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If UnitedHealth stops selling insurance on marketplaces across the country (and isn't replaced by rivals), premiums for exchange plans could rise modestly — about 1 percent on average.
Apr. 18, 2016
The team has medaled in every Summer Olympics since 1976. But the Romanians' fifth-place finish at Sunday's final qualifying event denies them a spot at the Rio Games.
Apr. 18, 2016
Runners from Kenya, who had for years been considered the best of the best in the world, were nearly shut out from the podium entirely.
Apr. 18, 2016
A 4-4 tie is a real possibility. In that case, the actions which would shield some 4 million people from deportation would never take effect.
Apr. 18, 2016
The settlement puts up to $1 billion to end lawsuits filed by thousands of former pro football players who say they suffered chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
Apr. 18, 2016
It's difficult to name a play in which Shakespeare doesn't cook up a bit of conflict around the table. The juiciest plot twists often happened when characters gathered for a meal.
Apr. 18, 2016
The leaders of the Catholic and Orthodox churches called on Europe to show greater compassion for migrants, a move widely welcomed by migrants as well as residents on the Greek island of Lesbos.
Apr. 18, 2016
Some reports indicate that the injuries were caused by an explosion; Israeli police say they are looking into that possibility.
Apr. 18, 2016
The flight landed safely, but police also say they've determined that "an object, believed to be a drone, had struck the front of the aircraft."
Apr. 18, 2016
The 7.8 magnitude quake that struck the nation on Saturday has left more than 270 people dead. Buildings and roads up and down the country's Pacific coast have been destroyed.
Apr. 18, 2016
Candidates on the campaign trail have blasted NAFTA and the TPP. But the rhetoric has been wrong, says an MIT economist, noting it's trade with China that's done a number on U.S. manufacturing jobs.
Apr. 18, 2016
The oil-producing nations in the group gathered in Qatar to discuss the possibility of a production freeze, but Saudi Arabia balked at the idea of a freeze that didn't include Iran.
Apr. 18, 2016
How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren't doing much to level the field for poor kids.
Apr. 18, 2016
Venida Browder's son killed himself after spending time in solitary confinement. She's fighting to end isolation of youth in jails and prisons. A new campaign with that goal launches this week.
Apr. 18, 2016
How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren't doing much to level the field for poor kids.
Apr. 18, 2016
Leading candidates have tried to channel Americans' frustration when they talk about trade, but on the whole polls show Americans think trade has been good for the U.S.
Apr. 18, 2016
Candidates vying for president are talking a lot about trade. But trade is not a subject easily summed up in slogans. Here are resources to help you study up on trade and make your own decisions.
Apr. 18, 2016
Asian-Americans are among the least likely to vote. But with the presidential nominations still up for grabs, campaigns are courting one of the largest Asian communities in the U.S. — New Yorkers.
Apr. 18, 2016
Twenty-six states are challenging the action, which would grant temporary, quasi-legal status and work permits to as many as 4 million parents who entered the U.S. illegally prior to 2010.
Apr. 18, 2016
After Angelina Jolie disclosed her genetic predisposition for breast cancer, demand for genetic tests went up. Counselors help interpret those tests, and demand for their services has increased, too.
Apr. 18, 2016

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