12/18/13 10:11 AM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A state audit released Tuesday raised questions about whether hundreds of Missouri welfare recipients actually are living out of state or using their benefits for alcohol, tobacco and gambling instead of their children.
12/18/13 10:06 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Federal officials have begun sending Medicaid applications to states so they can enroll people, beginning with a handful of places where technical problems that have marred the new insurance marketplace are expected to be less of an issue. Until now, the applications were...
By Associated Press | 12/18/13 09:58 AM
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — For the third time in two days, a Guantanamo Bay prisoner has been ejected from a military courtroom on the U.S. naval base for arguing with the judge presiding over the Sept. 11 case.
12/18/13 09:57 AM
Detroit’s bankruptcy judge accused Michigan officials of choosing to “waste court time and attorneys fees” by delaying consideration of a $350 million loan the city says it needs to settle swaps contracts.
By Julie Watson | 12/18/13 09:54 AM
SAN DIEGO — The first conviction in a massive bribery scandal that has ensnared six U.S. Navy officials could lead to an expanded probe if a senior Navy criminal investigator who pleaded guilty cooperates with authorities as part of his plea agreement.
By Mead Gruver | 12/18/13 09:32 AM
SARATOGA, Wyo. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has begun seeking ideas from the public as it considers ways to minimize and offset the number of eagles killed by what could become the largest wind farm in the country.
By Associated Press | 12/18/13 09:32 AM
Lawrence + Memorial Hospital is unconditionally ending a lockout of striking workers that began last month. The hospital's 800 union nurses and technicians went on a four-day strike Nov. 27 and were locked out when they tried to return.
12/18/13 09:28 AM
The Commerce Department said Wednesday that developers began construction on houses and apartments in November at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million. That's 23 percent more than October's pace of 889,000 and the fastest since February 2008, just a few months after the recession began.
By David Mercer | 12/18/13 09:25 AM
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Illinois has joined more than 20 other states trying to lure Boeing's production of the 777x airliner out of Washington state, but the company's long list of requirements could prove expensive.
12/18/13 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders broke ground on homes at the fastest pace in more than five years, strong evidence that the housing recovery is accelerating despite higher mortgage rates. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that developers began construction on houses and apartments in...
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