Washington state is considering taking its part-time employees off its insurance plan and sticking Uncle Sam with the tab.
Local lawmakers have the right to refuse -- but businesses, poor residents and political careers may suffer as a result.
A Minnesota man says Supervalu violated his civil rights when he was forcibly arrested for taking more than a pound of complimentary deli meat.
When physicians are aware of laboratory pricing, they order fewer diagnostic tests and seek less expensive alternatives, says a new study.
A former top drug adviser to the British government says a rampant cocaine culture within the banking industry spurred overly risky decisions.
Student loan burdens are growing fastest among the over-60 crowd, many of whom sought graduate degrees during the recession.
While Facebook, Google and Twitter kept runners, fans and their families informed and in touch, fast-spreading misinformation and publicity ploys exposed their shortcomings.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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