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(Washington, DC) -- The Supreme Court is forbidding private medical providers from suing states over Medicaid. The U.S. top court ruled five-to-four in favor of the state of Idaho, saying that medical providers have no legal recourse to sue. The providers tried suing Idaho in...
(Undated) -- Some new numbers show a rise in residential real estate values. The S&P-Case Shiller Index released today showed home prices rose four-point-six percent in January from a year earlier. That beat analysts' expectations by about one tenth of a percentage point...
(Undated) -- Starting today, Starbucks is pouring new smoothies. More than four-thousand Starbucks shops have a new smoothie line as part of a Greek yogurt partnership. The arrangement with Dannon also includes yogurt parfaits and ready-to-eat yogurt sold in grocery stores. The...
(Orlando, FL) -- An online marketing push by SeaWorld may be backfiring. The Orlando-based theme park started a hashtag called #AskSeaWorld. Since then, animal rights groups have been inundating the company's Twitter feed with calls for an end to whale captivity and a new...
(Philadelphia, PA) -- The nation's biggest cable operator is spending four-billion dollars to form a new company. Comcast announced today that it will invest and focus on growth-oriented companies in the U.S. and international markets. Comcast's chief financial officer will...
(Busan, South Korea) -- A new smartphone may be hitting the market in April. LG is sending invitations to the media to cover an event held in both New York and London on April 28th. It's expected that the tech giant will unveil their new flagship smartphone on that day, the LG...
(Undated) -- Cable, Internet, and phone company Charter Communications is reportedly buying Bright House Network for ten-billion dollars. Industry sources say the formal announcement could come today. Bright House has about two and a half million cable TV subscribers. Its...
(Undated) -- If you want to buy something with a RadioShack gift card you need to do it today. The bankrupt electronics retailer says they'll accept gift cards until closing time today. The chain wants to close up shop at most of its retail locations today to avoid having to pay...
(New York, NY) -- Stocks are surging to start the week. Investors were encouraged with pending talk of stimulus in Asia and positive economic reports, including a rise in pending home sales. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 263 points today to 17-976. The Nasdaq gained 56...
CHICAGO (AP) — It smacks of desperation. And it's more a hunch than a real strategy. But when pressed, most...
CHICAGO (AP) — It smacks of desperation. And it's more a hunch than a real strategy. But when pressed, most...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marc Gasol had 25 points and the Memphis Grizzlies took a 3-0 lead in their playoff series...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marc Gasol had 25 points and the Memphis Grizzlies took a 3-0 lead in their playoff series...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm Saturday as a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm Saturday as a...