EU-Canada sign long-delayed trade pact – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEU-Canada sign long-delayed trade pactUSA TODAYBRUSSELS — The European Union and Canada signed a landmark trade pact Sunday, ending days of drama after a small Belgian region refused to endorse the agreement and deeply embarrassed the EU. As protesters gathered outside EU headquarters …VIDEO: Trudeau says work …

A fright at the opera as music lover’s ashes spark terror alert

A powdery substance a man sprinkled into the orchestra pit at New York's Metropolitan Opera may have been an opera lover's ashes. http://www.independent.ie/world-news/a-fright-at-the-opera-as-music-lovers-ashes-spark-terror-alert-35173054.html The Metropolitan Opera house at New York'…

Elon Musk has finally figured out how Tesla can deal with Uber – Business Insider

Business InsiderElon Musk has finally figured out how Tesla can deal with UberBusiness InsiderIf you haven't been paying careful attention, you might have missed that Tesla has been eclipsed by Uber as the most interesting company in the world. Don't get me wrong: Tesla is still very, very …

Viewpoints: Obamacare Premium Hikes — A Pothole? A Collapse? And How To Save It?

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FDA Faults 12 Hospitals For Failing To Disclose Injuries, Deaths Linked To Medical Devices

Federal regulators said 12 U.S. hospitals, including well-known medical centers in Los Angeles, Boston and New York, failed to promptly report patient deaths or injuries linked to medical devices. The Food and Drug Administration publicly disclosed the violations in inspection reports this week amid growing scrutiny of its ability …

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Hunger and Controlling Our Uncontrollable Eating

(CC BY-SA 2.0) by niceness/Flickr Have you ever thought about why we eat? The simple answer is because we are hungry, and the complicated answer involves various hormones. Still, there is obviously more going on than that, because a new study has come to the surprising conclusion that …

The Health Law: Rising Costs, Subsidies And Its Future Under The Next President

As customers prepare for the federal health law’s fourth open enrollment to open next week, the Affordable Care Act faces a big test with dramatic increases in policy premiums and fewer options as some insurers are pulling out of the marketplace. The news that premiums on the federal exchange will …

Calais ‘Jungle’ children with nowhere to sleep

Hundreds of migrants remain at the Calais “Jungle” camp, including about 100 minors without beds.

Video: How Obamacare Premium Hikes Affect Politics And Your Wallet

The new enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act opens next Tuesday, and consumers in many areas could see double-digit percentage increases for premiums on average and fewer choices. PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff talks to Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News and Reid Wilson of The Hill as…