- Published on 02/18/2014 - 9:48 am
- Written by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press
(AP) — The doctors were out of ideas to help 5-year-old Charlotte Figi.
- Published on 02/17/2014 - 10:36 am
- Written by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer
(AP) — For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another. They're unwanted by employers, rejected by insurers, struggling to cover rising medical costs and praying to reach Medicare age before a health crisis.
- Published on 02/17/2014 - 10:33 am
- Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press
(AP) — The White House says a costly spending bill President Barack Obama signed into law five years ago Monday was good for the economy and helped the U.S. avoid another Great Depression.
- Published on 02/17/2014 - 8:33 am
- Written by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press
(AP) — Most Americans with intellectual or developmental disabilities remain shut out of the workforce, despite changing attitudes and billions spent on government programs to help them. Even when they find work, it's often part time, in a dead-end job or for pay well below the minimum wage.
- Published on 02/17/2014 - 8:23 am
- Written by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press
(AP) — The days when political campaigns would try to make inroads with demographic groups such as soccer moms or white working-class voters are gone. Now, the operatives are targeting specific individuals.
- Published on 02/17/2014 - 7:45 am
- Written by ALEX SANZ, JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press
(AP) — More than a month after chemicals seeped into West Virginia's biggest water supply, Jeanette Maddox would rather bundle up, drive to a shopping center parking lot and fill jugs of water from the spigot of a tanker truck than trust the tap in her kitchen.
- Published on 02/14/2014 - 1:51 pm
- Written by Associated Press
(AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week of the year as investors react to better earnings from U.S. companies.
- Published on 02/14/2014 - 1:48 pm
- Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer
(AP) — Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese.
- Published on 02/14/2014 - 9:47 am
- Written by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press
- Published on 02/14/2014 - 9:09 am
- Written by MICHELLE CHAPMAN, AP Business Writer
(AP) — Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. is buying the parent company of Eddie Bauer in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $825 million that will help strengthen its men's wear business and diversify its offerings.