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  • Slower U.S. healthcare cost rise extending life of Medicare fund: trustees

    Slower U.S. healthcare cost rise extending life of Medicare fund: trustees
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tamer spending at U.S. hospitals and expected savings from President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul are shoring up the funding outlook for the Medicare program for the elderly, trustees of the program said on Monday. Medicare's...
  • MetLife, Norwegian Bank Buy Buildings In Boston, D.C., San Francisco

    MetLife Inc. and a Norwegian bank announced Monday that they bought an office building at One Beacon Street in Boston for $561 million, the latest high-profile commercial-real-estate investment by the life insurer. MetLife and Norges Bank Investment...
  • Health products like wristband monitors prompt privacy worries

    Health products like wristband monitors prompt privacy worries
    For the last year, Charlie Wynkoop has been tracking his exercise with a digital fitness device he wears on his wrist and syncs with his smartphone. "If you pass your goal, it plays some da-da! music to make you feel good about yourself," says the 56-...
  • Obama urges African nations not to make economic 'excuses'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday gave a preview of a summit he will hold with African leaders next week, saying African nations should look inward for solutions to economic woes and not make "excuses" based on a history of...
  • Guantanamo filmed guards searching Qurans for contraband

    MIAMI The U.S. military filmed troops searching captives' Qurans inside Guantanamo's prison building for cooperative captives an episode blamed for sparking the prison's long-running hunger strike, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. The...
  • Virgin America files for $115 million IPO

    BURLINGAME, Calif. Virgin America filed for an initial public offering Monday, setting up a Wall Street debut for the Bay Area-based airline carrier and adding yet another big-dollar deal to an already record-breaking year of IPOs. While still a...
  • Kerry to woo Modi's India, but quick progress unlikely

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travels to India this week as Washington tries to revitalize ties it sees as a counterbalance to China's rising power, but rapid progress is unlikely, despite the reformist reputation of India's...
  • BECO buys Motorola Mobility's Libertyville campus

    BECO buys Motorola Mobility's Libertyville campus
    The vacant former Motorola Mobility campus headquarters in Libertyville has been acquired by a Washington, D.C.-based commercial real estate company that plans to remake the space into an “innovation campus.” BECO Management Inc. said Monday...
  • Deeper look into IRS doings doesn't look pretty

    No one likes to receive a letter from the Internal Revenue Service. If you do, here are a few facts which paint a picture of the agency you will be dealing with. The computer hard drive of former IRS employee Lois Lerner she who refused to testify so...
  • Obama speaking to European leaders about Ukraine on Monday -White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak on Monday with four European leaders about the situation in Ukraine, a top White House adviser said. "POTUS is speaking this morning to the leaders of Germany, France, the UK and Italy -...
  • Washington, D.C.: Trump begins work on new hotel at Old Post Office

    Donald Trump, posing with a golden shovel marked with his brand name, broke ground last week on what will be a new addition to his hotel chain: renovation of the hulking Old Post Office building in Washington, D.C. The company promises elegance and...