Mark Zuckerberg on philanthropy: Move slow and build things
Health / Technology

Mark Zuckerberg on philanthropy: Move slow and build things

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After making their fortunes from new software or social networks, some Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have vowed to apply their skills to “hacking” philanthropy and “disrupting” old models for funding charity. Not so Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, who isn’t afraid to take a more conventional approach to giving. Local officials … Continue reading

Loud boom rocks aircraft
Business

Loud boom rocks aircraft

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 157 passengers aboard British Airways Flight 2276 were settled into their seats for the 10-hour flight from Las Vegas to London when a loud boom rocked the aircraft. Smoke and ash started pouring out of the plane’s left side engine, which had caught fire. Those aboard safely fled down emergency … Continue reading

Veterans Hospital Denver
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Veterans Hospital Denver

  DENVER (AP) — Construction crews are returning to work at the veterans hospital outside Denver after a last-minute deal with congressional leaders avoided a shutdown of the half-finished project. But the really heavy lifting will be done 1,500 miles away in Washington. The U.S. Senate agreed Friday to raise the project’s spending cap by $100 … Continue reading

Marshals reviewing procedures after inmate escapes hospital
Local / Virginia

Marshals reviewing procedures after inmate escapes hospital

ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — Federal marshals are reviewing their security procedures after an inmate receiving treatment at a northern Virginia hospital overpowered a private guard, took her gun and set off a frenzied nine-hour manhunt. The escape by Wossen Assaye, 42, of Arlington, from Inova Fairfax Hospital prompted questions as to why two guards assigned … Continue reading

Local / Virginia

4 sickened by carbon monoxide leak at Norfolk rehab center

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A carbon monoxide leak at a rehabilitation center in Norfolk sent four people to the hospital. Norfolk Fire-Rescue tells media outlets that the leak occurred Sunday at Harbour Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center. Crews responding to a report of an ill employee evacuated the center’s cafeteria after a carbon monoxide meter attached to a … Continue reading