Originally published on Fri March 14, 2014 6:33 pm
Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meet in London Friday for talks about the crisis in Ukraine.
The White House announced the president is willing to review his stance on deportations, a policy that's drawn objection from Hispanics and other groups the president depends on politically.
The Federal Railroad Administration issued a scathing report on New York's Metro-North rail line.
The inquiry, which was launched after a derailment in December that killed four passengers and injured 70, found that the rail line put punctuality above safety.
The Washington Post reports:
Originally published on Fri March 14, 2014 8:08 pm
Congress is still searching for money to avoid a 24 percent cut in pay for doctors who treat Medicare patients.
But seniors are already paying their share of the cost in premiums, as if the pay cut — scheduled to kick in on April 1 — won't happen.
Seniors' premiums cover 25 percent of their Medicare Part B outpatient services, including doctor visits, outpatient lab tests and hospital visits, medical equipment and home health care.
Originally published on Fri March 14, 2014 5:16 pm
When it comes to avoiding unhealthy food, it might be that out of sight means out of mind.
The more fast-food joints people encounter around their homes and workplaces, the likelier they are to be obese, according to a study published Thursday.
Researchers from the University of Cambridge found that the people who are most exposed to fast food were almost twice as likely to be obese as those who were least exposed.