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Safety inspection blitz of oil shipments launched

08/29/2013 1:13pm
Federal inspection teams have been conducting spot safety checks of rail shipments of crude oil from the booming Bakken oil region in Great Plains states in response to last month's rail disaster in Canada, U.S. officials said Thursday.

FTC: Medical lab's lax security led to data leak

08/29/2013 1:46pm
The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday accused a small Atlanta-based medical lab that specializes in cancer detection of not doing enough to protect its patients' online records, resulting in the leak of Social Security numbers and birth dates of more than 9,000 consumers.

March speaker who lost his spot puts out a video

08/29/2013 4:14pm
Phillip Agnew hoped to deliver his message to tens of thousands observing the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, but time worked against him. Now he's making up for being cut with an online video.

Report says DNA test verified bin Laden's identity

08/29/2013 4:16pm
Secret budget documents show that a U.S. military laboratory in Afghanistan analyzed DNA from Osama bin Laden's corpse and confirmed his identify shortly after he was killed by a Navy SEAL team.