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ACA Does Not Help the Nation's Poor!

My mother passed away just before Easter of this year. During her last five months, she made six trips to the emergency room. Her journey from failing health to death gave our family an opportunity to observe, first hand, the positives and negatives of our transitioning healthcare system. Show More Summary

Braves Baseball: 9 Things We've Learned About Atlanta in the First 20 Games

It’s been an action-packed month of April for the Atlanta Braves. They have won five of the six series they’ve played, including a sweep of the division rival Washington Nationals. The starting pitching has been darn good. Some of the hitting has been good. Show More Summary

In Honor of Earth Day, LEGOLAND Florida Becomes the Nation's First Theme Park to be Completely Powered by Renewable Energy

23 hours agoOdd : The Daily What

The 150-acre theme park teamed up with Tampa Electric to go off the electric grid for the entire day – an eco-friendly action that's equivalent to removing three cars from the road for one year or planting six acres of trees. After Earth...Show More Summary

There's No Way Syria's Election Will Be Fair, Experts Say

As Syria's bloody civil war grinds on, the country is preparing to hold a presidential election in just six weeks. But in a nation where an Assad has ruled since 1971, the question is obvious: How fair will this election be? President...Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for Philadelphia Phillies' Top 10 Prospects Entering Week 4

It was a tough week for the Philadelphia Phillies, as they went 2-4 in six games and fell to last place in the National League East. Thankfully, things weren ’t quite as bleak down on the farm; many of the team’s top offensive prospects...Show More Summary

New-Look Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Paves Way for Atlanta to Host National Title

ATLANTA — It's a new era for the Chick-fil-A Bowl, as the Atlanta-based postseason matchup that has traditionally featured the ACC and SEC will transition into the group of six bowls in the College Football Playoff rotation following...Show More Summary

Business Economists See Brighter Outlook for Job Growth

A poll by the National Association for Business Economics said 43% of corporate economists expect hiring within their firm or industry to increase during the next six months. That was the most optimistic forecast since July 2011.

Who Should Make Jurgen Klinsmann's USMNT 30-Man Provisional Roster for World Cup

As the United States men's national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann head into the last six weeks before leaving for the World Cup, much attention has been paid to who Klinsmann will select to represent the U.S. in Brazil. However,...Show More Summary

Megan Huntsman, Charged With Killing Her 6 Babies, Gave Birth At Home

Megan Huntsman, the Utah woman accused of killing six of her newborn babies over the last 10-years, gave birth at home, local police authorities say. Investigators looking into the case that has gripped headlines around the nation, say that Huntsman did not go to a hospital to give birth to the babies, according to Pleasant

SEC West's Most Indispensable Players for 2014 College Football Season

We hit on the SEC East division's most indispensable players on Tuesday. Now, it's time to head west. Six SEC West teams have played in the BCS National Championship Game over the last five seasons, and a big reason for that is the ability...Show More Summary

Troop carriers enter east Ukraine town bearing Russian, separatist flags

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By Thomas Grove SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Six armored troop carriers entered the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk on Wednesday carrying the Russian national flag and the banner of pro-Russian separatists, a Reuters eyewitness said. Show More Summary

Stars vs. Ducks: Preview and Prediction for NHL Playoffs 2014 Matchup

National Hockey League teams spend six months and 82 games working to capture the best possible seeding for the Stanley Cup playoffs. Though one team is a top seed and one is a wild card, first-round opponents the Anaheim Ducks and Dallas Stars were both thrilled with their regular-season outcomes this year. Show More Summary

Red Wings vs. Bruins: Preview and Prediction for NHL Playoffs 2014 Matchup

It may be a No. 1 vs. No. 8 battle, but expect Boston-Detroit to be one of the first-round series to get the most attention nationally. It's an Original Six matchup between the East's top contender and a Detroit team that until recently...Show More Summary

Nats 3B Zimmerman Has Broken Thumb, Out 4-6 Weeks

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman is expected to miss four to six weeks after breaking his right thumb against the Atlanta Braves.

Ryan Zimmerman Injury: Updates on Nationals 3B's Thumb and Recovery

Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman will be out four to six weeks after fracturing his right thumb on Saturday night against the Atlanta Braves, per Mark Zuckerman of James Wagner of The Washington Post reports that Zimmerman jammed the thumb after diving back to second base to avoid getting picked off. Show More Summary

Stunning Senden Show Lights Up Augusta National

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

A turbo-charged run of six birdies in 11 holes propelled Australian John Senden to a joint best of the week 68 in the second round of the Masters on Friday.

The Faint Are Back, and They Have a Bunch of Crazy Gadgets Now

When I heard that dance-punk patriarchs the Faint were releasing their first studio album in six years—and have a national tour that features a whole bunch of crazy new software and technology designed by the band members themselves—I jumped at the opportunity to talk to the dudes.

Spike in postoperative cardiac surgery deaths may be linked to 30-day survival measurement

Analyzing a national database of hospital inpatient records, a team of researchers reports an expected spike in mortality six days after cardiac surgery, but also a more surprising and potentially troubling jump in deaths at the 30-day...Show More Summary

Surprising Spike in Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Deaths May Be an Unintended Consequence of 30-Day Survival Measurements

Analyzing a national database of hospital inpatient records, a team of researchers reports an expected spike in mortality six days after cardiac surgery, but also a more surprising and potentially troubling jump in deaths at the 30-day mark.

Gio Gonzalez Pitches Nationals Past Marlins 5-0

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Gio Gonzalez threw six crisp innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.

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