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Deadline Lures Millions to HealthCare.gov

December 16, 2014 - 3:03pm
Federal officials said that HealthCare.gov largely held up during a key sign-up deadline despite some stumbles.

Senate Confirms Saldaña as Top Immigration Official

December 16, 2014 - 2:48pm
The U.S. Senate confirmed Sarah Saldaña to be a top immigration official in the Homeland Security Department.

Teen Who Said He Made Millions on Wall Street Admits to Hoax

December 16, 2014 - 2:12pm
New York Magazine, which ran a story about the 17-year-old high schooler, said it was “duped.”

NYPD Hunts for Seven Suspects After Police Assaulted

December 16, 2014 - 1:27pm
The New York Police Department has identified a seventh suspect from cellphone video that shows two officers being attacked by protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge, a law-enforcement official said.

How FDA Approved Hysterectomy Tools It Now Disfavors

December 16, 2014 - 12:45pm
The FDA warns that power morcellators can spread uterine cancer, but it didn’t study the surgical tools’ risk until 18 years after it began approving them for gynecology.

Tennessee Moves to Expand Medicaid

December 16, 2014 - 8:29am
Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday announced a plan to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act in a deal aimed at expanding insurance coverage to hundreds of thousands of poor Tennesseans.

GOP Governors Push to Reshape Welfare

December 16, 2014 - 8:15am
Several Republican governors are pushing to reshape social-welfare programs with drug testing or other requirements, arguing the new rules better prepare recipients for employment.

Senate Confirms Vivek Murthy as U.S. Surgeon General

December 16, 2014 - 6:51am
The Senate on Monday confirmed Vivek Murthy as U.S. Surgeon General, in a 51-43 vote, despite opposition from antigun-control groups concerned about his comments that gun violence is a U.S. public health issue.

Congress Set to Get Lonelier in the Middle

December 16, 2014 - 5:05am
Capital Journal: President Obama and GOP leaders in Congress seem to want to pull their parties together in the middle, but with fewer centrist lawmakers, that could become a lonelier place, Gerald F. Seib writes.

Bush Aides: Vast Team Awaits Word on 2016

December 16, 2014 - 4:46am
Jeb Bush appears closer to a decision on whether to enter the 2016 presidential race than most potential rivals, but he has taken few overt steps to lay the groundwork for a campaign.

Budget Battle Is Likely to Heat Up Next Year

December 16, 2014 - 12:48am
Congress last week barely managed to approve a funding bill negotiated by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, working under spending guidelines set by each party’s budget gurus. Next year could get even uglier.

Cow Economy Faces a Pinch

December 15, 2014 - 9:03pm
U.S. cattle exports have fallen by a third this year, hurting businesses from cattle haulers to the port in Wilmington, Del.

Pennsylvania Police Hunt for Man Wanted in Shooting Spree

December 15, 2014 - 8:06pm
A manhunt was under way outside Philadelphia for a 35-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting six people and seriously wounding another early Monday.