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U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding

A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the money in the wake of a government corrupt...

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding

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Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal health...
19:32 2019-07-17

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as th...
04:00 2019-07-20

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demons...
05:48 2019-07-20

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and ...
17:00 2019-06-06

Puerto Rico's Government Is Corrupt as Hell, and It's Hurting Regular Puerto Ricans Today, the FBI arrested two former senior officials who served with Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, along with four other suspects in a corruption...
01:32 2019-07-11

Puerto Rico Is on the Brink of Full-Blown Revolt The last decade in Puerto Rico has been a constant stream of disaster and oppression, from the U.S. government’s unelected fiscal control board and t...
13:32 2019-07-18

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor givi...
19:32 2019-07-18

AT&T explores sale of its Puerto Rico business -sources AT&T Inc is exploring options for its business in Puerto Rico that could include a potential sale for around $3 billion, people familiar with the mat...
18:16 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of hi...
20:48 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corr...
02:16 2019-07-18

Embattled Puerto Rico gov apologizes for profane tirade Puerto Rico’s governor has apologized for profanity-laced comments he made in a private chat to describe a former New York City government official a...
15:16 2019-07-12

Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Plan Is Almost Done, and It Could Start a Fight The island territory is preparing to present its complete restructuring plan for its $124 billion debt. Court challenges are almost certain, but if t...
16:00 2019-07-14

1-year-old dies in fall from cruise ship in Puerto Rico Authorities say a 1-year-old girl apparently slipped from her grandfather’s hands and fell to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship docked i...
16:00 2019-07-08

43 states, Puerto Rico sue drugmakers in generic price fixing Attorneys general in 43 states and Puerto Rico have filed a joint lawsuit accusing drugmakers of fixing prices for generic drugs used to treat arthri...
10:48 2019-05-21

Trump slams Puerto Rico leaders: ‘Under siege,’ ‘despicable’ President Donald Trump is tweeting harsh words for leaders in Puerto Rico, which is mired in economic crisis and saw thousands protest yesterday to d...
13:48 2019-07-18

Ex-Met Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Former Mets outfielder Angel Pagan survived a scare when a boat he was on off the coast of Puerto Rico was flipped over by a 15-foot wave. Pagan, for...
19:16 2019-05-29

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it�...
14:00 2019-06-14

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, ...
15:48 2019-07-19

Defying Protests, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico Says He Will Stay On Saying “I have made mistakes, and I have apologized,” the governor said he would not seek re-election and would give up the leadership of his party, ...
21:16 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico governor faces calls for impeachment over chats Puerto Rico's embattled governor came under growing pressure to resign or be impeached on Friday after the leak of hundreds of vulgar and offensive c...
19:16 2019-07-19

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin ...
17:32 2019-07-18

Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probe Two former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection wi...
01:32 2019-07-11

Castro becomes first 2020 Dem to urge embattled Puerto Rico governor to step down Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is urging embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down in the wake of mass protests again...
15:32 2019-07-19

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico’s government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island’s finances as i...
13:16 2019-06-12

Puerto Rico board asks court for more time on members' appointments Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to extend a July 15 deadline for its members to be...
20:01 2019-06-18

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up press...
19:16 2019-07-18

Thousands marched on Puerto Rico governor’s residence demanding he quit The march on Governor Ricardo Rossello's official San Juan residence was the latest in a week of sometimes violent protests over the messages attacki...
22:48 2019-07-19

Democratic presidential hopefuls call for Puerto Rico’s governor to resign Former housing secretary Julián Castro became the first candidate to say Gov. Ricardo Rosselló should resign, a position later joined by Sen. Elizabe...
15:48 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligatio...
05:16 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industrie...
00:16 2019-05-23

Puerto Rico governor says will not seek re-election, but refuses to resign over chats Puerto Rico's governor said on Sunday he would not seek re-election next year but refused to step down after nine days of sometimes violent protests ...
20:48 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters against governor's homophobic texts Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse huge demonstration following leak of Ricardo Rosselló sexist slursThousands of protesters in Puerto Rico ...
05:00 2019-07-18

Lightning strikes Southwest flight traveling from Baltimore to Puerto Rico Federal aviation officials say a Southwest Airlines passenger flight from Baltimore was struck by lightning during journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico. ...
12:00 2019-07-09

Puerto Rico governor will not seek reelection amid texting scandal The governor of Puerto Rico announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection amid protests seeking his ouster. Governor Ricardo Rossello said that h...
20:32 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico governor announces he will not seek re-election but refuses to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday he will not seek re-election but refused to resign, as corruption allegations have sparked widespr...
19:32 2019-07-21

Former MLB outfielder Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Ex-Giants, Mets, Cubs speedster Angel Pagan was one of three men aboard boat hit by 15-foot wave off coast of Puerto Rico.     &...
20:48 2019-05-29

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters over Gov. Ricardo Rossello scandal Puerto Rican police clashed with demonstrators late Monday over Gov. Ricardo Rossello's refusal to give up power, in the wake of a leaked chat log th...
19:48 2019-07-16

Police Fire Tear Gas to Quell Protests Over Puerto Rico’s Governor A day of protests turned raucous in Puerto Rico and the police fired tear gas to hold back a crowd demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló...
00:48 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico: thousands protest governor's sexist and homophobic texts Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messagesRicky Martin and other performers join crowds on streets of San JuanAccompanied by som...
00:16 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pensio...
21:32 2019-06-12

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnig...
15:48 2019-07-16

$3.7 million in cash discovered in abandoned boat in Puerto Rico, Border Patrol says Authorities followed a boat to the island’s coast and found five duffel bags containing $3.7 million in cash.       &...
12:00 2019-07-09

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue.    ...
19:32 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, i...
21:00 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello faces calls to resign over leaked chat Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is under pressure to resign after leaked online private group chats between he and close associates were revealed o...
20:32 2019-07-15

MLB players call on Puerto Rico governor to resign over leaked text messages Several Major League Baseball players on Wednesday called for the governor of Puerto Rico to resign after hundreds of leaked documents between the go...
10:32 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico governor apologizes for calling Melissa Mark-Viverito a ‘whore’ Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló — whose administration has been roiled by a corruption probe — has apologized for calling former City Council Speak...
15:01 2019-07-12

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló....
17:32 2019-07-18

Protesters clash with police in rally against Puerto Rico leader Ricardo Rossello Growing demonstrations in Puerto Rico turned violent late Wednesday as thousands in the street demanded the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello stem...
19:32 2019-07-18

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Ross...
02:32 2019-07-14

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework fo...
00:48 2019-06-17

Toddler takes fatal plunge from cruise ship in Puerto Rico: reports A one-and-a-half year-old girl died Sunday after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico, local reports said. The toddler wa...
05:16 2019-07-08

The people of Puerto Rico are angry: Here is what's fueling a major protest planned for Monday A major demonstration is planned Monday in Puerto Rico in an unrelenting push to get Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after a text message scan...
16:32 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico protesters stand up to vulgar texts, alleged corruption, and years of scandal Puerto Rico is bracing for a massive protest Monday calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation. Vulgar and misogynistic text messages from him s...
18:32 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico's governor goes AWOL as protesters gather outside his residence, US officials call to step down Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló official residence remains under siege as hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered this week outside the La For...
13:00 2019-07-20

