By Associated Press | 12/07/13 03:51 PM
A lawyer for the Oregon Legislature says the state insurance commissioner overstepped her authority when she allowed insurance companies to extend policies that had been canceled because they don't meet standards under the federal health care law.
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 03:46 PM
A federal judge has temporarily suspended BP oil spill settlement payments to businesses while he reconsiders the company's arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nation's worst offshore oil spill.
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 03:38 PM
Online shopping is taking a bite out of holiday hiring, more and more senior citizens are looking for work, and low-paying jobs aren't getting much better.
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 02:06 PM
Virtually every single important economic indicator has brightened, but that doesn't necessarily predict smooth sailing for President Obama's second-term agenda and party ahead of next year's elections.
12/07/13 01:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. job market improves, it's also evolving, with winners and losers. Warehouses and trucking companies are doing more holiday hiring than the stores they're working for. Factory workers are getting more overtime, while pay is nearly flat for hotel and restaurant...
By Bloomberg News | 12/07/13 01:25 PM
President Obama is attempting to secure a long-lasting nuclear disarmament deal with Iran without alienating strong U.S. ally Israel.
12/07/13 01:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is bringing a former top aide with deep ties to Congress back to the White House to help get his health care overhaul back on track after a bungled rollout. Officials say Phil Schiliro, who as Obama's top liaison to Capitol Hill helped push the...
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 01:09 PM
Idaho's top Democratic candidate for governor has taken a flexible approach with his political affiliation.
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 12:49 PM
Illinois legislators had electoral politics on the mind when voting on a bill to address the state's pension crisis.
By Paul Bedard | 12/07/13 12:24 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate turned media personality, is looking at another bid for the presidency, this time backed by ministers eager to put an evangelical into the White House. Huckabee will test the waters when he returns home to Little Rock, Ark.,...
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