rural America falls short Democratic presidential candidates say they want to pay farmers to fight climate change, but it will take more than compensation to break down financial and cultural barriers to farmers' adoption of conservation practices....
08:48, 09/20/2019

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 o...
07:32, 05/27/2019

Rural America still struggling for access to high-speed internet service As anticipation grows for 5G technology to be rolled out in big cities, nearly 15 million people in rural pockets across the country are still waiting for reliable high-speed internet....
14:48, 05/17/2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Trump has failed rural America's 'Reagan test' President Donald Trump has failed to deliver for rural America – but Democratic politicians have also let their connection to heartland voters weaken, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D....
14:16, 04/28/2019

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, winte...
01:48, 06/06/2019

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 victo...
03:32, 08/27/2019

Analysis: Does Joe Biden's 'foot-in-mouth' problem matter in Trump's America? Joe Biden was under 40 when he was elected to the Senate, and he spent decades representing Delaware in the deliberative body, rising to lead the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee before serving eight years as vice...
10:48, 05/02/2019

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!...
20:48, 08/07/2019

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 i...
18:48, 08/09/2019

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 ...
14:16, 08/07/2019

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 th...
04:48, 08/02/2019

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!...
13:16, 08/02/2019

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. ...
23:48, 07/31/2019

‘Economic Version of Black Lives Matter’: Nipsey Hussle Planned to Tackle Gentrification Before His Life Was Cut Short The stories of Nipsey Hussle’s entrepreneurship and community activism were legion following his being gunned down in front of the store he owned in South Los Angeles....
02:48, 05/09/2019

Miss America, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA Share Why Their Historic Pageant Wins Matter Cheslie Kryst, Nia Franklin and Kaliegh Garris are trailblazers in every sense of the word. For the first time in history, three black women are the titleholders of the three major......
16:32, 08/20/2019

After Unnao Teen's Car Crash, Rahul Gandhi's "Beti Bachao" Barb At BJP Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over a car crash involving the Unnao rape survivor, saying if it had any moral duty towards its......
05:48, 07/29/2019

"Compare Bengal, UP": Yogi Adityanath's Barb At Mamata Over Poll Violence Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today exuded confidence of getting full majority in the Lok Sabha elections. He asserted that BJP will win over 300 seats on its own....
02:48, 05/19/2019

To Sheila Dikshit's Meal Invite With Barb, Arvind Kejriwal's Salty RSVP Claiming that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was spreading rumours about her health, Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit extended a 'special' invitation to him on Saturday, a day before Delhi goes to......
18:48, 05/11/2019

Chelsea Handler opens up about brother's death in raw memoir, 'Life Will Be the Death of Me' In "Life Will Be the Death of Me," Chelsea Handler opens the door to therapy sessions and addresses her brother's untimely death and her shortcomings.        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

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 ...
22:16, 06/19/2019

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 waterw...
18:48, 07/10/2019

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....
07:16, 07/10/2019

‘I Will Not Allow That to Be Your Life.’ A Mother’s Letter to Her Black Sons on Growing Up in America In Breathe, Imani Perry, a professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, writes a letter to her sons Freeman and Issa about the challenges they will face growing up as black men in America. You were both little bits when President Ob...
14:48, 09/17/2019

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....
17:16, 08/10/2019

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....
23:16, 06/23/2019

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 wit...
06:48, 09/05/2019

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....
12:32, 08/20/2019

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......
00:16, 06/23/2019

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....
08:16, 05/30/2019

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....
09:32, 04/28/2019

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 ...
05:00, 08/22/2019

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....
08:48, 06/12/2019

‘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 se...
11:48, 07/20/2019

| 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 wa...
11:48, 09/06/2019

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 childr...
11:00, 06/13/2019

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....
09:48, 06/20/2019

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....
04:48, 06/29/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 migrants in Hungarian truck A Hungarian court jailed four human traffickers for life on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway....
03:00, 06/20/2019

'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 he...
03:48, 07/04/2019

Foster Father Of Indian Toddler Gets Life In Jail For Her Death Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American foster father of three-year-old Sherin Mathews, was sentenced to life by a judge in Dallas on Wednesday for the tragic death of the Indian toddler in 2017, in a......
22:00, 06/26/2019

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....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Girl kills herself after Instagram poll to decide between life or death Authorities in Malaysia have launched an investigation after a teenage girl was found to have taken her own life after starting an Instagram poll asking users to vote for life or death. ...
08:01, 05/15/2019

AP Photos: Ebola’s life and death struggle in eastern Congo AP Photos: Ebola has created a life and death struggle in Beni, the epicenter of eastern Congo’s outbreak of the disease which has killed more than 1,600 people in nearly one year...
06:16, 07/27/2019

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 Kor...
00:02, 09/12/2019

'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 ba...
10:32, 05/29/2019

For Afghan Civilians, Road Between Life and Death Is Narrow — and Mined A bus full of civilians — including university students and families — struck a roadside bomb, leaving 34 people dead in an inferno of fire and blood....
16:16, 07/31/2019

