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AP: Medicare Paid Nearly $21 Million To Doctor Linked To Sen. Menendez

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.

Those are among the findings of an Associated Press analysis of physician data released Wednesday by the Obama administration, part of a move to open the books on health care financing. 887 more words


One Idea For Protecting NY, NJ From Powerful Storms: Man-Made Islands

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The federal government will be evaluating some bold ideas for how to prevent damage from another Sandy-type superstorm.

As WCBS 880′s Jim Smith reported, one of the proposals would build a string of man-made islands off the coasts of Long Island and New Jersey to absorb the impact of another powerful storm. 824 more words


White House urges Putin to back down in Crimea

On Sunday, the White House said if Putin  doesn’t back down in Crimea, he will face penalties from the West that will hurt the Russian economy and diminish Moscow’s influence in the world.  239 more words


House OKs Bill Rolling Back Huge Flood Insurance Premium Hikes

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The House approved legislation Tuesday night to roll back a recently enacted overhaul of the federal flood insurance program, after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp premium increases. 634 more words


NJ To Get Much-Needed Shipment Of Road Salt

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A much-awaited shipment of road salt is expected to arrive at Port Newark, with another one due next week.

The cargo ship is to arrive from Chile on Thursday. 276 more words