Author: Staff Report

Hurricane Lane threatening Hawaii

Hurricane Lane is one of the strongest tropical cyclones to move into the Hawaiian Islands, and the Global Precipitation Measurement mission (GPM) passed over the storm while it was located about 316 nautical miles (585.2 km) from Hilo, Hawaii, as…

Senate race tightens

The New Jersey U.S. Senate campaign is developing into a horse race as Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez leads former pharmaceutical executive Bob Hugin, his Republican challenger, by a slim 43 – 37 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University…

CEO compensation surged in 2017

Average compensation for CEOs of the top 350 publicly traded firms increased 17.6 percent to $18.9 million; the compensation of a typical worker in those industries remained almost flat, rising a mere 0.3 percent. The ratio of CEO-to-worker compensation rose…

Medicare Fraud Regional Strike Force launched

The Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced the formation of the Newark/Philadelphia Regional Medicare Fraud Strike Force, a joint law enforcement effort that brings together the resources and expertise of the Health Care Fraud Unit in the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section…

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin, who died August 16, 2018 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, will be remembered for an illustrious musical career and leadership in the movements for women’s liberation and civil rights. Widely known as the Queen of Soul, Franklin…