Roberts zealously guards the court's institutional standing against accusations of overreaching.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five.
House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., holds up two pages of resource requests from the Department of Veterans Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 24, 2014, as he questions Department of Veterans Affairs acting secretary Sloan Gibson on how to restor…
WASHINGTON — With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans’ health care program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up the delays.
WASHINGTON — Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health-care law as written.
MIAMI — Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 p…
Republican gubernatorial candidate may lose now but help party gain traction.
The full D.C. Circuit should reconsider and reverse its panel's 2-to-1 ruling.
WASHINGTON — Six years ago, the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salva…
Placard on a tank car carrying crude oil in Trenton, North Dakota, warns of fire danger.
WASHINGTON — Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older tank cars that carry increasing quantities of crude oil and other highly flammable liquids through America’s towns and cities.
WASHINGTON — Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Obama’s health-care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on the November ballot, a move that promises to turn the election into an expensive fight between the beverage industry and public health advocates.
JERUSALEM — A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel’s main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine.
A child receives a free lunch at the Phoenix Day @ Central Park Youth Program in downtown Phoenix.
ALBUQUERQUE — Several states in the Deep South and Southwest have earned dismal scores on an annual child-welfare index that cited poverty and single-parent households as worrisome trends that must be turned around for things to improve.
WASHINGTON — Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the Mexican border.
Despite contradictory rulings by two federal courts, the Obama administration says millions of consumers will continue to receive financial aid for their health premiums.
But split rulings don’t necessarily mean another trip to the Supreme Court.
Within two decades, we will have almost unlimited energy, food, and clean water.