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HEUninsured turn to daily deal sites for health care

NEW YORK (AP) - The last time Mark Stella went to the dentist he didn't need an insurance card. Instead, he pulled out a Groupon.

December 30, 2011 | | Nation


Verizon reverses on $2 fee for one-time payments

NEW YORK (AP) - After a customer backlash, Verizon Wireless on Friday dropped a plan to start charging $2 for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit or debit cards.

December 30, 2011 | | Nation


Hawaii toy store group suspected in Wal-Mart theft

HONOLULU (AP) - Members of a group suspected of hauling items out of a Hawaii toy store who claim they stole the toys as gifts for their children are also suspects in a theft two days prior of two flat-screen televisions, Honolulu police said Thursday.

December 29, 2011 | | Nation


State child care cuts force hard choice on working class parents

OXNARD (AP) - Sarah Comito rolls out of bed before dawn most days and slips quietly out of her house. Before her rambunctious toddler wakes up, she heads off to work as a waitress in an upscale weight-loss resort in Malibu.

December 29, 2011 | | Nation


DC ordered to pay $1M in historic gun case

WASHINGTON (AP) - The District of Columbia has been ordered to pay more than $1 million in attorneys' fees as a result of a historic gun case that was ultimately decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

December 29, 2011 | | Nation


Verizon Wireless to charge $2 for one-time payment

Verizon Wireless, the country's largest cellphone company, said Thursday that it will start charging $2 for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit cards.

December 29, 2011 | | Nation


Rescue group in crisis mode after cat euthanized over $400 medical expense

PHOENIX (AP) - Animal lovers threatened to pull donations to an animal rescue group and the public flooded the agency with scathing comments and calls after a man's cat was euthanized when he couldn't afford its medical care, prompting the Arizona Humane Society to go into damage-control mode Wednesday.

December 28, 2011 | | Nation


Did Cheetah from 1930s Tarzan flicks die?

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - A Florida animal sanctuary says Cheetah, the chimpanzee sidekick in the Tarzan movies of the early 1930s, has died at 80. But other accounts call that claim into question.

December 28, 2011 | | Nation


Bachmann loses Iowa campaign chairman as he switches to Paul

INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) - Michele Bachmann's struggling presidential campaign saw her Iowa chairman defect Wednesday to rival Ron Paul's side, an embarrassing blow that came as some called for her to leave the race to free up her supporters for other candidates.

December 28, 2011 | | Nation


Police: NJ educator vidoed boys in shower

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) - An educator using a secretly installed camera videotaped teenage boys in the shower at a Catholic high school for nearly three years, authorities said.

December 28, 2011 | | Nation


Nation news briefs

OCCUPY ACTIVISTS MEET IN IOWA, PLAN CAUCUS EVENTS: DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Already they have interrupted Michele Bachmann and drawn a withering putdown from Newt Gingrich as "all noise, no thought."

December 27, 2011 | | Nation


Sen. Nelson announces retirement

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Democrats on Tuesday lamented Sen. Ben Nelson's decision to retire rather than seek a third term in Nebraska, fearing the move sets up Republicans for an easy and crucial victory in their effort to reclaim control of the chamber next year.

December 27, 2011 | | Nation


Department of Defense says reported sexual assaults up at three USA military academies

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The number of reported sexual assaults at the nation's three major military academies rose overall in the latest academic year from one year earlier, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pentagon.

December 27, 2011 | | Nation


December is a busy month for popping the ultimate question

NEW YORK (AP) - The heck with lovey-dovey Valentine's Day. Turns out December, with its holiday cheer, romantic winter backdrops and family gatherings, is among the busiest months for popping the question.

December 27, 2011 | | Nation


Alaska teen critical after heroin OD

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A 14-year-old Alaska girl was in critical condition days after a 26-year-old man injected her with heroin at his Anchorage home, authorities said Tuesday.

December 27, 2011 | | Nation


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Battery suspect can attend pregnant victim’s delivery

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas judge says a man charged with punching his pregnant fiancée in the abdomen must stay away from her ...

October 23, 2017 | | Nation


Father of missing girl charged with first-degree felony

DALLAS (AP) - The father of a missing 3-year-old North Texas girl was arrested Monday after voluntarily giving new answers to investigators' questions about his daughter ...

October 23, 2017 | | Nation


US tells court: Block records bid in young immigrants’ cases

NEW YORK (AP) - The Department of Justice told a court on Monday that it shouldn't have to turn over records related to President Donald ...

October 23, 2017 | | Nation


Armed man arrested after stopping train

OXFORD, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say an armed 25-year-old Missouri man managed to get into an Amtrak locomotive and pull the train's emergency brake in ...

October 23, 2017 | | Nation


Trump awards Medal of Honor to medic

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Monday turned a Medal of Honor ceremony for a Vietnam-era Army medic who risked his life to help wounded ...

October 23, 2017 | | Nation


Target says customers want it to pause ‘Christmas creep’

NEW YORK (AP) - Target says customers want it to pause the "Christmas creep." It says it wants to be more in tune with customers' mindset ...

October 23, 2017 | | Nation


Older vehicles to be charged more for polluting

LONDON (AP) - Drivers of older, more polluting cars will face an additional charge when entering central London as the city battles air pollution blamed for ...

October 23, 2017 | | Nation


Amazon says it got 238 entries for 2nd headquarters

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon will be sorting through 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico that are hoping to ...

October 23, 2017 | | Nation


Ohio State sued over refusal to let white nationalist speak at campus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An associate and organizer of campus tours for white nationalist Richard Spencer sued Ohio State University in federal court on Sunday after ...

October 22, 2017 | | Nation


FBI couldn’t access nearly 7K devices due to encryption

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The FBI hasn't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices it tried to access in less ...

October 22, 2017 | | Nation


Cub Scout kicked out after asking lawmaker about guns

DENVER (AP) - A Cub Scout was kicked out of his den after he questioned a Colorado state lawmaker about her position on gun control and ...

October 22, 2017 | | Nation


Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - President Donald Trump warned House Republicans on Sunday that 2018 would be a political failure for the GOP and disappointment for ...

October 22, 2017 | | Nation


Mayor Garcetti taking his LA gig national

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking his argument on the road, but he doesn't want you to assume he's ...

October 22, 2017 | | Nation


Joshua Tree hikers may have died in ‘sympathetic murder-suicide’ shooting

RIVERSIDE (AP) - Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while ...

October 22, 2017 | | Nation


Fire-ravaged California city turns to hockey for respite

SANTA ROSA (AP) - For one Sunday, the fires that staggered this small city and wiped out thousands of homes were an afterthought at Snoopy's ...

October 22, 2017 | | Nation


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