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Obamacare and How to Read the Supreme Court Tea Leaves

Obamacare and How to Read the Supreme Court Tea Leaves

trekandshoot/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court Wednesday morning weighed which states residents the Obama administration is legally entitled to provide insurance subsidies to under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.

The case came about when some Virginians who receive subsidies to buy health insurance on healthcare.gov sued the government, saying they shou...

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DOJ Will Not Charge Darren Wilson in Michael Brown Shooting

DOJ Will Not Charge Darren Wilson in Michael Brown Shooting

Brown Family / Facebook(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice announced on Wednesday that former Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson will not be charged in the death of Michael Brown.

"There is no evidence upon which prosecutors can rely to disprove Wilson's stated subjective belief that he feared for his safety," the DOJ criminal report said.

According to the report, Wilson "saw B...

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At Least 17 Dead After Explosion at Ukraine Coal Mine

At Least 17 Dead After Explosion at Ukraine Coal Mine

JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images(DONETSK, Ukraine) -- Dozens of miners were trapped, and at least 17 died, after an explosion at a coal mine in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, officials said.

A rescue operation is underway.

Rescue teams are battling poisonous gases as they are trying to track down 32 trapped or missing miners," Vladimir Goryachev, deputy head of mine safety services, tol...

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Scopes that Spread UCLA 'Superbug' Were Awaiting FDA Clearance

Scopes that Spread UCLA 'Superbug' Were Awaiting FDA Clearance

File photo. (iStock/Thinkstock)(LOS ANGELES) -- The manufacturer of the scopes that spread a drug-resistant "superbug" to seven California patients had tweaked the scopes' design and was selling them without federal permission to do so, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

Seven people have become infected with the drug-resistant "superbug" known as CRE at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ce...

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Target to Lay Off Thousands of Employees in Restructuring Plan

Target to Lay Off Thousands of Employees in Restructuring Plan

Target(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Target will reportedly lay off thousands of employees -- many from its Minneapolis headquarters -- as part of a cost-cutting plan that will save the retailer $2 billion over the next two years, the company announced on Tuesday.

While were in the early days and theres no doubt that transformation can be challenging, were taking the steps necessary to unleash the potenti...

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Obamacare and How to Read the Supreme Court Tea Leaves

Obamacare and How to Read the Supreme Court Tea Leaves

trekandshoot/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court Wednesday morning weighed which states residents the Obama administration is legally entitled to provide insurance subsidies to under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.

The case came about when some Virginians who receive subsidies to buy health insurance on healthcare.gov sued the government, saying they shou...

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WADK Local News
  • HealthSource RI To Offer Special Enrollment Period

    Healthsource RI is offering a special enrollment period for eligible individuals and families to get coverage in order to avoid paying a tax penalty this year. The state's health connector ...Read More

  • Space Heater Blamed For Seekonk Strip Mall Fire

    Investigators have nailed down he cause of a weekend fire that damaged several businesses at a Seekonk strip mall. The state fire marshal determined that a space heater sparked the flames, acco...Read More

  • Lawmaker Proposes Creation Of A Pothole Hotline

    A Rhode Island state lawmaker is offering a bill that would encourage people to report potholes on state roads.  Lincoln Representative Gregory Costantino's bill would require the state DO...Read More

  • State Police Make Large Cocaine Bust

    Three men are facing serious drug charges after State Police say they were found in possession of more than a kilogram of cocaine.  Police say the cocaine was detected in a shipment sent by re...Read More

  • Raimondo Picks New Health Director

    Governor Gina Raimondo is naming Nicole Alexander-Scott to be Rhode Island's next health director.  Alexander is a doctor who also teaches at Brown University, and has served as a Health D...Read More

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