In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) â Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.
HONG KONG (AP) â Hong Kong reported its second human case of H7N9 bird flu just days after the first, raising fears that the virus is spreading beyond mainland China.
WASHINGTON (AP) â Federal health officials have approved a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc. that is expected to offer a faster, more palatable cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus.
Payments to doctors, the price of milk, long-term jobless benefits and more are all on the line this week as lawmakers scramble to beat several end-of-year deadlines -- and all by Friday.
There is a tendency in the media to overpraise public figures when they die and to whitewash their weaknesses.
Zeke Emanuel, a former White House aide and ObamaCare architect, took to Fox News to defend the presidentâs plan, and this time offered a clarification.
House and Senate negotiators are expected to agree to a budget deal for the first time since 2011, according to a Washington Post report Sunday.
Eight of the nation's largest technology companies have called on President Obama and Congress to impose new curbs on surveillance after a series of revelations detailing how the National Security Agency accessed and collected user data from their customers.
Sen. Ron Johnson weighs in
The Monday morning commute in Lane, Linn and Benton counties promises to be less adventurous than Friday morning's, but it will still demand reduced speed and cautious driving despite the 24 h…
Plunging temperatures kept sheets of ice on many mid-valley roads over the weekend, causing most mid-valley school districts to call off classes Monday.
How close does a public official have to live to a property that is the subject of a land use hearing before a conflict of interest should be declared?
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Rebecca Huffman has lived in Albany her entire life, but had never gone sledding in her hometown.
Long before the term got packed with dynamite â priorÂ to it becoming some kind of assault on Christianity, or a perceived salvo on behalf of non-Christians â I was already using âhappy holidays.â
Dec. 7 should be about more than Pearl Harbor, though the losses there were truly devastating, said Walt Povis of Albany.
About 20 people braved snowy roads to attend a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony on Saturday at the American Legion Post 10 in Albany.Â
New looks for a couple of new cars in the new year and feeling charitable during this season of giving. FOX News Radio’s Jennifer Keiper with more in our weekly look at the industry in the podcast “FOX Wheels“: Download audio file (FOXWheels_120913.MP3) It’s FOX Wheels. Facelift for a 50 year-old– car that is.Â When Ford […]
from alan.com You have to wonder what Pope Francis would have to say about this: Michael Griffin taught French and Spanish at Holy Ghost Preparatory School in Bensalem, Pennsylvania for twelve years. During that entire time, heâs been in a relationship with his same-sex partner. Indeed, according to Griffin, his partnerâs âbeen to numerous school […]
from alan.com The former governor of Arkansas and soon-to-be-former radio talk show host will have the backing of the religious right who would like to have an evangelical in the White House. “Huckabee will test the waters when he returns home to Little Rock December 12-13 to address the Arkansas Renewal Project, part of evangelical […]
Dr. Jason Furman, the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, talked about the encouraging jobs numbers and news surrounding Obamacare.Â Furman said that the Congressional Budget Office has recently removed hundreds of billions of dollars from the projected cost of the Affordable Care Act, and explained why this occurred. Download audio file (120613_colmes_furman.mp3) Alan […]
â¢ Are higher wages also good for companies?Â MIT Professor Zeynep TonÂ explains why giving employees higher wages is also good for commercial businesses. â¢ Did California Republicans set up a fake healthcare exchange website?Â Assemblywoman Connie Conway defends the deceptive site and explains why it’s purely “informational.” â¢ ACA beating cost expectations. Chairman of the […]