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a near...
16:32 2019-06-18

A toddler died after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico An American toddler fell to her death on Sunday from the deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a spokesman for the l...
04:16 2019-07-09

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut o...
22:32 2019-06-16

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 ...
12:32 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló will not seek re-election, leaves his party The governor's leaked chats insulting women and mocking victims of Hurricane Maria sparked uproar and protests in Puerto Rico.   ...
21:16 2019-07-21

Statehood push for DC, Puerto Rico part of Dems' 'full-bore socialism,' McConnell says House Democrats' attempts to grant statehood to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico amount to “full-bore socialism” -- which Senate Majority Lea...
05:48 2019-06-19

'Ricky, resign!' Puerto Rico's famous musicians lend voice to surging protesters Young artistssuch as Bad Bunny and iLe have emerged as figureheads in the largest protests in the island’s historyOn Wednesday afternoon, as 100,000 ...
04:32 2019-07-21

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around,...
14:48 2019-07-17

Daughter of Indiana police officer fatally falls from cruise ship in Puerto Rico The toddler, a daughter of a South Bend, Indiana, police officer, slipped from her grandfather's arms while the Freedom of the Seas was docked. ...
12:48 2019-07-08

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Te...
18:00 2019-06-11

Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels Puerto Rico stop amid violent protests A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in ...
23:32 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló rejects calls to resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s embattled governor on Monday continued to reject calls for his resignation over a lengthy profane, vulgar and homophobic chat he partic...
17:16 2019-07-15

PR Protests: Why Daddy Yankee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Ricky Martin Are Protesting the Puerto Rico Governor Demonstrators are calling for Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation after publication of sexist, homophobic, and macabre text messages....
10:48 2019-07-19

Yadier Molina, Alex Cora, And Others In Baseball Call For Puerto Rico Governor To Resign Over Leaked Chats Red Sox manager Alex Cora, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, and a few other baseball players today have called for Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosse...
18:32 2019-07-17

Protests in Puerto Rico show no sign of stopping as thousands take to the streets demanding governor resign over leaked text messages AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo Thousands of protesters have jammed streets in San Juan since Saturday, calling on Governor Ricardo Rossello to s...
05:32 2019-07-19

Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would s...
20:00 2019-07-03

UPDATE 2-Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would s...
20:00 2019-07-03

'Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda joins protests against Puerto Rico's governor 200 people rallied in Manhattan to demand resignation of Puerto Rico's governor. Leading them? "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.  ...
11:32 2019-07-18

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colomb...
08:37 2019-05-21

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be...
03:32 2019-06-11

’Chatgate’ scandal threatens to doom Puerto Rico's governor: 'I think Ricardo Rosselló has lost legitimacy' Thousands of protesters marched in the capital for a third day Monday to call for Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.    ...
03:16 2019-07-16

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after come...
14:32 2019-07-12

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for...
22:16 2019-06-27

Bill would create entity to push for key rail tunnel funding TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill put forward in New Jersey’s Senate is the latest step to try to get crucial federal funding for a new rail tunnel i...
13:48 2019-06-07

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan me...
18:16 2019-06-27

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly cond...
18:48 2019-05-22

University of Chicago pro-life student says he received death threats for abortion funding bill A University of Chicago student representative told Fox News he received significant pushback when he proposed a student government bill that would l...
14:48 2019-05-30

Congressional Hispanic Caucus blasts border funding bill as 'betrayal' of American values Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus blasted Thursday's passage of a bipartisan $4.5 billion border funding bill, calling it a "betrayal of o...
21:48 2019-06-27

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have...
13:16 2019-07-11

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmake...
06:48 2019-06-21

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make ...
15:00 2019-05-23

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's risi...
16:48 2019-07-15

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as...
21:32 2019-05-29

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that w...
11:48 2019-06-11

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pa...
03:16 2019-05-22

State lawmakers expected to pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers are expected to pass a law Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Violators would face a...
15:32 2019-06-04

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering th...
11:48 2019-06-20

Marco Rubio Introduces a Bill to Boost the U.S. Rare-Earth Industry Legislation aimed at making the U.S. more competitive with China for processing critical rare-earth minerals is set to be introduced in Congress on T...
07:00 2019-07-11

Jon Stewart has some fresh fire for lawmakers who blocked a bill supporting 9/11 first responders Four years after leaving The Daily Show—and his default pulpit as one of the last generally trustworthy, moral voices in American political commentar...
06:00 2019-07-18

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday,...
16:16 2019-05-31

Indians To Benefit As US Lawmakers Pass Bill To Remove Cap On Green Cards US lawmakers have passed a Bill aimed at lifting the current seven percent country-cap on issuing Green Cards, a development which would benefit thou...
00:32 2019-07-11

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by Franc...
17:48 2019-07-05

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after come...
16:32 2019-06-12

NY lawmakers vote to allow release of Trump’s state tax returns to Democrats in Congress; bill on way to governor ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — NY lawmakers vote to allow release of Trump’s state tax returns to Democrats in Congress; bill on way to governor. The post...
14:48 2019-05-22

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to am...
06:16 2019-06-14

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tr...
18:32 2019-05-22

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a...
20:32 2019-06-04

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
15:00 2019-06-21

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Marriage License Workaround Bill That Accommodates Judges Opposing Same-Sex Marriage (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — After some conservative Alabama probate judges stopped issuing marriage licenses over the issue of same-sex marriage, stat...
02:32 2019-05-24

Medicaid Work Requirements Are a Disaster by Design The Medicaid work requirements that states have implemented since the Trump administration allowed them to are premised on a lie. Advocates claim the...
13:48 2019-07-10

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of ...
00:32 2019-06-21

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage thr...
00:48 2019-06-08

Medicaid bought sex offenders’ erectile dysfunction drugs ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s publicly funded Medicaid program paid more than $63,000 for erectile dysfunction drugs and other sexual treatmen...
09:48 2019-06-05

New York's Medicaid bought erectile drugs for sex offenders New York's Medicaid program paid more than $60,000 for erectile dysfunction drugs and treatments for 47 sex offenders over a six-year period. &...
16:32 2019-06-05

New Hampshire weakens Medicaid work rules and extends deadline New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill into law Monday that delays requiring certain Medicaid beneficiaries in the state work or train for wor...
15:32 2019-07-08

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying fro...
00:48 2019-06-08

Phoenix facility where woman was raped losing Medicaid funds PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. officials have told the long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year that it will lose...
21:16 2019-06-20

More abuse cases at Hacienda Healthcare uncovered amid Medicaid agreement termination PHOENIX (KPNX) – Hacienda Healthcare in Phoenix posted its only perfect inspection back in April, one day before it was given a state license. ...
04:16 2019-06-21

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.     &#...
15:00 2019-07-19

Daily on Healthcare: Nearly half the states have Medicaid waivers to extend care for addiction Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
20:32 2019-07-01

