12/17/13 11:15 AM
Kurt DelBene, a former Microsoft executive, will replace White House adviser Jeffrey Zients as the top tech honcho for healthcare.gov.
12/17/13 10:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan bill to ease automatic budget cuts clears Senate filibuster hurdle.
12/17/13 09:59 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Supreme Court rejected a constitutional challenge to the state's new workers' compensation law Monday, ruling that "the Legislature has exercised proper authority in a matter over which it has the power to act." The court handed down the ruling a week after oral...
By Associated Press | 12/17/13 09:49 AM
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down almost four points, or 0.2 percent, at 1,782 after the first few minutes of trading Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average was down two points, just 0.02 percent, at 15,882. The Nasdaq composite was down 10 points, or 0.3 percent, at 4,019.
12/17/13 09:45 AM
TRENTON, N.J. — New doctors in New Jersey could have their medical school loans forgiven if they practice in low-income communities for a decade. The state Assembly's higher education committee unanimously advanced the measure on Monday.
12/17/13 09:32 AM
Under the proposed rules, drilling would be limited to areas seaward of the barrier islands, but closer to shore in the eastern edge of Mississippi waters near the Alabama state line. Experts have said there's natural gas under the Mississippi Sound but little oil.
12/17/13 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices stayed flat in November, held down by falling gas prices. Inflation remains low across the broader economy, giving the Federal Reserve latitude to continue its extraordinary stimulus program. The consumer price index was unchanged last month, after...
12/17/13 09:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. current account deficit narrowed in the July-September quarter to the lowest level in four years as a rise in Americans' foreign investment earnings helped offset a bigger deficit in goods. The deficit in the current account declined to $94.8 billion in the third...
12/17/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US current account deficit narrows to $94.8 billion in third quarter, smallest in 4 years .
12/17/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lower gas costs keep overall US consumer prices unchanged in November; inflation remains mild.
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