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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The hackers who stole millions of health insurance records from Anthem Inc. were able to somehow commandeer the credentials of five different employees while seeking to penetrate the company's computer network — and they may have been inside the system since...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother and grandparents of a 7-year-old boy who was so malnourished that one doctor said he looked like a Holocaust survivor pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated assault for failing to seek timely medical attention for him. The boy's mother, 28-year-old Mary...
CHICAGO (AP) — Measles infections in five babies at a suburban Chicago day care center reveal a potential weak link in public-health efforts to contain the disease, officials said Friday, explaining that infants who are too young to be vaccinated and in close quarters are among...
CHICAGO (AP) — Measles infections in five babies at a suburban Chicago day care center reveal a potential weak link in public-health efforts to contain the disease, authorities said Friday, explaining that infants who are too young to be vaccinated and in close quarters are...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Purple Hearts will be awarded to victims of the shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left 13 people dead and more than two dozen wounded in 2009, the Army said Friday in a decision that many said was long overdue. The honor is bestowed on troops wounded in...
CHICAGO (AP) — Measles is in the news, but it's just one of more than a dozen preventable — and sometimes forgotten — diseases targeted by vaccines for children. Most immunizations start in infancy and some include multiple doses over several months or years. The government...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man charged with 10 counts of murder in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings is scheduled to go on trial at the end of June after anguished family members of the victims told a judge Friday they were tired of years of delay. Judge Kathleen Kennedy said lawyers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age — an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack against Anthem. Encryption uses...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President Barack Obama says America is poised for another good year as long as Washington bridges partisan divides and works together to build an economy "that's picking up steam." Obama says the Republican state of Indiana has been able to get some things...