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Obama to Request Research Funding for Treatments Tailored to Patients’ DNA

10 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

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.

HIV Vaccine Will Be Ready By 2030, According To Bill Gates

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

Doctor linked to Speaker Sheldon Silver's arrest demoted

The doctor who helped Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver reap millions of dollars in 'referral fees' was removed Friday.

$100m to Know Why NFLers Die Young? Here’s Why, For Free

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 Sued By Former Manager ... He Was NOTHING Before Us!

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...

"Stay Tuned": Silver Bust May Foreshadow More Albany Corruption Arrests

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

Boehner Invites Netanyahu To Speak To Congress: Million Dollar Bibi

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...

Romney Faces Doubts From 2012 Donors

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…

Top N.Y. Lawmaker Accused of Corruption Scheme Involving Law Firms

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.

N.Y. Politician Sheldon Silver Indicted on 5 Counts of Corruption

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......

6 Data-Driven Strategies to Get Your Content Published on Influential Sites

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 […]

Going with the flow: Is river basin management misguided?

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.

Review: 'Waiting for August'

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.

Sheldon Silver Arrest Shows The Seamy Side Of Asbestos Litigation

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.

Feds: Silver Raked In Millions In Bribes & Kickbacks

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 › ]

Feds arrest powerful Democrat on corruption charges

2 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

New York Assembly speaker accused of using position to obtain millions of dollars in bribes, kickbacks masked as legitimate income

U.S. Airlines Anticipate Massive Fuel Savings Despite Costly Hedges

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

Pentagon Scolds Air Force for Wasting Nearly $9 Billion on Drones

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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

Plum Print Raises A Million To Turn Kids’ Artwork Into Custom Photo Books

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

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