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Health Sep 22Obamacare signup site to be shut down for 12 hours nearly every Sunday of open enrollment
The department has already planned to shorten open enrollment season by 45 days -- running from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15, 2017 for 2018 coverage.
Nation Sep 14WATCH: Paul Ryan expected to address conflicting reports about ‘dreamer’ deal in news briefing
Speaker Paul Ryan briefed reporters at 12 p.m. ET Thursday.
Politics Sep 14WATCH: Pelosi gives briefing amid confusion over top Democrats’ DACA deal with Trump
Top-ranking House Democrat Nancy Pelosi will offer remarks at 10:45 a.m. ET Thursday.
Education Sep 12Tennessee is investing in a program that helps adults finish their college degree. Will it boost the economy?
People quit school for a host of reasons -- no money, workplace demands, family sickness or a new child. In Tennessee, policymakers say helping students overcome obstacles to get back into college could mean big payoffs for the state.
Health Sep 12WATCH: McCaskill leads roundtable on role of drug manufacturers in the opioid crisis
Watch the discussion about what factors have fed the opioid crisis live starting at 11 a.m.
Nation Sep 06WATCH: McCaskill announces findings of opioid report
Sen. Claire McCaskill is expected to speak around 2:30 p.m. ET. Watch live here.
Nation Sep 01Vehicles rush Texas gas stations as supplies dwindle after Harvey
Along the Gulf Coast, 10 refineries in Texas and Louisiana remained closed due to Harvey,…
Nation Aug 31Explosions rattle Arkema chemical plant near Houston
Reports of two explosions at the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas followed days of rising floodwaters and lost power.
Health Aug 30How to find critical medical care if you’re a hurricane survivor
Health care providers around Houston and across Texas cobble together resources for patients of cancer and other chronic illnesses who have been displaced after Hurricane Harvey.
Nation Aug 28WATCH: Houston officials update public on Hurricane Harvey aftermath
After Hurricane Harvey inundated Texas with high winds, heavy rain and record-breaking floodwaters, Houston officials update the public about where the city stands as it begins to recover.