Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 4:17pm
A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate taxes on the medical industry and higher earners.
Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 3:29pm
Billions of dollars in flood projects have eased fears of levee breaks near California's capital and some other cities, but state and federal workers are joining farmers with tractors in round-the-clock battles this week to stave off any chain-reaction failure of rural levees protecting farms and farm towns.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 2:56pm
A late push helped U.S. stocks finish higher Friday after indexes spent most of the day lower. There was far more selling than buying on Wall Street overall, but the Dow Jones industrial average managed to extend its winning streak to an 11th day.
Elena Becatoros, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 2:37pm
Greece's era of austerity is over, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras claimed Friday, as he painted a positive picture of the reforms his government has agreed to take after the bailout program ends in 2018.
Thomas Beaumont and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 2:02pm
Republican governors from seven states are calling for dramatic changes to Medicaid, which provides insurance to more than 70 million low-income Americans, as they nervously watch President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders move to repeal and replace the Obama-era health law.
Alicia A. Caldwell and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 1:44pm
President Donald Trump said Friday that his predecessor's health care law covers "very few people" as he minimized the impact of replacing it. That's only true if you consider more than 20 million people to be very few.
Rebecca Boone, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 1:39pm
A federal jury says private prison company CoreCivic had a longstanding custom of understaffing an Idaho prison, and that the company was deliberately indifferent to the risk of serious harm that posed to inmates.