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CareFirst Says Data Breach Affects About 1.1M People

May 22
In the latest disclosure of a cyberattack against a health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says that attackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.

US State Dept. Employee Faces Hacking Charges

By Jeff Martin | May 22
A U.S. State Department employee is accused of sending threatening emails to college-aged women in the U.S. from his computer at the U.S. Embassy in London, authorities said.

Back Home on Earth: SpaceX Craft Returns from Space Station

By Marcia Dunn | May 22
A SpaceX Dragon capsule is back on Earth with a full load of cargo, after a quick trip home from the International Space Station. The capsule, containing more than 3,000 pounds of experiments and equipment, splashed into the Pacific just off the Southern

23 Pct of US Adults with Health Coverage Underinsured

By Tom Murphy | May 22
Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research.

House Presses Senate to Pass Domestic Surveillance Changes

By Ken Dilanian | May 21
House leaders are pressing the Senate to take up a bill that ends the National Security Agency's collection of American telephone records but preserves other surveillance powers.

Clinton Says Childcare Needs to be a National Priority

By Tammy Webber | May 21
Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care for their children.

Fiat Chrysler CEO: Company Will Adapt to Strict Safety Rules

May 21
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says his company will adjust to stricter enforcement of auto safety rules by the U.S. government.

6 Chinese Nationals Charged with Stealing US Trade Secrets

By Paul Elias | May 20
Three Chinese nationals who earned advanced degrees from the University of Southern California and three others have been charged with stealing wireless technology from a pair of U.S. companies.

Advocacy Group: Wind Turbine Rules Needed to Protect Birds

By John Flesher | May 20
Federal guidelines from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service urge wind energy developers to locate turbines with special care in places such as the "Thumb" region of Michigan's mitten-shaped Lower Peninsula - or avoid them altogether.

Helmet Camera Captured Deadly Yosemite Cliff Jump

May 20
Video from a helmet camera might reveal what went wrong when two men wearing wingsuits and attempting an illegal cliff jump at Yosemite National Park crashed to their deaths, a park official said.

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