Two years probably wasn’t going to be enough time for railroads to install crash-avoidance technology on 23,000 locomotives and 60,000 miles of tracks, in the biggest rail-safety project in U.S. history.
You’re feeling fine when you go for your annual physical. But your mammogram looks a little funny, or your PSA test is a little high, or you get a CT lung scan and a nodule shows up. You get a biopsy, and the doctor delivers the bad news: You have cancer. Because you don’t want to die, you agree to be sliced up and irradiated. Then, fortunately, you’re pronounced a “cancer survivor.” You’re glad they caught it early.
When Eric Garcetti takes office as mayor of Los Angeles next month, one of his first tasks will be to lead contract negotiations with unions for more than 29,000 city employees that spent more than $2.7 million trying to defeat him.
Banks and hedge funds seeking higher returns in commodities-related investments are trading record amounts of freight options as volatility in shipping surges, according to Freight Investor Services Ltd.
Men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer that chose to forgo treatment while staying under doctor supervision had six months more quality life than those who had surgery or radiation therapy, a Harvard University study found.