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Hackers steal data of millions of hospital patients nationwide

Hackers have attacked the records of Community Health, which has 206 hospitals in 29 states.

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Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury

Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem.

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Former Vermont U.S. Sen. Jeffords dies at 80

The former senator who, in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, has died.

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in Lifestyle

16 best towns for ‘outsiders’

For those who love the great outdoors, these cities offer plenty of places to live, work, and play.

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Report: Cost to raise today’s child tops $245,000

Kids these days are getting more and more expensive.

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in Weird

Don’t ride the giraffes

A California woman took her trip to the zoo a little too far.

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in Lifestyle

Look ma, no hands! Test ‘driving’ a Google car

The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 18.

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in Sports

Florida State starts on top

The defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.

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in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Jason Statham’s ‘hamster ball’ race victory

The star climbs into a human-sized plastic ball and races against "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon.

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in Sports

Madden ratings guru has the players’ attention

He's not a coach, a referee or a drug tester, but NFL players — and millions of fans — can't wait to see what he has to say.

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Serena wins Cincinnati title in final U.S. Open tune-up

Serena Williams finished in style to win her first title at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

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U.S. extends ‘net neutrality’ comment period to Sept. 15

The Federal Communications Commission wants Americans to weigh in on how they think Internet traffic should be regulated.

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Texas Gov. Perry calls indictment politically motivated

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, says an indictment for abuse of power was a political move.

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in Viral Videos

Man’s $15M ‘poker face’

This guy just won more than $15 million in a high-stakes Vegas poker game ... but his reaction gives new meaning to "poker face."

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in Entertainment

‘Turtles’ tops box office again

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" topped the weekend box office for a second week, beating" Guardians of the Galaxy" in a battle of superhero misfits.

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in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

doctors

in Weird

Hospital accidentally declares 200 patients dead

An Australian hospital apologized after mistakenly sending out death notices for 200 of its - very much alive - patients.

ferrari

in Entertainment

Ferrari fetches $38M at record-setting auction

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta has set a new world record for a car sold at auction.

downton

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Fans bid to sleep, dine at ‘Downton Abbey’ for charity

Fans have spent thousands for a chance to sleep at the castle and have their portrait painted.

Recent Headlines

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Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm

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Lawmakers are calling for calm and a change in police tactics as the St. Louis suburb continues to be rocked by racially charged clashes.

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Google considering YouTube, Gmail accounts for kids

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Google is considering online accounts for children under 13, giving parents control over how the service is used.

in Local

Mill And Connecticut Rivers High In Bacteria

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Swimmers and boaters are advised to stay out of the Mill River and the Connecticut River until E. Coli levels subside.

in Local

Northampton Pot Shop CEO Steps Down

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The CEO of a proposed Northampton medical marijuana outfit is stepping down amidst accusations he lied on his resume.

in Local

SJC: Child Porn Convict Can Keep Pension

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The state’s highest court has ruled that a former Amherst High School teacher can keep his state pension despite a child pornography conviction.