Over 1 million face loss of food aid over work requirements

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than 1 million low-income residents in 21 states could soon lose their government food stamps if they fail to meet work requirements that began kicking in this month. The rule change in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program was triggered by the improving economy — specifically, falling unemployment. But…

Sunday night deadline for 2016 health insurance enrollment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sunday night is the sign-up deadline for subsidized private health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law. Administration officials say the deadline is 11:59 p.m. PST, or 2:59 a.m. EST Monday. That’s for the 38 states using the HealthCare.gov website. People also can enroll on the phone by calling 1-800-318-2596. And…

UPDATE: FBI: One dead, seven arrests in Oregon standoff

BURNS, Ore. (AP) – The leaders of an armed group that’s occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon for the past three weeks are under arrest. Militant leader Ammon Bundy and his followers were reportedly heading to a community meeting Tuesday afternoon when they were stopped by FBI agents. Bundy, his brother and three others were…

Navy center on Facebook: Active shooter reported

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Naval Medical Center San Diego says an active shooter has been reported and urged people inside the hospital to “run, hide or fight.” The Navy hospital posted the update on their official Facebook page, saying the shooter was reported in Building 26 on the campus. The building houses offices and barracks…