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  • $1.3 million settlement in infant death at military hospital

    The U.S. government will pay $1.3 million to the family of a baby who died at a Hawaii military hospital, according to a settlement announced Monday in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Rachael Reynolds' parents sued the government after the 4-month-old...
  • Ohio officials call for funding to combat human trafficking

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is joining with officials in the Toledo area who asking for funding to combat human trafficking to northwestern Ohio. Brown and law enforcement officials spoke out on Monday, saying they want the U.S. Justice Department to provide...
  • Congress heads back to work with looming funding deadline

    Members of Congress return Tuesday from July Fourth fireworks and parades facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall. The funding fight is shaping up as a major partisan brawl against...
  • Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

    Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall. The funding fight is shaping up as a major partisan brawl against...
  • FIFA's ethics committee bans World Cup inspector for seven years

    FIFA's ethics committee bans World Cup inspector for seven years
    FIFA has issued a seven-year ban against the man it selected to inspect bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Harold Mayne-Nicholls, a former Chile football federation president who considered running for FIFA president last year, was banned by the...
  • Former AG Eric Holder returning to private law practice

    Eric Holder is returning to private law practice, rejoining the same firm where he worked before becoming attorney general. The firm of Covington & Burling announced Monday that Holder, who left the Justice Department in April after more than six years...
  • Trial to examine retaliation charge against Arizona sheriff

    The sheriff of metro Phoenix has long been known for jailing inmates in tents and pink underwear and cracking down on illegal immigration. But an upcoming trial will force Sheriff Joe Arpaio to answer for a pattern of behavior that his critics have long...
  • Jailing fewer at the border

    Jailing fewer at the border
    The Department of Homeland Security announced recently that it would release hundreds of mothers and children who are seeking political asylum, so that they can await their hearings in freedom rather than in detention facilities. That was a welcome move,...
  • Aetna Plans To Buy Humana For $37 Billion

    Aetna Plans To Buy Humana For $37 Billion
    HARTFORD — Aetna Inc. will buy Humana Inc. for $37 billion in a merger of two of the top health insurers in the nation, under a deal announced Friday. Mark Bertolini, Aetna's CEO, will lead the combined company, whose headquarters will remain in...
  • US probes possible collusion among airlines to keep fares up

    The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust investigation by the Justice Department...
  • Regulators Promise Vigorous Review Of Aetna-Humana Deal

    Regulators Promise Vigorous Review Of Aetna-Humana Deal
    Now comes the waiting. Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. have agreed to join forces. Before a merger can go through, however, regulators in Washington and in the states will have to evaluate the market impact and approve the marriage. First, the companies...