HHS SECRETARY KATHLEEN SEBELIUS&NBSP;(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) by Connie Cass and Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON (AP) — Hospitals within the same city sometimes charge tens of thousands of dollars more for the same procedures, according to figures the government released for the first time Wednesday. The federal list sheds new light on the mystery of just how high a hospital bill might go — and whether it’s cheaper to get the care somewhere else.
Daily Archive: May 8, 2013
WINNERS–This May 6, 2013 photo shows, front row from left, second-place winner Pablo Lopez from Los Angeles, overall winner Tambi Gxuluwe from Pittsburgh and third-place winner Branndin Phillips-Laramore from Chicago, winners of the 5th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition. (AP Photo/The O+M Company, Gustavo Monroy) by Mark Kennedy NEW YORK (AP) — A 17-year-old from the Pittsburgh area has won the fifth annual August Wilson Monologue Competition, performing a section of the playwright’s “King Hedley II” with powerful skill.
‘WORK OF ART’–Superintendent Linda Lane stands beside valuable piece of art. (Photo/Pittsburgh Public Schools) PITTSBURGH (AP) — A painting that Pittsburgh Public Schools officials lost for 80 years has brought $750,000 in found money to the cash-strapped school district.
CHEO TYEHIMBA TAYLOR Complaints about the depiction of Black males in media is nothing new, it just continuous. Just listen to the hub-bub…
Pittsburgh head coach Jamie Dixon, left, talks with Talib Zanna ina game on Nov. 9, 2012 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — In-state rivals Penn State and Pittsburgh are facing off again — on the basketball court.
A request to return a 63-year-old fugitive to Arkansas is not a high priority, Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday, citing the convicted killer’s poor health and saying he has caused no trouble in Michigan.
Ithaca, NY (BlackNews.com) — Pioneering African American Rap Artist MC Sha-Rock has been appointed as National Advisor for the Cornell University Hip Hop Library.
Rihanna and Chris Brown re-united in 2012 after their infamous split in 2009. (AP Photo) by Breeanna Hare (CNN) — Chris Brown and Rihanna have gone from publicly canoodling to tweeting about the harsh reality of romance in less than three months.
SANDRA GUZMÁN by Sandra Guzmán (CNN) — When does a romantic anniversary trip with your hubby to celebrate five years of marital bliss become an international kerfuffle, complete with calls for you to be prosecuted for treason? Well, when it’s Cuba, where Americans are banned from traveling to for tourism, thanks to one of the most enduring embargoes in the history of mankind.