Budgets & Deficits

  • Lawmakers struggle to seal $225M Iron Dome package

    | 07/29/14 04:50 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and Republicans in Congress vowed urgent support Tuesday for a $225 million missile defense package for Israel, boosting the likelihood that legislation will clear...
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  • Figures on government spending and debt

    | 07/29/14 04:48 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.
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  • House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    | 07/29/14 04:47 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant...
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Health Care

  • $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

    | 07/29/14 06:47 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more...
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  • Report: Health premiums rose significantly in 2014

    | 07/29/14 06:12 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's insurance commissioner released a report Tuesday showing the cost of health-care premiums increased significantly this year, as he pushes for more...
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  • Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

    | 07/29/14 05:40 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered...
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