Veterans dying because of health care delays

(CNN) — U.S. veterans are dying because of delays in diagnosis and treatment at VA hospitals. At least 19 veterans have died because of delays in simple medical screenings like colonoscopies or endoscopies, at various VA hospitals or clinics, CNN has learned. That’s according to an internal document from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, […]

Power (of electronics) to a people


MIT Media Lab alumna and businessman Ayah Bdeir SM ’06 wants to assistance all people worldwide, tech savvy or not, know and build creatively with electronics. It’s a desirous goal powering her fast-growing startup littleBits, that sells a library of tiny modules (called “Bits modules”) integrated with electronic functions — such as lights, sounds, and […]

Nine dead, including 8 children, in Kentucky house fire

Courtesy Calvary Baptist Church A house fire in Kentucky killed nine members of the Watson family. From left to right, top to bottom: Nikki Watson, the mother, Madison, Kenzie, Morgan, Emily, Sam, Raegan, Mark and Nathaniel. Not pictured are the father, Chad, and an 11-year-old daughter, Kylie, who survived the fire. A mother and eight […]

Why companies and charities can’t share celebrities

Scarlett Johansson is grappling with a flurry of critique over her fallout with tellurian charity Oxfam International. Her twin purpose as a goodwill envoy for a gift and product pusher for a argumentative Israeli soda appurtenance association SodaStream valid too grievous for Oxfam. (The company’s bureau in the Israeli settlements in a West Bank clashes with […]

Study: Print Coupons Are Still More Popular Than Digital Deals Among Moms

Photo: Getty Images Digital, evidently, hasn’t broken a journal coupon. Heads of domicile still hunt paper media for deals some-more than they do Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc., per a study by, that surveyed 2,200 moms. Good out-of-date imitation ads (78 percent) and supermarket circulars (65 percent) take a lead when it comes to how […]

Shopping in Paris Is Fun for Tourists. If You Live Here, It’s a Nightmare.

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More Black Models Land Major Fashion Campaigns, Word Up! (UPDATE …

Well looky here … more beautiful black models are making big moves by fronting major fashion brand campaigns this Spring/Summer 2014 season! We’re already pumped that Prada’s got Cindy Bruna in its pack of gals, Givenchy tapped Erykah Badu, Balmain scored Rihanna and Miu Miu snagged Lupita Nyong’o. Now there’s even more brown beauties to […]

UPDATE 3-Samsung Electronics pledges aloft division after record payout

* Q4 handling distinction 8.3 tln won, matches guidance * Mobile distinction tumbles 18 pct from Q3 * Paid 800 bln won in special worker bonus * Warns Q1 distinction could tumble from Q4 * Plans 24 tln won collateral spending in 2014 * Aims to revoke mobile offered spend relations to revenue (Adds video […]

Fire during Quebec seniors’ home leaves 5 dead, 30 missing

(CNN) — A glow swept by an unit formidable for a aged in a tiny Quebec city of L’Isle-Verte early Thursday, murdering during slightest 5 and withdrawal roughly 30 others unaccounted for, military said. Frigid temperatures have done hunt efforts difficult, military Lt. Guy Lapointe pronounced hours after a glow began. Water used to quarrel […]

Moody’s downgrades outlook for health insurers

“We’ve seen a lot of risks come up on our radar screen,” said Stephen Zaharuk, Moody’s senior vice president and author of the report. “We thought they could handle some of them, but as they kept piling up, that became more of a concern.” Recent enrollment data shows that 24 percent of enrollees on the […]