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....
05:16, 07/19/2019

Remembering Kate Spade: Look Back at Her Life in Pictures 1 Year After Death It's been one year since Kate Spade's death. The fashion designer was found unconscious and unresponsive in her New York apartment on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. She was 55 years old.......
03:48, 06/05/2019

Woman found alive in Hawaii forest says her 'only option was life or death' Amanda Eller, who went missing on 8 May during a hike in the Makawao Forest Reserve, said she fell off a cliff during her ordealA woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui on Friday after going missing when out hiking more than two weeks ago has ...
12:48, 05/26/2019

Social-Media Sites Delicately Foster Online Life After Death 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....
10:00, 08/20/2019

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. ...
13:00, 08/26/2019

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......
08:32, 06/08/2019

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 landlor...
01:48, 07/23/2019

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...
08:00, 08/22/2019

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim, 17, ends her own life through legal euthanasia A 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being raped as a child, chose to end her life with legal euthanasia....
01:48, 06/05/2019

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....
14:48, 06/28/2019

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.        ...
21:16, 09/03/2019

Granger Smith's Wife Reflects on Returning to "Daily Life" After 3-Year-Old Son's Death It's been less than three weeks since Granger Smith's 3-year-old son, River Kelly Smith, died in a tragic drowning accident at their home in Georgetown, Texas. Now, the family is learning......
07:48, 06/24/2019

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....
01:00, 06/30/2019

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.        ...
15:48, 05/05/2019

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....
11:00, 06/07/2019

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.        ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

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....
08:16, 07/18/2019

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?       ...
07:48, 07/04/2019

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.        ...
22:48, 06/10/2019

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 ...
15:33, 09/09/2019

Prosecutors seek life without parole or death penalty for teen accused in San Diego synagogue attack John T. Earnest, the 19-year-old accused of carrying out the synagogue attack outside San Diego, was arraigned on murder charges on Tuesday.        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

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....
13:32, 06/12/2019

"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......
07:00, 07/20/2019

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....
07:00, 05/28/2019

‘He Went Seeking Life But Found Death.’ How a Guatemalan Teen Fleeing Climate Change Ended Up Dying in a U.S. Detention Center Tránsito Gutiérrez remembers her 16-year-old son telling her in April that there was no sign of rain. He had good reason to think so: the family, which lives in a small, remote subsistence farming community only accessible by a winding ...
08:48, 05/13/2019

Alice Cooper explains 'death pact' with wife: 'We have a life pact' Alice Cooper made headlines this weekend when it was reported that he and his wife had a "death pact," but explained later that it's not a suicide pact....
10:32, 06/24/2019

Chelsea Handler is starting a podcast based on her new memoir, 'Life Will Be the Death of Me' Chelsea Handler is easing into podcasting with a limited series recorded from the current tour promoting her latest best-selling memoir, “Life Will Be the Death of Me.”        ...
06:32, 05/02/2019

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......
19:48, 08/09/2019

Michael Conlan: ‘People think this is just a sport. But it’s not just a sport. It’s life or death’ Michael Conlan considers the dangers boxers face. He speaks to Elliot Worsell The post Michael Conlan: ‘People think this is just a sport. But it’s not just a sport. It’s life or death’ appeared first on Boxing News....
07:48, 07/30/2019

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...
16:48, 08/02/2019

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.        ...
12:48, 07/24/2019

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....
11:48, 07/15/2019

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 rh...
14:48, 08/01/2019

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 le...
14:32, 07/04/2019

It’s Medicare for All or Nothing Despite the number of Democrats who have co-sponsored Medicare for All bills in the past few years, the idea is falling out of favor with prominent Democratic leaders, including those running for president. Instead, we are hearing more and more about...
10:16, 07/25/2019

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....
03:00, 08/27/2019

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....
17:00, 06/17/2019

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....
01:00, 07/03/2019

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 ...
08:16, 07/17/2019

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....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying The Affordable Care Act was supposed to expand Medicaid nationwide, but the Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to opt out of Medicare expansion has had dramatic, deadly consequences. New data shows that rural hospitals in states that chose not ...
18:16, 07/30/2019

'Medicare for all' means choice for none “Medicare for all” is another name for socialized health insurance. The Congressional Budget Office published a paper on the general idea this week, reigniting debates over the costs....
16:32, 05/02/2019

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....
17:16, 09/11/2019

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....
20:32, 08/23/2019

Your ‘Medicare for All’ Questions, Answered “Medicare for All” has emerged as a rallying cry among Democrats in the early stages of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, though it means different things to different people....
14:00, 04/29/2019

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 come...
13:48, 08/04/2019

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’...
17:48, 07/09/2019

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 ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

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....
14:00, 07/23/2019

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 s...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Alice Cooper clarifies story about 'death pact' with wife Sheryl Goddard: 'We have a LIFE pact' Alice Cooper would like to clear things up: he and wife Sheryl Goddard don't actually have a death pact.        ...
07:00, 06/24/2019

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 wearin...
09:00, 07/04/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable story this weekend on the desperate times at a rural hospital in Oklahoma, whose staff worked for we...
09:32, 05/13/2019

