An extension of U.S. agriculture subsidies to late January was rebuffed yesterday by Senate Democrats, who said they won’t pass any House plan for temporary funding before Congress breaks for the holidays.
State financial regulators have received few applications for licensing Bitcoin businesses even as they’ve handled many inquiries about them, according to David Cotney, the commissioner of banks in Massachusetts.
When President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Fox’s Bill O’Reilly and rapper Snoop Dogg are in the house, this must be the Kennedy Center Honors, the annual salute to artists who have made extraordinary contributions to American culture.
Johnson & Johnson’s experimental drug siltuximab improved symptoms and shrank growths in patients with Castleman disease, a rare condition marked by enlarged lymph nodes with no approved therapies, in a clinical trial.
By Mike Jones Dec. 8 (Washington Post) -- The skill set suggested great potential despite his limited résumé. The payday reflected his new team's great expectations. And following a promising debut, an injury left lingering questions after his first season with his new team. But now fully healed, Pierre Garcon has demonstrated in his second season with the Washington Redskins why he is worth the five-year, $42 million contract they gave him. One of the few bright spots in an otherwise disappointing season for Washington, Garcon has shown he can be That Guy for Robert Griffin III. Despite Griffin's uneven play, Garcon has put up career numbers through 12 games with 84 catches for 980 yards and three touchdowns. He is third in the league in receptions. His 133 targets are second in the NFL. And he ranks fourth with 491 yards after the catch. Garcon is on pace to break Art Monk's 29-year-old franchise