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High hospital bills go public, but will it help?

May 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 20, 2011 file photo medical bills are spread out on the kitchen table of a cancer patient in Salem, Va. Hospitals across the country, and even within the same city, sometimes charge tens of thousands of dollars more for the same procedures, according to figures the government released for the [&hellip...

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Cleveland man charged with rape and kidnapping

May 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Neighborhood residents crowd the streets for the arrival of Gina DeJesus Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Cleveland. DeJesus was one of three women held captive for about a decade at a run-down Cleveland house. Kidnapping and rape charges were filed Wednesday...

Saga of Boston marathon suspect’s body drags on

May 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Volunteer Kevin Brown, of Boston, right, places a Teddy bear at a makeshift memorial near the Boston Marathon finish line in Boston’s Copley Square Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) BOSTON (AP)...

‘Young and Restless’ star Jeanne Cooper dies at 84

May 8, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

CORRECTION OF DATE: FILE – In this June 27, 2010 file photo, Jeanne Cooper arrives at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, Nevada. CBS says the soap opera star has died. She was 84. Cooper played grande dame Katherine...

Senate rejects firearms on more federal lands

May 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 31, 2012 file photo, Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. gets into an elevator on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gun control senators are discussing revising the defeated background check bill in attempt to revive it. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)...

Streit’s 2 goals lift Isles into 2-2 series tie

May 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) checks New York Islanders center Casey Cizikas (53) in the second period of Game 4 of their first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs hockey series at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, May 7, 2013....

Ex-SC Gov. Sanford back in political office

May 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, right, gets a hug from a supporter before giving his victory speech on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. Sanford won back his old congressional seat in the state’s 1st District in a special election....

A bit slimmer: Christie has weight-loss surgery

May 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks to a podium during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Technology Enhanced Accelerated Learning Center at Essex County Newark Tech, Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Newark, N.J. Reports say Christie secretly underwent a...

GOP: Stronger borders or immigration bill will die

May 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 18, 2013 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, and others Senators, participate in a news conference on immigration on Capitol Hill in Washington. From left are, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen....

Delaware becomes 11th state with gay marriage

May 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signs the marriage equality bill on the steps of Legislative Hall in Dover, Del. on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, after it was approved by the Delaware Senate earlier that afternoon. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, Daniel Sato) NO...