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Online holiday sales expected to set record

Online holiday sales expected to set record

U.S. online sales are expected to hit $2 billion on “Cyber Monday,” for the first time since the data firm comScore has been tracking such information. A 20 percent increase…

Worried Democrats distance themselves from Obamacare

Worried Democrats distance themselves from Obamacare

Democrats running for re-election in Arkansas, Louisiana and other Republican-leaning states faced enough problems before President Barack Obama’s popularity swooned in November. Now they are awkwardly distancing themselves from him…

Same-sex couples crowd altars to marry legally in Hawaii

Same-sex couples crowd altars to marry legally in Hawaii

Dozens of same-sex couples tied the knot in Hawaii early Monday as a new law allowing gay couples to marry went into effect at midnight. Between 30 and 40 couples…

A critical week for Obamcare’s troubled web site

A critical week for Obamcare’s troubled web site

President Barack Obama and his HealthCare.gov website face another critical test starting this week, as Americans who have been unable to enroll in health coverage under Obamacare rush to a…

Presumption: HealthCare.gov is on the mend

Presumption:  HealthCare.gov is on the mend

Computer crashes should be giving way to insurance coverage — if the government’s diagnosis of its health care website is correct. The Health and Human Services Department released a progress…

High-profile panel stumbles on trimming deficit

High-profile panel stumbles on trimming deficit

Since the end of World War II, more than a dozen high-profile bipartisan panels have been convened to tackle the nation’s thorniest fiscal problems. Seldom have their recommendations spurred congressional…

Liberals retaking control in New York

Liberals retaking control in New York

With Bill de Blasio taking office as mayor in January, New York City appears poised for a resurgence of liberal policies. After 20 years of Republican leadership, not only will…

Is Obamacare’s web site finally up and running?

Is Obamacare’s web site finally up and running?

The errors are fewer, the pages load faster, and more people can log on at the same time to the government’s troubled health care website, according to Obama administration officials.…

White House claims HealthCare.gov website is on track

White House claims HealthCare.gov website is on track

The Obama administration says it will meet its self-imposed deadline of fixing the troubled health care website so that 50,000 people can log in at the same time starting late…

Both parties hope veterans can win in 2014

Both parties hope veterans can win in 2014

When he meets voters in Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District, former Army Ranger Kevin Strouse recounts how he helped clear a city block in Iraq during the rescue of prisoner of…