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Washington state health exchange ready to launch

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to the media about Washington state’s new health insurance exchange during a news conference in Olympia, Wash., Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Consumers will be able to start purchasing plans Tuesday for insurance that will take effect Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte) SEATTLE (AP) — Officials launching Washington...

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Homework involved to apply for health insurance

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 11, 2013, file photo shows the federal government form for applying for health coverage, in Washington. Americans are no better informed about the 2010 overhaul of the nation’s health insurance system than they were shortly after the...

Who’ll blink? Dems, GOP in shutdown stare down

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This image provided by CBS News shows Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., speaking with Bob Schieffer on “Face the Nation” Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Washington. The United States braced for a partial government shutdown Tuesday after the White House...

Utah set for launch of health care marketplace

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 7, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama talks about the Affordable Care Act in San Jose, Calif. State officials and health care advocates are gearing up for the launch of the federally run online insurance marketplace where Utah...

Russian court jails 8 more Greenpeace activists

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo provided by Greenpeace International, a Russian Investigation Committee, inspects the Greenpeace International ship, Arctic Sunrise, in a closed part of Murmansk port, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Greenpeace said on Friday it will appeal...

For Idaho uninsured, exchange starts Tuesday

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday Sept. 20, 2013 photo, Amy Dowd, executive director of the Idaho Insurance Exchange, discusses the insurance packages and other details of the online marketplace in Boise, Idaho. Dowd has been working for months to get Idaho’s state-run...

SpaceX launches Canadian satellite from California

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 as it makes its West Coast debut from Space Launch Complex-4. SpaceX carried a satellite dubbed Cassiope, which carries instruments to study space storms in the upper...

Workers decry French law closing stores on Sunday

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Cashiers of a do-it-yourself store wear shirts to protest against last week’s court decision to force shorter working hours on Sundays, in Gennevilliers, France, north of Paris, Sunday Sept. 29, 2013. Employees at two big home-improvement retailers are...

SEC lawsuit against Mark Cuban heads to trial

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 file photo, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, right, gets a pat on the back from president of basketball operations Donn Nelson before a news conference, in Dallas. The government’s insider-trading case against...

Shutdown nearing, GOP seeks health care delay

September 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., walks out of a Republican caucus at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Lawmakers from both parties urged one another in a rare weekend session to give ground in their fight over preventing a...