Bill Barrow, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 2:15pm
Carla Dent is a restaurant owner who steers her employees to federal health insurance exchanges. Eden Purdy helps poor and working-class Georgians navigate the health care marketplace. Bryson Boech is a grocery cashier recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, what the insurance industry calls a pre-existing condition.
Michelle Chapman and Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 2:01pm
Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer said Tuesday that its plans will also generate about 24,000 construction jobs.
Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 1:11pm
The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.
Stan Choe, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 1:01pm
Losses for bank stocks pulled U.S. indexes lower Tuesday and put the Dow Jones industrial average on track for its third straight loss. Bond prices rose, while the dollar's value sank against the British pound and other rivals.
A federal judge has approved a plan to reorganize a subsidiary of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp., clearing the way for the operating unit to exit bankruptcy after filing for Chapter 11 protection with $18 billion in debt.
Joan Lowy, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 12:42pm
Stimulating private investment in infrastructure projects, as President-elect Donald Trump has proposed, can cover only a fraction of the costs of solving America's transportation problems, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned as he prepares to leave office.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 12:31pm
Insurance premiums would soar and some 18 million Americans would lose health coverage if Republicans partially repeal President Barack Obama's health care law without a replacement, Congress' nonpartisan budget office estimated Tuesday.