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....
04:16, 07/12/2019

Ask Engadget: How can I improve my rural internet? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. I...
21:48, 09/21/2019

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,...
09:16, 06/29/2019

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?...
03:16, 07/07/2019

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....
23:48, 06/10/2019

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...
09:00, 08/27/2019

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 price...
13:00, 05/21/2019

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 ...
20:16, 06/11/2019

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal funding for most abortions....
10:32, 05/14/2019

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 milli...
21:01, 09/12/2019

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....
05:48, 05/13/2019

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 reali...
19:00, 06/26/2019

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....
00:00, 06/29/2019

'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 y...
19:00, 06/18/2019

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....
09:48, 06/15/2019

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....
15:32, 08/29/2019

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 ...
15:00, 08/29/2019

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — 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 move there. Over the past decade, states including South Dakota...
06:00, 06/12/2019

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....
11:16, 08/02/2019

Kitten Found Abandoned On Rural Road POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A kitten is recovering after he was found dumped on a country road. Animal advocates say this happens all too often. Teresa Stidham works part time at the Powell County Animal Shelter. She says her husband just hap...
15:32, 06/09/2019

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 th...
18:16, 08/08/2019

Pollutionwatch: how farming causes harm to rural air quality Concern grow over ammonia particles from fertiliser and bioaerosol from intensive farmsWe think of the countryside as being a place of fresh air. Each weekend thousands of us leave our cities to hike or cycle in rural areas or simply to enjoy time in...
13:48, 06/20/2019

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 ...
23:16, 06/10/2019

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 retai...
23:32, 08/28/2019

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 governm...
13:00, 07/12/2019

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...
17:16, 07/21/2019

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....
12:48, 07/04/2019

Kamala Harris' Useless Medicare for All Compromise After proposing the most complicated student debt relief program in history, Kamala Harris is out with her healthcare plan, which she is describing as Medicare for All despite it not being that. Whatever!...
00:48, 07/30/2019

Sanders mocks Harris over ‘Medicare-for-all’ criticism Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., took a swipe Monday at 2020 rival Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., going after his fellow senator for criticizing his "Medicare-for-all" plan while courting wealthy donors. ...
11:00, 08/20/2019

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 healthca...
21:32, 06/27/2019

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 I...
16:00, 08/21/2019

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....
18:16, 07/29/2019

CBO spells danger for House-sponsored 'Medicare for all' More than 100 House Democrats have endorsed a "Medicare for all" plan which would eradicate private health insurance, and every single senator running for president, with the sole exception of Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, has backed single-payer. So t...
12:48, 05/03/2019

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....
18:16, 09/05/2019

Elizabeth Warren keeps lying through her teeth about 'Medicare for all' Elizabeth Warren lacks the stones to dominate the left lane of the Democratic presidential primaries. We know this because tonight, at the Detroit debate, she equivocated on whether her "Medicare for all" plan would raise taxes on the middle class. A...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Sanders and Warren take flak from centrists over 'Medicare for all' Centrist Democratic presidential candidates fired shots at Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren during the second round of debates Tuesday over their defense of "Medicare for all."...
02:16, 07/31/2019

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...
12:16, 06/28/2019

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....
17:32, 08/26/2019

'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...
04:16, 08/01/2019

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....
09:00, 07/19/2019

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....
14:00, 07/24/2019

‘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....
15:00, 05/21/2019

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....
12:48, 05/09/2019

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 polici...
16:16, 07/31/2019

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....
11:00, 09/10/2019

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...
19:32, 05/21/2019

Kamala Harris: The odds are 'you will be able to keep your doctor' under Medicare For All California senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris assured town hall attendees on Tuesday night that the "odds-on favorite" under Medicare For All is that "you will be able to keep your doctor."...
00:32, 05/29/2019

Democrats set aside internal feud for first Medicare for All Act hearing House Democrats avoided exposing their party's divisions over healthcare on Tuesday during a hearing for the Medicare for All Act, a bill that would do away with private insurance and move everyone living in the U.S. onto a government plan....
08:32, 05/02/2019

‘Medicare for All’s’ rich benefits ‘leapfrog’ other nations WASHINGTON (AP) — The “Medicare for All” proposal from leading Democrats running for president appears more lavish than what’s offered in other advanced countries. That compounds the cost but could also potentially broaden its popul...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Kamala Harris reveals a different type of Medicare for All Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris revealed her Medicare for All plan Monday that she said will fix a broken system while preserving private insurance companies....
07:48, 07/29/2019

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....
10:16, 07/31/2019

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....
18:00, 06/11/2019

Ady Barkan, activist with ALS, testifies in favor of Medicare-for-all Delivering his remarks with the aid of a computer because his diaphragm no longer allows him to speak, Barkan called the Democratic proposal “the only solution to what ails the American health care system.”...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All’ Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Taxes are the least of Elizabeth Warren's 'Medicare for All' problems Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has been given more than one opportunity over the past two weeks to clarify her response to a key question about her "Medicare for All" plan… and she's fumbled it each time, writes Jake Novak....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Buttigieg rolls out healthcare plan: 'Medicare for all who want it' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released details of a healthcare plan that he has dubbed "Medicare for all who want it," further distancing himself from progressive rivals who want to abolish private health insurance in favor of "Med...
10:49, 09/19/2019