New York's Medicaid system paid $60,000 for sex offenders to get erectile dysfunction drugs: audit The New York state Medicaid system was found to have improperly shelled out nearly a million dollars for the treatment of erectile dysfunction over a...
12:16 2019-06-12

New York Medicaid program provided sex offenders with erectile dysfunction drugs through coverage: report An audit of New York state’s Medicaid program revealed that registered sex offenders in the state received $63,000 worth of erectile dysfunction drug...
16:32 2019-06-05

Why those ICE raids are being announced in advance Starting Sunday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is expected to resume its previously announced plan to apprehend thousands of illegal immi...
20:16 2019-07-11

U.S. budget negotiations advance but no deal yet U.S. Congress and White House negotiators spent hours in closed-door meetings trying to reach a two-year deal on federal spending but could not yet w...
18:32 2019-05-21

Stocks advance to end first half as G20 in focus A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday in advance of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as ...
17:48 2019-06-28

Amazon Struggles to Advance in Videogame Industry Amazon.com laid off several dozen employees from its division that develops videogames, as the tech giant has struggled to produce a hit and make inr...
09:48 2019-06-17

Warriors gut punch Blazers, advance to NBA Finals again PORTLAND, Ore. — The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Gre...
08:48 2019-05-21

The Federer, Nadal, Djokovic era at Wimbledon isn’t over yet as all three advance Federer and Nadal will meet in one semifinal Friday, their first encounter at Wimbledon since a memorable 2008 final that many consider the greatest ...
06:32 2019-07-11

New faces and usual suspects advance in Paris A fresh face will win the women's title at the French Open after champion Simona Halep crashed out to fast-rising teenager Amanda Anisimova on Thursd...
15:16 2019-06-06

How HoloLens is helping advance the science of spaceflight AR headsets haven't exactly caught on with the general public -- especially after the Google Glass debacle. Mixed reality technology has garnere...
10:48 2019-07-20

Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals Leonard has 27 points and 17 rebounds as Raptors overcome 15-point deficit to beat Bucks 100-94 in Game 6, advance to first NBA Finals   &...
04:32 2019-05-26

Thiem tames Monfils to advance into last eight in Paris Last year's runner-up Dominic Thiem made light work of Gael Monfils as he ended French presence in the singles draw with a no-nonsense 6-4 6-4 6-2 vi...
13:48 2019-06-03

Vanderbilt beats Louisville 3-2 to advance to CWS finals OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pat DeMarco chopped a grounder over third base in the ninth inning to give Vanderbilt its first lead and the Commodores beat Louis...
23:48 2019-06-21

Italy, Netherlands try to advance in heat wave The Netherlands made an unsuccessful attempt to have its Women's World Cup quarterfinal game against Italy moved until later Saturday to avoid t...
19:32 2019-06-28

Spain and China advance with scoreless draw LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain and China played to a scoreless draw Monday that advanced both squads to the round of 16 at the Women’s World Cup...
15:16 2019-06-17

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican ...
07:16 2019-06-13

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL’s substance abus...
19:16 2019-06-14

Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV in...
02:48 2019-06-18

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies advance to Memorial Cup final HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Felix Bibeau scored two third-period goals and the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies beat the Guelph Storm 6-4 on Friday night to set...
01:48 2019-05-25

Women’s World Cup: England and Italy Advance With Victories England edged Argentina on a goal by Jodie Taylor off a pass from her roommate. Italy, in the event for the first time since 1999, had three goals fr...
00:16 2019-06-15

Advance Warning Of Lanka Terror Attack Not Taken Seriously: Official Advance warning about an impending terror attack in Sri Lanka was "never a main point for discussion" during national intelligence coordination meeti...
21:32 2019-05-29

Auger-Aliassime, Fritz advance to Lyon semifinals LYON, France (AP) — Fourth-seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime hit 11 aces in a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 win over Steve Johnson on Thursday to reach the semifinals of ...
16:16 2019-05-23

French Open: Federer, Nadal advance to semifinals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will play one another in the French Open semifinals after winning their respective matches during Tuesday's quarterfin...
03:16 2019-06-05

Sip on this England: USWNT advance to their third straight World Cup final SportsPulse: The USWNT and England played in an instant classic. And as Nancy Armour details, the U.S. continued their savagery ways on and off the p...
23:16 2019-07-02

Zverev crashes out as Goffin, Kyrgios advance in Rome "World number five Alexander Zverev continued his poor recent form as he crashed out of the Italian Open in the second round after a 7-5 7-5 defeat b...
10:32 2019-05-21

Six Yankees advance to final round in All-Star voting Six Yankees advanced to the final round of MLB’s new All-Star voting format. Luke Voit (first base), DJ LeMahieu (second base), Gio Urshela (third ba...
06:32 2019-06-22

Jamaica beats Panama 1-0 to advance to Gold Cup semifinals PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Darren Mattocks scored on a penalty kick in the 75th minute and Jamaica beat Panama 1-0 on Sunday to advance to the CONCACAF Gold...
20:16 2019-06-30

Alo’s HR helps Oklahoma top Alabama, advance to title series OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jocelyn Alo’s monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday night to qualify for ...
23:48 2019-06-02

The Latest: Acuña, Guerrero, Pederson, Alonso advance Atlanta's Ronald Acuña Jr., Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr., the Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson and the New York Mets' ...
22:00 2019-07-08

Federer survives scare against Tsonga to advance in Halle HALLE, Germany (AP) — Roger Federer survived a scare in his bid for a record-extending 10th Halle Open title with a 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-5 win over Jo-Wil...
15:32 2019-06-20

Global Stocks Advance Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data Global stocks climbed with Chinese markets closed for a holiday, ahead of U.S. jobs data that could figure into a decision from the Federal Reserve o...
08:16 2019-06-07

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.    &...
01:16 2019-06-15

Puerto Ricans Are Furious at Their Dumb Government Only days after several former top officials in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were arrested on corruption charges, the island’s ...
21:48 2019-07-14

WTA roundup: Top seeds advance in rain-delayed Nottingham event Caroline Garcia and Donna Vekic, the top two seeds, advanced on Wednesday at the rain-delayed Nature Valley Open in Nottingham, England, a grass-cour...
00:00 2019-06-13

2018 Wimbledon men's finalists Djokovic, Anderson advance Last year's Wimbledon men's finalists both advanced to the second round on the opening day of this year's tournament   ...
12:32 2019-07-01

WWC roundup: U.S. beats Chile; Sweden thumps Thailand to advance Carli Lloyd scored twice to help the United States defeat Chile 3-0 at Parc de Princes in Paris on Sunday to advance to the knockout round of the Wom...
00:32 2019-06-17

Carli Lloyd scores double as USA sweep Chile aside to advance to last 16 Carli Lloyd had been blunt leading up to the group match against Thailand: she thought she should be starting for the USA in this Women’s World Cup a...
19:00 2019-06-16

LSU tops Southern Miss 6-4 to advance to NCAA super regional Josh Smith hit a solo home run and two-run triple to help LSU advance to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Sout...
02:16 2019-06-03

