| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Alhambra police have issued an arrest warrant for a transient detectives believe stole two laptops from a hospital group's administration building that contained information on 729,000 patients.
Sgt. Jerry Johnson said the department is searching for...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:27 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. gay-rights movement has achieved many victories in recent years — on marriage, military service and other fronts. Yet one vestige of an earlier, more wary era remains firmly in place: the 30-year-old nationwide ban...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:49 PM
SIOUX FALLS — Insurance enrollment helpers are encouraging Native Americans to sign up for coverage under the nation’s new health care law, saying it will help them better access X-rays, mammograms, prescription drugs and trips to...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:45 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Democrats finally have a viable statewide candidate for next year.
George Sheldon, who served as Florida's secretary for the Department of Children and Families, announced Monday he would challenge Republican Pam Bondi for...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:16 PM
A federal investigator has found that Maryland's Medicaid program had a 95 percent error rate in seeking reimbursement for room and board for the developmentally disabled and thus owes the U.S. government nearly $21 million.
Advocates expressed concern...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
With all the publicity about enrolling people in Obamacare, it's easy to forget that enrollment is also underway for an entirely separate governmental health program: Medicare.
Every year, the nation's 50 million Medicare beneficiaries have a chance...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:28 PM
Two of the smallest players on the roster stood the tallest for Aberdeen Central Friday night.
Curtis Paysen and Logan Legrand came up with big game-changing interceptions late in the fourth quarter -- including Legrand's pick on the final play of...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Whew! That was close. We almost went over the cliff, but were spared at the 11th hour by a half-hearted deal that re-opens the government -- but only till January 15; raises the debt ceiling -- but only till February 7; and creates a bicameral, bipartisan...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Natural" foods, free of preservatives, continue to trend. But is avoiding preservatives really necessary?
If you keep a loaf of homemade bread on the counter for a few days, the telltale signs of spoilage begin: mold, discoloration and an off taste. The...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:01 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After more than a week in action, is a key feature of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul a success or a bust? Judging by the dearth of data, it's virtually impossible to say.
The federal government has released no...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Updated 3:50 p.m. 10/11: The earlier verison of this blogpost stated the event would be Saturday, not Saturday October 19. The event is Saturday, October 19.
Federally-trained navigators will be offering personal-assistance to Seminole County...