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10 things to know, Friday, June 26

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. French gas factory ambushed France opens a terrorism investigation after the attack in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier leaves one person decapitated and multiple people wounded. 2. Thousands expected for Obama’s tribute The first black president of the United States is Read More…

Consumers conflicted about Obamacare: It’s affordable, but what do you get for your money?

CHICAGO — Throughout the country, relief was the dominant emotion among consumers who get help from the government to lower their health insurance costs following Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Many consumers expressed somewhat conflicting views: They were happy their monthly premiums would continue to be Read More…

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds subsidies in Obamacare ruling

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they Read More…

10 things to know, Tuesday, June 9

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. Fallout continues from video of pool party as protesters take to streets The white police officer’s actions against the black teen raised tensions and led to protests in a Dallas suburb, where some community activists accused him Read More…

Obama: If Obamacare struck down by Supremes, let Congress fix it

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he has no alternate plan if the Supreme Court invalidates a key benefit of his health care law and he places the burden on the Republican-controlled Congress to fix the law if the high court wipes out insurance for millions of Americans. Voicing confidence he will prevail before the Read More…

Hearings start in House Republicans’ lawsuit against Obamacare

WASHINGTON — Obama administration attorneys are urging a federal judge to throw out an election-year lawsuit by House Republicans over the president’s health care law. Attorneys for the House counter that their unusual suit deals with critically important issues related to the separation of powers and should be allowed to continue. The two sides meet Read More…

GOP divided as Supreme Court nears another Obamacare ruling

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are divided over how to respond to an approaching Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama’s health care law, even as growing numbers concede that their long-sought goal of repealing the statute will have to wait. Should the plaintiffs prevail in the GOP-backed lawsuit, the justices could annul one of the Read More…

HEALTH CARE RULING: Law survives – with Justice Roberts’ help

WASHINGTON — Obamacare lives. America’s historic health care overhaul, derided by Republicans as intrusive, costly “Obamacare,” narrowly survived an election-year battle at the Supreme Court Thursday with the improbable help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts. The 5-4 ruling now makes it certain that major health care changes will move ahead, touching virtually every American’s Read More…

HEALTH CARE RULING: Northeast Ohio woman again in spotlight over ObamaCare

MEDINA TWP. — Natoma Canfield learned the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act when she saw the news scroll across the bottom of a muted television at the grocery store Thursday. A few hours later, she made sure to make it to a television with sound to hear the President Barack Obama give Read More…

HEALTH CARE RULING: Health & Dentistry already getting boost from health law

LORAIN — There were plenty of smiles from staff and patients at Lorain County Health & Dentistry on Thursday following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Mom Allyson Carroll said she’s glad Health & Dentistry exists because she paid just $25 for her own dental cleaning and nothing for Read More…