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almos...
19:00 2019-05-25

Grizzles, Timberwolves advance to Summer League title game Brandon Clarke made a dunk with 10.7 left in overtime and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Pelicans 88-86 on Sunday in the NBA Summer Leagu...
23:00 2019-07-14

| Fraser-Pryce, Thompson advance to Jamaican track semis Olympic champions Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson easily qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m at the Jamaica National Championships....
08:48 2019-06-21

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the...
10:16 2019-06-09

Nadal, Djokovic advance; Federer and Osaka withdraw injured Rafael Nadal is looking more and more like his dominating self with each match he plays on clay this week        ...
15:16 2019-05-21

Nadal overcomes stomach virus to advance in Madrid Open Rafael Nadal has reached the third round of the Madrid Open with a two-set win over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime     ...
15:16 2019-05-21

Osaka outlasts Sakkari to advance in rain-hit Birmingham Classic World number one Naomi Osaka was tested by Maria Sakkari in her first-round match at the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham but eventually went thro...
20:32 2019-06-18

Ingenious Abandoned Jungle City of Guayabo de Turrialba in Costa Rico South and Central America have many amazing archaeological sites, some of which were left behind by pre-Columbian peoples and cultures who left no wr...
21:48 2019-07-09

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for co...
13:01 2019-05-24

Thousands gather for Puerto Rican Day Parade along Fifth Avenue Thousands of revelers were living la vida loca along Fifth Avenue on Sunday during the Puerto Rican Day Parade. Parade Grand Marshal and PR native Ri...
01:48 2019-06-10

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign Thousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory’s flag and chanting demands for ...
21:16 2019-07-17

Mnuchin: Trump could ease restrictions on Huawei if trade talks advance US treasury secretary says that without a deal, Washington will maintain tariffs to cut its deficitUS treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunda...
11:00 2019-06-09

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a s...
16:32 2019-07-02

Wimbledon day two: Nadal and Kyrgios set up meeting as Barty and Konta also advance – video Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal survived early scares when they stepped on to the Wimbledon grass for the first time on Tuesday, but it is the Spaniar...
06:32 2019-07-03

Coco Gauff, 15, staves off two match points to advance to Wimbledon round of 16 The American fought off Slovenia's Polona Hercog by winning a 32-stroke tiebreaker in the second set en route to a 3-6, 7-6 (9-7), 7-5 win on Centre ...
22:16 2019-07-05

Former champions Norway, Germany advance to Women's World Cup quarterfinals Germany beat African champion Nigeria 3-0 in the first knockout game, while Norway downed Australia in penalty kicks on Saturday.    ...
20:32 2019-06-22

Chinese influence surges at UN, as US warns of ‘concerted push’ to advance agenda The recent election of a Chinese official to a top U.N. organization is the latest sign of a steadily growing influence of China at the world body --...
17:16 2019-07-13

France Outlasts Brazil's Tired Old Legs To Advance To The Quarterfinals With A 2-1 Victory France are moving on to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup after defeating Brazil, 2-1, in extra time. Despite scoring a surprise goal agains...
23:00 2019-06-23

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the...
09:48 2019-06-09

Avenatti Charged With Allegedly Using Stormy Daniels' Book Advance to Pay for a Ferrari Michael Avenatti, the lawyer and one-time maybe prospective presidential candidate who is already facing a laundry list of federal and state charges,...
16:16 2019-05-22

Asia Pacific stocks advance as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific advanced on Thursday as investors awaited the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at...
15:16 2019-06-27

Watch: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal advance to Wimbledon semifinal Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will battle for a spot in the 2019 Wimbledon men's final after winning their respective quarterfinal matchups Wednesda...
14:32 2019-07-11

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to ‘stay inside’ in advance of stormy weather Mayor de Blasio warned city dwellers to prepare for rough weather on Wednesday as heavy storms headed toward the five boroughs. “We’re in...
18:16 2019-05-29

Costa Rica beat Bermuda to advance to Gold Cup quarter-finals Goals from Mayron George and Elias Aguilar helped Costa Rica to a 2-1 victory over Bermuda in Texas on Thursday that also earned them a place in the ...
02:48 2019-06-21

Flood risk abates for Arkansas city as water advance slows LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials from an Arkansas community where a levee breached say the risk of widespread flooding has abated because the Arkan...
11:48 2019-06-02

Mattermost raises $50 million to advance its open source Slack alternative Mattermost, a startup developing an open source alternative to Slack, HipChat, Microsoft Teams, and Google's Hangouts Chat, has raised $50 million.Re...
10:32 2019-06-19

Military judge frees Navy SEAL in advance of murder trial _____ SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed from custody Thursday after a milit...
16:16 2019-06-01

There's an Entire Nintendo Wii Packed Inside This Custom Jumbo Game Boy Advance Nintendo didn’t give us any new hardware during its E3 2019 presentation today, so you’ll instead have to lust and drool over Bill Paxton’s latest cr...
18:00 2019-06-11

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his l...
15:48 2019-06-06

AOC ‘runs away’ from opponent Rich Valdes at Puerto Rican Day Parade US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "ran away" when potential Republican opponent Rich Valdes tried to confront her at the National Puerto Rican Day Par...
19:32 2019-06-09

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second ...
02:48 2019-07-18

Puerto Rican officials indicted in sweeping corruption probe Two former members of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were indicted Wednesday on bid-rigging and corruption charges — prompting th...
21:48 2019-07-10

Salesforce open sources research to advance state of the art in AI for common sense reasoning Deep learning is great for many applications, but common sense reasoning is not one of them. New research from Salesforce promises to alleviate this,...
21:48 2019-06-27

Wimbledon 2019: Cori Gauff, 15, wins again; Djokovic, Svitolina, Pliskova advance American rising star Coco Gauff, 15, continued her remarkable run at Wimbledon, while Novak Djokovic, Elina Svitolina and Karolina Pliskova advanced ...
22:00 2019-07-03

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in As...
08:31 2019-05-21

Court Refuses To Advance Hearing Rajeev Kumar's Plea To Quash CBI Notice The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday refused to advance hearing of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's prayer for quashing CBI's notice i...
10:48 2019-06-18

Wimbledon 2019: Coco Gauff, 15, wins again; Djokovic, Svitolina, Pliskova advance American rising star Coco Gauff, 15, continued her remarkable run at Wimbledon, while Novak Djokovic, Elina Svitolina and Karolina Pliskova advanced ...
21:00 2019-07-03

Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff, 15, staves off two match points to advance to Wimbledon round of 16 The American fought off Slovenia's Polona Hercog by winning a 32-stroke tiebreaker in the second set en route to a 3-6, 7-6, 7-5 win on Centre Court....
16:16 2019-07-05

Cameroon Advance To World Cup Knockout Round With Ludicrous, Last-Minute Solo Goal Facing elimination from the Women’s World Cup and desperately searching for a late goal to push them through to the knockout rounds, Cameroon counter...
15:00 2019-06-20

