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From all appearances, Ruby Graupera-Cassimiro was dead. Her heart stopped beating for 45 minutes, and the doctors performing her cesarean section summoned her family to say goodbye. What happened next still seems scarcely possible: The blip of her heart beat began to show on a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama touched off an angry debate Monday over government regulation of Internet service, coming down on the side of consumer activists who fear slower download speeds and higher costs but angering Republicans and the nation's cable giants who...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Roman Catholic monsignor in Los Angeles who was placed on leave a decade ago after being accused of sex abuse has been exonerated by the Vatican. A spokeswoman for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Monica Valencia, said Monday that Msgr. Richard Loomis has not...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An outspoken Pennsylvania inmate sued Monday to overturn a recently enacted law the state's governor says curbs criminals from cultivating "obscene celebrity" at the expense of their victims. Mumia Abu-Jamal, fellow inmates and prisoner-rights groups asked a...
MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Cocaine dealers, bank robbers and carjackers converge at Manchester Federal Prison in rural Kentucky — and then there is Jeremy Hammond, a tousle-haired and talented hacker whose nimble fingers have clicked and tapped their way into the nation's computing...
A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an increasing number of cyberattacks and is unwittingly being undermined by federal employees and contractors. Workers scattered...
DETROIT (AP) — A federal jury found a Palestinian immigrant charged with immigration fraud guilty on Monday for failing to disclose her conviction and imprisonment in a Jerusalem supermarket bombing that killed two people. Rasmieh Yousef Odeh, 67, was charged for not revealing...
DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — This Illinois city already was struggling when Tara Holycross and her friends were kids riding their bikes to Custard Cup, swimming at the park district pool and hanging out in the Wendy's parking lot. Manufacturers that provided thousands of well-paying,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service said Monday it is the victim of a cyberattack and that information about its employees, including Social Security numbers, may have been compromised. The FBI and other federal agencies are investigating, the agency said in a statement...