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Lawmakers seek lower price for bill on vets' care
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:22:30 GMT -
Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower the cost of a bill to fix veterans' health care amid a growing uproar over long waits for appointments and falsification of records to cover up the delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals.Obamacare: Little-known provision allows Californians stuck in bad plans to switch
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:12:36 GMT -
Furious after discovering that their longtime doctors weren't part of their new Anthem Blue Cross plans under the federal health care law, many Bay Area residents didn't just get mad.
50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:19:28 GMT -
LOS ANGELES Attorney General Kamala D. Harris commemorated the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at a celebration at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles.a UK constable accused of breaching data protection law to access women's private info
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:09:40 GMT -
UK chief constable, Nick Gargan, is under criminal investigation for allegedly breaking data protection legislation to access personal information of younger females whom he's accused of inappropriately propositioning.
US Appeals panel stands by EPA in coal ruling
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:37:08 GMT -
A federal appeals court is declining to stand in the way of the Obama administration's efforts to block water pollution from mountaintop removal coal mining.Environmentalists say they'll sue over bull trout
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:37:07 GMT -
A formal 60-day notice of their intent to sue was filed Thursday by the Cottonwood Environmental Law Center, WildEarth Guardians, Cascadia Wildlands and the Western Watersheds Project.
The SEC Charges 'Golfing Buddies' In Insider Trading Scheme
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:08:57 GMT -
A group of golfing buddies were charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission in an alleged insider trading scheme that netted them more that $554,000 in illicit profits, the agency said in a release .You don't want surprises from your money fund
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:59:05 GMT -
Every once in a while, something really boring becomes really interesting. Vinyl flooring? So dull! At least, until it gives way and flips you into the basement.