Davie, FLORIDA - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Friday that a bankruptcy plan proposed by Patriot Coal Corp. is "outrageous and must be stopped" because it diverts money intended for coal miners’ retirement benefits.
BOSTON - Senator Edward Kennedy voiced frustration with President Bill Clinton's failed effort to reform the U.S. healthcare system in the 1990s and said in interviews released on Wednesday his views on immigration were shaped by stories his grandfather told.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy expanded more than previously estimated in the second quarter on stronger consumer spending and construction, backing the case for an interest rate rise before the end of the year despite data sounding a note of caution for September. | Video
WASHINGTON - Pope Francis on Wednesday made an unscheduled stop to a convent of nuns to show his support for their lawsuit against U.S. President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
WASHINGTON - Plans to avert a U.S. government shutdown began taking shape in the Senate on Tuesday, but it was still far from certain whether a dispute over funding for women's healthcare group Planned Parenthood could be overcome.
- Americans are paying way over the odds for some modern cancer drugs, with pharmaceutical companies charging up to 600 times what the medicines cost to make, according to an independent academic study.
WASHINGTON - House Republicans voted to deny funds to women's healthcare provider Planned Parenthood for a year on Friday but the action did little to quell party desires to use a spending bill as leverage in their fight to punish the group in an abortion controversy.
- UDG Healthcare Plc said it would sell its Irish drug distribution businesses to U.S. drug wholesaler McKesson Corp for 407.5 million euros ($466 million) to cut debt and raise funds for acquisitions.
- A U.S. appeals court has ruled that President Barack Obama's healthcare law violates the rights of religiously affiliated employers by forcing them to help provide contraceptive coverage even though they do not have to pay for it.
- General Electric Co has no intent to split off any significant parts of its healthcare business, GE's head of the unit said on Wednesday, and that "all aspects" of the $18 billion division are part of the company's portfolio.
Americans will pay an average of $328 monthly for a mid-tier insurance plan when the Obamacare health exchanges open for enrollment, the federal government said. Full Article
Here comes the day the Obamacare enthusiasts have been waiting for and the haters have dreaded: The mandated state health insurance exchanges open for business. Full Article