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Updated at 3:50 p.m. EDT In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama said Monday he will no longer wait for Republicans to act on immigration and will move on his own to make policy changes in what has been a top second-term...
Illustration by Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Interest rates go up Tuesday for students taking out new federal loans. This hike is relatively minimal but could foreshadow more increases to come. The change stems from a high-profile, bipartisan deal...
Photo illustration by Getty Images.SALT LAKE CITY – When a car rolls off an assembly line, the automaker knows exactly what parts, labor and facilities cost. Not so in health care, and now some health executives are trying to change that. Although U...
Supporters of employer-paid birth control rally in front of the Supreme Court before the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores was announced June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images There is no question that Monday...
High temperatures and high humidity are expected to send more people to health professionals for care as the climate changes. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images Climate change is happening, and with that will come more deaths from heat-related...
Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Brownsville, Texas, where hundreds of children, most from Central America, are being held after crossing the border. Photo by Ross...