CHICAGO (AP) — A Little League team that captured the attention of the nation and the hearts of its hometown was stripped of its national title Wednesday after an investigation revealed that team officials had falsified boundaries so they could add ineligible players to the roster.
CBS says longtime '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon has been killed in New York City car crash. He was 73 years old. The crash happened Wednesday in Manhattan. Police say a town car in which he was ...
(Reuters) - Anthem Inc said on Wednesday its millions of customers can sign up for free credit monitoring and identity-theft protection services this week following a massive cyber attack involving stolen U.S. Social Security numbers, birth dates and sensitive health information. Information on how to enroll will be posted at anthemfacts.com," Anthem spokeswoman Kristin Binns said in an emailed statement. "Our goal is to provide peace of mind to consumers, while minimizing frustration." The insurer had received a letter from 10 state attorneys general on Tuesday asking that information about free identity theft protection and credit monitoring services be made available immediately for those affected by the data breach. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said he was pleased with Anthem's quick response and commitment to offer the free protective services for two years.
CLANTON, Ala. (AP) — Confusion reigns in Alabama over gay marriage, days after the first same-sex wedding licenses were issued in the Deep South state. Probate judges say it's been a bewildering week of conflicting signals whether to issue those licenses or not.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Facing a longer mission on the Texas-Mexico border than planned since being deployed last summer, the Texas National Guard on Wednesday sought "predictability" for the troops who are sleeping in motels and watching for a dwindling number of people illegally entering the U.S.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Three young people gunned down in a condominium in North Carolina were known and admired for helping and healing others, whether it was friends and next-door neighbors or refugees located thousands of miles away, friends and family said Wednesday.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Friends say the American woman taken hostage by Islamic State militants was determined to get to Syria and learned Arabic so she could perform aid work and advocate for causes in the Middle East.
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Shortly before he was shot to death by a troubled former Marine at a Texas gun range, legendary Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle texted a buddy, "This dude is straight-up nuts," a defense attorney told jurors Wednesday.