Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 2:32 pm
Tourists may soon have a new attraction to look at when they visit the nation's capital. The U.S. Secret Service says it will begin flying drones over Washington, D.C., in the near future.
The decision comes just weeks after a small unmanned — and unarmed — drone landed on White House property. In late January, as we've reported, a government employee lost control of the "quad copter," crashing it in the early morning hours.
Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 6:23 pm
Updated at 5:45 p.m.
Secretary of State John Kerry sharply criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's "judgment" on talks with Iran on its nuclear program — the latest Obama administration official wading into the controversy stirred by the Israeli leader's planned talk to Congress on March 3 on the dangers posed by the Islamic republic.
BusinessWise for the week of Jan 19 to 23 has Kevin Ary on mortgage lending, Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on estate planning and business cash flow, Bob Conway on the restaurant business, JohnSchlipp & Linda Kochis on Intell, Kevin Jones on banker as advisor, and Wendy Lea on Cintrifuse.
Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 1:04 pm
The Los Angeles area is another step closer to hosting an NFL team, after the Inglewood, Calif., City Council approved a proposal for an 80,000-seat NFL stadium. The development plan includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke.
The unanimous vote Tuesday night came after "a consultant compared stadium noise in surrounding neighborhoods to that of bird calls," member station KPCC's Ben Bergman reports.
Bockfest season festivities are well underway as we get ready for Bockfest Weekend, March 6th - 8th. The season began with the annual Beefsteak Club fundraiser at the old Windisch-Muhlhauser Brewery in Over The Rhine. Soon after, the preliminary rounds of the 2015 Sausage Queen pageant got underway. Here's what else you can expect between now and the main event.
Some people are trying to figure out how to become eligible for coverage on the health insurance marketplaces. Others are wondering how the Affordable Care Act may affect coverage they buy for their children under previously established state programs.
I am covered by my employer's health plan, but I'm not happy with it. My son is 21 and currently covered under my plan. While I realize that I am not eligible for Obamacare, I am curious if I can terminate my son's policy so that he might be eligible.
Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 11:46 am
Governments "must stop pretending the protection of civilians is beyond their power," Amnesty International says in its human rights report for 2014. The group faults the U.S. on a range of issues, from the use of excessive force by police to rights abuses in the name of fighting terrorism.
"Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting civilians," Amnesty says. "And yet the world's politicians have miserably failed to protect those in greatest need."