Financial industry regulation

October 27, 2017 - 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday proposed new health insurance regulations that could affect basic benefits required by the Affordable Care Act, but not for a couple of years. Loosening "Obamacare" benefit requirements was a major sticking point for congressional Republicans in...
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October 27, 2017 - 12:05 pm
The NFL has given a $200,000 grant to a mentoring program that supports children who have lost a parent in the military. Tuesday's Children, a nonprofit providing long-term support to communities and people impacted by terrorism and traumatic loss, received the grant this week. The NFL first worked...
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October 26, 2017 - 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a $36.5 billion emergency aid measure on Thursday to refill disaster accounts, provide a cash infusion to Puerto Rico and bail out the federal flood insurance program. The president signed the bill after the Senate sent him the measure earlier this...
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The Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Washington. It’s sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn’t making it easy _ cutting the enrollment period in half, slashing advertising and dialing back on counselors who help consumers get through the process. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 26, 2017 - 3:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums for the most popular "Obamacare" plans are going up an average of 34 percent, according to a study that confirms dire predictions about the impact of political turmoil on consumers. Window-shopping on HealthCare.gov went live Wednesday, so across the country consumers...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco ruled Wednesday. Oct. 25, that the government does not have to immediately resume paying "Obamacare" health care subsidies that President Donald Trump cut off. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
October 25, 2017 - 9:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected a request from 18 states and the District of Columbia to force the Trump administration to resume paying "Obamacare" subsidies right away and scolded the coalition for claiming health care costs would rise without federal help. State attorneys...
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The Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Washington. It’s sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn’t making it easy _ cutting the enrollment period in half, slashing advertising and dialing back on counselors who help consumers get through the process. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 25, 2017 - 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums for the most popular "Obamacare" plans are going up an average of 34 percent, according to a study Wednesday that confirms dire predictions about the impact of political turmoil on consumers. Window-shopping on HealthCare.gov went live Wednesday, so across the country...
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October 25, 2017 - 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved bipartisan legislation Wednesday to block the flow of illicit money to Iran-backed Hezbollah militants and to sanction the group for using civilians as human shields as lawmakers took aim at what they called Tehran's leading terrorist proxy. The measures were...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2013, file photo, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testifies before a Senate Committee on Banking hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cordray has announced plans to resign his office by the end of November 2017. He is expected to return to his home state of Ohio to run for governor. The Democrat has been a leading critic of President Donald Trump within the government. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
October 25, 2017 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Call it a win for "the swamp." President Trump and Republicans in Congress handed Wall Street banks a big victory by effectively killing off a politically popular rule that would have allowed consumers to band together to sue their banks. The 51-50 vote in the Senate, with Vice...
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October 25, 2017 - 2:58 pm
An insurance policy offered by the National Rifle Association is under scrutiny by insurance regulators after gun-control groups raised questions about how it's being marketed. Carry Guard insurance was launched earlier this year by the nation's most powerful gun lobbying group and is being...
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October 24, 2017 - 10:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican efforts to repeal a banking regulation that would let consumers participate in class-action lawsuits. (all times local): 9:15 p.m. The Senate has voted to nullify a consumer-oriented rule that would let millions of Americans band together to sue their...
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