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  • Obamacare now reality, so expand Medicaid

    Obamacare now reality, so expand Medicaid
    On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court didn't just save health insurance for nearly 1.5 million Floridians. The court saved opponents of the Affordable Care Act from having to offer their own alternative. Had the court invalidated subsidies in states such...
  • After years of downsizing, big houses make a comeback

    MINNEAPOLIS Sprawling single-family houses, spurned just a few years ago by buyers, are back. And they're bigger than ever. For the first time, the average size of a new single-family home built in the United States topped 2,600 square feet in 2014....
  • Bernanke: Dump Jackson, not Hamilton, on US currency

    Former Federal Reserve chief-turned blogger Ben Bernanke is calling for the U.S. Treasury to abandon plans to drop Alexander Hamilton from his featured spot on the $10 bill and to dump Andrew Jackson from the $20 instead. Bernanke wrote Monday that he is...
  • Peril, promise in Obama's end game on trade, health, more

    For President Barack Obama, an encouraging vote on his trade agenda and a harrowing tragedy in South Carolina showcased the promise and peril of his presidential end game. Hand-wringing over a stinging setback for Obama's trade package in Congress last...
  • Chicago plans trade mission to China

     Chicago plans trade mission to China
    Chicago's push for a greater share of business with China will accelerate next month with a trade mission to several major Chinese cities. The trip will be led by Deputy Mayor Steven Koch and officials from World Business Chicago, the not-for-profit...
  • How the Greek debt standoff got to this point and where it may go

    How the Greek debt standoff got to this point and where it may go
    Time is running out for Greece to reach a compromise with its creditors to get more money before risking a default that could plunge the 19-nation euro currency bloc and global markets into crisis. Greece's bailout package expires on June 30, and...
  • Hillary Clinton calls for preschool for all children

    Hillary Clinton calls for preschool for all children
    Hillary Rodham Clinton put early childhood education at the front of her agenda Monday, pledging that as president she would work to make preschool available and affordable for every American child. Clinton, who started her career as an advocate for the...
  • Palm Bay on list of top metros for tech

    A city on Florida's Space Coast is on a list for the hottest metro areas for science, engineering and technology. The Brookings Institution last week put Palm Bay, Florida at number 7 on its list of cities that excel at advanced industries. The...
  • Clinton lays out vision, aims for FDR-Obama coalition

    NEW YORK Hillary Rodham Clinton's new campaign for the presidency is being built on policies she says will boost the middle class, but also are aimed at appealing to the coalition of voters forged by Franklin D. Roosevelt and modernized by Barack Obama....
  • In Florida House, hypocrisy over heart

    In Florida House, hypocrisy over heart
    Republicans in the Florida House want to be clear: They love the state's working poor. That's why they denied them a chance at health insurance. As Rep. Julio Gonzalez, R-Venice, put it last week, expanding Medicaid would "punish the needy" by putting...
  • Tough numbers for The Tide, but state committed to funding train

    News that The Tide costs taxpayers more per rider than any metropolitan rail system in the country doesn't mean the state will second guess it's plan to spend $155 million expanding the line in Virginia Beach, a spokeswoman for the Department of Rail...