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Health Insurance Stocks Go Up After Obama Speech to Congress

Whether or not President Barack Obama’s speech on Wednesday advanced the cause of health care reform, it did help the stock portfolios of health insurance companies. The Associated Press reported the following day that shares of many insurers went...   read more

Best Employers for Workers over Age 50

With the U.S. workforce getting grayer and grayer, the leading advocacy organization for older Americans wants people to know which companies or institutions get it right with regards to those 50 and above. According to the AARP’s “2011 Best Emplo...   read more

Malpractice Reform: Lawyers More Powerful than Doctors

Republicans and conservative Democrats in support of health care reform want any plan adopted by Congress to include a curb on medical malpractice lawsuits. They argue that such a change would help bring down health care costs—by reducing the habi...   read more

Obama and Openness: Better than Bush, but Improvement Needed

The Obama administration has managed to make the U.S. government more open and transparent, although serious concerns still exist, according to a special project involving more than 70 public interest groups.   The report published by OpenTheGov...   read more

Health Reform: A Beginner’s Guide

To say that Americans are confused by the healthcare debate is an understatement. So, as the nation prepares for the next round, to be kicked off by President Obama’s speech to the Congress, I thought it might be useful to provide a beginner’s gui...   read more

Unemployed and Uncounted

Going by the conventional definition of unemployment, the jobless rate in the U.S. stood at 9.7% in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But this figure only includes out-of-work Americans who have sought employment within the last...   read more

Estimated One Million Students Homeless

How exactly is a child supposed to do their homework when they don’t even have a home at the end of the school day? That’s the problem one million school children now face in the United States, according to data collected by the National Associati...   read more

Pressure Builds on the Unemployed

Gauging the plight of the unemployed entails more than just examining statistics. According to a survey of those looking for work conducted by Rutgers University, the numbers alone paint a bleak picture, but once the personal feelings of the joble...   read more

U.S. Appeals Court Allows Ex-Detainee to Sue Attorney General John Ashcroft

While former Attorney General John Ashcroft has insisted he had no personal involvement, or liability, in the matter, a federal appeals court in San Francisco thought otherwise in an anger-tinged ruling announced on Friday. Two members of the thre...   read more

Obama Agrees to Reveal Names of White House Visitors…But Not All of Them

For the first time in many presidential administrations, President Barack Obama has agreed to publish the names of almost all visitors to the White House. Under the new policy, visitors ranging from tourists to business leaders will have their nam...   read more

Private Insurance Death Panels

“Death panels” are already a reality in California, according to the state’s nurses union, which argues that insurance companies are routinely rejecting medical care for patients, leading to unnecessary suffering and in some cases death.   A rev...   read more

In Tough Economy, Firefighters Spend More Time as Medics

When people don’t have health insurance, they turn not only to emergency rooms for medical care, but to their local firefighters. Increasingly, firemen are handling medical emergency calls by those who have no means to see a doctor. Instead of rus...   read more

85% of Stimulus Funds Still to be Spent

It’s been seven months since Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, commonly referred to as the 2009 stimulus package, which injected $792 billion into the economy to stave off the worst of the economic downturn. So how much o...   read more

Holder Revives Civil Rights Enforcement

After enduring years of what critics called neglect on the part of the Bush administration, the Department of Justice under Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. is planning to bolster its civil rights division. For starters, Holder intends to add 50 n...   read more

Navy Prepares for Increased Arctic Role Due to Global Warming

Global warming may wind up giving the U.S. Navy a new job. With the arctic ice pack shrinking rapidly, the North Pole could be entirely free of ice during the summer season within just 20 years. Such a development would create a brand new sea lane...   read more

From Migrant Worker to Astronaut

Although a shuttle launched into space travels thousands of miles, for Jose Hernández, the meaning of a long, arduous journey is all too familiar. Hernández, one of the six astronauts aboard space shuttle Discovery, has had a remarkable success st...   read more
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Health Insurance Stocks Go Up After Obama Speech to Congress

