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Woodland Hills, Calif. offices of Anthem Blue Cross. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Stanford Hospital Cancels Anthem Blue Cross Contract After Dispute, Thousands Without Coverage

Some 10,000 Anthem Blue Cross members are no longer covered at Stanford Health Care Hospital because of a contract dispute the where the hospital abruptly cancelled the Anthem’s contract.

09/08/2014

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Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Strikes Peninsula Near Palo Alto

An earthquake registering a magnitude of 2.9 struck in southern San Mateo County Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

09/03/2014

Michael Rubenstein helps a child check out the Happy Wheels Cart at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Offers Compassion On Wheels

There’s s a lot of stress on families miles from home getting medical treatment for a sick child. That’s when this week’s Jefferson Award winner rolls in offering care and compassion — and smiles — on wheels.

08/27/2014

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Stanford Researchers Looking For Chocolate Milkshake Drinking Volunteers

Children between the ages of 4 and 8 are needed for a study on how the brain responds to milkshakes to better understand how individual differences in anticipating and tasting pleasurable foods influence risks of becoming overweight or obese.

08/14/2014

Leah Francis (with bullhorn) leads a protest at Stanford University, June 12, 2014. (CBS)

Alaska District Attorney Will Not Bring Charges In Sexual Assault Case Involving Stanford Student

District Attorney James Scott said there is insufficient evidence to prove that 21-year-old senior Leah Francis was raped by her ex-boyfriend in his home in Alaska over winter break.

08/13/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Police Search For Man Suspected Of Groping Woman Walking Dog At Stanford

Palo Alto police are searching for a young man who allegedly groped a middle-aged woman Thursday evening as they walked their dogs near Stanford University, according to spokesman.

08/08/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Women Reports Sexual Assault Near Stanford Campus

Stanford University police are investigating a report that a woman was sexually assaulted near the campus Thursday evening.

08/08/2014

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NASA Backing Plan For Deep Space Mothership With Deployable Moon Rovers

The future of space exploration may involve soaring above moons in a mothership and deploying drone-like explorer to probe the surface.

08/07/2014

Serena Williams of the United States shakes hands with Andrea Petkovic of Germany during Day 5 of the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadiumon August 2, 2014 in Stanford, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Tops Petkovic In Stanford Semis

Serena Williams has put to rest any lingering concerns about her scary departure from Wimbledon with a strong showing in her hard-court opener. Williams reached her fourth final of the season by taking the last eight games to beat Andrea Petkovic 7-5, 6-0 on Saturday in the Bank of the West Classic.

08/02/2014

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