Medicare will cut payments to hospitals with high rates of patient infections and injuries. Half that nation’s academic medical centers will be docked by Medicare for making too many medical mistakes.
American Alan Gross had spent more than five years in a Cuban prison where he suffered ill health. Then, on Tuesday, his lawyer, Scott Gilbert, told him in a phone call that he was going home.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, took a passionate stand against a provision in the spending bill that rolls back a major part of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation legislation.
John Brennan’s comments come two days after the Senate Intelligence Committee released the executive summary of its report on the CIA’s interrogation practices.
For the first time in at least 20 years, significantly more Americans say it’s more important to protect the right to own guns than to control gun ownership, according to a Pew survey.
Lumpy, bumpy produce that fails to meet supermarkets’ high bar for beauty usually ends up as waste. But increasingly, European supermarkets are finding that ugly sells, if you tell the right story.
There’s a kind of attack — one that’s evolving — that sneaks into your network takes your files, and holds them for ransom.
The demonstrations come as the U.S. Justice Department investigates the recent police killings of Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Mo., and of Eric Garner, 43, of Staten Island, N.Y.
Pope Francis will meet with Turkey’s Muslim leaders and the head of the Orthodox Church in what may be the most challenging trip of his young papacy.
While several big cities saw large protests after the decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson on Monday, Tuesday saw protests and blocked highways in smaller cities across the country.
DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE: Hundreds gather in Northampton to protest Ferguson grand jury decision
The grand jury was presented with hours of testimony and thousands of pages of documents. Their job was to decide if there was enough probable cause to bring charges against Officer Darren Wilson.
Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell has wanted to be Senate majority leader since grade school. Now, as he starts his sixth term in office, he’ll finally get his wish.
Iran and Israel are sworn enemies, but Germany is neutral ground where people from those countries can collaborate musically. Sistanglia, an Israeli-Iranian ensemble, is doing just that.
Tuesday’s elections weren’t just bad news for Democrats. Oil giant Chevron got clobbered in a city election in Richmond, Calif., that was widely seen as a referendum on the company itself.
Whether it’s because of their size, demographic make-up, or the unique role they play, these places will have an outsized role in state — and possibly national — politics this year.