Woman gets lifesaving kidney transplant, thanks to N.J. senator

18 Jan

A New Jersey woman finally has a new kidney, more than a year after a lifesaving transplant fell apart at the last minute. When Nina Saria awoke from surgery last month, she said she asked whether she got a new kidney as planned. The nurse responded, “yes,” but Nina said she felt she needed to […]

Senator helps New Jersey woman get kidney from mom abroad

18 Jan

January 18, 2017, 8:44 AM| A New Jersey woman finally has a new kidney, more than a year after a life-saving transplant fell through at the last minute. After complications with the first donor’s organs, Nina Saria found a match in her mother — who lived half a world away in the country of Georgia. […]

Julian Edelman on Antonio Brown video: ‘That’s how that team is run’

18 Jan

Antonio Brown might be the hardest-working wide receiver in the NFL. That’s how you go from a sixth-round pick to the league’s best pass catcher. But he also showed an inexplicable lack in judgment when he decided to Facebook Live from the Steelers locker room moments after their playoff win over the Chiefs on Sunday […]

Obama’s last press conference: live updates

18 Jan

Just two days away from his successor’s inauguration ceremony, President Obama will hold a final press conference in the White House briefing room Wednesday afternoon. Outgoing White House press secretary Josh Earnest gave a preview of what to expect from the news conference during a Wednesday interview with “CBS This Morning.”  CBS This Morning Earnest […]

"Shark Tank" judge throws hat into crowded political race

18 Jan

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China urges U.S. to bar Taiwan delegation from Trump inauguration

18 Jan

BEIJING/TAIPEI The United States should not allow a delegation from Taiwan to attend U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, raising a new bone of contention in Beijing’s relations with the incoming government. Trump broke with decades of precedent last month by taking a congratulatory telephone call from Taiwan President Tsai […]

U.S. sues JPMorgan for alleged mortgage discrimination

18 Jan

NEW YORK The United States on Wednesday sued JPMorgan Chase & Co, accusing the bank of discriminating against minority borrowers by charging them higher rates and fees on home mortgage loans between 2006 and at least 2009. Filed in a Manhattan federal court, the government’s complaint accused the bank of violating the U.S. Fair Housing […]

Facebook’s Zuckerberg questioned at trial over virtual-reality technology

18 Jan

DALLAS Facebook Inc (FB.O) chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took the witness stand in Dallas federal court on Tuesday and denied an allegation by a rival company that the virtual-reality technology of Facebook’s Oculus unit was stolen. Zuckerberg, the founder of one of the world’s largest companies, faced hours of tough, public questioning about where Oculus […]

Steelers’ Brown apologizes for live locker room video

18 Jan

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown apologized on Tuesday night for going live on Facebook from the locker room following Sunday’s 18-16 playoff victory against Kansas City Chiefs. After the Steelers’ AFC divisional-playoff win over the Chiefs, Brown streamed live on his Facebook account a video that captured Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin referring to the […]

Business euphoria over Trump gives way to caution, confusion

18 Jan

WASHINGTON Early optimism among business lobbyists and executives that Donald Trump’s election heralded better days has slowly given way to uncertainty as the president-elect fires off mixed and sometimes confusing messages on healthcare, taxes and trade. An initial euphoria in the business world fueled a powerful post-election stock rally. Some of that has frayed as […]