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The state's third largest insurer reportedly has $4.2 billion in financial reserves. The firm's former public policy director says the insurer is "unwilling or incapable" of serving the public good.
March 18, 2015
A Paris court gave Dieudonne a two-month suspended sentence for his Facebook post in January after the deadly attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.
March 18, 2015
Netanyahu's reelection is likely to cause President Obama more headaches when it comes to dealing with Republicans, the Iran negotiations and the Israel-Palestinian peace process.
March 18, 2015
Many of the inmates died of natural causes, but a series of suspicious deaths — against the backdrop of a shrinking budget and staff shortages — has lawmakers calling for a prison oversight board.
March 18, 2015
A child stricken with the deadliest form of the disease can quickly fall unconscious and die. A doctor in Michigan has dedicated her life to figuring out how this happens. At last, she has the answer.
March 18, 2015
The Midland, Texas, Police Department assisted the ATF in detonating the illegal fireworks. It took them 3 1/2 days.
March 18, 2015
Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is in a fight for his political survival, signaling a deeper divide in the Democratic Party.
March 18, 2015
The health insurance provider revealed Tuesday that a cyberattack discovered in January, may have made the medical and financial information of 11 million people vulnerable to thieves.
March 18, 2015
Vlogger and deejay Jay Smooth was on MSNBC Tuesday night to talk about Starbucks' "Race Together" campaign, which has already birthed a very public, cringe-worthy conversation about race.
March 18, 2015
Some farmers won't break even this planting season, and may have to tap into their savings. Many Corn Belt towns depend largely on these farmers and businesses linked to farming.
March 18, 2015
The coin has 12 sides and a fresh design. It also has new technology that the Royal Mint says will make it the most counterfeit-proof coin in the world.
March 18, 2015
Pathologists are great at spotting cancer, but less so at identifying atypical cells or DCIS, a study finds. That could lead to women getting too much treatment — or not enough.
March 18, 2015
Protesters set fire to burning tires and threw stones at police, who responded with water cannons during a ceremony to inaugurate the $1 billion-plus building in Frankfurt, Germany.
March 18, 2015
In Spanish villages, townspeople gather at dawn to collectively slaughter a pig, then prepare every last bit as food, even the ears. The ancient ritual, called matanza, is now drawing foodie tourists.
March 18, 2015
So they do seem to get that texting is dangerous. But putting on makeup and contact lenses at 65 mph? No problem. Researchers in Oregon are trying to train teenagers on the risks of multitasking.
March 18, 2015
Proposed legislation in France would criminalize the use of underweight models and ban online sites that glorify anorexia and other eating disorders.
March 18, 2015
The U.S. Attorney's Office said the decision followed a Secret Service investigation into the Jan. 26 incident. The FAA is conducting its own review of the quad copter's crash.
March 18, 2015
In a statement, the Federal Reserve dropped a pledge to be "patient" before raising rates.
March 18, 2015
The Senate has delayed confirming Holder's successor Loretta Lynch. Sen. Durbin says she's been "asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar."
March 18, 2015
A police spokesman said at least four people have been shot. He said police are looking for a bald white male in his 40s, wearing a gray shirt, black pants or shorts and with a tattoo on his neck.
March 18, 2015

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