Tag Archives: U.S.

“Commonalities” Raise Odds Of China Deal But U.S. Needs To Get Own House In Order

U.S. President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping shake hands at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in 2017. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The latest round of high-stakes talks to resolve trade and economic disputes between the U.S. and China is scheduled to resume in Beijing on Feb. 14-15.… Read More »

8-year-old African child who was flown to the U.S. for surgery by NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has died

(Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for UNICEF) Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo is mourning the death of the 8-year-old African boy that he flew to the United States earlier this month for surgery to remove a tumor. The child, Matadi Sela Petit of Kinshasa, Congo, died after suffering a “rare and unpredictable genetic reaction to… Read More »

Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

(Reuters Health) – In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report. The researchers, all from the VA, compared wait times there for new patients to those for new patients in the private sector as determined by an… Read More »