President Obama’s budget will seek hundreds of millions of dollars for “personalized medicine,” a proposal that is expected to receive bipartisan support in Congress.
An HIV vaccine will be ready by 2030, thus ending most new cases of the virus, according to billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Gates pours millions of dollars into medical research each year through the philanthropic efforts of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Show More Summary
The doctor who helped Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver reap millions of dollars in 'referral fees' was removed Friday.
Just days before Super Bowl XLVII, the NFL announced it is giving Harvard University a hundred million dollars to find out why professional football players die about 20 years younger than other men. Hey, I could have answered that question for half as much. In fact, here I'll do it for free.
Tyga's former manager says the rapper's an ingrate and now there's only one way to show his appreciation... fork over several million dollars as a "thank you."Back in the day... Tyga hired C&J Management, and the company claims it d...
The arrest of State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver appears to have Albany in a state of distress. A criminal complaint claiming Silver amassed millions of dollars in bribes is bad news for a legislature so plagued by corruption that a commission was created—and then disbanded—to weed out the biggest offenders. Show More Summary
I can't tell you how thrilled I am that John Boehner has enlisted the United States Congress as an in-kind contribution to Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election campaign. Apparently, his opponents back home are not turning handsprings, either. The opposit...
It will take hundreds of millions of dollars to win the White House in 2016, and by that measure, Republican Mitt Romney is off to a rough start. The 2012 Republican nominee is struggling to secure the financial backing even of the people who were his staunchest supporters. The Center for Public Integrity in recent…
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan on Thursday arrested New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, accusing the powerful Democratic lawmaker of collecting millions of dollars in payments from two law firms through a corruption and bribery scheme.
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been indicted on five criminal counts involving millions of dollars in alleged bribes and kickbacks. The criminal complaint filed Wednesday in federal court accuses Silver, 70, of receiving more than $6 million from two law firms since 2002 through various schemes, reports the......
What’s the best way to raise brand awareness and position yourself as a leading expert in your industry? It’s a question marketing departments have been attempting to answer for decades. Some spend hundreds to millions of dollars on local or national print, radio, or television ads to reach a mass audience. Others send employees to […]
Millions of Americans live in flood-prone areas. In 2012 alone, the cost of direct flood damage hit nearly half a billion dollars. However, because the factors contributing to flood risk are not fully understood, river basin management -- and even the calculation of flood insurance premiums -- may be misguided.
The strongest new film I've seen this month hasn't made hundreds of millions of dollars, nor is it up for a foreign language Academy Award. It does not, in fact, have a U.S. distributor. But you should see it this week at Facets Cinematheque while it's around.
The criminal complaint against New York's powerful Speaker Sheldon Silver details millions of dollars in payments for referring clients to an asbestos law firm.
A criminal complaint (see below) detailing the many corruption charges levied against Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver claims the embattled Democrat used his "power and influence" to rake in millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, which he falsely claimed as legitimate income from his outside law practice. [ more › ]
New York Assembly speaker accused of using position to obtain millions of dollars in bribes, kickbacks masked as legitimate income
By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) - U.S. airlines gave bullish guidance this week for their first-quarter results, buoyed largely by plummeting fuel prices. Four airlines said they will save hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel costs starting this year, with global oil prices down more than 57 percent since June. Show More Summary
So much for that hardscrabble, up-by-your-bootstraps ethos
Drones are expensive. Aircraft like General Atomics's MQ-1 Predator or MQ-9 Reaper cost millions of dollars piece, while the cost of maintaining the fleet stretches into the high tens of billions dollars over their lifespans. The Pentagon's...Show More Summary
A startup offering a solution for parents with small children who want a way to easily save and store their kids’ artwork, Plum Print, has raised a million dollar seed round to continue to grow its business and expand into new products. Show More Summary