Every Politician Smearing Medicare for All Should Be Asked About the GM Strike Member of the United Auto Workers at General Motors went on strike earlier this week, the first time the union has launched a national strike since 2007. One of the reasons they did so, according to a UAW press release, is because “affordable healthc...
08:49, 09/18/2019

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 foundatio...
06:16, 05/28/2019

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 ign...
02:48, 05/28/2019

Rural Outreach By Bureaucrats Breaks Ice In Jammu And Kashmir It has been a massive public outreach program of the Jammu and Kashmir government. Around 4,500 government officers stayed overnight among people in villages across the length and breadth of the......
08:48, 06/21/2019

India's rural pain goes beyond farmers, and it may be a problem for Modi Three years ago, brick mason Pundlik Bhandekar was always busy as farmers in his tiny hamlet in western India commissioned new houses and nearby towns were undergoing rapid urbanization. Now, as the rural economy sinks and the pace of construction sl...
04:16, 05/03/2019

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 ...
03:16, 08/07/2019

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....
05:16, 06/21/2019

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...
10:32, 06/16/2019

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 o...
15:48, 06/16/2019

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_...
13:48, 07/01/2019

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....
04:16, 08/01/2019

Rural Nevada not equipped for big ‘storm Area 51’ turnout LAS VEGAS (AP) – The phone hasn’t stopped ringing at a 10-room motel in the remote Nevada desert since a Facebook post invited people to “storm” the mysterious nearby Area 51 site in September. Connie West at the Little A̵...
16:16, 07/28/2019

Wisconsin coroner: 6 killed in rural house fire PICKEREL, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Wisconsin say six people have died in a house fire in the northeastern part of the state. Langlade County Coroner Larry Shadlick says two adults and four children died in the fire Tuesday in the small town of Pick...
15:16, 06/25/2019

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....
03:32, 06/22/2019

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....
02:48, 05/25/2019

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....
14:48, 06/28/2019

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 cabin...
07:32, 07/24/2019

Rural Metro responds to near drowning involving girl, 4 PIMA COUNTY — Rural Metro firefighters responded to a near drowning involving a child Saturday afternoon. Officials said it happened around 5 PM in the area of Sabino Canyon and River Road. When firefighters arrived, they found a 4-year-old gir...
04:48, 07/28/2019

FCC plans broadband expansion to over 100,000 rural homes and businesses The Federal Communications Commission announced today that it will expand broadband internet services to more than 106,000 rural homes and businesses across 43 states. Nine states -- Arkansas, Arizona, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Sou...
12:16, 04/29/2019

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....
10:00, 09/09/2019

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....
19:32, 05/22/2019

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....
15:16, 07/19/2019

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....
17:00, 05/20/2019

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...
15:32, 08/12/2019

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....
10:48, 05/17/2019

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 ...
06:32, 08/23/2019

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 mon...
08:48, 06/11/2019

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections are the second largest democratic contest in the world after India’s (which are incidentally still ong...
18:48, 05/06/2019

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....
11:48, 08/09/2019

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?...
13:48, 07/18/2019

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......
19:16, 07/17/2019

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....
16:00, 07/19/2019

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 presi...
13:16, 05/28/2019

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 Che...
05:00, 08/28/2019

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....
14:48, 08/08/2019

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 ins...
05:00, 06/19/2019

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, ...
02:00, 08/16/2019

Lawmakers hear from Ady Barkan, experts at first-ever Medicare for All hearing The House rules committee on Tuesday began the first-ever hearing on the Medicare for All universal healthcare proposal, and heard from a terminally ill California man who detailed his experience in the existing system....
10:00, 04/30/2019

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....
03:16, 08/08/2019

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....
00:32, 06/03/2019

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 dramatical...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Medicare for All faces big data, privacy, technology hurdles, says CBO The Congressional Budget Office highlighted the IT challenges with a single payer healthcare model, but also noted that Taiwan may have a design that would keep costs down....
10:00, 05/02/2019

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....
07:32, 07/14/2019

Sanders’s apples-and-oranges comparison on Medicare-for-all costs During the third Democratic debate, Sanders suggested his health-care plan would lower health-care costs significantly compared to the "status quo." Most studies say his plan will raise costs....
02:00, 09/19/2019

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....
12:19, 09/09/2019

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 governmen...
20:00, 07/01/2019

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....
12:16, 04/28/2019

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....
14:48, 05/28/2019

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 Admi...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Dr. Marc Siegel: 'Medicare-for-all' proposal is 'closer to Medicaid' Fox News contributor Dr. Marc Siegel, professor of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, argued Tuesday the "Medicare-for-all" proposal  would be "closer to Medicaid" than Medicare....
20:16, 04/30/2019

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....
13:16, 06/11/2019

No mention of 'Medicare for all' from Warren or Sanders at union event Presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, speaking at an Iowa labor event for 2020 Democrats, both conspicuously omitted one of the most contentious issues of the 2020 primary: a total government takeover of the healthcare system....
12:00, 08/21/2019

