In the couple of hours it took an official from the ALS Association to return a reporter’s call for comment, the group’s ubiquitous ice bucket challenge had brought in a few million more dollars.
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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.
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If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D’Agostino seem to have found it.
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- Obama crafts rationale for immigration action
The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on immigration.Today - U.S.
- Pilot’s fate unknown in Virginia F-15 crash
An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier’s F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.Today - U.S.
- Convictions in Amish hair attacks overturned
Personal conflict, not religion, was the driving motive behind beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish, an appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in overturning the hate-crime convictions of 16 men and women.Today - U.S.
- Cowabunga! Storm sends big waves to CaliforniaToday - U.S.
- US checking report of 2nd American killed in SyriaToday - U.S.
- Pilot's fate unknown in fighter-jet crashWednesday - U.S.
- US sanctions leadership of terrorist groupWednesday - U.S.
- Legroom statistics touch a nerve with cramped airline passengersWednesday - U.S.
- Report: VA care poor, not deadlyWednesday - U.S.
- Rain delays Burning ManWednesday - U.S.
- Civil War officer to receive Medal of HonorWednesday - U.S.
- Southern California prepares for big storm surfWednesday - U.S.
- Mexican president praises California policiesWednesday - U.S.
- Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrestedWednesday - U.S.
- Philadelphia plans parade for Little League teamWednesday - U.S.
- 3 bodies of family members found in Oregon lakeWednesday - U.S.
- Latest Astrodome proposal: massive indoor parkWednesday - U.S.
- Longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer dies at 86 Wednesday - U.S.