The federal government's Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan will reduce its payments to skilled nursing facilities by 50% as of June 15, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Public education spending per student fell in 2011 for the first time since 1977, according to the latest data from the Census Bureau.
The Obama administration's quickening push to implement health care reform is likely to create success stories and debacles that differ across states, a panel of experts said Monday.
The NAB and CBS are among the supporters of the latest attempt in Congress to pass a federal shield law to prevent reporters from being compelled by the government or courts to reveal confidential sources.
The U.S. News and World Report Magazine released the 2013 best high school rankings and Montague High School was awarded a silver medal for the second year in a row.
Two Pakistani nationals have been extradited to the United States to face charges alleging that they operated Internet sites that illegally shipped pharmaceuticals from Pakistan and the United Kingdom to customers in the United States.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Monday that three more states would join the ranks of those given permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law in favor of their own school improvement plans.
The District of Columbia has awarded $1.7 billion in tax breaks to developers in the past decade, and more than a third of that total has gone to 10 developers that donated the most to city politicians' campaigns over that time.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray wants to move up to 60 major power lines underground at a cost of $1 billion to prevent extended outages in the future.
New Hampshire could be on its way to joining 18 other states and the District of Columbia in legalizing the medical use of marijuana by people with serious illness.
The winning numbers drawn Saturday night for the largest multistate Powerball jackpot are: 22, 10,13,14, 52, and the Powerball number is 11.
The $600 million jackpot has a cash value near $377 million after taxes you'd take home close to $264 million.
The largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history was $656 million. The Powerball game is played in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands "I don't know what I'd do with that kind of money honestly," said Ryan Emerson after he bought Powerball tickets.
Students in language immersion programs at public charter elementary schools may have a chance to continue their studies if a proposed middle and high school comes about.
A man who told people in Washington he was a former British spy has pleaded guilty to defrauding former business associates of $2.1 million.