BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Disruptions to some services for elderly American Indians and other needy residents of reservations could linger despite the end of the government shutdown, tribal officials said Thursday.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s internal projections called for strong enrollment in the states in the first year of new health insurance markets, according to unpublished estimates obtained by The Associated Press. Whether those expectations will bear out is unclear.
Temporary deal relieves shutdown
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska’s multimillion-dollar red king crab season opened Tuesday, but most of the participating boats remained at dock because federal managers who are supposed to set individual fishing quotas are among workers still furloughed in the government’s partial shutdown.
Dow soars as default worry eases
It’s not your imagination. There really is a tighter squeeze on many planes these days.
WASHINGTON — House talks with President Barack Obama over ending the partial government shutdown and preventing a federal default have stalled, Speaker John Boehner told fellow Republicans on Saturday, shifting the focus to Senate efforts to end the twin stalemates.
TUSAYAN, Ariz.— The Obama administration’s willingness to allow states to reopen national parks shuttered by the partial government shutdown comes with one big caveat: States need to foot the bill, money they likely won’t see again. So far, the deal has just one taker — Utah.
MILWAUKEE — The federal government shutdown could leave America’s craft brewers with a serious hangover.
CLEVELAND — A mysterious onetime fugitive charged with running a $100 million multistate Navy charity fraud was portrayed at his trial Monday by prosecutors as a lying thief and by his defense as a law-abiding fundraiser.
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AP analysis shows cautious spending continues
WASHINGTON (AP) — Their government has failed to keep the doors open and has told federal workers to stay off the job as the political parties fight over spending and health care in austere times. Now Congress and President Barack Obama are sending this message to the 800,000 sidelined government employees: We don’t know when the impasses will end but you will get reimbursed for lost pay once the government reopens.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department is warning that the economy could plunge into a downturn worse than the Great Recession if Congress fails to raise the federal borrowing limit and the country defaults on its debt obligations.
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