Medicare's annual health checkup: 5 things you need to know The annual Medicare Trustees Report, at 249 pages, makes for a long read, but here's the lowdown on how Medicare is doing.        ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

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...
00:32, 08/23/2019

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 ....
23:16, 08/07/2019

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 l...
21:32, 06/27/2019

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....
20:16, 07/30/2019

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....
11:48, 08/02/2019

Body of missing 3-year-old found in rural Missouri pond MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. — Authorities say the body of a missing 3-year-old girl has been found in a pond in rural southern Missouri. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeff Kinder says more than 200 first responders helped look for Vivian Fitzenrider bef...
21:00, 08/28/2019

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 v...
12:16, 09/17/2019

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 als...
11:33, 09/13/2019

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....
23:16, 08/19/2019

Australia's drought wilts support for government in rural heartlands A conservative stronghold for a century, Australia's hinterland is now cracking like the drought-parched earth, voters say, with once-safe districts in jeopardy ahead of Saturday's election....
01:16, 05/16/2019

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....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Rural regions outpace urban areas in obesity, researchers say Research drawing on more than 2,000 studies of 200 countries found that more than 55 percent of the global increase in body mass index in the past 30 years has come from rural populations, especially in low- and middle-income countries....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Elizabeth Warren reveals $85 billion rural broadband plan Millions of Americans don't have access to high-speed internet connections and despite efforts to bolster rural broadband, there's still a lot of work to be done. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has the issue in mind, and she reveal...
13:16, 08/07/2019

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...
12:01, 08/27/2019

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 saf...
23:16, 08/08/2019

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....
18:00, 06/06/2019

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....
08:48, 08/01/2019

Police investigating after 5 found dead in rural Tennessee homes Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

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....
12:32, 09/13/2019

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. ...
22:32, 08/31/2019

| 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....
05:16, 06/04/2019

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 th...
14:16, 09/07/2019

Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal In “Hyenas,” now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on “The Visit,” a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt....
11:48, 04/28/2019

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...
07:48, 06/04/2019

Maharashtra Widow's Historic Campaign Points To Rural Crises When Vaishali Yede was newly married, her husband walked into these fields one October afternoon and drank pesticide. The crop was poor, and he had debts he could not repay. He became one of tens of......
23:00, 05/15/2019

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...
22:00, 07/24/2019

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....
14:16, 07/12/2019

Obesity epidemic driven by rural communities, study finds The average body mass index of individuals in rural areas increased at a greater rate than city dwellers between 1985 and 2017 -- with rural folks gaining as much as 60 percent more than their city-dwelling counterparts....
09:32, 05/10/2019

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....
09:32, 08/29/2019

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....
18:32, 06/12/2019

An encounter outside Area 51 is imminent. This rural Nevada sheriff is ready. Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee talks with the USA TODAY Network about how police are preparing for the Area 51 seekers in Rachel this week.       ...
06:03, 09/19/2019

Candidate John Hickenlooper unveils plan to strengthen rural U.S. Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper unveiled a plan Monday that seeks to revitalize rural U.S. communities, which includes expanding broadband Internet, increasing funds for the agricultural development....
11:48, 07/29/2019

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...
17:16, 08/09/2019

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?...
00:16, 07/03/2019

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,...
07:16, 06/03/2019

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...
11:16, 07/11/2019

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....
17:16, 07/16/2019

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......
12:16, 09/17/2019

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 Jac...
17:48, 07/18/2019

‘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...
14:16, 09/09/2019

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 mo...
17:32, 08/27/2019

Matter: In This Doctor’s Office, a Physical Exam Like No Other Genetic and molecular analysis of 109 volunteers turned up hidden health problems in about half of them. Critics say the approach amounted to ‘carpet-bombing’ the body....
12:32, 05/08/2019

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....
06:32, 06/16/2019

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....
19:48, 06/28/2019

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 ...
21:16, 06/11/2019

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 wor...
11:00, 06/08/2019

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.       ...
08:48, 07/27/2019

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....
08:48, 07/15/2019

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 form...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Watch 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....
15:48, 07/31/2019

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....
02:00, 07/15/2019

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....
09:16, 07/15/2019

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.”...
18:16, 07/30/2019

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....
07:16, 08/02/2019

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.       ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

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....
04:48, 07/18/2019

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....
01:32, 07/18/2019

'Unsophisticated' investors overreact to Dem calls for 'Medicare for All,' ex-Aetna CEO warns Health-care stocks are underperforming the market because of investor alarm over political slogans from Democrats, says former Aetna CEO Ronald Williams....
08:16, 05/07/2019

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....
12:48, 06/03/2019

Most Americans don't want Congress to overhaul health care, despite 'Medicare for All' plans Instead, voters would rather see lawmakers focus on a handful of changes, like protecting pre-existing conditions and tackling rising prescription costs and surprise medical bills....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Retirees are spending nearly $1,000 on this medical cost — and Medicare doesn't cover it About 2 out of 3 people on Medicare don't have any dental coverage at all, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Here's what that means for your wallet....
07:32, 09/19/2019

