The New York Times
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The plan, which uses federal Medicaid expansion funds to buy private insurance for poor people, is being closely watched by other states.
Moody’s gave Chicago a negative outlook, indicating another downgrade could occur if there is no pension fix.
Versions of already approved drugs kept the monkeys infection-free for weeks, and researchers hope that a dose every three months could work in humans.
The proposal, which attracted broad support on the City Council, is aimed at better regulating use of the drug and reducing penalties that disproportionately punish black residents.
Jack Conway, the attorney general of Kentucky, became the latest in a group of Democratic state prosecutors to refuse to defend laws prohibiting gay marriage.
Three senators have suggested naming a federal building after the Prohibition-era federal agent, but some Chicago officials say he doesn’t deserve it.
Dr. Nuland’s book, which won the National Book Award in 1994, depicted death as messy and often humiliating, and it urged readers to approach late-life care with tempered expectations.
Dozens of states will hold primaries this year, beginning with Texas on Tuesday. Here is a look at the key races.
The Supreme Court seemed to have little trouble concluding that Arkansas police officers who had used deadly force to end a car chase could not be sued by the family of the driver.
South Carolina will not fight rulings that have blocked key parts of a law requiring police to check people’s immigration status during routine stops.
Detroit reached yet another tentative agreement to settle a pension debt with UBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch and will file the $85 million plan in a few days in federal bankruptcy court, the state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr said.
American refiners are refurbishing old plants or planning new ones to take advantage of new supplies of domestic crude.
While still eager to have young professionals move to blighted areas, cities are recognizing the toll that rising tax assessments can have on longtime working-class residents.
President Obama will propose expanding a tax break for workers who are childless, which the White House estimates will help 13.5 million Americans who hold jobs yet remain poor.
In his 2015 budget, President Obama will propose removing illegal immigrants from the Medicare rolls and require citizenship or lawful presence in the country as a condition of getting benefits.
The frontlines of the country’s biggest Senate race are occupied by spokeswomen competing to be heard.
Raulie Casteel, who shot at two dozen vehicles along a highway in southeastern Michigan, was sentenced on Monday to 16 to 40 years for terrorism.
A former magistrate in Newport had changed a baby’s first name from Messiah to Martin, saying the name was a title held by only Jesus Christ.
Americans for Prosperity is unveiling a new ad after being challenged by a Michigan Democratic lawmaker who demanded verification of the claims of a woman in the initial commercial who said she had lost her preferred health plan.