Budgets & Deficits

Health Care

  • House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

    | 07/24/14 06:44 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health...
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  • More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

    | 07/24/14 01:55 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) — More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday. Last year's rise follows a couple of...
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  • Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    | 07/24/14 01:39 PM

    MIAMI (AP) — Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan,...
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Economy

Technology

  • Amazon shares fall on 2Q loss

    | 07/24/14 06:21 PM

    SEATTLE (AP) — Shares of Amazon.com Inc. fell Thursday after the e-commerce retailer reported a deeper-than-expected second quarter loss as expenses outpaced a surge in revenue. Amazon has long...
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  • Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

    | 07/24/14 01:14 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say...
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  • 4 more Michigan cities get Uber ridesharing

    | 07/24/14 12:35 PM

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A California company that uses mobile application software to link people needing transportation in Ann Arbor and the Detroit area to drivers is expanding to several other...
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Environment & Energy

Law

Entitlements

Labor

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