Buttigieg makes case against 'Medicare for all': 'I trust the American people' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg accused Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren of wanting to force everyone into a government healthcare plan because they don't believe people can make the right decisions for themselves....
21:01, 09/12/2019

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 allo...
11:16, 08/01/2019

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 announce...
18:48, 09/05/2019

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....
10:48, 06/19/2019

I Hope Joe Biden Finally Realizes How Much Medicare-for-All Would Help Striking GM Workers Workers with the United Auto Workers at General Motors plants and warehouses nationwide have been on strike for a week. It’s the union’s first national strike in 12 years. On Sunday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and former Vice President Joe Biden jo...
21:32, 09/22/2019

'Medicare-for-all' battle kicks off with tense and emotional House hearing Liberal Democrats’ ambitious plan to transfer Americans to a government-run “Medicare-for-all” system took a step forward Tuesday as the House held an emotional first hearing for the proposal -- and Republicans vigorously pushed back, warning the pro...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Budget office warns of longer waits, less access under Medicare for All Act The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday released an analysis that warned a fully government-financed healthcare system could result in "increased wait times and reduced access to care" if there weren't enough providers to meet the increase in pa...
03:48, 05/02/2019

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....
11:48, 06/06/2019

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 ...
02:16, 07/31/2019

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....
18:16, 07/13/2019

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....
15:16, 05/26/2019

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, s...
08:16, 05/25/2019

The obesity crisis is growing faster in rural areas than in major cities You don’t need to look far to find some seriously troubling data regarding obesity in the United States and abroad. Waistlines are growing, and with them comes increased risks of a myriad of diseases. You could point fingers at a number of poss...
19:32, 05/09/2019

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....
13:16, 08/09/2019

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of hot and sticky supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China....
09:16, 05/20/2019

Jail deaths highlight ongoing rural Alaska safety issues ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A spokeswoman for an Alaska regional tribal consortium says the recent deaths of three people at village jails underscores ongoing public safety problems in rural parts of the state. Azara Mohammadi (ah-ZAHR-ah moh-HAH-mah-de...
16:16, 05/14/2019

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 ove...
20:32, 07/10/2019

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....
00:32, 09/01/2019

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.        ...
16:32, 06/22/2019

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 t...
04:48, 06/17/2019

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....
17:16, 06/28/2019

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 pu...
00:16, 06/23/2019

In push to replace Huawei, rural U.S. carriers are talking with Nokia and Ericsson About a dozen rural U.S. telecom carriers that depend on Huawei for network gear are in discussions with its biggest rivals, Ericsson and Nokia.Read More...
14:32, 06/26/2019

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 v...
17:16, 06/28/2019

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...
13:16, 06/19/2019

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 ...
04:48, 08/07/2019

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 sec...
16:32, 08/26/2019

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....
07:48, 08/07/2019

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won't honor small town's arrests An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunk driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Prawn to be wild: cocaine found in all shrimp tested in rural UK county The recreational drug ketamine also turned up in samples of wildlife examined in SuffolkResearchers have found cocaine in all samples of shrimp tested in a rural area of eastern England, with ketamine also widespread.Scientists from King’s College Lo...
06:00, 05/02/2019

A widow’s pathbreaking election bid highlights a deep crisis in rural India Farmers have struggled under Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, contributing to a grim suicide trend, but they could also hold the key to his political future....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass The checkpoints started just outside of the east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suicide attacks that killed over 250 people....
03:16, 04/30/2019

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....
02:48, 06/17/2019

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......
11:16, 05/07/2019

Seven people killed in string of rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirm Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking two roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
14:00, 04/28/2019

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....
23:48, 07/02/2019

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, ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

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....
12:16, 06/15/2019

Our galaxy’s supermassive black hole may be spewing matter right at us The best image yet of the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way shows that if it has a powerful jet like others do, it may be pointing at Earth...
11:32, 04/28/2019

"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......
13:00, 08/20/2019

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        ...
04:32, 05/15/2019

'It didn't matter if someone liked it or not': six leading architects revisit their first commission From a beach cafe to a social housing ziggurat: this is where it all began for Norman Foster, Asif Khan and othersAmenity centre and passenger terminal for Fred Olsen, Millwall docks, London, 1969-70I met Richard Rogers in the early 60s at Yale Schoo...
08:48, 07/27/2019

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...
13:16, 07/22/2019

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....
09:16, 05/22/2019

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....
05:32, 08/11/2019

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 ...
15:48, 09/02/2019

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 ...
09:16, 06/29/2019

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...
17:32, 07/15/2019

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....
21:32, 08/25/2019

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 ...
17:00, 08/24/2019

Brexit 'no matter what', PM Johnson promises as sterling falls Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Tuesday to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 "no matter what" as sterling tumbled and Ireland warned that the bloc would not be renegotiating the thrice defeated divorce deal....
15:16, 07/30/2019

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?...
19:16, 05/23/2019

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?...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Case Keenum on his role with Redskins: ‘My job is to help this team win no matter what’ Keenum, who was acquired from the Denver Broncos this offseason, will compete for the starting job with Colt McCoy and first-round rookie Dwayne Haskins....
11:16, 05/06/2019

