WASHINGTON (AP) — Lyme disease conjures memories of checking for ticks at camp and fretting over bug bites after hikes in the woods. But far from a summertime nuisance, Lyme is a potentially debilitating disease - and the subject of a vigorous debate in modern medicine.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said Monday a hacking attack into one of its computer databases revealed in May was much more extensive than previously thought, with nearly three times as many taxpayers hit by data theft. The IRS said in late May the tax return information of about 114,000 U.S. taxpayers had been illegally accessed by cyber criminals over the preceding four months, with another 111,000 unsuccessful attempts made. A new review has identified 220,000 additional incidents where data was breached, the tax collection agency said.
By Nate Raymond and Alana Wise NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reported for jury duty in New York on Monday in a black limousine, signing autographs and giving a fist-bump to a supporter as he took a break from the campaign trail. Trump, the front-runner in a crowded Republican field, appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court to join fellow New Yorkers to possibly be selected to cast a verdict in a trial. Trump was greeted by a throng of reporters and television crews numbering around 100 people.
The dental practice of a Minnesota hunter whose killing of Zimbabwe's best-known lion, Cecil, sparked widespread criticism from animal lovers around the world reopened on Monday without him, the practice said in a statement. The River Bluff Dental practice in a Minneapolis suburb had been closed since late July and became a center of protests when Walter Palmer, 55, was identified publicly as the hunter who killed Cecil, a well-known 13-year-old rare black-maned lion. Operations resumed on Monday without Palmer present, River Bluff Dental said in a statement that declined further comment.
San Jose police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting at a strip mall in the 3100 block of Senter Road. Police say the suspect reached for a handgun and two officers fired their weapons.
DETROIT (AP) — Police say a Chevrolet Camaro used in promotions for pizza chain Papa John's has been found after it was among three vehicles stolen from around a Detroit-area event showcasing classic cars.
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — An archaeological dig at an 18th-century military site in the southern Adirondacks has uncovered large sections of stone walls that are believed to have been constructed within a larger British fortification that was never completed more than 250 years ago.
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A man arrested in Trinidad after 16 years on the run in the fatal shooting of a man outside a suburban New York wedding apologized Monday as he was led into a Long Island courthouse.