By Associated Press | 12/13/13 09:47 AM
Mississippi is losing billions of dollars in potential economic activity because state leaders, so far, have chosen not to extend Medicaid to hundreds of thousands more people, a nonprofit group said a report Thursday.
12/13/13 09:45 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's health exchange and insurance carriers are looking at extending deadlines to allow more people to get coverage starting Jan. 1, Cover Oregon's acting director said Thursday. The news came two days after Bruce Goldberg and Gov. John Kitzhaber acknowledged that,...
By Associated Press | 12/13/13 09:44 AM
Machinists union leaders say the price of Boeing's counterproposal "was too high" in negotiations to keep much of the work on a new 777X jet in the Puget Sound region.
12/13/13 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of an American who vanished in Iran nearly seven years ago is urging the U.S. government to, quote, "step up and take care of one of its own." An Associated Press investigation reveals that Bob Levinson was on an unauthorized spy operation for the CIA when he...
By Associated Press | 12/13/13 09:25 AM
Six months after she pushed an expansion of the state's Medicaid health insurance plan through Arizona's Legislature, Gov. Jan Brewer's effort to extend coverage to 300,000 additional residents faces a crucial test Friday.
12/13/13 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices dropped in November for the third consecutive month, pushed down again by cheaper gasoline and lower home heating oil costs. But excluding volatile energy costs, inflation was mostly stable. The producer price index, which measures prices before they...
12/13/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US wholesale prices drop 0.1 pct. on lower gas, heating oil costs; core prices up 0.1 pct. .
12/13/13 08:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he'll meet with his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell to discuss whether they can speed things up in the Senate and move on a budget agreement and a defense policy bill more quickly. Reid said on the Senate floor Friday morning...
12/13/13 03:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A defense policy bill that aims to deal with the epidemic of sexual assaults in the military is heading to the Senate, where it could get slowed by Republican outrage over majority Democrats' limits on GOP power. The House passed the legislation Thursday. The strong...
12/12/13 10:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A budget agreement between key Republicans and Democrats. Even President Barack Obama was on board. All without anyone threatening to repeal this or shut down that. Gridlock, however briefly, took an early holiday in the bitterly polarized, Republican-run House. But across...
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