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Alaska governor rejects Medicaid expansion

November 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Copies of The Lewin Group’s analysis of the impact of Medicaid expansion, commissioned by the state, sit on a table at a news conference at Gov. Sean Parnell’s office in Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Parnell rejected calls to expand Medicaid in Alaska during a news conference despite mounting pressure from health, advocacy...

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Altered landscape for Sony, Microsoft consoles

November 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man holds a Sony PlayStation 4 after he purchased it at the Lincoln Park Best Buy store in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The PlayStation 4, which launched Friday, and the Xbox One, which goes on sale next week, face a much-changed gaming and...

Filipinos abroad seek news, rally aid after Haiyan

November 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 photo, Filipino staff members at an express company in a Hong Kong shopping mall pack boxes of donations of relief goods from overseas workers to be shipped to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Workers cut off...

Pipeline explodes in North Texas; town evacuated

November 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A gas pipeline burns near Milford, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. A Chevron gas pipeline exploded in rural North Texas with no injuries and officials are allowing the fire to burn out. (AP Photo/LM Otero) MILFORD, Texas (AP) — A drilling crew punctured a...

Pro-stimulus Yellen testimony cheers Asia stocks

November 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man walks past tree branches which partially covers a billboard which reads: “China Dream is My Dream,” in Beijing, China Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Asian stock markets bounced higher Thursday after prepared testimony for the confirmation hearing...

In reversal, Obama to allow canceled health plans

November 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks about his signature health care law, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama intends to permit continued sale of individual insurance...

Obama pitches economic agenda at Ohio steel plant

November 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama greets guests on the tarmac upon his arrival at Philadelphia International Airport, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Obama traveled to Pennsylvania to raise campaign money benefiting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo...

United Airlines to serve Atlantic City Airport

November 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses the media during an announcement at Newark Liberty International Airport, in Newark, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, that United Airlines will begin service to Atlantic City International Airport starting in April. (AP...

Boeing may move 777X out of Washington state

November 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Union members celebrate the turn down of the proposed Boeing Corporation contract Wednesday night at the Internal Association of Machinists District 751 Headquarters in Seattle, Nov. 13, 2013. The vote would have secured production of the new Boeing 777x for...

Review: Sony’s smartwatch good, but not essential

November 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Sony, shows Sony’s SmartWatch 2 in a variety of colors. Sony says its new computerized wristwatch will sell for $200 in the U.S. and will work with a variety of Android phones. (AP Photo/Sony) NEW YORK (AP) — Sony’s...