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WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty of the troubled rollout of the president's health care law. A former intensive care nurse with a businesslike approach to one of the most divisive areas of public policy,...
LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) — The mother of one of two Kentucky teenagers suspected in a multi-state crime spree is urging her son to turn himself in and "face the consequences." Tammy Martin said Friday she's crying herself to sleep worrying about the teenagers, who disappeared...
LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a teenage couple from central Kentucky who are suspected in a multi-state crime spree. Grayson County Sheriff Norman Chaffins says 18-year-old Dalton Hayes disappeared Jan. 3 with a 13-year-old girl. Since then, authorities say...
IRVING – After weeks of worry, residents wanted answers Tuesday night from Irving City Council. It was standing-room only as Dr. Brian Stump, an SMU geologist, revealed what little he has already learned about the earthquake "swarm" in the city. "I do not know whether this...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Venture capitalists poured a whopping $48.3 billion into U.S. startup companies last year, investing at levels that haven't been seen since the heady days before the dot-com bubble burst in 2001. Software and biotechnology companies were the leading...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State of the Union just isn't what it used to be. Sure, the pageantry and theatrics of the annual presidential address will all be there. The stem-winder of a speech from President Barack Obama. The standing ovations from his supporters, and strategic...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Christopher Lee Cornell showed little direction in his life, spending hours playing video games in his bedroom in his parents' apartment, rarely going out or working, and voicing distrust of the government and the media. But in recent weeks, his parents say,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Time is running short for the Supreme Court to get same-sex marriage on its calendar if the justices want to tackle the issue before their current term ends in late June. They might have to decide to jump in at their closed-door conference Friday if they want...
WAIMANOLO, Hawaii (AP) — Pookela Rodenhurst lives as if he's back in the Hawaiian Kingdom. He hunts for sea turtles, watching for the game warden behind his back. He forages for herbs in the Koolau Mountains. He drives without a license because he won't agree to abide by state...