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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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Conyers steps aside from Judiciary post amid sex allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michigan Rep. John Conyers, under investigation over allegations he sexually harassed female staff members, said Sunday he will step aside as the top ...

November 26, 2017 | | Nation


Trump chooses legislative agenda vs repulsion of Moore

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump said Sunday that electing a Democrat as Alabama's next senator "would be a disaster," making clear ...

November 26, 2017 | | Nation


Suit challenges Trump’s pick for consumer bureau

WASHINGTON, D.C (AP) - President Donald Trump's appointment of his budget director as interim director of a consumer financial protection agency championed by Democrats ...

November 26, 2017 | | Nation


Franken ‘ashamed’ but will return to work anyway

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said he feels "embarrassed and ashamed" amid allegations that he groped several women, but said he looks forward to ...

November 26, 2017 | | Nation


Black bears back in eastern Nevada after 80-year absence

RENO, Nev. (AP) - More than 500 black bears have returned to parts of their historic range in the Great Basin of Nevada where the species ...

November 26, 2017 | | Nation


Dry weekend draws shoppers even as online retail sales boom

CHICAGO (AP) - The driest Thanksgiving weekend in five years may have helped holiday shopping, despite an overall decline in foot traffic. But some shoppers just ...

November 26, 2017 | | Nation


Reno thriving as a shipping mecca for logistics industry

RENO, Nev. (AP) - To legions of kids around the world, Santa Claus arrives on Christmas Eve.

November 26, 2017 | | Nation


TV ‘Glee’ actress accused of domestic battery on husband

CHESAPEAKE, W.Va. (AP) - An actress on the former hit show "Glee" has been charged with domestic battery in West Virginia.

November 26, 2017 | | Nation


Contestant from South Africa wins Miss Universe crown

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The woman representing South Africa won the Miss Universe crown Sunday.

November 26, 2017 | | Nation


Uma Thurman lashes out at Harvey Weinstein in cryptic post

NEW YORK (AP) - Uma Thurman has wished everyone a happy Thanksgiving - everyone except disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

November 24, 2017 | | Nation


Ships, aircraft search for 3 US sailors missing in crash

TOKYO (AP) - U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft searched in the Philippine Sea on Thursday for three sailors missing since a U.S. Navy ...

November 23, 2017 | | Nation


Sound heard in submarine search likely ‘explosion’ Press

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) - An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, the country's navy reported Thursday ...

November 23, 2017 | | Nation


Trump credits troops for their military advances

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them "we're really winning" against America's ...

November 23, 2017 | | Nation


Smooth sailing so far on $7.5M makeover of Mayflower replica

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - If you're a fan of the Mayflower II, here's something that will float your boat.

November 23, 2017 | | Nation


Johnny Cash boyhood home considered for historic nod

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The boyhood home of country music icon Johnny Cash is being considered as a nominee for inclusion on the National Register ...

November 23, 2017 | | Nation


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