Christy Blanco’s health clinic in El Paso, Texas, is sitting empty. Blanco, a nurse practitioner, says she has a waiting list of patients, all the necessary equipment, and a Ph.D. in nursing that gives her the training to start treating patients.
The frontier of commercial spaceflight, which opened when NASA’s shuttle program ended this month, is taking shape in an unfinished assembly of metal, glass and concrete that resembles a rust-colored stingray burrowed halfway into New Mexico’s desert.
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher said the central bank has done all it can to revive growth and that he would be at the forefront of urging tighter credit to fight inflation if needed.
AmeriCom Automation Services Inc. uses a fleet of 20 trucks and vans to haul fiber-optic telecommunications cable to far-flung federal government outposts, such as border stations in Texas and New Mexico.
Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born Islamic cleric who masterminded the attempted bombing of a Detroit-bound airplane in 2009 with explosives hidden in underwear, has been killed in Yemen, the Defense Ministry said.