| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Original post | 5:44 p.m.
Updated | 6:37 p.m.
President Barack Obama visits South Florida on Friday, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama. They plan to visit a Miami-Dade County school to discuss, as the White House explained “how a...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:22 PM
RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe highlighted an ambitious health reform initiative Thursday, pitching it as evidence that Virginia is ready to expand Medicaid and extend taxpayer-funded health insurance to hundreds of thousands of new people.
| Mar 8, 2014
| 1:04 PM
WETHERSFIELD — For 30 years, this health-care quality improvement company has faced next to no competition.
Qualidigm, founded in 1983, heavily depends on government contracts, and most of its work is collaborating with nursing homes, hospitals,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The conclusion of The Sun's editorial, "Investing in lower health costs" (March 7), is that "unless the hospitals start making immediate and fundamental changes to the way they operate …" Maryland will not be successful under the new waiver from...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:05 PM
A year ago, when the Republican National Committee’s searing 2012 election postmortem was released, it was possible to imagine, for a fleeting moment, that the GOP might finally grasp why it has lost the popular vote in five of the last six...
| Jan 31, 2014
Ever since the housing market collapse, nothing stokes the flames of public outrage quite like the phrase "government bailout." It's become the condemnation of choice for both parties when faced with a policy they don't like. Lately, conservatives have...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The San Francisco hospital where a patient disappeared last year, only to be found dead 17 days later in a exterior stairwell, should share in the blame with the sheriff's department for "systemic" failures that led to the death, according to new report....
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:49 PM
WASHINGTON — In a rare bipartisan agreement, congressional leaders have settled on a plan to fix Medicare's system for paying physicians, potentially ending years of uncertainty that often held up fees for doctors who care for the nation's senior...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:06 PM
With her seeing-eye dog by her side, Denna Lambert works to help ensure that up-and-coming scientists and engineers with disabilities can see a future at NASA.
Lambert, the disability program manager at Goddard Space Flight Center, said she is...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Funny guy, Bill Maher. And he got lots of yuks on his HBO show Friday with a riff on government spending on our seniors vs. our children.
"In the battle for government giveaways," he said, "we have to stop thinking in terms of rich versus poor, or...
| Feb 12, 2014
The House Republican leadership did the right thing Tuesday, allowing the chamber to approve a bill that would raise the debt ceiling for one year unconditionally. The move doesn't end the fight over federal budget deficits and the growing national debt....