Headline News Archive

2008

October

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  • An eroding model for health insurance. Jennifer and Greg Danylyshyn of Pasadena are conscientious parents. They keep proper car seats in their used BMW, organic vegetables in the family diet and
  • Parents push for autism therapy coverage. In Washington state, Reza and Arzu Forough pay more than $1,000 a week for behavior therapy for their 12-year-old autistic son. In Indiana, Sean and Michele
  • Medicare says 'no' to bed sores. Hospitals will no longer get paid for some specific treatment errors, including infections, bed sores and objects left inside patients after surgery, under a new
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  • Mortgage market remains intact. Everybody knows how severe and painful the global financial breakdown has been, with banks unwilling to lend even to other banks. But what about mortgages
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  • Fixing common money mistakes. Everybody makes mistakes. But when it comes to money, even little errors can prove devastating. Bruce McClary, communications director for Clearpoint Financial Solutions, recalls a
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  • Social Security benefits going up. Social Security benefits for 50 million people will be go up 5.8 percent next year, the largest increase in more than a quarter century. The increase, which
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  • $250 billion bank investment plan. President George Bush said this morning that the administration's "unprecedented and aggressive" plan to partly nationalize nine major banks was an "essential short term measure
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  • Mixed signals for mortgage giants. Reading the latest report from the federal regulator running mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could give you whiplash. Fannie Mae and Freddie
  • Law equalizes coverage for mental care. An estimated 113 million Americans, including hundreds of thousands in the Washington region, will receive better insurance coverage for their mental health and substance abuse problems
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  • Europe prepares consumer rights plan. The European Commission will release a proposal on Wednesday to guarantee consumer rights across the 27-nation bloc, a move that is expected to help spur
  • Fears of recession deepen as markets plunge. The collapse of stock markets worldwide Monday reflects deepening concerns that government intervention won't be enough to stave off a potentially severe global recession. "Recession
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  • Rescue sweetened with tax incentives. The House of Representatives yesterday approved $107 billion in tax breaks for businesses and consumers as part of a sweeping financial rescue package designed to stave
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  • Wells Fargo to acquire Wachovia. In an abrupt change of course, Wachovia Corp. said today it agreed to be acquired by Wells Fargo & Co. in a $15.1 billion all-stock deal, wiping
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  • No silver bullets here. To hear it from critics on the left and right, the Bush administration and legislative leaders were in such a rush to pass a "$700 billion
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  • La economía familiar y la crisis. Muchos norteamericanos están observando nerviosamente los grandes altibajos de la Bolsa de Nueva York tratando de detectar indicios del colapso de Wall Street, pero
 

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