Watch: Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem advance to French Open semifinals Top seed Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem advanced to the 2019 French Open semifinals with straight sets wins in the quarterfinals on Thursday in Par...
12:48 2019-06-06

Wimbledon 2019: Sharapova retires from match; Serena, Federer, Nadal advance Maria Sharapova retired from her first-round match against Pauline Parmentier with a left wrist injury, while Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Rafa...
00:01 2019-07-03

Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their partici...
02:32 2019-07-14

Puerto Ricans protest to demand Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Thosands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico on July 17, 2019 chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rossell&oacut...
11:48 2019-07-18

Puerto Rican chief financial officer resigns in chat scandal Puerto Rico’s chief financial officer has resigned following criticism of his participation in a profanity-laced chat used by government officials th...
18:32 2019-07-13

Puerto Williams, Chile now world's southernmost city, not Ushuaia, Argentina Puerto Williams, a growing hamlet draped in snow-covered peaks on the remote southern tip of the South American continent, has been upgraded to the c...
22:48 2019-05-29

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marg...
15:00 2019-05-29

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities advance after week-long selloff, bond yields steady World stock markets climbed for the first time this week on Thursday, giving pause to a multiday selloff on fears of an escalating trade war between ...
11:48 2019-05-30

Nationals place Jonny Venters on the IL, shift minor league pitchers in advance of second half Erick Fedde, Austin Voth and Kyle McGowin all moved from Class AAA to Class AA Harrisburg Thursday, so as to be more easily available on short notice...
03:32 2019-07-12

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act     ...
19:16 2019-06-01

Roger Federer defeats Christian Ruud's son, Casper, to advance at French Open "He's still playing at an amazing level," former opponent Christian Ruud said of Roger Federer, who defeated son Casper Ruud at French Open. &#...
21:48 2019-05-31

Watch: Rafael Nadal, American Sloane Stephens advance to round of 32 in French Open Men's defending champion Rafael Nadal and American Sloane Stephens -- the 2018 women's runner-up -- each advanced to the 2019 French Open's round of ...
12:16 2019-05-29

Skeptics Washed Away As Lost Civilization Is Finally Identified By Puerto Rican Figures A collection of highly-controversial stone figures discovered in Puerto Rico are believed by some to have been created by members of the lost Ten Tri...
16:48 2019-07-16

Lawsuit accuses Georgia of discriminating against Puerto Rican driver's license applicants A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Puerto Rico-born man living in Georgia claims the state discriminates against driver's license applicants from...
20:48 2019-07-03

Puerto Ricans return to streets as Democratic hopefuls call for Rosselló's resignation Several Democratic presidential candidates called for Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation as residents of the territory returned to the ...
03:16 2019-07-21

Riding horses and banging drums, Puerto Ricans demand that governor quit Thousands of Puerto Ricans, led by protesters on horseback with some banging drums and singing, marched on the governor's residence on Friday demandi...
02:48 2019-07-20

Seoul seeks to advance inter-Korean ties on peace mood created by Panmunjom meeting Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said Tuesday he will work to turn the current peace mood on the Korean Peninsula into a chance to further advance ...
04:00 2019-07-09

Unsealed Documents in Jussie Smollett Case Reveal Cops Were Told in Advance a Deal Was in the Works Chicago prosecutors told police a deal with Jussie Smollett was probable about a month before all charges against him were formally dropped, accordin...
04:48 2019-05-31

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Cent...
15:00 2019-06-11

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up...
11:48 2019-07-18

Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign Motorcyclists that swarmed San Juan became the latest to add their thundering voices to calls for the resignation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossell...
20:00 2019-07-18

Daddy Yankee joins chorus of Puerto Rican celebrities calling for governor's resignation Univision's Premios Juventud award show Thursday turned into a platform for celebrities to call for the resignation of the embattled governor of Puer...
08:16 2019-07-19

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up...
07:48 2019-07-18

Indiana college softball team pulls off stunning hidden-ball trick to advance to World Series Indiana college softball players used teamwork and a bit of subterfuge to pull off a hidden-ball trick Saturday that secured their spot in the Women’...
12:16 2019-05-21

Lawsuit Claims Georgia Making Puerto Ricans Answer Bizarre Trivia Questions to Get a License Puerto Ricans are allegedly being subjected to illegal, baffling trivia questions to get their driver’s licenses in Georgia, with a lawsuit filed Tue...
18:16 2019-07-03

BDCs add mid-market CLOs to funding mix NEW YORK, June 17 (LPC) - FS KKR Capital Corp is the latest Business Development Company (BDC) to issue a middle market Collateralized Loan Obligatio...
19:32 2019-06-17

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers ...
12:16 2019-05-29

Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner. The post Military judge f...
23:48 2019-05-30

Detective Who Fought For 9/11 Compensation Funding Dies At 53 NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund died Saturday at age...
20:48 2019-06-29

German government seeks to cut funding for far-right party The German government and parliament have petitioned the country’s highest court to cut off public funding for a far-right party that authorities tri...
11:16 2019-07-19

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the int...
14:16 2019-06-27

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 20...
09:16 2019-05-21

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the...
10:48 2019-05-21

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...
04:16 2019-06-11

Recipe-kit provider Gousto serves up £30m funding One of the major British players in the fast-expanding meal-kit delivery market has been served up £30m of new funding as it intensifies its riv...
08:48 2019-07-12

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s fut...
03:16 2019-06-02

EU parliament postpones Farage hearing on funding to June 13 The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to assess whether he broke funding rules by fai...
13:32 2019-06-05

TransferWise closes $292 mln secondary funding round at $3.5 bln valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said o...
00:32 2019-05-22

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage ...
07:48 2019-06-06

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding...
02:48 2019-05-22

Boris Johnson extends funding lead in battle to become UK PM Boris Johnson has increased his funding lead over Jeremy Hunt as they race to become the next British prime minister, official figures showed on Wedn...
13:16 2019-07-03

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey will not affect Ankara's determination to drill for gas and oil off Cyprus and Turke...
07:32 2019-07-16

U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections ris...
06:32 2019-07-16

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, whi...
12:32 2019-06-05

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis...
18:48 2019-06-05

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government a...
05:32 2019-07-02

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G in...
10:32 2019-06-13

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhous...
07:48 2019-06-11

MPs call for five-year pothole repair funding plan News 1 Jul, 2019 Transport Committee report highlights need for a front-loaded, five-year funding settlement to help councils mend poth...
21:16 2019-06-30

Arizona school counselors await funding for new hires TUCSON – Nationwide, the average student-to-school counselor is 455-to-one. In Arizona, it’s 905-to-one. The statistics gathered by the America...
12:32 2019-06-27

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has ...
20:16 2019-06-22

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the Worl...
16:32 2019-07-12

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures thr...
08:00 2019-06-17

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no l...
09:32 2019-06-07

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration su...
13:48 2019-06-19

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, revers...
23:32 2019-06-06

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for ...
02:16 2019-06-08

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and rece...
03:48 2019-06-09

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded ...
00:48 2019-06-30

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency ...
21:32 2019-06-27

New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nu...
12:48 2019-07-14

Funding Circle shares slump on revenue warning Shares in peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle have hit record lows after the firm issued a revenue warning and said it was tightening lending criteria...
07:32 2019-07-02

