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  • Obamacare to wreak havoc during tax season

    Obamacare to wreak havoc during tax season

    By Rep. Diane Black | 08/27/14 03:32 PM

    As many as 85 percent of Americans who signed up for Obamacare plans are receiving some sort of federal subsidies, putting them at financial risk down the road if their incomes are different than...
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  • US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worse

    US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worse

    | 08/27/14 03:20 PM

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping...
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  • 3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

    3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

    | 08/27/14 03:09 PM

    Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul. But consumer advocates warn that companies are still using wiggle room to discourage...
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Economy

  • Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000

    Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000

    | 08/27/14 04:12 PM

    Stocks are drifting mostly higher as a main U.S. index sets a record for a third day in a row. The Standard & Poor's 500 eked out a gain of one-tenth of a point, enough to set another all-time...
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  • US indexes drift a day after record; Express gains

    US indexes drift a day after record; Express gains

    | 08/27/14 03:18 PM

    U.S. stocks edged lower in late afternoon trading Wednesday afternoon, heading for their first decline after two days of gains. Investors monitored company earnings and the latest corporate deal...
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  • 10 things to know about corporate inversions

    10 things to know about corporate inversions

    | 08/27/14 01:21 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Burger King is drawing a lot of flak over plans to shift its legal address to a foreign country by merging with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain. The...
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