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LOS ANGELES (AP) — JPMorgan Chase says roughly 76 million households and 7 million small businesses were affected by this summer's cyberattack. The new disclosure adds to increasing doubts over the security of consumer data kept by businesses. The bank also says the data breach affected only customers using its online services and mobile apps, and that names, addresses and phone numbers were stolen, but not information like account numbers, passwords and Social Security numbers.
DALLAS (AP) — Liberian authorities are accusing a man with Ebola in the U.S. of lying about not having had contact with an infected person before leaving West Africa. They say when Thomas Eric Duncan returns home to Liberia from Texas, he'll be prosecuted. Duncan, who traveled to the U.S. to visit relatives, wasn't diagnosed with Ebola until several days after he arrived. And now the Dallas family he stayed with is under quarantine.
CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says crews are working around the clock to replace equipment damaged by fire at a regional control center in Illinois. Administrator Michael Huerta hopes to return the facility to full service by Oct. 13. A contract employee started a fire in the basement telecommunications room before trying to commit suicide by slashing his throat. The blaze caused widespread damage and shut down Chicago's two international airports and snarled air traffic nationwide.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is asking government officials to reconsider a new security measure that segregates visitors to Parliament who cover their faces. Critics say the new rule essentially segregates many Muslim women. Officials announced Thursday that people with facial coverings would not be allowed in public galleries of the House of Representatives or the Senate. Instead, they would have to sit in galleries that are behind sound-proof glass.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — As Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett campaigns for a second term, he's being forced to defend his management of the attorney general's office when he was there. A scandal is widening over the exchange of emails containing porn by current and former members of the AG's office. Now, Pennsylvania's state Supreme Court chief justice is demanding information on whether any judges have been part of the exchanges.
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