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  • James Brady's shooter, John Hinckley Jr., remains institutionalized

    The man who shot James Brady in the head while trying to assassinate President Reagan remains institutionalized in St. Elizabeth's psychiatric hospital, although he has been allowed to leave for days at a time to visit his mother.  John Hinckley Jr.,...
  • Reagan press secretary, gun control advocate Jim Brady dies

    WASHINGTON James S. Brady, seriously wounded during an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and later an influential fighter for gun control, died Monday. Brady, 73, "revolutionized" the job of White House press secretary, said the current...
  • P.F. Chang's security breach hits 33 restaurants, 8 in California

    P.F. Chang's security breach hits 33 restaurants, 8 in California
    P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. has provided new details about a security breach discovered in June, saying customer data may have been stolen from 33 restaurants in 16 states, including eight in California.  The restaurant chain said Monday that...
  • Protest delays FBI's huge sole-source deal with Motorola

    Protest delays FBI's huge sole-source deal with Motorola
    A protest by a small two-way radio manufacturer has stalled an FBI plan to hand a sole-source contract worth up to $500 million to emergency communications giant Motorola Solutions Inc., mainly to upgrade the bureau's 30-year-old network. FBI contracting...
  • P.F. Chang's in Newport affected by credit card data breach

    P.F. Chang's in Newport affected by credit card data breach
    P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. has provided new details about a security breach discovered in June, saying customer data may have been stolen from 33 restaurants in 16 states, including eight in California. Among those was the chain's Fashion Island...
  • Skinny-dipping Joe Biden helps expose media's sex bias

     Skinny-dipping Joe Biden helps expose media's sex bias
    Joe Biden apparently likes to skinny-dip in his own pool, proving, once again, he's just a regular guy. (Insomuch as regular guys have their own pools.) Author and former journalist Ronald Kessler has written a book, out Tuesday, called "The First...
  • Inner Harbor P.F. Chang's had credit and debit card security breach

    Inner Harbor P.F. Chang's had credit and debit card security breach
    Customers who dined at P.F. Chang's China Bistro at the Inner Harbor during two months this spring may be victims of debit and credit card data theft, the Scottsdale-based chain warned Monday in an announcement of a widespread security breach at 33 U.S....
  • All-clear given after security alert at White House entrance

    All-clear given after security alert at White House entrance
    The U.S. Secret Service cleared Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House earlier on Monday and closed one of its gates for more than an hour after a bomb-sniffing dog alerted them to a car in a nearby garage. A USSS spokesman later said the all-...
  • Rand Paul featured at state GOP fundraiser

    Rand Paul featured at state GOP fundraiser
    Maryland Republicns will get a fundraising boost from Sen. Rand Paul tonight. Paul -- a Kentucky Republican often touted as a potential presidential candidate -- will speak to supporters at a fundraiser in Silver Spring. Individual tickets begin at...
  • Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault

    Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault
    A judge today abruptly declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of sexually assaulting a 92-year-old woman at a Crystal Lake nursing home where he worked. Both sides had given their opening statements and the first witness had testified when the...
  • PF Chang's investigating possible credit card breach

    PF Chang's investigating possible credit card breach
    PF Chang's is investigating claims of a data breach involving credit and debit card data stolen from restaurant locations in the United States, the restaurant chain said on Tuesday. A number of newly stolen credit and debit cards appeared on an...