Federal judge swats Aetna-Humana insurer combo

A federal judge has rejected health insurer Aetna's plan to buy rival Humana for about $34 billion and become a major player in the market for Medicare Advantage coverage

US fights Microsoft's bid to tell users when feds take data

The U.S. Justice Department wants a judge to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft and keep a law that prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic data

The SEC is reportedly probing Yahoo over its data breaches

Federal officials are investigating Yahoo over how promptly the beleaguered Internet company informed the public about its historic data breaches that together affected more than 1 billion consumers, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.




Post-holiday scammers on prowl for those in debt

If you rang up some big credit card bills during the holidays, you’re just the type of person scammers are looking for.

Eaton House slowly coming back to life

The 1725 Joseph Eaton House on Academy Hill is about to undergo an extensive renovation that will harken to pre-Revolutionary War days and accounts of George Washington and Revolutionary War hero the Marquis de Lafayette staying over at the nearby...

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