- Study finds potential problem in more heart valve implants
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 02:05 PM
Doctors have discovered a potential problem involving implanted heart valves that hundreds of thousands of people have received. The valves do not always open and close properly, possibly because a blood clot has formed that could raise the risk of stroke.
- Medical emergency sends Boston-bound plane to NY; pilot dies
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 01:56 PM
Authorities say an American Airlines flight from Phoenix to Boston has been diverted to Syracuse, New York, after the captain became ill and later died.
- Bernanke defending Fed actions to battle recession
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 12:52 PM
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the U. S. economy is outperforming Europe at the moment because the Fed moved more quickly and aggressively to fight the 2008…
- Nationals fire manager Matt Williams, coaching staff
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 12:49 PM
The Nationals say they have fired manager Matt Williams and his coaching staff after a season in which the team went from World Series favorite to failing to make the playoffs.
- Tracy Morgan joins lineup for salute to Eddie Murphy
Associated Press, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 12:17 PM
Tracy Morgan will help salute Eddie Murphy as he receives the nation's top prize for humor at the Kennedy Center in Washington later this month.
- Dolphins coach Joe Philbin fired 4 games into his 4th season
Associated Press, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 12:15 PM
Joe Philbin has been fired four games into his fourth season as coach of the Miami Dolphins, and one day after a flop on an international stage sealed his fate.
- FDA orders safety studies from scope manufacturers
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 12:14 PM
Federal health authorities are ordering manufacturers of specialized medical scopes to study how the reusable devices are cleaned following a series of life-threatening bacte…
- Britain leads International Emmys with 7 nominations
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 11:17 AM
Britain has garnered a leading seven International Emmy nominations, including best actress and actor nods for Sheridan Smith and Rafe Spall.
- A timeline on the search for missing cargo ship El Faro
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 10:38 AM
Here is a timeline on the search for the cargo ship El Faro, missing of the coast of Bahamas:
- Norway's Telenor to sell stake in Russia's VimpelCom
Associated Press, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 10:26 AM
Norwegian telecoms company Telenor says it plans to sell its entire 33 percent stake in VimpelCom Ltd, valued at some 20 billion kroner ($2.4 billion).
- Average time of 9-inning MLB game drops 6 minutes to 2:56
Business Insider, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 10:24 AM
Major League Baseball has managed to cut six minutes from the average time of a nine-inning game this season, when it adopted some speedup rules. STATS said Monday that the season average ended at 2 hours, 56 minutes. While the average dropped to 2:53 in the first half of the season, it was back at 3:00 after the All-Star break.
- US services growth slows in September as orders plunge
Business Insider, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 10:23 AM
Growth in the U. S. services sector slowed in September as sales fell and new orders plunged, evidence that stock market volatility may have hit consumer confidence and limited spending. The Institute for Supply Management says its services index fell to 56.9 last month from 59 in August, which was the second-highest reading in a decade.
- Supreme Court declines to review insider trading case
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 09:52 AM
The Supreme Court won't hear the Obama administration's appeal of a lower court ruling that made it tougher to prosecute people for trading on leaked inside information.
- Obama welcomes agreement on Trans Pacific trade deal
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 09:40 AM
President Barack Obama is heralding an agreement on an ambitious Pacific Rim trade pact that he says "reflects America's values" and gives U. S. workers a fair shot at success.
- Justices reject appeal from Jim Thorpe's sons over reburial
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 09:36 AM
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Indian tribes and Jim Thorpe's sons to move the remains of the athletic great from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma.
- Supreme Court rejects San Jose appeal over Athletics' move
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 09:34 AM
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from San Jose in the northern California city's bid to lure baseball's Athletics from Oakland.
- United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 09:31 AM
The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have agreed to an ambitious and controversial trade pact that cuts trade barriers, sets labor and environmental standards and protects mult…
- Trian becomes one of top GE investors, buying $2.5B stake
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 10/05/2015 - 09:20 AM
Trian Fund Management is now one of General Electric's biggest shareholders after the firm led by activist investor Nelson Peltz placed its largest bet to date, about $2.5 bill…