By Associated Press | 12/06/13 10:21 AM
A consultant examining options for overhauling Medicaid in North Carolina said Thursday it could be 2020 before any plan to stabilize costs and shift risk toward the private sector is implemented fully.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 10:02 AM
A technical problem could prevent thousands of Medicaid applicants from being properly enrolled.
12/06/13 10:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will allow companies to seek authorization to kill and harm bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty in an effort to balance some of the environmental trade-offs of green energy. The change, requested by the wind energy industry and...
By Andrew Taylor | 12/06/13 09:32 AM
With hopes of a "grand bargain" long gone, congressional negotiators now are seeking a more modest deal before year-end to ease the automatic spending cuts that are squeezing both the Pentagon and domestic federal programs. But the going is getting rougher.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 09:26 AM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is backing an incumbent Republican congressman in Idaho against a more conservative primary challenger.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 09:13 AM
Several little-known Democrats and Republicans are challenging the incumbent senator.
By Mari Yamaguchi | 12/06/13 09:09 AM
Allison Macfarlane, head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, said in Tokyo that finding an underground repository remains a challenge despite a global consensus on the need for such a facility to deal with waste coming out of nuclear power plants.
12/06/13 09:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending in October even though their wages and salaries barely increased, raising questions about how strong the economy will grow at the end of the year. Consumer spending increased 0.3 percent in October compared with September when spending...
12/06/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US unemployment rate falls to 5-year low of 7 percent as employers add 203,000 jobs.
12/06/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending up 0.3 percent in October but wages and salaries post weak gain.
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