Originally published on Fri February 1, 2013 7:09 am
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Developing: Explosion Outside U.S. Embassy In Turkey.
Ed Koch, Flamboyant Former New York City Mayor, Dies.
Does Lois Lane's iPad mean that Zack Snyder's approach to Superman will be fresher and more modern than people are expecting? [The Guardian]
Too much? Too little? How much information are you supposed to hand out in a movie trailer anyway? [The New York Times]
Originally published on Mon February 4, 2013 6:57 am
It used to be common for drugmakers to ply medical students with meals and gifts as a way to curry favor with America's next generation of doctors.
But times are changing.
To curb the influence of drug companies, most U.S. medical schools have now instituted policies that restrict or ban gifts altogether. The policies appear to have a lasting effect.
Originally published on Fri February 1, 2013 9:47 am
(We updated the top of this post at 10:15 a.m. ET.)
The U.S. economy produced several hundred thousand more jobs than previously thought in 2011 and 2012 even as the nation's jobless rate remained stuck at a relatively high level, new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show.
While BLS said the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent in January from 7.8 percent the month before, it also reported that:
The standoff continues this morning in Midland City, Ala., where a 5-year-old boy has been held captive in an underground bunker since Tuesday, when a gunman abducted him from a school bus after killing the driver.