- Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Should NCAA Require EKG Testing?
Wall Street Journal, Thursday - 05/28/2015 - 02:47 AM
New research showing that sudden cardiac death strikes one in 5,200 males in Division I basketball is likely to intensify one of the hottest debates in college sports: Should NCAA athletes undergo electrical cardiac screening?
- Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 05/28/2015 - 12:41 AM
Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being rele…
- Earlier Is Better for HIV Drug Therapy
Wall Street Journal, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 06:01 PM
Everyone who is infected with the virus that causes AIDS should start on drug therapy as soon as possible, according to results of a major international study released Wednesday.
- GM to offer Android, Apple systems in many 2016 models
Associated Press, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 03:04 PM
By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple's CarPlay or Google's Android Auto systems that will allow a car's dashboard screen to look and function like a smartphone.
- EPA issues final rules protecting drinking water, streams
Associated Press, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 10:48 AM
The Obama administration issued new rules Wednesday to protect the nation's drinking water and clarify which smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands are covered by anti-pollution and development provisions of the Clean Water Act.
- Asia stocks ruffled by Greece crunch, Fed rate hike views
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 02:58 AM
Asian stock markets were ruffled Wednesday by Greece's impending cash crunch and expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year for the first ti…
- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. president announces retirement
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 12:58 AM
The president of Pacific Gas & Electric Company is retiring at the end of the year. California's largest utility announced the retirement of Christopher P. Johns in a statement, and said the board of directors will discuss a replacement before Johns' last day. Johns led the company through a deadly 2010 pipeline explosion that resulted in a $1.6 billion fine by the California Public Utilities Commission earlier this year. Federal investigators faulted both PG&E and lax oversight by the utilities commission in the explosion, which killed eight people in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno. Johns joined PG&E in 1996 as vice president and controller.
- Rates mixed at weekly auction of US Treasury bills
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 07:23 PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction, with rates on three-month bills unchanged while rates on six-month bills rose to the highest leve…
- Hard Rock, track propose long-planned casino outside NYC
Associated Press, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 04:40 PM
Hard Rock International and the Meadowlands Racetrack are proposing a casino just outside New York City that experts say could be one of the most successful in the country.
- Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives
Associated Press, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 11:19 AM
Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, following a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the engineer's actions just before the crash.
- Cable company Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.3B
Kansas City Star, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 09:02 AM
Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating one of the largest TV and Internet providers in the U. S. …
- IMF official says China's yuan no longer undervalued
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 06:37 AM
An official of the International Monetary Fund says it believes China's currency is no longer undervalued — a stance that might help Beijing in its wrangling with Washington ove…