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Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.
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3 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to extend benefits for the long-term unemployed before they expire at the end of the year.
8 hrs ago | WGBH
When I was coming of age in the late 1970s, as an African-American high-schooler and college student, I had two certainties: Nelson Mandela would die in prison in apartheid South Africa and no black person would become U.S. president in my lifetime.
This Saturday Lee will be auditioning among fellow Coloradans for a spot on the NBC reality show, "America's Got Talent" at the Colorado Convention Center.
After he conducted a fawning interview with Barack Obama on Thursday , Chris Matthews turned to his liberal journalist friends for adulation.
"Can she do it as good as a guy can?" That'll likely be the question on some voters' minds if Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, according to actor/comedian/vocal whiz/political pundit Hal Sparks .
Fast food workers staged a one-day strike in 100 cities across the country on Thursday, with workers joining the largest ever action to protest the industry's low wages in places such as New York City, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and Washington D.C. Striking workers demanded wage raises to $15 an hour and the right to form a union, calling the current ... (more)
President Barack Obama has long described Nelson Mandela as one of his personal heroes, and on Thursday, the president offered a deeply personal reflection on Mandela's legacy.
DECEMBER 05: Protesters rally outside of a Wendy's in support of raising fast food wages from $7.25 per hour to $15.00 per hour on December 5, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
Pods of 35 pilot whales slowly swam Thursday into deeper water off Florida's southwest coast, raising optimism that the strandings of whales on Everglades National Park beaches may soon end on a positive note.
While immigration reform is stalled in Congress, some members are calling on President Barack Obama to take the matter into his own hands, urging him to suspend deportations of undocumented immigrants.
Obama cites the Pope who stupidly condemns American capitalism, the wealth engine that has helped the world prosper through trade and American Christian charity.
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With the fight over solving Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension shortfall moving to the courts, the state faces a grim possibility: The plan could be tossed, and Illinois could wind up in an even deeper fiscal hole.
The last day of November was billed as a key date for fixing HealthCare.gov, but the real test may come on Dec. 9, when Senate Democrats return to Washington from a two-week break.
By ULA ILNYTZKY Associated Press A trio of Norman Rockwell paintings that for years resided at a New England museum named for him is being auctioned in New York City.