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Recent data shows 90 percent of health care organizations have exposed their patients' data -- or had it stolen -- in 2012 and 2013, according to privacy researchers at the Ponemon Institute.
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2 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore
A suspended western Maryland physician at the center of a licensing scandal and facing molestation charges now has been hit with a lawsuit saying that he sexually assaulted a second female patient.
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The legislation is aimed at protecting victims whose partners threaten them with violence, cut them off from friends or rufuse them access to money.
They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard -- and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
The payments came after an investigation found that the federal prison subcontractor underpaid 362 employees at the California City Correctional Center under the terms of its contract, where pay rates are established by law.
After years of causing angst for White House political aides by delving into issues of race, Attorney General Eric Holder is heading to Ferguson, Missouri, as President Barack Obama's top emissary.
While protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding justice for the killing of Michael Brown by police, questions are being asked about the man who at the moment is responsible for pursuing any prosecution and whether he can be impartial.
A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence as soon as Wednesday to determine whether any charges should be filed against a white suburban police officer who fatally shot unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year, but violent crime still plagues New Orleans and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas.
As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry is fighting a criminal indictment with a team of high-powered attorneys with formidable records in big cases.
Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera's office raised questions about the report that Jindal's Department of Health and Hospitals submitted to lawmakers in January.
Steven Zelich, 52, entered his plea in Kenosha County, where he has been charged with first-degree homicide and hiding a corpse in the 2012 death of Jenny Gamez, a 19-year-old college student from Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Analysis: Seeking a path to peace in Ferguson After days of unrest, authorities seek a recipe for peace.
Sheryl Moore hoped at least in death the insults to her son would stop. Her son, A.J. Betts, took his own life in July 2013in part, she believes, because of an unrelenting barrage of high school bullying about Mom seeks change after gay son rejected as eye donor Sheryl Moore hoped at least in death the insults to her son would stop.
Under a provision of the federal health care law, many of the 9,000 Oregonians living at home with developmental disabilities are now eligible for a big increase in state funding to pay for services.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 09:27 am
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