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DALLAS (AP) — In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust — holding public meetings, fielding questions and letting people voice the anger they feel toward officers...
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling. Insurance companies can exclude some well-known cancer hospitals...
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling. Insurance companies can exclude some well-known cancer hospitals...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said. Shana Dees said she put her son Jack in his car seat Saturday afternoon and when she went to move a...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A U.S. journalist said Wednesday that he was overwhelmed to learn that so many "brave, determined and big-hearted" people were behind efforts to secure his release from a Syrian extremist group. Peter Theo Curtis, who was freed Sunday after 22 months in...
DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said. Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City, died Monday shortly after being airlifted to University Medical Center in...
SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A low-lying street in the Southern California shore community of Seal Beach was inundated by rising seawater early Wednesday while authorities along the coast braced for an even bigger storm surge brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off Mexico's...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape and stabbed numerous times have been recovered from a river in Philadelphia. The bodies were located early Wednesday after police came upon a third man walking along the road who told them he managed to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning. The company says it is still investigating the cause of the problem, which occurred with its Internet...