A look at how states are putting in place President Barack Obama’s health care law, including health insurance exchanges and expansion of Medicaid coverage, along with the number of people in each state who don’t have health insurance:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four in five Americans don’t think the Washington Redskins should change the team’s nickname. That’s according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
Some consider “Redskins” to be a derogatory term for Native Americans, and the
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bickering between Missouri and Illinois over how to fund a new Mississippi River bridge in St. Louis stalled the $670 million project for years.
Now, the two states are at odds over what to
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Court of Appeals has dismissed lawsuits against three companies in the deaths of five workers at a power plant in 2007.
The appeals court agreed Thursday with a judge that there was no
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a chemical that’s been in U.S. households for more than 40 years, from the body wash in your bathroom shower to the knives on your kitchen counter to the bedding in your baby’s basinet.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is optimistic about America’s economic future because the nation has begun to unleash the potential of women.
Buffett’s views on the role of women appeared online Thursday in an editorial he
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will expand Medicaid as called for by the federal health care overhaul.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said Thursday the plan would extend coverage to an about 91,500 low-income residents.
Tomblin was one
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Immigration officials have removed two domestic workers from a northern Virginia home owned by the government of Saudi Arabia as they investigate a report of human trafficking.
Agents went to the home in McLean
A new federal report blames a combination of problems for a mysterious and dramatic disappearance of U.S. honeybees since 2006.
The factors cited include a parasitic mite, multiple viruses, bacteria, poor nutrition and pesticides.
Experts say having so
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A juror says she hoped to send a message by supporting a $240 million verdict in favor of 32 mentally disabled men who were abused by a Texas company.
Robin Griebel of Davenport
WASHINGTON (AP) — The average U.S. rate on the 15-year fixed mortgage fell to a new record low last week, and the rate on the 30-year fixed loan declined. Cheaper mortgages have encouraged more home-buying and refinancing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sometimes you just can’t wait for Comic-Con — whether you’re a fan or a filmmaker.
With the summer movie season now beginning in early May (“Iron Man 3″ opens Friday), studios are co-opting the
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street Thursday following encouraging news about the job market and higher profits from CBS, Facebook and other companies.
Signs that hiring is picking up has been
The European Central Bank cut its key interest rate Thursday by a quarter percentage point to a new all-time low of 0.5 percent, a move aimed at giving the eurozone economy a push as it struggles to get
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Immigration officials are investigating a report of human trafficking at a home owned by Saudi Arabia in northern Virginia.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Brandon Montgomery says agents went to the home in McLean
ATLANTA (AP) — Actress Reese Witherspoon recalls that she panicked and said “crazy things” the night she was arrested in Atlanta on a disorderly conduct charge.
During an interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Witherspoon repeatedly apologized for
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The start of one of the Grand Canyon’s most iconic and popular trails has been redesigned and now includes an etched rock sign marking the Bright Angel trailhead.
The revamped area