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$1,000-a-pill Sovaldi jolts health care system

Posted 6/18/2014 in National

Your money or your life?

 

Deputy: Man hid drugs under 'stomach fat'

Posted 6/17/2014 in National

A central Florida man who weighs about 450 pounds faces multiple charges after sheriff's deputies say he hid cocaine and 23 grams of marijuana under his "stomach fat."

Nebraska town braces for massive tornado cleanup

Posted 6/17/2014 in National

Residents of Pilger braced for a massive cleanup after a storm with dual tornadoes tore through their tiny northeast Nebraska town, killing a 5-year-old and damaging more than half of the community's structures.

 

GM recalls 3.4M more cars for ignition switches

Posted 6/17/2014 in National

General Motors says it needs to change or replace the keys for about 3.4 million cars because they could cause the ignition switch to move out of position if they're carrying too much weight.

 

 

L.A. mayor drops F-bomb on television

Posted 6/17/2014 in National

Mayor Eric Garcetti used the F-bomb in declaring it a big day for LA.

 

World Cup viewership up 8 percent in the US

Posted 6/16/2014 in National

Television viewership of the World Cup's opening game in the United States was up 8 percent over 2010, due to increased interest in ESPN's English-language telecast.

Peace talks still in limbo despite swap

Posted 6/16/2014 in National

Despite securing the release of five top detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, there are few indications that the Taliban will head into peace talks with the Afghan government any time soon.

 

48 killed in terror attack on Kenya town

Posted 6/16/2014 in National

Dozens of extremists wielding automatic weapons attacked a small Kenyan coastal town for hours, assaulting the police station, setting two hotels on fire, and spraying bullets into the street. At least 48 people were killed, officials said Monday.

 

Kasem was an island of calm in swirl of pop music

Posted 6/16/2014 in National

In pop culture, Casey Kasem was as sweet and dependable as a glass of warm milk and a plate of chocolate chip cookies, which only made the ugliness of his last few years of life seem more bizarre and tragic. The radio host of "American Top 40" and voice of animated television characters like Scooby-Doo's sidekick Shaggy died Sunday morning at a hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington. He was 82.

Methamphetamine pours into Central California as liquid

Posted 6/14/2014 in National

In methamphetamine's seedy underworld, traffickers are disguising the drug as a liquid to smuggle it into the United States from Mexico.

 

Immigration on pause despite Cantor loss

Posted 6/14/2014 in National

To the frustration of many of his supporters, President Barack Obama is backing away from immigration changes he could make on his own. He is kicking the issue to House Republicans instead, despite mounting evidence they won't address the millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States.

 

 

Jackson VA officials promise ongoing audits

Posted 6/14/2014 in National

The director of the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Veterans Administration Medical Center says while he's pleased what VA audit had to say about his facility, the Jackson hospital will continue routine checks on patient care.

 

Dave Brat avoiding the spotlight

Posted 6/14/2014 in National

The giant slayer isn't quite ready for his close up.

 

Army: Bergdahl not joined by family after return

Posted 6/14/2014 in National

When Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrived back in the United States following five years of captivity by the Taliban in Afghanistan, he wasn't joined by his family, military officials say.

 

 

Yells for 'Daddy' near school yield surprising find

Posted 6/14/2014 in National

olice say a Connecticut woman became concerned when she heard someone calling "Daddy" repeatedly near a school. But when she began looking for a child, she instead found a large green parrot up in a tree.

 

Political split outgrows the voting booth in America

Posted 6/13/2014 in National

Political polarization in America has broken out of the voting booth.

 

Bergdahl back in the U.S. to recuperate

Posted 6/13/2014 in National

Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who has been recovering in Germany after five years as a Taliban captive, returned to the United States early today to continue his medical treatment.

 

Immigration a political quandary for GOP

Posted 6/13/2014 in National

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's startling primary loss this week to a tea party-backed opponent illustrates how the GOP finds itself paralyzed by immigration reform.

 

Emboldened after Cantor, tea party crows

Posted 6/13/2014 in National

A conservative underdog's swift dispatch of Majority Leader Eric Cantor is feeding tea party dreams in Mississippi and beyond in the 2014 midterm elections.

 

 

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