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely...
01:00 2019-06-18

SmartRent funding heralds new wave in 'smart home' market A producer of "smart home" software that helps landlords cut operating costs such as shuttling keys to waiting maintenance workers or guiding tours f...
15:16 2019-06-19

San Diego loses World Beach Games due to lack of funding A lack of funding and sponsorship has forced San Diego to give up the first World Beach Games set for later this year, leaving the Association of Nat...
22:32 2019-05-30

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his p...
20:16 2019-06-03

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the g...
22:48 2019-05-30

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data a...
14:16 2019-05-31

Senator pushes equal pay for USWNT with World Cup funding threat Getting equal pay for the United States Women’s National Team has gone from talk to action. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced a bill to withho...
12:16 2019-07-10

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wal...
04:32 2019-06-04

British Steel falls into liquidation after failing to secure funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,...
09:48 2019-05-22

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to...
06:00 2019-06-16

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trum...
12:32 2019-05-23

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for ...
16:32 2019-06-29

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimpl...
13:32 2019-05-22

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 ...
10:16 2019-06-04

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administr...
22:00 2019-06-13

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, w...
23:16 2019-06-12

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital of Warsaw to demand higher spending on health care to cut waiti...
12:48 2019-06-01

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will ...
22:32 2019-06-28

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to ...
00:16 2019-05-22

Road funding cuts could have paid for eight million pothole repairs News 6 Jul, 2019 Money cut from councils’ road funding budgets since 2010 could have paid for eight million potholes to be repaired, fi...
08:48 2019-07-06

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "a...
15:48 2019-06-21

Collective Health secures $205 mln in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding...
08:16 2019-06-17

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism t...
22:32 2019-06-06

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key que...
13:16 2019-05-21

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate acco...
16:32 2019-06-13

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over ...
15:32 2019-05-21

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near...
15:32 2019-05-21

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but membe...
23:48 2019-06-10

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
19:48 2019-06-05

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relie...
18:32 2019-05-28

Hyundai adds to Aurora Innovation's latest funding round The funding entrenches an existing relationship between the Korean automaker and Silicon Valley startup, and they will work together to develop auton...
06:32 2019-06-13

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the re...
19:16 2019-05-21

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, ...
18:32 2019-07-15

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor lead...
02:32 2019-07-18

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's fu...
20:16 2019-05-21

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rule...
18:48 2019-07-16

Daily on Energy: Revived Ex-Im Bank set to advance Trump’s energy agenda Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
02:48 2019-05-30

Major Continuity Error: HBO Is Apologizing In Advance For A Scene In The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Where Jon Snow’s Cell Phone Goes Off And His Ringtone Is A 16-Bit Version Of The Show’s Theme Song The people who make Game of Thrones are human like everyone else and that means a mistake from time to time, but this one is likely to go down in ent...
08:48 2019-05-21

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding...
08:32 2019-06-17

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in ...
11:32 2019-06-14

Man accused of funding David Ortiz shooting is drug trafficker: reports The man who allegedly footed the $7,800 bill for the failed hit on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is a convicted drug trafficker, according to local med...
21:16 2019-06-18

Appeals court rejects Trump's request for border wall funding The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration's allocation of $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to pay for constructio...
02:48 2019-07-04

Joe Biden Switches Position on Abortion Funding After Sen. Elizabeth Warren Gathered His Ass Up Former Vice President Joe Biden is proving himself to be a fuckboi. At this point, I wouldn’t trust Obama’s BFF to tell me what he ate for breakfast ...
07:16 2019-06-08

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 mln in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online trave...
02:32 2019-05-23

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said ...
04:16 2019-06-22

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the...
16:00 2019-06-12

UN Aids target to end epidemic by 2030 at risk as funding falls for first time Report finds significant financial boost needed to meet targets to eradicate diseaseThe pace of reducing new HIV infections is slowing and progress i...
12:48 2019-07-17

Democrats drop opposition and back Senate plan for border funding Congressional Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a $4.6 billion bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would dispatch emergenc...
16:32 2019-06-27

Apple supplier Japan Display secures bailout after funding shortfall Japan Display Inc said on Friday that a group led by Chinese investment firm Harvest Group had formally secured additional funding for a previously a...
22:48 2019-07-11

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies th...
09:16 2019-05-21

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the ...
08:16 2019-05-31

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall co...
03:16 2019-05-25

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with ...
06:32 2019-07-17

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position...
20:48 2019-06-06

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch —...
21:48 2019-07-08

Judge slaps down suit by Dems over Trump wall funding plan A federal judge on Monday slapped down a suit by House Democrats who sought to block President Trump from tapping into Defense Department money for h...
05:48 2019-06-04

Deutsche Bank Funding Costs Subdued Despite Share-Price Slide The lender’s shares fell to a record low Monday, yet debt investors aren’t panicking and a key measure of the German bank’s funding costs has improve...
05:48 2019-06-04

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-...
02:32 2019-06-06

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract that provides water stations along the southern border until June of 2020 and will cost $30,00...
01:32 2019-06-05

Watch Elizabeth Warren blast Biden for his stance on abortion funding ‘We do not pass laws that take away freedom from women who are most vulnerable’ Warren said, in speech against Hyde amendmentDemocratic presidential ...
11:48 2019-06-06

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said o...
08:00 2019-05-22

Great Lakes leaders to discuss funding Asian carp project TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Representatives of the eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region will meet next month to discuss ...
19:16 2019-06-14

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women ...
00:16 2019-06-07

Masarat Alam Brought To Delhi In Terror Funding Case, Gets 10-Day Custody The National Investigation Agency has brought hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam from a Jammu and Kashmir prison to Delhi to question him in a t...
13:48 2019-06-04

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to includ...
18:32 2019-05-23

Ather Energy Secures New Investment Of $51 Million In Latest Round Of Funding Indian electric scooter start-up Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment was led by S...
12:16 2019-05-28

Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the ...
01:32 2019-07-18

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping c...
15:32 2019-05-21

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his ...
09:48 2019-06-04

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 million in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by l...
14:16 2019-07-01

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to ...
03:16 2019-06-17

José Serrano would fight funding to amend census forms for citizenship question The top House Democrat who oversees census funding said today he’ll oppose any federal dollars needed to reprint the questionnaire with the Trump adm...
15:16 2019-07-09

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on...
18:00 2019-06-11

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted constructio...
12:48 2019-05-25

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion pr...
01:16 2019-07-12

Isis suspect Jack Letts' parents found guilty of funding terrorism John Letts and Sally Lane given suspended sentence for sending son money in SyriaAn Oxford couple have been spared jail after being found guilty of s...
16:32 2019-06-21

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abo...
01:48 2019-06-08

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
15:00 2019-07-19

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a ...
01:48 2019-06-04

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and med...
03:48 2019-06-07

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with ...
16:32 2019-06-01

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help ope...
17:32 2019-05-22

