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(Adds quote from furloughed worker) WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Thousands of federal employees began the week on Monday trying to figure out if the..
(Newser) – University of Illinois graduate student Yingying Zhang disappeared in June. The Chinese woman's body has not been found, but federal prosec..
MIAMI — The number of legal immigrants from Latin American nations who access public health services and enroll in federally subsidized insurance plan..
I’ve been hearing from a lot of retirees who’ve done what they were supposed to do, what they could afford to do. They saved for their retirement year..
Jan 22 (Reuters) - Thousands of federal workers faced anxiety about the status of their jobs and paychecks after U.S. Senate leaders failed to reach a..
WASHINGTON - Bitterly divided over immigration and the fates of hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants, Congress was poised to stop fu..
In this Dec. 27, 2017, photo, Community Council health care navigator Fidel Castro Hernandez, center, listens to legal U.S. resident Maria Ana Pina, l..
The number of legal immigrants from Latin American nations who access public health services and enroll in federally subsidized insurance plans has di..
People Thousands of people gather Friday on the National Mall for abortion opponents' annual March for Life. (Photo by Salwan Georges/The Washington P..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they’ll be able to return to work and how ..
WASHINGTON -- The federal government stopped operating at midnight, halting all but essential services, after the Senate came 10 votes short of reachi..
President Trump and Congress failed to reach an agreement on a spending plan by midnight Friday, triggering a partial shutdown of the federal governme..
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday as a bitterly-divided Congress hurtles toward a government..
So the government shut down at 12:01 a.m. EST on Saturday after lawmakers unsuccessfully brokered a plan to continue government funding into next week..
For years, hospital executives have expressed frustration when essential drugs like heart medicines have become scarce, or when prices have skyrockete..
HOUSTON, Pa. — It snowed the night before Conor Lamb’s campaign rally, coating most of the 18th Congressional District and keeping some voters at home..
Caregivers have a median $68,000 saved in total household retirement accounts. 7 out of 10 gave little to no consideration to their finances before be..
Talk about a U.S. government shutdown is intensifying. Without agreement on the 12 appropriations bills that guide annual spending, the U.S. has been ..
HOUSTON, Pa. (Reuters) - The conservative southwest corner of Pennsylvania, a patchwork of small towns, farms and Pittsburgh suburbs where voters back..
In his first act as president, Donald Trump, sitting at the Resolute Desk, signed an executive order directing agencies to minimize “the economic burd..
AP file photo The Capitol is seen Jan. 3 in Washington. The government is financed through Friday, Jan. 19, and another temporary spending bill is nee..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans without healthcare insurance rose by 3.2 million people between 2016 and 2017, or 1.3 percentage points..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) indicated it is looking closely at breaking itself up on Tuesday as the conglomerate announced more th..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans without healthcare insurance rose by 3.2 million people between 2016 and 2017, or 1.3 percentage points..
(Reuters) - General Electric Co again raised the prospect of breaking up the conglomerate on Tuesday as it announced more than $11 billion in charges ..
(Reuters) - General Electric Co again raised the prospect of breaking up the conglomerate on Tuesday as it announced more than $11 billion in charges ..
U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric will take a $6.2 billion charge in its fourth-quarter results for a more than decade-old insurance portf..
U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric will take a $6.2 billion charge in its fourth-quarter results for a more than decade-old insurance portf..
Indiana hopes to make Medicaid enrollees pay a fee if they smoke cigarettes. Arizona wants to put a five-year limit on how long its poor residents can..
The start of a new year brings the opportunity for a fresh start. People are resolving to exercise and eat healthy to get in shape, but what shape are..
Photo: Courtesy Of YMCA Of Greater Houston Photo: Courtesy Of YMCA Of Greater Houston For many older adults, the new year brings the desire to begin a..
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A handful of Illinois-based nursing homes sued the state’s Department of Healthcare and Family Services on Friday, saying low Medi..
A recent checkup by the White House's chief physician states that the president is in excellent condition. It is unknown whether the president underwe..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining fed..
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A handful of Illinois-based nursing homes sued the state’s Department of Healthcare and Family Services on Friday, saying low Medi..
(Newser) – Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change..
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Medicaid officials said they’re reviewing new federal guidelines that would let states require “able-bodied” Medicaid recipient..
Photo: William Luther, Staff Wednesday Is Your Website Ready for 2018?: Breakfast with Beth event. 7:30-9:30 a.m., UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin,..
(Reuters Health) - - When state Medicaid programs increased physician payment rates, more pediatricians agreed to treat low-income kids covered by the..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining fed..
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented..
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented..
In a large, diverse country, campaigns span a broad array of interests and motivations. But the political foundation of Donald Trump's presidency was ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Global drugmakers are looking to a tiny biotech’s $850,000 therapy for a rare type of blindness as a model for getting paid ..
Kentucky became the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation'..
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Global drugmakers are looking to a tiny biotech’s $850,000 therapy for a rare type of blindness as a model for getting paid ..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to receive approval from the federal government to implement work requirements i..
The hospital that left a patient at a Baltimore bus stop Tuesday night now says the facility "provided appropriate medical care for the woman." In a v..
Questions about Donald Trump's fitness for the presidency turn next week to a broader question — about his party's fitness to run the government. It a..
Watching Alex Azar, President Trump’s nominee for health secretary, testify before the Senate Finance Committee this week, I realized he’s more impres..