VOL. 125 | NO. 107 | Thursday, June 3, 2010
The rate of central-line associated bloodstream infection in hospitals is decreasing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but data on how Memphis hospitals are doing won’t be released until this summer.
Patrick Moynihan had it all. A six-figure salary. A comfortable home.
The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis has launched GIVE 365, an initiative to grow the spirit of philanthropy in the city to younger people.
Attorneys for a man who claims he was sexually abused more than 30 years ago by a Memphis priest will seek an appeal to the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Dictionary.com defines pro bono as “to work for the good of the public rather than for a profit or income.” Simply put, it is providing a service without charging a fee.
Investing has little to do with reacting to today and everything to do with tomorrow.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A rush of homebuyers aiming to meet a deadline to qualify for a federal tax credit pushed the number of signed sales contracts to the highest level since October.
NEW YORK (AP) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said few could have predicted the depth of the housing crisis and that CEOs of rating agencies shouldn’t be fired for missing the warning signs.
NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T Inc. will stop letting new customers sign up for its unlimited Internet data plan for smart phones and iPads, hoping to ease congestion on its network by charging the people who use the most data more.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Airline passengers would receive as much as $1,300 for being bumped from a flight and would have 24 hours to cancel reservations without penalty under a series of consumer protected proposed Wednesday by the Obama administration.
LONDON (AP) - Prudential PLC has accepted defeat in its ambitious $35.5-billion plan to acquire Asian insurance company AIA from U.S. insurance company AIG.
NEW YORK (AP) - Temperatures aren't the only numbers that climb in the summer. With air conditioners on full blast, so do energy bills.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Striking a partisan tone, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he is working to rebuild the economy without much help from Republicans, saying they have mostly “sat on the sidelines and shouted from the bleachers.”
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The political shooting-star otherwise known as anti-incumbency fell on Alabama, taking down a first-term congressman who switched from Democrat to Republican just last December.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has largely ruled in favor of North Carolina in a decade-old suit with other Southeastern states about low-level radioactive waste.