February 9, 2016

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10 things to know, Thursday, Jan. 7

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. How Seoul is answering Kim’s nuclear move South Korea says it will retaliate for a North Korean nuclear test by resuming cross-border propaganda broadcasts that Pyongyang considers an act of war. 2. Investor jitters ripple across Asia Read More…

Despite Obamacare, progress on reducing uninsured remains unchanged in past year

WASHINGTON — Going into President Barack Obama’s last year in office, progress has stalled on reducing the number of uninsured Americans under his signature health care law, according to a major survey out Thursday. The share of U.S. adults without health insurance was 11.9 percent in the last three months of 2015, essentially unchanged from Read More…

In final year of presidency, Obama plans to ‘stay on offense’

WASHINGTON — In June, during one of the best stretches of his presidency, Barack Obama strode through a West Wing hallway exclaiming: “Offense! Stay on offense!” It was a rallying cry for a White House that suddenly seemed to find its footing in the final quarter of Obama’s tenure. An Asia-Pacific trade agreement was moving Read More…

Senate moves toward passing largely symbolic Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON — Republicans are pushing toward Senate approval of legislation demolishing President Barack Obama’s signature health care law and halting Planned Parenthood’s federal money, setting up a veto fight the GOP knows it will lose but thinks will delight conservative voters. The White House promised a veto Wednesday, saying the bill would “take away critical Read More…

Medicaid info meeting scheduled for today

LORAIN — Hundreds of thousands of Ohioans, including more than 19,000 in Lorain County, have health care insurance via the Affordable Care Act and expanded Medicaid. But thousands more uninsured or underinsured may still be eligible for insurance coverage under various options of the Affordable Care Act. It is that population that the Get Covered Read More…

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…