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3 hrs ago | Reuters

Next Obamacare enrollment period faces bumps: U.S. official

U.S. consumers who purchase private health coverage through the federal Obamacare website are likely to find only modestly higher premiums but may still have technical problems signing up, a top health official said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Law

7 hrs ago | Reuters

Obamacare subsidy case could be reviewed by U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans, a party involved in the lawsuit said on Thursday.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Health Insurance, Health, Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Ginsburg: High court won't 'duck' gay marriage

The Supreme Court won't duck the issue of same-sex marriage the next time a case comes to the court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says.


Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, John G. Roberts, Law

FDA to start regulating lab-developed tests

The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it will begin regulating laboratory-developed tests, a growing class of medical diagnostics that have never before been subject to federal oversight.


Related Topix: Law, Food and Drug Administration

The Island Packet

Notre Dame might appeal case to US Supreme Court

The South Bend Tribune reported Thursday that recently filed court documents indicate the Roman Catholic university might ask the Supreme Court to review a decision from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that denied an exemption to a provision that it must cover contraceptives.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, University of Notre Dame, Law, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

News Observer

Breakthrough Hepatitis C treatment worth its hefty price tag

There's a new breakthrough hepatitis C drug treatment that cures - yes, cures - almost everyone who takes it.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer, Law, Medicaid, Medicare, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Bellingham Herald

As US job market strengthens, many don't feel it

And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Law

KUQL-FM Mitchell


The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature health care law.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Pete Sessions, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Law

Bellingham Herald

Casey, Sandy Parsons arrested on federal charges

Casey and Sandy Parsons, the adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teen Erica Parsons, were arrested Wednesday morning on federal fraud charges, authorities say.


Related Topix: Tax, Law

Wed Jul 30, 2014

News Observer

Lawmakers in last-minute moves over NC budget

Chief Senate budget negotiator Sen. Harry Brown, R-Onslow, said a final document would not be complete until late Wednesday.


Related Topix: Law, Rockingham, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WCKX-FM Columbus

FedEx Pleads 'Not Guilty' To Drug Trafficking Charges

FedEx Corp. may be the largest drug dealer in the United States, according to a 27-page indictment handed down by the United States District Court on July 17. Today , the corporation, which faces fines of at least twice the $820 million profits it gained for transporting illegal drugs, pleaded not guilty on 15 counts of conspiracy to distribute ... (more)


Related Topix: Law, Drug Enforcement Administration

Brandon Sun

Corn syrup marketers: American Crystal Sugar CEO would be good witness in sweetener lawsuit

Lawyers for the corn syrup industry say American Crystal Sugar CEO David Berg would be a good witness in a lawsuit filed by sugar groups because he's not involved in litigation.


Related Topix: Law, Food and Drug Administration

Probe exposes flaws behind rollout

The findings are in a report to be released Thursday by the Government Accountability Office, which has spent months investigating the health law's chaotic rollout.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Law

The Daily Democrat

Obamacare: California far exceeds projections for coverage

Allynne Noelle, 32, preps her feet for pointe work at the Los Angeles Ballet studio.


Related Topix: California, Arts, Ballet, Law, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Navy Times

Pot-for-PTSD researcher denied reinstatement

Medical marijuana is placed on a scale. The University of Arizona has rejected a marijuana researcher's plea to keep her job after her contract was terminated in June.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Arizona, Arizona Government, University of Arizona, Law

Cybercast News Service

Q&A: How Hawaii health care compares to federal

Hawaii lawmakers and other key officials say the state's health care law faces an unlikely threat from the Affordable Care Act that could lead to a lower standard of care for state residents.


Related Topix: Law, Health Insurance, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014


U.S. House Speaker Boehner dismisses talk of impeaching Obama

Republicans have no plans to begin impeachment proceedings against President Barack Obama, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner declared on Tuesday, putting the blame on Democrats for stirring up pre-midterm election tensions in Washington.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Law

The News Tribune

Oregon looks at regulating insurer doctor networks

The move comes as a growing number of insurance companies seek to save money by shrinking the number of providers in their network.


Related Topix: Law, Medicare, Health

Alabama man pleads not guilty in kitten killings

Ronald Fraser Golden, 49, of Athens pleaded not guilty to 22 cruelty charges during a brief hearing in Limestone County, where authorities say he killed the animals in a part of his home he called "the cat room."


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Alabama, Law

Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

The report blames a generation of sun worshipping for the $8 billion spent to treat all forms of skin cancer each year.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Family, Kids, Law, Las Vegas, NV