Originally published on Thu June 7, 2012 2:23 pm
The cities of New York and Los Angeles grade their restaurants on cleanliness and the precautions they take to avoid making customers sick.
Now hospitals are getting similar assessments for their patient safety records from the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit that's looking to improve the quality and safety of health care.
Originally published on Wed June 6, 2012 9:45 am
Author Ray Bradbury has died, his daughter tells The Associated Press. The wire service says Bradbury passed away Tuesday night.
Originally published on Wed June 6, 2012 1:55 pm
"Our team is currently looking into reports of stolen passwords," the business networking website LinkedIn confirms, after word of a Russian hacker's claim to have stolen nearly 6.5 million users' passwords.
The Associated Press takes a traditional view of the news that American workers' productivity fell more than first thought in the first quarter.
Originally published on Wed June 6, 2012 9:32 am
Boring, Ore., took not-so-bold action Tuesday night.
The town in Clackamas County is now in an "unofficially official pairing" with tiny Dull, Scotland.
Yes, Dull and Boring have joined forces. As they were destined to.
According to The Oregonian, there was a unanimous vote — of the 38 residents who attended a Boring planning board meeting — to form this "Pair for the Ages," as T-shirts on sale in Boring declare.