Whether or not President Barack Obama’s speech on Wednesday advanced the cause of health care reform, it did help the stock portfolios of health insurance companies. The Associated Press reported the following day that shares of many insurers went...   read more

Best Employers for Workers over Age 50

With the U.S. workforce getting grayer and grayer, the leading advocacy organization for older Americans wants people to know which companies or institutions get it right with regards to those 50 and above. According to the AARP’s “2011 Best Emplo...   read more

Malpractice Reform: Lawyers More Powerful than Doctors

Republicans and conservative Democrats in support of health care reform want any plan adopted by Congress to include a curb on medical malpractice lawsuits. They argue that such a change would help bring down health care costs—by reducing the habi...   read more

Obama and Openness: Better than Bush, but Improvement Needed

The Obama administration has managed to make the U.S. government more open and transparent, although serious concerns still exist, according to a special project involving more than 70 public interest groups.   The report published by OpenTheGov...   read more

Health Reform: A Beginner’s Guide

To say that Americans are confused by the healthcare debate is an understatement. So, as the nation prepares for the next round, to be kicked off by President Obama’s speech to the Congress, I thought it might be useful to provide a beginner’s gui...   read more

Unemployed and Uncounted

Going by the conventional definition of unemployment, the jobless rate in the U.S. stood at 9.7% in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But this figure only includes out-of-work Americans who have sought employment within the last...   read more

Estimated One Million Students Homeless

How exactly is a child supposed to do their homework when they don’t even have a home at the end of the school day? That’s the problem one million school children now face in the United States, according to data collected by the National Associati...   read more

Pressure Builds on the Unemployed

Gauging the plight of the unemployed entails more than just examining statistics. According to a survey of those looking for work conducted by Rutgers University, the numbers alone paint a bleak picture, but once the personal feelings of the joble...   read more

U.S. Appeals Court Allows Ex-Detainee to Sue Attorney General John Ashcroft

While former Attorney General John Ashcroft has insisted he had no personal involvement, or liability, in the matter, a federal appeals court in San Francisco thought otherwise in an anger-tinged ruling announced on Friday. Two members of the thre...   read more

Obama Agrees to Reveal Names of White House Visitors…But Not All of Them

For the first time in many presidential administrations, President Barack Obama has agreed to publish the names of almost all visitors to the White House. Under the new policy, visitors ranging from tourists to business leaders will have their nam...   read more

Private Insurance Death Panels

“Death panels” are already a reality in California, according to the state’s nurses union, which argues that insurance companies are routinely rejecting medical care for patients, leading to unnecessary suffering and in some cases death.   A rev...   read more

In Tough Economy, Firefighters Spend More Time as Medics

When people don’t have health insurance, they turn not only to emergency rooms for medical care, but to their local firefighters. Increasingly, firemen are handling medical emergency calls by those who have no means to see a doctor. Instead of rus...   read more

85% of Stimulus Funds Still to be Spent

It’s been seven months since Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, commonly referred to as the 2009 stimulus package, which injected $792 billion into the economy to stave off the worst of the economic downturn. So how much o...   read more

Holder Revives Civil Rights Enforcement

After enduring years of what critics called neglect on the part of the Bush administration, the Department of Justice under Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. is planning to bolster its civil rights division. For starters, Holder intends to add 50 n...   read more

Navy Prepares for Increased Arctic Role Due to Global Warming

Global warming may wind up giving the U.S. Navy a new job. With the arctic ice pack shrinking rapidly, the North Pole could be entirely free of ice during the summer season within just 20 years. Such a development would create a brand new sea lane...   read more

From Migrant Worker to Astronaut

Although a shuttle launched into space travels thousands of miles, for Jose Hernández, the meaning of a long, arduous journey is all too familiar. Hernández, one of the six astronauts aboard space shuttle Discovery, has had a remarkable success st...   read more
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