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  • Obamacare backers not relying on White House to meet law's challenges

    Obamacare backers not relying on White House to meet law's challenges
    WASHINGTON — As supporters of the Affordable Care Act brace for new headaches next year, many have concluded they cannot count on the Obama administration, whose efforts to explain and promote the law are increasingly viewed as poorly planned,...
  • OxyContin maker closely guards its list of suspect doctors

     OxyContin maker closely guards its list of suspect doctors
    Over the last decade, the maker of the potent painkiller OxyContin has compiled a database of hundreds of doctors suspected of recklessly prescribing its pills to addicts and drug dealers, but has done little to alert law enforcement or medical...
  • Big-bucks battle shaping up over bid to raise malpractice award limit

    Big-bucks battle shaping up over bid to raise malpractice award limit
    SACRAMENTO — You don't need to be a Nobel economist to understand that dollars today aren't anything close to their worth four decades ago. Gasoline, real estate, medical care—they've all skyrocketed in cost. Everything's gone up, that is,...
  • Family files claim in death of man beaten by officers

    The family of a man who died after being beaten by Kern County Sheriff's deputies and attacked by a police dog have filed a federal civil rights claim against the officers involved, the department and other agencies, a precursor to a lawsuit. The...
  • L.A. school board approves new parent trigger rules

    Pioneering guidelines to help Los Angeles Unified school staff and parents navigate the complex and controversial process to overhaul failing schools under the state parent trigger law were approved Tuesday by the school board. The 2010 state law gives...
  • Lawmakers target prescription drug ads on Craigslist

    Lawmakers target prescription drug ads on Craigslist
    The ad on Craigslist was blunt. It offered drugs for money, just like a street corner dealer. The seller was hawking Norco, a popular painkiller, for $6. "Had a left over bottle from a car accident," the anonymous seller posted. "I'm not the police,...
  • Wrestling great Ric Flair faces arrest in alimony dispute

    Wrestling great Ric Flair faces arrest in alimony dispute
    A Charlotte, N.C., judge on Tuesday issued an arrest order for Ric Flair, considered by many to be the greatest pro wrestler of all time, for not paying his estranged wife $32,352.51 in spousal support. Flair, whose real name is Richard Morgan Fliehr,...
  • Katherine Jackson: Michael Jackson denied using prescription drugs

    Katherine Jackson: Michael Jackson denied using prescription drugs
    Katherine Jackson testified Monday that her pop star son denied he was using prescription drugs when she asked him about rumors she had heard. Testifying for the second day in her family's wrongful-death suit against entertainment giant AEG Live, the...
  • Use a card, lose your privacy?

    Use a card, lose your privacy?
    "Good news — you've been accepted!" the letter says. "Get up to 75% off when you use these free cards at your favorite pharmacy!" Enclosed are two plastic cards from National Prescription Savings Network that include personal "member...
  • Home where girl allegedly was kept in box was investigated since 2011

    Home where girl allegedly was kept in box was investigated since 2011
    A Lake County property where two men allegedly kept a Los Angeles-area girl in a metal box and sexually abused her had been under federal investigation for the previous 18 months, court documents said. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had been...
  • L.A. girl kept in metal box on pot farm for sex, authorities say

    L.A. girl kept in metal box on pot farm for sex, authorities say
    A missing Los Angeles teenager was sexually assaulted, kept in a metal box and forced to process marijuana for her two captors, according to a federal criminal complaint filed this week. Prosecutors said the girl was held by Ryan Balletto, 30, and...