Marketing studies help craft health overhaul pitch

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — How do you convince millions of average Americans that one of the most complex and controversial programs devised by government may actually be a good deal for them? With the nation still split over President Barack Obama’s health care law, the administration has turned to the science […]

Michael Jackson’s children, Paris and Prince, slated to testify in trial about …

Paris Jackson wowed the world when she spoke at her father’s public memorial four years ago — and now the King of Pop’s daughter is prepping for an encore. The singer’s second-born is slated to take the witness stand in the upcoming trial involving her dad’s 2009 overdose death, a well-placed source told the Daily […]

Athlete charities mostly miss standards

OTL: The Charity Conundrum Experts contend that many athletes’ charities destroy to make efficient, effective use of a income donated to their organizations.Tags: Lamar Odom, NBA, Clippers, Cathy’s Kids, charity, AAU basketball, Jerry DeGregorio, Guidestar, Charity Navigator, Better Business Bureau, Baron Davis, Team Play Foundation, LA Stars, Rising Stars of America, Paula LavigneOTL: The Charity […]

Coupons aren’t as abundant anymore

Peggy Houghton, 47, of Rochester Hills is an zealous banking clipper and discount hunter with her recently purchased iPad and a smoke-stack of coupons that she is always looking by for a successive deal.(Photo: Regina H. Boone, Detroit Free Press) After reaching heat representation during a cash-strapped mercantile downturn, banking use appears to be waning, […]

Police: 3 shot during Pennsylvania selling plaza

Police contend 3 people were shot Saturday in a selling piazza nearby Pittsburgh, Pa., NBC associate WPXI reported. Police are still acid for a gunmen. The Foot Locker, Villa and Dollar Tree stores during a Edgewood Towne Center selling piazza were shot up, military said.  Police told WPXI a dual shooters knew any other. One […]

Andy Murray wins Sony Open in comeback fashion over David Ferrer

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Andy Murray has erased a championship point and rallied past David Ferrer 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (1) in the final of the Sony Open. One point from defeat in the last set, Murray skipped a forehand off the far baseline to stay in the match Sunday. He then dominated the tiebreaker, while […]

Long Beach wiring store attacked by dual group – Long Beach Press

An wiring store in a 4500 retard of Atlantic Avenue was attacked Friday during about 8:33 p.m., according to a Long Beach Police Department. According to witnesses, dual masculine suspects entered a store, one think displayed a handgun and both fled on feet with an different volume of money. Anyone with information about this crime […]

Beijing, Shanghai Add to Home Curbs as China Acts to Cool Market

China’s largest cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, tightened manners on home purchases after the republic asked internal governments to step adult efforts to cool the property market. Beijing, a capital, criminialized single-person households from buying some-more than one chateau while Shanghai taboo banks from giving credit to third-home buyers, according to a local administration websites. […]

Thwarted armed pirate suffers heart conflict during valuables store smash-and-grab …

Armed spoliation is apparently not for a gloomy of heart. A would-be pirate suffered a “life-threatening” heart conflict while he and his confederate crushed a windows of a valuables store Saturday. RELATED: BRONX TEEN COLLAPSES FROM HEART ATTACK DURING FEUD The contemptuous span rode to a Covered Market, an indoor selling mall in Oxford, England, […]

Easter dining deal at Outback, Smokey Bones, CPK and more – Sun

Here’s a few dining offers on Easter Sunday: Outback Steakhouse: Kids 10 and under get a free meal and drink from the Joey Menu with an adult entree purchase at participating locations. The offer is valid for lunch or dinner, dine-in or takeout. or $10 off two entrees or  $5 off weekend lunch; all expire […]