As more fighting has broken out in Eastern Ukraine, President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be looking for a show of unity on the situation when they meet Friday at the White House. But if you want to know why Europe, particularly Germany, has been reluctant to go along with economic sanctions as forcefully as the U.S., just follow the money. Continue reading
LAREDO — For 12 hours a day, the waiting room at Dr. Gustavo Villarreal’s family practice is often packed with patients, people who will pay a flat $50 fee for the convenience — or necessity — of a walk-in, quick-turn … Continue reading
Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said that 7.5 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act.
At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama’s health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it. Continue reading
Seven million people signed up, so there is an appetite for President Barack Obama’s health care law, but that doesn’t guarantee success for the country’s newest social program Continue reading
How does you state rank in terms of financial pressure for workers who want to one day retire? We mapped and charted the data. Continue reading
Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama’s health care law. Continue reading
Not all readers bought Lew Mandell’s skepticism of long-term care insurance. Is it not a smart investment for Americans who can’t afford to self-insure their future care? Mandell returns to explain when this investment makes sense and when it’s a waste. Continue reading