Biden drops support for Hyde Amendment restricting abortion funding after criticism ATLANTA — Joe Biden said Thursday that he can no longer support federal restrictions on funding for abortion services, an abrupt reversal from his lo...
15:48 2019-06-07

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall...
00:32 2019-06-04

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pul...
10:16 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by...
13:48 2019-06-27

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online trave...
04:32 2019-05-23

Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in ...
13:16 2019-07-18

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never ru...
18:16 2019-07-18

Ocasio-Cortez, other Dems accuse ICE and CBP of 'killing' children, call for hold on funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with a slew of other House Democrats, responded on Saturday to President Trump's announced Immigration a...
18:32 2019-06-22

Lena Waithe Calls Out Will Smith, Denzel Washington for Not Funding More Black Films As Lena Waithe’s star continues to rise, she’s taken her responsibility as a black filmmaker seriously. Not only does she make it a point to create o...
14:16 2019-06-22

Major Storytelling Error: David Benioff Is Apologizing In Advance For A Scene In The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Where Jon Snow’s Cell Phone Goes Off And His Ringtone Is A 16-Bit Version Of The Show’s Theme Song The final season of Game Of Thrones has received a lot of criticism for what many fans consider to be glaring creative mistakes on the part of lead w...
08:48 2019-05-21

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),...
10:48 2019-05-21

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establis...
10:48 2019-05-21

Archinaut snags $73 million in NASA funding to 3D-print giant spacecraft parts in orbit A project to 3D-print bulky components in space rather than bring them up there has collected a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate the t...
19:48 2019-07-12

9th Circuit blocks emergency funding for border wall, as White House vows appeal The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money that the Trump administration sought to repurpose to build a border w...
01:16 2019-07-04

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brou...
19:32 2019-05-23

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Re...
17:48 2019-06-06

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help ope...
03:16 2019-05-22

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism Not until Tuesday was there some apparent progress in Congress, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Appropriations Commit...
23:16 2019-06-11

Judge Stops President Trump From Using $2.5 Billion in Military Funding to Build Border Wall OAKLAND, Calif. — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-prior...
16:16 2019-06-29

AI could boost GDP by millions Artificial intelligence (AI) could provide a 22 percent boost to the UK's GDP by 2030 according to new research from McKinsey and Quantumblack.T...
15:16 2019-06-10

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at gr...
18:48 2019-07-11

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- includi...
18:01 2019-05-22

Former Hillary Clinton aide: 'Deeply troubling' that Biden supports the Hyde Amendment on abortion funding Jess McIntosh, former adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, decried former Vice President Joe Biden's "deeply troubling" suppor...
17:16 2019-06-05

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.    ...
04:48 2019-05-22

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Edu...
12:32 2019-05-21

Telemedicine gets a boost with new study A new study provides ammunition for members of Congress who hope to expand health coverage, both private and public, to cover telemedicine, remote he...
01:32 2019-06-07

What Amazon Might Want With Boost Mobile Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to spin off Boost Mobile to win approval of their planned merger. A report says ecommerce giant Amazon is interested....
23:16 2019-06-01

Why cloud can be the boost your business needs McAfee has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report revealing that 87 percent of companies experience business acceleration f...
13:16 2019-06-19

Exactly how much 'nature time' do we need to boost well-being? Researchers have established that being in nature can boost well-being, but a new study asks exactly how much we need each week to feel the full bene...
10:16 2019-06-17

Best 10 foods to boost metabolism Chili peppers, protein sources, and green vegetables are among the best foods for boosting metabolism. In this article, we provide a list of the best...
19:48 2019-05-22

California to boost gasoline tax again California will charge the highest taxes on gasoline in the United States come Monday but some complain that even more money is needed to maintain th...
20:16 2019-06-29

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompani...
23:01 2019-06-21

SMB LENDING REPORT: How alt lenders are providing SMBs with new funding options, and the ways incumbents can respond to stay ahead This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business ...
19:32 2019-05-25

You might not believe how much money Boost Mobile could be sold for The $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint still requires approval from the Justice Department. About a week and a half ago, FCC Chairman Ajit P...
22:48 2019-05-29

Could exercise boost well-being among psychiatric inpatients? A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit....
14:48 2019-05-23

Tesla prepares to boost production An internal Tesla e-mail said the company "hit new records in all production lines for output and efficiency" in the most recent quarter and that "qu...
09:16 2019-07-10

Boost your retirement income with these key moves The more money you have in retirement, the more freedom and flexibility you'll enjoy. Here are a few strategic moves to boost retirement income...
11:48 2019-06-05

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clo...
05:00 2019-05-23

Working abroad could boost your salary by more than a third Working professionals at the age of 34 or under stand to gain more from moving overseas to work, compared to any other group of professionals, a new ...
00:16 2019-07-04

New York lawmakers OK pot decriminalization ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York state have passed legislation that would eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of mari...
08:32 2019-06-21

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controvers...
23:48 2019-06-04

Bacteria found in gut might help boost physical performance Scientists say certain species are more abundant in marathon runners after raceFrom go-faster stripes to energy gels, athletes have long sought ways ...
12:32 2019-06-27

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt...
10:16 2019-06-17

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies ...
12:16 2019-06-14

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead ...
08:48 2019-06-18

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protrac...
16:48 2019-07-16

Poll boost for Johnson - but he won't turn up to TV debate Boris Johnson's runaway Tory leadership bandwagon is gathering more pace with a surge in support in two opinion polls and a new high-profile backer, ...
04:32 2019-06-16

Samsung Galaxy S11 could get a significant power boost The Samsung Galaxy S11 could be the first handset to benefit from the South Korean firm's latest announcement; mass production of the industry&a...
09:16 2019-07-18

Ferrari dismiss speculation about aerodynamic boost "Ferrari have poured cold water on speculation they have discovered an aerodynamic mapping error that has cost them precious lap time in the battle w...
06:32 2019-06-22

The FDA just approved a new drug to boost women's sex drive Shutterstock The Food and Drug Administration approved Vyleesi, a drug for premenopausal women to raise sexual interest. It treats a condition calle...
17:48 2019-06-23

Smart lights of the future are coming to help boost your Wi-Fi One day in the not-too-distant future you could be connecting to the web via your lighting fixtures rather than your router – potentially exte...
05:32 2019-06-21

New Designs Could Boost Solar Cells Beyond Their Limits A material that effectively splits a photon in two is one way scientists are trying to increase solar cells’ efficiency beyond what they’d thought po...
08:16 2019-07-11

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slow...
06:00 2019-06-15

Sephora gives mega boost to micro brands Beauty giant Sephora is giving prime-time exposure to a handful of indie cosmetics brands that have never appeared on retail shelves. The new initiat...
08:48 2019-05-25

AOC's Green New Deal would boost gas tax $10-$13, 'destroy economy' The socialistic Green New Deal, pushed by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and winning broad support from Democratic presidential candidates co...
15:16 2019-07-12

The Londoner: Gavin's got the gab to boost Boris Garrulous Gavin Williamson operating as Boris Johnson's campaign schmoozer / The curious case of Kwamei Kwei-Armah's keys / Tom Watson's verve for ve...
13:16 2019-06-18