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, n...
11:16, 06/13/2019

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, a...
17:32, 05/29/2019

'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 fo...
02:48, 07/30/2019

Yankees’ Mike Tauchman making believers of those who matter Mike Tauchman has created few believers during his first 26 games in pinstripes, but the few in his corner matter the most. Even with Clint Frazier set to rejoin the Yankees on Monday, Tauchman’s roster spot is safe, according to Aaron Boone, giving ...
21:48, 05/05/2019

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. Thi...
07:48, 06/07/2019

The best broadband deals this bank holiday weekend - no matter what you're looking for Need to sort out your new broadband deals this weekend but want to use your bank holiday enjoying the sporadic showers of sun? What a very British predicament you have found yourself in. But while we can't solve the question of which way ar...
09:48, 05/04/2019

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 spoo...
23:16, 08/07/2019

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....
03:00, 07/06/2019

Rangers’ 2018 first-rounder returning to college no matter what The size and skill are tantalizing, but K’Andre Miller is playing it prudently — just as he did when the Rangers prospect suffered a knee injury in the middle of his freshman season at Wisconsin and shut it down for the rest of the year. The 6-foot-3...
21:48, 06/25/2019

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, predicting a trade deal with Beijing would occur at some point anyway....
08:16, 06/14/2019

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.       ...
07:48, 09/06/2019

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....
15:01, 09/12/2019

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....
07:32, 09/12/2019

Matter: Denisovan Jawbone Discovered in a Cave in Tibet Until now, fossils of the ancient human species had been found in just one Siberian cave. The discovery suggests that Denisovans roamed over much of Asia....
10:32, 05/01/2019

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....
17:32, 09/12/2019

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....
00:48, 07/18/2019

Ady Barkan, activist dying of ALS, gives impassioned testimony at 'historic' Medicare for All hearing Lawyer speaks to House committee through computer that tracks eye movements: ‘My story is tragic but not unique’Ady Barkan has lost his ability to speak, but he has not lost his voice.On Tuesday, the 35-year-old lawyer and activist, who is dying of a...
08:32, 05/01/2019

‘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....
00:32, 06/23/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Biden takes on Sanders and Harris over paying for ‘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!...
11:16, 07/25/2019

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 cand...
05:48, 06/27/2019

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....
16:48, 09/06/2019

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....
12:16, 06/30/2019

'Medicare-for-all' will raise taxes, force hospital layoffs: Chris Jacobs Chris Jacobs, the founder of a Washington D.C.-based policy consulting firm, warned on "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday that the single-payer, "Medicare For All" health care system would mean a spike in taxes for many Americans....
10:00, 05/01/2019

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'...
16:16, 06/10/2019

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....
11:00, 06/03/2019

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....
15:32, 09/01/2019

Warren and Sanders fend off moderate attacks on Medicare for All in Democratic debate Progressive Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren fended off attacks from moderate rivals over Medicare for All in the first night of the second Democratic debates on Tuesday....
18:48, 07/30/2019

'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....
14:48, 06/27/2019

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....
20:48, 08/19/2019

Kamala Harris' 'Medicare for All' plan is a deceptive attempt to toe the Obamacare line Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris introduced an ambitious healthcare proposal on Monday that would gradually introduce so-called government-funded “Medicare for All” healthcare while allowing private insurers to continue operating....
14:16, 07/29/2019

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 nomina...
08:32, 07/13/2019

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....
04:16, 07/12/2019

Medicare-for-all proposal is 'stunning', will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private insurance....
06:32, 04/30/2019

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....
11:48, 07/29/2019

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."...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Obama budget official: 'Medicare for All' is Democrat version of GOP's 'repeal and replace' "Single-payer is the Democratic equivalent of repeal and replace. It'll never be legislated, because the details are too hard," President Barack Obama's former budget chief says....
14:16, 05/21/2019

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....
12:16, 08/01/2019

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....
23:16, 06/27/2019

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......
13:00, 06/15/2019

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......
22:48, 07/03/2019

Demand to remove crosses from county courthouse sparks uproar in rural Texas The Freedom From Religion Foundation demanded that four white crosses at the San Jacinto County Courthouse be removed immediately, alleging it violated the Constitution. That demand sparked an uproar....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercise, researchers said on Wednesday....
01:32, 05/09/2019

As rural India develops taste for chocolate, a dominant Mondelez extends its reach Two years ago, Satish P., a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez's Cadbury Silk bars....
04:48, 07/29/2019

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 whe...
03:32, 08/18/2019

A sixth person has been found dead in rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirm Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking two roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
13:00, 04/28/2019

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....
05:32, 08/13/2019

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 vid...
02:16, 05/29/2019

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...
05:32, 07/09/2019

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 i...
10:00, 05/27/2019

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....
05:48, 07/18/2019

Exclusive: In push to replace Huawei, rural U.S. carriers are talking with Nokia and Ericsson About a dozen rural U.S. telecom carriers that depend on Huawei for network gear are in discussions with its biggest rivals, Ericsson and Nokia, to replace their Chinese equipment, sources familiar with the matter said....
12:48, 06/25/2019

