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Winter storm pummels eastern United States, grounds flights

Posted on: March 6th, 2015 | No Comments
(Reuters) – A late winter storm pummeled the eastern United States on Thursday ahead of a cold front, canceling almost 5,000 flights as Kentucky dug out from up to 23...

Doctors, patients scramble ahead of high court Obamacare decision

Posted on: March 5th, 2015 | No Comments
(Reuters) – As the U.S. Supreme Court takes on a make-or-break Obamacare case this week, a growing number of U.S. patients and their doctors are already devising a Plan B...

U.S. spy chief says he got a mixed reception in North Korea

Posted on: March 3rd, 2015 | No Comments
(Reuters) – U.S. spy chief James Clapper said that when he made a secret visit to North Korea in November to bring home two jailed Americans he was first given...

Westbrook leads West to All-Star victory

Posted on: February 16th, 2015 | No Comments
(Reuters) – Russell Westbrook exploded for 41 points to lead the Western Conference to a 163-158 victory over the East in the 64th NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. The Oklahoma...

New York train was not speeding before crash with car

Posted on: February 6th, 2015 | No Comments
(Reuters) – The New York commuter train that plowed into a car stopped on a crossing this week was traveling just below the speed limit and no problem was found...

Exclusive: Apple’s health tech takes early lead among top hospitals

Posted on: February 5th, 2015 | No Comments
(Reuters) – Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) healthcare technology is spreading quickly among major U.S. hospitals, showing early promise as a way for doctors to monitor patients remotely and lower costs. Fourteen...

Klitschko sees unhappy ending for ‘Rocky Balboa’ opponent

Posted on: February 5th, 2015 | No Comments
(Reuters) – Long-reigning world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko likens his next challenger, Bryant Jennings of Philadelphia, to the Rocky Balboa character of film fame. But the towering Ukraine who has...

Electrified rail pierced New York train in crash, official says

Posted on: February 5th, 2015 | No Comments
(Reuters) – Hundreds of feet of electrified rail skewered the first two carriages of a New York commuter train in a collision with a car at a railroad crossing, a...

Apple iPhone sales trample expectations as profit sets global record

Posted on: January 28th, 2015 | No Comments
(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations with record sales of big-screen iPhones in the holiday shopping season and a 70 percent rise in China sales,...

Northeast U.S. braves ‘crippling’ blizzard, transit systems shut

Posted on: January 27th, 2015 | No Comments
(Reuters) – A massive, wind-whipped blizzard slammed into the U.S. Northeast on Monday, creating havoc for more than 60 million people and forcing New York City to shut down on...