• This Feb. 16, 2015 photograph provided by Terri Barach shows her son-in-law Martin Gottesfeld in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Gottesfeld, who acknowledges he attacked the computer network at world-renowned Boston children’s hospital in 2014, costing it hundreds of thousands of dollars, is unapologetic and now waging a hunger strike in prison as he awaits trial. (Terri Barach photo via AP)

    Man accused in hospital computer hack wages hunger strike

    BOSTON (AP) — A man who acknowledges he attacked the computer network at world-renowned Boston Children’s Hospital two years ago, costing it hundreds of thousands of dollars, is waging a hunger strike in prison as he awaits trial.

  • Saban: Eddie Jackson has successful surgery to repair leg

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama safety Eddie Jackson had surgery to repair a fractured left leg.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he arrives to speak to a campaign rally, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Is the gloomy ‘Obamacare’ report a lifeline for Trump?

    DORAL, Florida (AP) — Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care costs Tuesday in a final-days effort to spark election momentum.

  • In this Aug. 23, 2016, file photo, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston speaks during a news conference held in Beijing, China. Alston is calling the United Nations' denial of legal responsibility for the cholera outbreak in Haiti in 2010 caused by U.N. peacekeepers "a disgrace." Alston said in a report Tuesday, Oct. 25 that flawed and unfounded legal advice provided by U.N. lawyers is preventing the organization from accepting responsibility for the outbreak, which has sickened nearly 800,000 Haitians and killed some 9,300. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

    Expert calls UN response to cholera in Haiti ‘a disgrace’

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert strongly criticized the United Nations on Tuesday for denying legal responsibility for the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti caused by U.N. peacekeepers, calling it “a disgrace” and urging the world body to issue an apology and accept responsibility.

  • This Sept. 11, 2003, photo provided by the USGS Alaska Science Center shows a Black-capped Chickadee with a deformed beak in Anchorage, Alaska. Researchers are hoping they've found what's causing beaks of some bird species to grow twice as fast as normal. The disease is called avian keratin disorder. Affected birds grow beaks that are freakishly long and that sometimes curve up or down. (Handel Colleen/USGS Alaska Science Center via AP)

    Researchers link virus to Alaska birds with deformed beaks

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Biologist Colleen Handel saw her first black-capped chickadee with the heartrending disorder in 1998.

  • In this July 7, 2016, photo, Evee Bak, left, talks with her brother Tom Bak while they wait to talk with reporters at the Seaver Autism Center at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Tom has autism but Evee doesn’t. The gender effect is a hot topic in autism research and one that could lead to new ways of diagnosing and treating the condition. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    How autism in girls may help reveal the disorder’s secrets

    CHICAGO (AP) — Think autism and an image of an awkward boy typically emerges, but the way autism strikes girls — or doesn’t — may help reveal some of the developmental disorder’s frustrating secrets.

  • The HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. The Obama administration is confirming that premiums will go up sharply next year for health insurance sold to millions of consumers through HealthCare.gov.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Obama administration confirms double-digit premium hikes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That’s sure to stoke another “Obamacare” controversy days before a presidential election.

  • QB Jay Cutler receives medical clearance to play for Bears

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Finally, some good news for the scuffling Chicago Bears: Quarterback Jay Cutler will return from a thumb injury to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Oct. 31.

  • In this Sept. 10, 2016 photo released by Crown Media, Zach Skow poses with his French Mastiff named Hooch on the red carpet at the 2016 American Humane Association's Hero Dog of the Year in Beverly Hills, Calif. The American Humane Association will honor Hooch as Hero Dog of 2016 on Oct. 28 on the Hallmark Channel. (Gabriel Olsen/Crown Media United States via AP)

    Hooch, an abused French mastiff, is Hero Dog of the Year

    NEW YORK (AP) — The human nearly lost his life to drug and alcohol addiction. The dog, well, he nearly lost his life to humans.

  • Clemson RB Gallman says hit by NC State’s Wright was ‘dirty’

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson running back Wayne Gallman said Monday that the hit by North Carolina State defensive back Dravious Wright that knocked him out of the game on Oct. 15 was “dirty” and he wanted a teammate to retaliate.