LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — The overnight slaying of a man on a Loveland sidewalk has raised alarm that a serial shooter might be active in northern Colorado, after a bicyclist recently was killed and a driver wounded nearby. Here's a look at the victims:
By Matt Spetalnick and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hackers broke into U.S. government computers, possibly compromising the personal data of 4 million current and former federal employees, and investigators were probing whether the culprits were based in China, U.S. officials said on Thursday. Cyber investigators linked the breach to earlier thefts of healthcare records from Anthem Inc, the second largest U.S. health insurer, and Premera Blue Cross, a healthcare services provider. In the latest in a string of intrusions into U.S. agencies' high-tech systems, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) suffered what appeared to be one of the largest breaches of information ever on government workers.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jetliners roared down O'Hare's newest runway as Chicago officials cheerfully touted the latest piece of a decade-long overhaul as a tipping point that could cut delays in half and dramatically improve the reputation for bottlenecks at one of the nation's busiest airports.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An effort to use a fake, life-sized orca to scare off hundreds of sea lions crowding docks off the Oregon coast ended, at least temporarily, Thursday night with the fiberglass creature belly-up after it was swamped by a passing ship.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sisters Barbara Thompson Hutchinson and Joyce Thompson Vallone have long known that their distant cousin Carroll Heath died in the Philippines during World War II and his remains were never recovered.
By Andy Sullivan SUPERIOR, Wisconsin (Reuters) - Shortly after taking office in 2011, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker traveled to this hardscrabble port city to unveil a new sign that announced his plan to slash taxes and lure companies from nearby Minnesota. In the years since, Walker has cut state taxes by $2 billion as his state has climbed out of recession. Unemployment in Superior now stands at 4.6 percent, down nearly by half since Walker took office.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Native American student wore an eagle feather that he considers sacred to his high school graduation ceremony Thursday night after resolving a court fight with a California school district.