Enrollment for private health insurance through federal and state exchanges has swelled to about 8 million, President Obama says, who also criticized the GOP for refusing to admit the health law is working.
A report by financial regulators released Thursday said expiration of a federal program providing a backstop for private terrorism insurance would make the policies more expensive and harder to obtain.
The U.S. Treasury's Federal Insurance Office is moving into territory long overseen by state insurance departments by examining the affordability of car insurance for low- and moderate-income consumers and minorities.
With a runway closed for repaving, Newark's airport is expected to be down from three to two runways until May 31. But when visibility worsens, or winds gust, the shorter runway is closed—leaving the airport with just one runway.
Kathy Visser is educating her son, Jordan, who has cerebral palsy, at their Scottsdale, Ariz., home, paying for a schedule of one-on-one instructional sessions with a specialist, physical-education classes, music lessons, horse-riding therapy and other programs through a state-funded program informally known as the "education debit card."
The White House will announce $500 million in grants aimed at increasing coordination between community colleges and industry groups and another $100 million to expand access to apprenticeships to boost job training, officials said.
Democratic candidates in some of the most competitive Senate races are raising more money than their Republican opponents, some of whom also are being forced to spend cash on primary races, new fundraising reports released show.
New Hampshire's rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been one of the rockiest in the nation, putting Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on the front lines of Republican efforts to make the 2014 elections a referendum on the health law.
China's economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in 18 months, putting pressure on China's leaders to allow the yuan to fall as a way to help troubled exporters and boost growth, and setting up a potential fight with the U.S. on trade and currency policy.