Washington (CNN) - As the Supreme Court gets ready to issue opinions on some high profile and contentious cases, a new national poll indicates Americans are split on whether the high court is doing a good job. According to a CNN/ORC International survey released Thursday morning, 48% of the public say they approve of the […]
Cigna Gets High Marks in American Medical Association's (AMA) New Administrative Burden Index Cigna has best overall rework cost per claim among national health insurers $1.25 overall rework cost per claim is 47 percent below the commercial...Show More Summary
One week ago, five-star point guard JaQuan Lyle of Evansville (Ind.) Bosse High School trimmed his list of potential college destinations to four. Indiana, Tennessee, Florida and defending national champion Louisville are the chosen quartet. Show More Summary
The number of people around the world who have been forced to flee home due to war or some other life-threatening crisis hit a 19-year high in 2012, according to a new report by the United Nations' refugee office. In all, 45.2 million people have been displaced by conflict and crisis. Show More Summary
(GENEVA) — The Syrian civil war contributed to pushing the numbers of refugees and those displaced by conflict within their own nation to an 18-year high of 45.2 million worldwide by the end of 2012, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday. Show More Summary
The US government and other nations are starting to wake up to the fact that monetary-value is shifting into virtual currencies due to the highly democratized nature of the Internet and the interests of cyberspace users in valuable virtual commodity. … Continue reading ?
What does the recent mass firing of National Basketball Association coaches have to do with the rapid turnover of school chiefs? Each illustrates our craving for instant gratification—and each comes at a high cost.
One question many had been asking since Edward Snowden came forward as the source of recently leaked National Security Agency documents was just how someone in Snowden's position got access to an order issued by the highly secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
The triumph of moonbattery makes the Age of Hope & Change a great time to be a pervert. From Los Angeles: One of the largest public charter high schools in the nation allows a boy who identifies as female to use the girls locker room...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Most adults in developed countries favor gay marriage or some type of legal recognition for same-sex couples and think they should be able to adopt children, according to an international poll released on Tuesda...
Social phobias affect about 15 million adults in the United States, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, and surveys show that public speaking is high on the list of such phobias. For some people, these fears of social...Show More Summary
June is typically a slow month for homebuilders, but a key confidence level reading jumped by eight points this month, the largest monthly jump in more than a decade, according to the National Assn. of Homebuilders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.
Link: Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old former National Security Agency contractor who leaked highly sensitive information about the super-secret agency, will answer questions online this morning through the website of The Guardian, which broke Snowden's initial story. Snowden, who fled the U.S. Show More Summary
For the first time in seven years, most U.S. homebuilders are optimistic about home sales, a sign that construction could help drive stronger economic growth in coming months. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index leaped to 52 this month from 44 in May. Show More Summary
How is it that President Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney, who appeared on Fox News Sunday defending the NSA's vast surveillance program, find themselves on the same side of so many highly controversial national security debates?...Show More Summary
When your company’s reputation for all-natural, premium-quality products is 100 years old and the nation’s top chefs comprise your major market, each day’s production has a rather high bar to meet. Mike Satzow, the third-generation owner of North Country Smokehouse, Claremont, N.H., knows not only where that bar is set, but the factors that could... Continue Reading
ByBen Kramer-Miller: In this article, I suggest that Canadian National Railway (CNI) -- a Quebec-based railroad company with operations in North America -- is an excellent low risk investment that will likely provide outsized returns...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Big Lots Inc, the nation's largest closeout retailer whose shares have fallen 30 percent from their high in March 2012, deserves a closer look from investors now that the company has a new chief executive and is taking initiatives to boost...
Chess, Champs and CharityNicholas D. Kristof New York TimesYou see America and its education system in all their glorious, exhilarating, crushing, infuriating contradictions in our national high school chess champion team.Chess tends to be the domain of privileged schools whose star players have had their own personal chess coaches. Show More Summary