|AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history
Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented.
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 5:28 AM
|California rethinking standard on police use of deadly force
California is seeking to change the standard when police officers can use deadly force under new legislation that cleared its first hurdle Tuesday.
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 5:15 AM
|Indonesia raises number of ferry missing to nearly 180
Indonesian officials said at least 178 people are missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake on Sumatra, many more than previously believed, as distraught relatives pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort and angrily criticized the government's failure to enforce even basic safety measures on passenger boats.
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 5:05 AM
|Elvis Presley's $100M fortune gone, daughter Lisa Marie claims in lawsuit
Elvis Presley's daughter can proceed with a lawsuit against her former business manager, whom she claims lost her father's $100 million fortune through poor investment decisions, a California Superior Court judge ruled this week.
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 4:45 AM
|Video of cat being kicked like football prompts search for kicker, camera operator
Animal welfare officials in Kansas City, Mo., reacted with disgust this week after a video surfaced in which a man is seen on a local high school football field, kicking a small black cat as if it were a football.
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 4:30 AM
|Obama security chief Napolitano saw separating families at border as 'bad idea,' she says
Janet Napolitano, who served as Homeland Security secretary under President Barack Obama, said in an interview Tuesday that she once considered the option of separating families at the border but decided “pretty quickly that it would be a bad idea.”
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 4:15 AM
|Many in Puerto Rico still under tarps as storm threat looms
Hurricane Maria ripped away part of the steel roof from Carmen Lidia Torres Mercado's home in the Puerto Rican capital.
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 4:02 AM
|Indonesia raises number of ferry sinking missing to 166
TIGARAS PORT, Indonesia — Indonesian officials say 166 people are missing from a ferry sinking Monday evening at a popular lake on Sumatra, a much higher number than previously believed.
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 4:00 AM
|John Stossel: Forget Facebook, Google. Here's what I worry about much, much more...
Upset because Facebook and Google invade your privacy? Be glad you don't live in China.
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 4:00 AM
|Anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok deserves to be fired - it should have happened months ago
News Tuesday that FBI agent Peter Strzok was escorted from the FBI building and effectively suspended from his duties was long overdue and a welcome development.
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 3:20 AM
KAIT - Health & Medical
|Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem
The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 5:20 AM
|Lack of sleep impacts kids' health
A new study stated sleep-deprived adolescents and teens shouldn't shrug off their sluggish symptoms.
POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 11:13 AM
|Hep A outbreak grows; tips on how you can stay healthy
The Arkansas Department of Health says a Jonesboro restaurant worker who tested positive for Hepatitis A was infectious on more days than originally reported.
POSTED JUNE 15, 2018 1:28 PM
|Flu season was one of the deadliest for US children
Flu killed more children in the past year that during any regular flu season in recent history, officials say.
POSTED JUNE 08, 2018 12:21 PM
|Trump signals support for states deciding if pot is legal
President Donald Trump says he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana.
POSTED JUNE 08, 2018 3:41 PM
|Genetic test plans treatment for breast cancer patients
Newly released refinements to a powerful study are changing the standard of care for some women with breast cancer.
POSTED JUNE 12, 2018 10:59 AM
|Kennett, MO medical center closing June 11
According to the city clerk's office, the medical center will close its doors on June 11, 2018.
POSTED APRIL 30, 2018 10:56 AM
|Health Dept. to hold 2 Hep A vaccination clinics
The Arkansas Department of Health announced Friday it will host two Hepatitis A vaccination clinics next week in Clay and Greene Counties.
POSTED JUNE 08, 2018 11:01 AM
|Get cooking! It's good for your brain
Skip the takeout and make dinner at home tonight. It turns out cooking is really good for our mental health in several ways.
POSTED JUNE 05, 2018 12:51 PM
|5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak
Health officials say four more deaths have been linked to a national romaine lettuce food poisoning outbreak, bringing the total to five.
POSTED JUNE 01, 2018 11:37 AM
News – Insurance Journal
|Survey: Floridians Still Not Adequately Prepared for Hurricane Season
Just six months after the punishing 2017 season battered the Sunshine State, most Floridians are still not prepared for the potential assault of another hurricane season, according to a survey by the Florida Association for Insurance Reform (FAIR) Foundation. The …
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 5:07 AM
|South Carolina Searching for Man Stealing Cars from Dealerships
Police across South Carolina are trying to find a man who is taking cars from dealerships across the state. Sumter County deputies said Monday the man most recently stole a new car from a Sumter dealership, drove it to Beaufort …
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 4:32 AM
|RideSafe Product from SURE, Chubb Insures Ridesharing Passengers
Insurtech platform SURE has launched RideSafe, an insurance product offering passengers coverage for ridesharing networks, beginning with Uber and Lyft. Future offerings of RideSafe will include coverage for passengers riding in autonomous ridesharing fleets. Through this new offering underwritten by …
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 4:31 AM
|Investigation of Derailed Florida Roller Coaster that Injured 9 Underway
Some passengers who were riding a Florida roller coaster when it derailed last week could have lifelong injuries, an attorney for three of the nine riders who were hospitalized said Monday. The riders suffered broken bones, concussions and possible nerve …
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 4:02 AM
|Chubb Insists No Insurance for Weinstein, Who Now Wants Jury to Settle Coverage Issues
Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is asking that a jury decide whether his insurer must defend him against 14 lawsuits accusing him of sexually harassing and assaulting women over several decades. Weinstein contends that Federal Insurance Co., a Chubb subsidiary, …
POSTED JUNE 20, 2018 3:00 AM
|Alera Group Acquires Kaercher Insurance in Nevada
Alera Group has acquired Las Vegas, Nev.-based Kaercher Insurance, which includes Kaercher Campbell, Kaercher Insurance Agency and Sundance Insurance. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kaercher Insurance offers employee benefit services, property/casualty insurance and workers’ compensation to clients throughout …
POSTED JUNE 19, 2018 5:19 PM
|Health Insurers Propose Lower Premiums for Minnesota Individual Market
Health insurers in Minnesota’s individual market are proposing mostly decreased premium rates for 2019, with average proposed decreases ranging from 3 percent to more than 12 percent for consumers, according to data released Friday by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. …
POSTED JUNE 19, 2018 4:07 PM
|Train Derails, Bursts Into Flames in Southwest Indiana
A freight train derailed in southwest Indiana and several train cars caught fire, possibly due to a propane leak, forcing the mandatory evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said. The train derailed Sunday evening near …
POSTED JUNE 19, 2018 4:05 PM
|Patients in Louisiana Could Get More Details About Medication Costs
Louisiana patients could soon get more details about what happens at the pharmacy counter and whether they’ve gotten the most affordable medication for an ailment. In the regular legislative session, lawmakers passed a package of bills requiring more transparency about …
POSTED JUNE 19, 2018 4:02 PM
|How Businesses Can Limit Costs of Work-Related Crashes
Work-related motor vehicle crashes cost employers $56.7 billion in 2017, according to a report by a Boston-based vehicle management and reimbursement platform that offers ways employers ways to limit the costs of accidents. The firm, Motus, estimates that about 40 …
POSTED JUNE 19, 2018 3:53 PM