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What if the Supreme Court rules against Obamacare?

Governors in Washington this week had no answers for a decision that could affect millions.<p>The Supreme Court this June could cut off millions of Americans from affordable Obamacare coverage. The response from the nation’s governors gathering in Washington this week was an assortment of …

Health Care
Net Neutrality

Doctors say data fees are blocking health reform

The fees are thwarting the goals of a push to digitize health records.<p>As they move to exchange patient information with hospitals and other health care partners, doctors are suffering sticker shock: The vendors of the health care software want thousands of dollars to unlock the data so they can be …

Health Care

Obama's war push faces rift with left

Democrats say they won’t support a war authorization against ISIL if Obama agrees to Republican demands to expand his power.<p>Before he can get Congress’ approval for his war against ISIL, President Barack Obama may have to win an ugly battle with his own party.<p>A wide range of House and Senate …

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Measles Outbreak in U.S. Tops 150 Cases

The number of measles cases in the U.S. has reached 154, according to new numbers released Monday.<p>Between Jan. 1 to Feb. 20, more than 150 cases in …

Police: 1 dead, 1 critically hurt in workplace shooting at New Jersey armed security company

An employee of an armed security company opened fire on a co-worker inside the business Monday morning before fatally shooting himself outside, police said.<p>The surviving victim was shot four times, and was listed in critical condition at Cooper Hospital in Camden, Moorestown police Lt. Lee Lieber …

Homeland security cash stand-off over US migrant policy

<b>President Barack Obama and Congress are at loggerheads over homeland security's $40bn (£26bn) budget, with time running out to secure a deal.</b><p>Republicans, who control Congress, are seeking to remove funding for Mr Obama's attempt to save undocumented immigrants from deportation.<p>The department of …

Ukraine Says It Can't Withdraw Weapons, Citing Attacks During Truce

Noting deadly attacks by Russian-backed separatists who have renewed a push near the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine says it can't withdraw heavy weapons from the front lines, as required by a week-old cease-fire.<p>"Ukraine's military says two government soldiers were killed and about 10 …

France seizes passports of 'six Syria-bound fighters'

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