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Health care collapse; Earnings abound; Netflix and thrill

Health care collapse; Earnings abound; Netflix and thrill

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1. Health care failure: Investors are not very impressed with news coming out of Washington.

President Trump’s effort to repeal and replace Obamacare came to a screeching halt Monday night after Senators Mike Lee …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
401(k)s Offer Gen Xers, Millennials a Good Start for Investing

401(k)s Offer Gen Xers, Millennials a Good Start for Investing

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Very few Gen Xers (those born from the mid-1960s to early ’80s) and Millennials (Generation Y, those born in the 1980s and ’90s) are saving for retirement. For Millennials, retirement is a far distant horizon. Most of this …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
Kamloops city council votes against controversial Ajax copper-gold mine

Kamloops city council votes against controversial Ajax copper-gold mine

Mount Peter and Mount Paul are shown across the Thompson River in Kamloops, B.C. in this file photo. Local politicians have voted to oppose a controversial copper-gold mine that would operate just outside city limits.

Local politicians in Kamloops, B.C., …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments News
Relatives of Queens man stabbed to death in bar brawl over tattoos seek answers after killer is let go

Relatives of Queens man stabbed to death in bar brawl over tattoos seek answers after killer is let go

The family of slain Queens man John Savillo seeks answers after his killer was released.

The family of a Queens man who was fatally stabbed in a bar brawl over his companion’s tattoos wants answers after his killer was set …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments News
McCain’s surgery puts Obamacare repeal vote in doubt

McCain’s surgery puts Obamacare repeal vote in doubt

Sen. John McCain underwent surgery to remove a blood clot above his left eye and will stay in Arizona to recover next week – denying Republicans a key vote in their push to repeal Obamacare, where the GOP already has …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments Finance
Who in the hell is Sarah Huckabee Sanders?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person

Who in the hell is Sarah Huckabee Sanders?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person

Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Credit: Salon/Flora Thevoux)

(In this brand new, hastily conceived premise, Salon will use the otherwise unlimited space of the site to profile a person in the news who has until recently lived largely under the radar. And …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
Lake Shore Drive, Riverwalk show the importance of urban edges

Lake Shore Drive, Riverwalk show the importance of urban edges

A public planning process is underway to come up with ideas to improve North Lake Shore Drive for drivers, bikers and pedestrians.

Today’s column is about urban edges — not the literal borders between a city and its suburbs, but …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
Start-Ups and Old Guard Spar Across U.S. on Noncompete Pacts

Start-Ups and Old Guard Spar Across U.S. on Noncompete Pacts

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho achieved a notable distinction last year: It became one of the hardest places in America for someone to quit a job for a better one.

The state did this by making it easier for companies to …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
Children of Bodom announce 2017 North American 20 Years Down & Dirty Tour

Children of Bodom announce 2017 North American 20 Years Down & Dirty Tour

Finnish extreme metal band Children of Bodom has announced the 20 Years Down & Dirty Tour commemorating the anniversary of Something Wild. After touring Europe, the band was able to extend the trek into North America that will take them …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
Chemical in macaroni and cheese tied to birth defects, says study

Chemical in macaroni and cheese tied to birth defects, says study

Your boxed macaroni and cheese might come with a surprise – in the form of harmful chemicals.

The chemicals – known as phthalates – are found in macaroni and cheese dishes that use powdered cheese, according to a new study …

by July 14, 2017 0 comments News