Overdoses, bedsores, broken bones: What happened when a private-equity firm sought profits in caring for the most vulnerable

A rise in health-code violations at the second-largest U.S. nursing home chain began after the Carlyle Group orchestrated a deal that extracted $ 1.3 billion for investors but left the firm with untenable financial obligations, according to interviews and financial … Read more…

How Marvel and Corporate Comics Are Failing the ‘Vulnerable’ Creators Behind Their Superheroes

Last month, novelist Chuck Wendig—the bestselling author of the licensed Star Wars novel Aftermath and its sequels—stood before a crowd at New York Comic Con and announced he’d be working on Shadow of Vader, a miniseries for Marvel Comics. A … Read more…

GOP scrambles to save suddenly vulnerable House candidates in Trump districts

In last-minute moves, Republicans are spending money on ads in South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Virginia and Washington state in hopes of preserving their majority. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss … Read more…