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  • Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study. "States tend to vary in...
  • USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.

    USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.
    With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region. Though investments and...
  • Dispute over gadget that blocks seat reclining diverts flight to Chicago

    (Reuters) - A midair argument between two airline passengers over the use of a device that stops the seat in front from reclining caused a Newark-Denver flight to be diverted to Chicago over the weekend, airline and police officials said on Tuesday....
  • Military pilot from Naperville area named White House Fellow

    Military pilot from Naperville area named White House Fellow
    WASHINGTON — Kari M. Fleming, a decorated pilot and Air Force major who formerly lived in the Naperville area, has been named a White House Fellow, officials said Monday. Fleming, 34, a veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, was last posted...
  • Demandan al gobierno por deportaciones de niños

    Demandan al gobierno por deportaciones de niños
    WASHINGTON - Cuatro organizaciones defensoras de los derechos civiles demandaron al Gobierno por la deportación de madres y niños inmigrantes que, según la querella, huyen de la violencia en Centroamérica. El Consejo Estadounidense de Inmigración, la...
  • U.S. rice farmers see opportunity in China

    Greg Yielding was given a quixotic task: travel to China and determine if consumers there would be willing to eat American rice. So he set up tables at some of the most popular supermarkets in southern China, hung American flags and began dishing out...
  • Obama orders review of police use of military hardware

    EDGARTOWN Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri....
  • Moravian Book Shop best sellers: Children's chapter books

    THE MISADVENTURES OF THE FAMILY FLETCHER By Dana Alison Levy (Delacorte Press, $15.99) The start of the school year is not going as the Fletcher brothers, Sam age 12, Jax age 10, Eli age 10, and Frog age 6, hoped. Each boy finds his plans for...
  • Birthday bash for U.S. National Zoo panda cub 'Bao Boa'

    (Reuters) - A rambunctious panda bear cub celebrated a rare first birthday with a special cake and traditional Chinese gifts at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington on Saturday, zoo officials said. Bao Bao, a 44-pound female, is the second panda in...
  • Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept. 30 - as some conservative Republicans hope it will - if lawmakers fail...
  • Vietnam veteran takes Honor Flight

    Vietnam veteran takes Honor Flight
    Vietnam War veteran Jim Pudlas started his bucket list last year, when he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that doctors blamed on his exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange. Pudlas, 70, a Purple Heart recipient, scratched No. 1 off his list by...