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  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel's finance guru Lois Scott hires bond firms she knows

     Mayor Rahm Emanuel's finance guru Lois Scott hires bond firms she knows
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand when an organization of female business executives paid tribute last year to his financial guru, Lois Scott, for her pioneering role in helping cash-strapped governments solve their problems. Many in the room shared an...
  • U.S. spying scandal straining ties with Europe

    WASHINGTON — The expanding transatlantic scandal over U.S. eavesdropping on Europe's leaders and spying on its citizens has begun to strain intelligence relationships and diplomatic ties between allies that call each other best friends, according to...
  • U.S. launches initiative to increase exports to Latin America

    Days after the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement's implementation, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker unveiled a new initiative aimed at  increasing business with trade partners in Latin America. The “Look South&...
  • U.S. to push for more trade with Latin America

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker unveiled a new initiative aimed at increasing business with trade partners in Latin America, only days after the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement's implementation. The Look South...
  • Hartford's Trademark Industry Developed Into Protection Against Severe Weather

     Hartford's Trademark Industry Developed Into Protection Against Severe Weather
    Hartford's signature industry — insurance — started by offering financial protection against fire damage, but as the property-casualty business evolved the biggest threat to property became weather in all its extreme variations: tornadoes,...
  • White House seeks quick fix to health policy cancellations

    White House seeks quick fix to health policy cancellations
    NEW ORLEANS — Administration officials scrambled Friday to find a quick fix to a problem President Obama said would never come about — millions of insurance policies canceled for people who have health plans they want to keep. But as the...
  • U.S., EU resume negotiations on free trade agreement

    U.S., EU resume negotiations on free trade agreement
    LONDON – European and U.S. officials resumed negotiations Monday on a trans-Atlantic free trade agreement despite angry protests in Europe over American electronic spying and threats to call off the talks. The five-day discussion in Brussels had...
  • Letters: The middle class loses. Again.

    Letters: The middle class loses. Again.
    Re "Californians uneasy about healthcare law," USC Dornsife/Times Poll, Nov. 10 The results of this poll are neither surprising nor particularly meaningful. Those who stand to gain from a law will support it; those who don't, won't. In deep-blue...
  • Canceled policies don't cover ACA mandates

    Canceled policies don't cover ACA mandates
    As a healthy man with no pre-existing conditions, Newport News resident Deck Hankins had no complaints with the insurance policy he'd carried for five years. When he received notice from his insurance company that his policy had been canceled for...
  • Healthcare Q&A: What do Obama's new plans mean?

    WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans have been notified in recent weeks by their health insurance companies that their coverage will soon be canceled because of President Obama’s healthcare law. To address the outrage over these cancellations,...
  • How to sort through new health plans

    Mike and Annette Heacox, married for 23 years, run a landscape architecture firm in Sacramento. For the last 14 years, they've bought their own health insurance — most recently a small-business policy bought through a local insurer. Now —...