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Insurance companies are getting help from states to pay an $8 billion Affordable Care Act tax. Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images When Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, it required health insurers, hospitals, device makers and...
A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter, like this one pictured here on Aug. 27 on the flight deck of the USS Comstock, crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melissa Wenger WASHINGTON — A Marine Corps helicopter with...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The head of NATO is calling for a spearhead force to deter any Russian aggression in Eastern Europe. Anders Fogh Rasmussen announced the plan today in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine. It...
As Labor Day winds to an end and the rigors of school and work start to gather speed once again, we here at the PBS NewsHour thought it would be nice to share some of the books that we’ve been reading this summer. And we want to know what you...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSPart-timers are the dark side of the bright jobs numbers For many part-timers, underemployment Is a full-time concern The high cost of labor efficiency — and the ‘Good Jobs’ alternative JUDY WOODRUFF:...
Watch VideoJUDY WOODRUFF: We turn now to another take on today’s economic picture. Jeffrey Brown has that story. JEFFREY BROWN: For many months now, the number of new jobs created has risen and the jobless rate has fallen substantially, all...