Boost Your Confidence By Tricking Your Brain Into Calming Down We all have moments where we’re not quite as confident as we’d like to be. You know, those moments right before a big presentation or while you’re wa...
19:16 2019-07-07

Kirby eyes World Cup win for equal pay boost "Chelsea forward Fran Kirby has stressed the importance of success in France for the Lionesses, in order to gain parity in pay with the men\u0027s te...
05:48 2019-05-25

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost in his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals backed him and said he was...
09:00 2019-06-17

European Voters Look Set to Boost Skeptics' Power Voters in the European Union are expected to shake up the political establishment in elections for the bloc’s parliament Sunday, ushering in a period...
08:48 2019-05-26

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal...
14:32 2019-06-12

What's the best approach to boost your 401(k)? Active, passive or a little of both? Everyone has an investing strategy, but the best option includes employing both active and passive management of your portfolio.    &...
08:16 2019-07-21

Viral Area 51 ‘raid’ getting big celebrity boost Everyone wants to “see them aliens” — even internet celebrities. When a Facebook event planning a “raid” on Area 51 popped up...
19:48 2019-07-16

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d t...
18:32 2019-06-21

Boost your PC storage performance by 30x with this free trick When it comes to storage though, random access memory (RAM) remains the best - in terms of speed - that money can buy, at least until someone comes u...
09:48 2019-07-07

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi gov...
23:16 2019-05-30

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vo...
03:32 2019-07-14

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to...
12:32 2019-05-21

Bulgarian lawmakers seal deal to buy 8 new F-16s from US Bulgaria’s parliament has approved the purchase of eight new American fighter jets as part of a plan to replace the Balkan country’s aging Soviet-bui...
09:16 2019-07-19

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘te...
14:32 2019-06-18

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down r...
02:32 2019-06-08

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administra...
02:16 2019-07-02

New Texas law expected to boost Buffett's dealership group Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation this week that should end years of regulatory uncertainty for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Automotiv...
15:32 2019-06-05

Windows 10 May 2019 Update brings AMD performance boost The Windows 10 May 2019 Update has brought some great new features to Windows 10, but perhaps the best change is one that didn’t get much fanf...
10:32 2019-06-13

GM's self-driving unit is close to receiving a $2.25 billion boost It took more than a year, but GM's self-driving company is close to receiving a giant cash infusion. Cruise Automation confirmed to Reuters tha...
20:16 2019-07-06

| Lions tour: Juniors to boost Bok selection stocks? Widespread talent on display from the Junior Boks at present bodes well for possible young infusions to the Test side for the keynote 2021 Lions visi...
22:16 2019-06-13

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely ne...
12:32 2019-05-28

Government May Reduce Oil Cess To Boost Production: Report The Finance Ministry had revised the oil cess in the Union Budget 2016-17, shifting it from the specific charge of Rs 4,500 per tonne of crude to an ...
14:32 2019-06-11

Nathan Eovaldi could provide boost to your fantasy bullpen For many fantasy baseball owners, the All-Star break provides a respite from the daily grind of managing your roster. It might be just three days off...
04:16 2019-07-07

Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday said it expects to increase its dividend payouts to shareholders once it completes a $25 billion share buyback by the en...
17:32 2019-06-04

New 2021 Mercedes EQB SUV to boost brand's electric line-up News 21 Jun, 2019 The all-new Mercedes EQB electric crossover will share its platform and boxy looks with the GLB when it officially la...
12:48 2019-06-21

Argentine economy needs boost in exports to get out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in e...
21:16 2019-05-21

Poland to announce deal on U.S. military boost: president Poland will unveil a deal with Washington this week to bolster the U.S. military presence there, expecting more troops, command and logistics capabil...
13:48 2019-06-10

CBO says $15 minimum wage would boost wages for 17M, cost 1.3M jobs Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour would boost wages for some 17 million people, but cost the United States 1.3 million jobs, the Congr...
18:16 2019-07-08

Amazon is reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile T-Mobile and Sprint said earlier this month that the combined company would sell Sprint's pre-paid Boost Mobile unit as part of some conditions it ag...
04:16 2019-05-31

Trump will order boost to flu vaccine production: report President Trump wants to give the US flu vaccine production a shot in the arm. The former vaccine skeptic is working on an executive order that would...
21:00 2019-07-16

Slovenia to deploy troops to boost patrols for migrants Slovenia’s army says 35 troops will join police in patrolling borders in the southwest of the country after increased numbers of migrants have been s...
13:48 2019-07-21

Strong U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the econo...
12:16 2019-07-16

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls China is running five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage's hometown as part of a campaign to extend government...
01:01 2019-05-28

These Social Security tricks could boost your benefits for life If you expect to be dependent on Social Security benefits when you retire, you'll need to be smart about claiming them.     ...
14:48 2019-06-07

Sri Lanka to slash airline charges to help boost tourism COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government says it will decrease ground handling charges for airlines and slash aviation fuel and embarkation ...
05:32 2019-07-09

China issues 5G licenses in timely boost for Huawei China granted 5G licenses to the country's three major telecom operators and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, giving the go-ahead for ful...
05:32 2019-06-06

| Struggling Bulls get Vermeulen injury news boost Bulls No 8 Duane Vermeulen has given the team's fans a welcome boost by confirming the injury he suffered against the Brumbies in Canberra is not ser...
08:16 2019-05-26

Drugs That Boost Our Circadian Rhythms Could Save Our Lives Almost all of the cellular functions in your body run on a 24-hour schedule. Keep that clock regular, and you could stay healthier, and maybe even li...
08:16 2019-05-28

EU opens road to 5G connected cars in boost to BMW, Qualcomm European Union states opened the way to competing technologies for internet connected cars on Thursday, rejecting a European Commission push for a wi...
13:48 2019-07-04

China's war on pollution could boost solar power - study China's efforts to reduce chronic air pollution could increase its ability to generate solar power by up to 13% by allowing more sunlight to reach th...
21:16 2019-07-08

Jaguar confirms new XJ and electric car plans in big UK car building boost News 5 Jul, 2019 Jaguar has confirmed that the next generation XJ will feature an all-electric powertrain, and it will be built in the ...
06:00 2019-07-05

IBM closes $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat to boost cloud business International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc , as it looks to ramp...
20:32 2019-07-09

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French stu...
02:16 2019-07-16

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions a...
06:32 2019-06-17

Trump's attacks on congresswomen could boost Biden campaign As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his efforts to brand four progressive congresswomen as the new face of the Democratic Party, its president...
06:48 2019-07-19

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase....
10:16 2019-05-31

Tesla to boost overall production as Model 3 demand skyrockets One of the key metrics investors tend to hone in on when it comes to Tesla involves the company’s ability to manufacture the Model 3 at scale. ...
13:32 2019-07-11

Man’s $10K quest to find mom a mate gets an online dating boost Some dating app users can cash in on swiping right. An Upper East Side man — who recently offered a $10,000 reward to whoever can find his mother a m...
12:48 2019-06-18