Under the federal health law and 2006 regulations, insurers can't deny medical coverage for an individual's injuries because they resulted from a medical condition such as depression, even if it wasn't diagnosed before the injury.
The Miami New Times reports that local artistMaximo Caminero claimed he smashed the vase to protest the type of artists showcased at the newly opened Perez Art Museum Miami. He's been charged with criminal mischief. Ai, the Chinese artist and dissident, said the vandal's argument "doesn't make much sense."
Weeks of frigid temperatures and snowstorms will give way to warmer weather this week. But first, there's one more round of snow coming through. It's expected to be accompanied by thunder and lightning.
A copy of Monster-In-Law, rented in 2005, is at the center of a story that landed a South Carolina woman in jail for a night. Kayla Michelle Finley, 27, ended up spending a night at the county jail before posting a $2,000 personal recognizance bond and being released.
The head of a clown organization told the New York Daily News that clowns "just aren't cool anymore."Rubber noses and rainbow wigs just can't compete for young talent with tech startups and Wall Street.
A special election next month in Florida's 13th Congressional District is being touted as an important preview of the upcoming mid-term races. Polls suggest it's a tight race, and that it will likely turn on which candidate does a better job getting his or her supporters to come out and vote.
Just six miles from the Canadian border is Warroad. Historian Beth Marvin admits the town is somewhat of an Olympic incubator. Eight U.S. Olympic hockey players have come from Warroad — seven have brought home medals.
Over-all health care cost increases have slowed dramatically, but consumers may not notice it. Many face higher deductibles, co-pays and out-of-pocket maximums as employers' insurance plans try to encourage them to pay more attention to health care costs. One big problem is health care price information is often not available.
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