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  • 3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul. But consumer advocates warn that companies are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest — and costliest — patients from enrolling. Some insurers are excluding...

  • More Colorado marijuana seized in the mail, report says

    SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    DENVER — The amount of Colorado marijuana being seized en route to other states through the U.S. mail has more than quadrupled since 2010 and was destined for more states than before, according to a new report by a federally funded drug task force. Postal inspectors seized more than...

  • Reward offered in theft at Rosa Parks' former home

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — CrimeStoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information about thefts that heavily damaged the Montgomery apartment complex where Rosa Parks lived when she refused to give up her seat to a white person on a city bus. CrimeStoppers Director Tony Garrett tells...

  • 2 Chicago men sue taxi company over brief kiss

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    CHICAGO — Two Chicago men are suing a taxi company after they say a driver tried to kick them out of a cab because they shared a short kiss. Matthew McCrea and Steven White filed a lawsuit Monday against Sun Taxi, saying the driver violated the Illinois Human Rights Act and seeking...

  • Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause statement shows. Alicia Marie Englert, 23, was...

  • USC player's tale of saving drowning nephew disputed as coverup

    By Howie Kussoy, New York Post
    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    USC cornerback Josh Shaw’s ankle injuries may be the least of his problems. Shaw, who is out indefinitely after spraining both his ankles, may not have done soby heroically saving his 7-year-old nephew from drowning in a pool, as the senior had originally said. USC is currently...

  • Tortoises in controversial Colorado art exhibit removed

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    ASPEN — Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather. The tortoises at the Aspen Art Museum were taken to undisclosed conservation site on Monday, less than three weeks after...

  • Swedish city plays 'Schindler's List' to Nazis

    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Neo-Nazis rallying in the Swedish city of Norrkoping have been greeted by the theme song from "Schindler's List" ringing from the bells of city hall. Local government spokesman Ulf Mossberg said city officials decided the tune from Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning...

  • Denver-bound United flight diverted after passengers argue over the Knee Defender

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    NEW YORK — Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches. When one passenger was denied that bit of personal space Sunday, it led to a heated argument and the unscheduled landing of...

  • Denver-bound woman, 85, stranded at Newark Liberty airport

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    NEWARK, N.J. — Family members say an elderly woman was left all alone in her wheelchair at an airport in New Jersey. Alice Vaticano tells WCBS-TV (http://cbsloc.al/1sw3qXH) in New York that she was planning to fly on Southwest Airlines from Newark Liberty International Airport to...

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