The state’s welfare department is unveiling new rules in the wake of news stories outlining outrageously high balances on EBT cards. Commissioner Stacey Monahan says recipients with cash balances exceeding $2,500 will have their accounts closed. She says people who accumulate more than $5,000 on their food stamp cards will be personally contacted to make sure they still need help. Monahan says the changes will ensure welfare only goes to the truly needy.
General Motors will pay compensation for 19 deaths, more than the 13 the automaker previously admitted were caused by the recalled part.
Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply.
Officials at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford say they're treating children with symptoms similar to those of a serious respiratory illness suspected of sickening dozens of kids in at least 12 other states