WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials say about 476,000 health insurance applications have been filed through new "Obamacare" exchanges. That's the most detailed measure yet of the problem-plagued rollout of President Barack Obama's signature legislation.
SAN ANTONIO — SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Several hundred gun rights activists armed with rifles and shotguns rallied Saturday outside of the Alamo in a demonstration that broke a longstanding tradition of not staging such events at the enduring symbol of Texas independence. The "Come and Take It San Antonio!"...
Between 2010 and 2011, the percentage of adults with a college degree in the United States remained unchanged at 42%. Since 2000, the proportion of college graduates has grown at one of the slowest rates among developed countries. At the same time, the country continues to score worse than most...
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, who was in the running to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman of the Federal Reserve, reportedly turned down an offer to lead the Bank of Israel.
If you’re a Time Warner customer you might have noticed something a bit weird with your internet earlier Saturday. Like that it wasn't working. The provider reportedly experienced a massive internet outage in New York City, as well as in states such as New Hampshire and Maine....
JPMorgan Chase has reached a tentative $13 billion settlement with the Justice Department over a number of investigations related to to the bank's residential mortgage-backed securities business, according to The Wall Street Journal. Tweets from The Wall Street Journal and CNBC broke the news Saturday. Breaking: J.P....
Julian Assange may have the last laugh on "The Fifth Estate." Bill Condon's new film, about the rise of WikiLeaks with Benedict Cumberbatch playing Assange, was dead on arrival at the box office on Friday, grossing just $587,000 in seventh place. On its first day of release, "The...
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University Of California Budget,
While University of California students have settled into this academic year following a budget deal that held tuition steady for 2013-14, Robert Birgeneau, the former UC Berkeley chancellor, warns that the system's financial troubles are far from over. "The reality is that the current budget is not stable in the...
HARTLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Kristopher Oswald said he did the right thing when he interrupted the assault of a woman in a Michigan Wal-Mart parking lot, even though it violated the national retailer's policies for employees. And after firing Oswald from the Hartland Township store, northwest of Detroit, Wal-Mart...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court threw out a state law Friday that taxes certain Internet sales, saying the so-called "Amazon tax" violated federal rules against "discriminatory taxes" on digital transactions. The 6-1 ruling represented the first time a court had invalidated an Internet sales...
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss Oct 18 (Reuters) - Latino civil rights activists on Friday appealed to California's attorney general to probe the marketing practices of Herbalife as the nutrition and supplements company hosted a sales event for thousands of Latino distributors. Dozens of protesters with signs saying "Stop Exploiting Us" stood...
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A little more than 48 hours after the 2013 government shutdown came to a close, President Barack Obama used his first weekly address since to stress that Washington needs to change. Obama's Saturday remarks began with the aftermath of the 16-day crisis, vowing that "there were...