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Many Hospitals Charge More Than Twice What Medicare Pays for the Same Care

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The gap between rates set for private insurers and employers vs. those by the federal government stirs the debate over a government-run health plan.
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Col. Stephen Keane Is Named as Judge for Guantánamo Bay 9/11 Trial

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

The selection of Col. Stephen Keane eliminates one crucial roadblock to restarting pretrial hearings in the long-running case of the five men accused of helping plot the attack.
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. to get new name to better reflect changing mandate

9 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. will be getting a new name in the coming months, part of a larger rebranding by the federal housing agency to better reflect its...
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A Microsoft cloud exec says what sets Azure apart from rivals like Amazon and Google is 'trust' and that it's never 'focused on competing with our customers'

A Microsoft cloud exec says what sets Azure apart from rivals like Amazon and Google is 'trust' and that it's never 'focused on competing with our customers'

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement As Microsoft tries to catch up to Amazon in the cloud computing market, cloud executive Tom Keane said what he thinks sets Microsoft apart in the...
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Twitter orders politicians, journalists to fortify passwords before election

Twitter orders politicians, journalists to fortify passwords before election

12 hours ago   |   Politico

Twitter will require certain political candidates, elected officials and journalists to beef up their passwords, the company said Thursday, in an effort to head off any more...
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Carnival is selling 18 cruise ships amid financial struggles and U.S., Canada's no-sail orders

13 hours ago   |   National Post

Carnival Corp. - the parent company of nine cruise brands, including Princess, Costa, and Carnival - announced in a third-quarter earnings filing that it plans to sell 18...
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Proposed U.S. TikTok Company Plans Public Offering in a Year

13 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The new U.S. company that TikTok's owner Bytedance Ltd. plans to form with Oracle Corp. intends to hold an initial public offering in about a year, according to people familiar...
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Richard Branson joins blank-check company craze, plots $460 million IPO

Richard Branson joins blank-check company craze, plots $460 million IPO

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

British billionaire Richard Branson is getting in on Wall Street's hottest trend: creating a company just to buy another one. The Virgin Group tycoon has founded a blank-check...
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U.S. calls out Iranian hacker threat with indictment, sanctions and threat analysis

U.S. calls out Iranian hacker threat with indictment, sanctions and threat analysis

15 hours ago   |   Politico

U.S. officials on Thursday turned up the heat on Iranian hackers, sanctioning one of Tehran's state-backed hacker teams, charging three Iranians with stealing sensitive...
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Fall Fashion With Personality

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

The season's standout looks have character - whether they're flashy, buttoned-up or uniform-inspired.
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At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's ‘criminal' virus response

At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's ‘criminal' virus response

MOOSIC, Pa. - Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic “criminal” and... Read more ...

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

WASHINGTON - FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald... Read more ...

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

The judge called the changes “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election. Read more ...

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta - Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime to send the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the... Read more ...

‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested, charged in child porn case

‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested, charged in child porn case

FORT WORTH, Texas - “Cheer” star Jerry Harris has been arrested and charged in federal court with the production of child pornography. The 21-year-old cheerleader is accused of... Read more ...

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to hamstring injury

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to hamstring injury

PARIS - U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the French Open because of an injured left hamstring. Osaka joins defending champion Ash Barty in skipping the French... Read more ...

Group told to quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure at Chiefs game

Group told to quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure at Chiefs game

An individual who attended the game and watched from a group's box in Arrowhead Stadium last Thursday tested positive for the coronavirus the very next day. Read more ...

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

A military whistleblower says federal officials sought some unusual crowd control devices to deal with protesters outside the White House on the June day that law enforcement... Read more ...

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

In a surprise twist that fit an unexpected year of firsts, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett tied for entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Read more ...

How to watch NHL Stanley Cup Final 2020: Times, TV channels, previous winners

How to watch NHL Stanley Cup Final 2020: Times, TV channels, previous winners

The grand finale of the 2019-20 NHL season begins Saturday, Sept. 19. Read more ...