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....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Trump’s housing finance plan will hurt minorities, rural buyers, critics say The administration’s plan to overhaul the housing finance system would make mortgages more expensive for minority borrowers and aspiring homeowners in the South, the Midwest and rural communities, according to fair housing and lending groups....
06:16, 09/11/2019

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 clima...
14:00, 08/13/2019

'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 ...
23:48, 07/24/2019

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on trip to Iowa U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural monopolies and invest heavily in social and economic programs in struggling rural communitie...
17:16, 05/05/2019

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...
17:49, 09/11/2019

Wisconsin coroner: 6 people, including 4 children, killed in rural house fire PICKEREL, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coroner: 6 people, including 4 children, killed in rural house fire....
15:16, 06/25/2019

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. ...
10:16, 09/05/2019

| JUST IN: Trump govt to resume death penalty, sets dates for five death-row inmates US Attorney General Bill Barr has announced the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16 year hiatus and set execution dates for five convicted murderers....
09:48, 07/25/2019

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....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Dems to hold first-ever hearing on Medicare for All, as progressives fear 'deliberation theater' farce House Democrats will hold their first-ever hearing on Medicare for All legislation on Tuesday, advancing a sweeping proposal that several prominent 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have embraced -- even as some progressives caution the hearing m...
15:00, 04/29/2019

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 Wh...
16:16, 07/24/2019

Warren gets stumped by Colbert when pressed on middle-class tax hikes to fund Medicare-for-all Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., faced an unexpected grilling from "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert on whether or not the middle class will face a tax hike to fund Medicare-for-all. ...
23:32, 09/17/2019

Warren scolds audience for laughing at story of ALS sufferer in 'Medicare-for-all' debate: 'This isn’t funny’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Tuesday was not happy at the 2020 Democratic debate audience’s reaction to her pulling the debate back to her story of a friend who was suffering from ALS while battling his insurance company -- telling the audience...
21:16, 07/30/2019

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 Wh...
11:16, 07/25/2019

Harry Reid rips Dems over 'Medicare-for-all,' border policies: 'Of course' it will hurt us in 2020 Former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid had some harsh words for his party's presidential candidates, rejecting some of their health care and immigration policies as too extreme to resonate with voters in a general election....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Nancy Pelosi's latest Medicare proposal would pass drug discounts to all consumers House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest Medicare plan would give HHS the power to negotiate drug prices for federal health plans, which private health insurers already have, and then extend the cost savings to other consumers....
08:00, 07/01/2019

'​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 a...
03:00, 05/16/2019

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....
16:32, 06/06/2019

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 n...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Parliament suspension not a matter for judges, UK Supreme Court told Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is a political issue and not a matter for judges, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court that the five-week shutdown was lawful....
05:32, 09/18/2019

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....
13:16, 07/18/2019

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....
22:32, 09/12/2019

What Came Before Before Game of Thrones: The 3 Classic Episodes That Made TV Finales Matter While millions of people will tune in to the finale of Game of Thrones on Sunday night, after eight award-winning seasons on HBO, millions more haven’t watched a single episode and will wake up Monday morning not feeling as if they’ve mis...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Practice Of Jauhar Matter Of Pride In Our History: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday said the past practice of "Jauhar", or self-immolation, by women facing capture by invaders was a matter of pride....
14:48, 05/18/2019

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.”...
18:16, 09/04/2019

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....
16:16, 06/28/2019

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 c...
07:48, 08/07/2019

'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 servic...
10:48, 07/10/2019

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?...
10:16, 04/28/2019

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...
05:32, 05/24/2019

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...
10:32, 06/23/2019

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...
11:48, 06/01/2019

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: M...
22:16, 07/03/2019

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...
12:16, 06/10/2019

"Matter Of Shame For The Nation": PM Modi On Encephalitis Deaths In Bihar With the number of deaths in Bihar crossing 160 this month due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanese Encephalitis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called it unfortunate and a "matter of shame......
05:32, 06/26/2019

Brazil coach says Neymar rape allegation is personal matter Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won't judge the player        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

How Antonio Brown’s deal with the Patriots dissolved in a matter of days New England’s decision to release the wide receiver 11 days after signing him came while the league’s probe of accusations of rape, sexual assault and intimidation drew closer to possibly taking Brown off the field....
10:33, 09/22/2019

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. G...
19:48, 07/01/2019

"Entirely Internal Matter," Says India After UNSC Closed Door Meet On J&K India today said that the country's national position was and remains that matters related to Article 370 are "entirely an internal matter", after a rare closed door meeting at the United Nations......
10:32, 08/16/2019

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 a...
06:32, 06/03/2019

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...
12:17, 08/12/2019

'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 Singapor...
20:00, 07/13/2019

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....
14:16, 07/23/2019

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....
09:16, 04/28/2019

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 Natio...
06:48, 08/02/2019

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of shaking episodes this week that have raised questions about whether she should give an explanation....
08:00, 07/13/2019

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....
12:00, 07/02/2019