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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced increased oversight of the companies that act as go-between for student borrowers and lenders.
Harum Helmy fell through a crack created by last year’s Supreme Court decision allowing states to avoid expanding Medicaid. Now, she is among millions who earn less than the poverty level but can’t get subsidized private insurance.
The Obama administration says the site can now handle 50,000 unique visitors at a time, but it doesn’t appear able to keep up with the load.
There's a steep price for doing nothing when it comes time for open enrollment for Medicare prescription drug plans.
People with HIV have been sentenced to years or even decades in prison for having sex without telling their partners they’re infected, even when they practiced safe sex. Are these laws a deterrent to spreading the virus or could they actually fuel the epidemic?
Readers respond to our investigation into state laws that criminalize exposing others to HIV.
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The Obama administration has made the most concerted effort since the Nixon years to intimidate officials from talking to a reporter.
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