History Lesson: How the Democrats pushed Obamacare through the Senate – Washington Post

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Washington Post History Lesson: How the Democrats pushed Obamacare through the SenateWashington Post“Twenty-five days of consecutive session on a bill that was partisan in the sense that Republicans were angry with it, but we still had the courage of our convictions to have a debate on the floor.” — Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer […]

Susan Fowler unravelled Uber; “India's Fowler” has done the same in Mumbai – Quartz

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Quartz Susan Fowler unravelled Uber; “India's Fowler” has done the same in MumbaiQuartzFirst came the blog post leveling severe allegations of workplace harassment. Then, a media circus followed, airing the CEO's misbehavior in public. Next came investor pressure, and finally, he stepped down. No, we're not talking about Uber. The Travis …Uber Adds Tipping To App, […]

Juror: 2 holdouts in Bill Cosby's trial refused to convict – Washington Post

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Washington Post Juror: 2 holdouts in Bill Cosby's trial refused to convictWashington PostNORRISTOWN, Pa. — After 52 hours of tense deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian, a juror told ABC News. The juror, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said 10 of the 12 jurors …The […]

A Tick Bite Could Make You Allergic to Meat—And it's Spreading – National Geographic

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National Geographic A Tick Bite Could Make You Allergic to Meat—And it's SpreadingNational GeographicAs people encounter more ticks during the summer months, their chances for getting bitten by the allergy-carrying Lone Star tick increases. View Images. The American Dog tick, while not capable of spreading Alpha-Gal, can be a host to a number of other …The […]

Asian stocks rise as oil tries to claw up from 10-month low – Reuters

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Reuters Asian stocks rise as oil tries to claw up from 10-month lowReutersVisitors looks at an electronic board showing the Japan's Nikkei average at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, February 9, 2016. REUTERS/Issei Kato. By Nichola Saminather | SINGAPORE. SINGAPORE Asian stocks advanced on Thursday …Asian Markets Mostly Higher Amid Cautious TradesNasdaqOil halts […]

Kemper: Miss. Power told to ditch coal, not charge for 'unproven technology' – Meridian Star

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Meridian Star Kemper: Miss. Power told to ditch coal, not charge for 'unproven technology'Meridian StarState utility regulators are telling Mississippi Power Co. to ditch coal and operate as a natural gas facility at the company's $7.5 billion Kemper County energy facility. The move comes after years of missed project deadlines and cost increases from …and […]

Report: Raiders, Derek Carr close to deal worth $25 million per year – NBCSports.com

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NBCSports.com Report: Raiders, Derek Carr close to deal worth $25 million per yearNBCSports.comThe Raiders are close to finalizing a deal with Derek Carr that will pay the quarterback $25 million per year, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Per Schefter, the sides still are finalizing language, but the record deal could be announced by the […]

Breast-cancer non-profit Susan G. Komen Arizona to shut its doors; October race canceled – AZCentral.com

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AZCentral.com Breast-cancer non-profit Susan G. Komen Arizona to shut its doors; October race canceledAZCentral.comBreast-cancer non-profit Susan G. Komen Arizona will close in July because of dwindling donations and event participation, the organization announced on Wednesday. The 2017 Phoenix Race for the Cure, an annual run sponsored by the organization that …Arizona chapter of Komen breast cancer […]

Oracle leaps to record as cloud transition hits turning point – MarketWatch

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MarketWatch Oracle leaps to record as cloud transition hits turning pointMarketWatchOracle Corp. was late to the cloud revolution, allowing upstarts like Salesforce.com Inc. to find significant market share with software delivered over the internet, and has suffered while making an acquisition-fueled push into the space. The Band-Aid …Oracle Surges 10%: Well On Our Way to […]

Dead Satellites Could Be Blasted Out of Orbit With Powerful Magnetic Beams – ScienceAlert

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The Borneo Post Dead Satellites Could Be Blasted Out of Orbit With Powerful Magnetic BeamsScienceAlertOne scientist is working on a novel solution for knocking dead, broken satellites out of orbit so they can't cause any damage to other spacecraft: a magnetic grappling beam. The same technology could also be used to keep groups of new […]

Google Glass is apparently still around — and just got its first update in nearly three years – TechCrunch

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TechCrunch Google Glass is apparently still around — and just got its first update in nearly three yearsTechCrunchDust off your Google Glasses, those who still have them — the $1,500 face computer is back in the spotlight today with a few updates. Today, in its first update since September 2014, Google Glass got a “MyGlass” […]

Breastfeeding May Lower Women's Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke – Live Science

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Live Science Breastfeeding May Lower Women's Risk of Heart Attack, StrokeLive ScienceBreastfeeding may literally be good for the heart: A new study suggests that breastfeeding may lower women's risk of heart disease and stroke. For the study, researchers analyzed information from nearly 300,000 women in China. They found that those who …Breastfeeding Tied to Lower CVD […]

Saving Bachelor in Paradise: How Cast Members Past & Present Rallied for the Show's Return in the Wake of Scandal – E! Online

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E! Online Saving Bachelor in Paradise: How Cast Members Past & Present Rallied for the Show's Return in the Wake of ScandalE! OnlineWarner Bros. confirmed yesterday that production would resume, just weeks after the show was shut down in the wake of what appeared to be a disastrous turn of events for the series—an internal […]

A First-of-Its-Kind Clean Coal Plant May End Up Burning No Coal – Bloomberg

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Bloomberg A First-of-Its-Kind Clean Coal Plant May End Up Burning No CoalBloombergA first-of-its-kind “clean coal” power plant that utility owner Southern Co. spent years constructing in Mississippi could end up burning no coal at all — and instead run just like any other natural-gas generator. The most important business stories …Mississippi Regulators Seek to End […]

Caterpillar-Grown Flu Vaccine Protects Better Than Egg-Incubated Vaccine – NBCNews.com

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NBCNews.com Caterpillar-Grown Flu Vaccine Protects Better Than Egg-Incubated VaccineNBCNews.comA DNA-based vaccine grown in caterpillar cells instead of made using chicken eggs appears to have better protected adults against infection, researchers reported Wednesday. The vaccine, called FluBlok, is one of a half-dozen flu vaccines available on …Recombinant Flu Vax Matches Standard DrugMedPage TodayFlu vaccine ineffective for […]

ISIS Destroys Historic al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul, Iraqi Military Says – NBCNews.com

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NBCNews.com ISIS Destroys Historic al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul, Iraqi Military SaysNBCNews.comISIS militants allegedly blew up the landmark al-Nuri mosque and its famous leaning minaret in Mosul where the terror group's leader three years ago declared a "caliphate," Iraq's military said in a statement. Reuters first reported the Iraqi military …ISIS Is Said to Destroy Historic […]