Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 2:23am
Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law now have their hands out in hopes the GOP Congress comes up with a new formula to provide insurance for low-income Americans.
The International Energy Agency says global oil output is dropping for the first time in months, as Saudi Arabia and other oil-producing countries follow through on pledged cuts aimed at lifting oil prices.
Ahold Delhaize, the recently merged Dutch-Belgian operator of U.S. supermarket chains including Stop & Shop and Giant, says its sales rose sharply to 15.1 billion euros ($16 billion) in the fourth quarter, thanks in part to a strong performance in the Netherlands.
Joan Lowy, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 2:03am
Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it's still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear. But that's changing with new satellites that will soon allow flights to be tracked in real time over oceans.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 2:00am
Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, Stephen Mnuchin, built his reputation and his fortune as a savvy Wall Street investor. But one of those investments has put him in the crosshairs of Democrats as he heads into his confirmation hearing Thursday: sub-prime mortgage lender IndyMac bank.
Jonathan Lemire and Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 1:50am
Sonny Perdue, a farmer's son who built businesses in grain trading and trucking before becoming the first Republican governor of Georgia since Reconstruction, is President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the Agriculture Department, The Associated Press has learned.