• Medicare June 26, 2021 6:39 pm

    EXPLAINER: Dental, Vision and Hearing Benefits for Medicare

    Many working-age people assume that Medicare covers just about every kind of health care that an older person may need. It doesn’t.

  • Joe Biden September 15, 2019 9:54 pm

    Rise in Health Uninsured May Be Linked to Immigrants' Fears

    When the Census Bureau reported an increase in the number of people without health insurance in America, it sent political partisans reaching for talking points on the Obama-era health law and its travails. But the new numbers suggest that fears of the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown may be a more significant factor in the slippage. Overall, the number of uninsured...

  • Donald Trump September 15, 2019 6:54 am

    Idle Mines Portend Dark Days for Top US Coal Region

    Mine owner Blackjewel LLC filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on July 1 was a big hit to the region straddling northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana, where coal has quietly supported the economies of both states for decades and fuels a shrinking number of power plants in 28 states. Negotiations that could reopen the two Wyoming mines under new ownership...

  • Donald Trump June 23, 2019 4:17 am

    2020 Democrats Strongly Defend Abortion Rights at Forum

    Twenty Democratic presidential candidates attending a Planned Parenthood forum on Saturday vowed to defend abortion rights under nearly any circumstance while largely ignoring nuances around the issue that have already roiled their party heading into the 2020 election. The event sponsored by Planned Parenthood Action Fund — the group’s political arm — was the first of the election season centered...

  • Donald Trump June 23, 2019 5:17 am

    2020 Democrats Strongly Defend Abortion Rights at Forum

    Twenty Democratic presidential candidates attending a Planned Parenthood forum on Saturday vowed to defend abortion rights under nearly any circumstance while largely ignoring nuances around the issue that have already roiled their party heading into the 2020 election. The event sponsored by Planned Parenthood Action Fund — the group’s political arm — was the first of the election season centered...

  • Donald Trump May 29, 2019 11:49 am

    Democrats Up Requirements for 2nd Round of Primary Debates

    The Democratic National Committee is upping the ante for its second round of presidential primary debates, doubling the polling and grassroots fundraising requirements from its initial summer debates. The parameters, announced Wednesday, are likely to help cull a crop of 24 candidates and, in the process, intensify scrutiny on Democratic Chairman Tom Perez and his pledge to give all candidates...

  • Donald Trump May 11, 2019 4:45 pm

    Beto O'Rourke Readies ‘Reintroduction' as 2020 Buzz Fizzles

    Beto O’Rourke barreled into the 2020 presidential race with breakneck energy and a fly-by-the-seat-of-his-pants campaign style that saw him leap atop tables to address overflow crowds with the organic, off-the-cuff candor that had made him a Texas sensation. But since his mid-March campaign launch, the buzz surrounding the former congressman has evaporated. Competing in a massive field of Democratic White...

  • Elizabeth Warren April 24, 2019 8:55 pm

    Fact Check: The Facts on Medicare for All

    Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced the latest version of his Medicare for All legislation on April 10, with 13 Democratic co-sponsors. Four of them, plus Sanders himself, are running for the Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders says the bill, S. 1129, “would provide comprehensive and cost-effective health care for everyone,” while the White House has said the plan would “mandate a decrease...

  • Daniel Macht November 16, 2018 9:45 pm

    Here Are Your New Income Tax Brackets for 2019

    Prepare your calculators. The Internal Revenue Service has updated its tax brackets for 2019. This year marks the first under the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, an overhaul of the tax code that resulted in lower individual income tax rates, a doubled standard deduction and the elimination of personal exemptions. For the new year, the IRS has bumped up...

  • Donald Trump November 12, 2018 1:26 pm

    Meet the House Democrats Who Will Be Running the Show

    Now that Democrats have captured control of the House for the next two years, the party’s most senior members are poised to regain the wide-ranging power of committee chairmanships. While some of the Democrats have gained fame in feuds with President Donald Trump, others are relatively little-known outside of Capitol Hill. A look at the Democratic lawmakers expected to wield...

  • Dallas September 25, 2018 3:26 pm

    Texas' First Free Pharmacy Opens in North Texas

    The service provides free life-sustaining and possibly life-saving medications such as insulin, asthma inhalers, blood pressure medication and mental health medication.

  • Donald Trump September 6, 2018 3:11 am

    North Texas Judge Hears Arguments in Lawsuit to Repeal Affordable Care Act

    A federal judge in Fort Worth is hearing arguments today in a lawsuit filed by the Republican Attorneys General of 20 states — including Texas AG Ken Paxton — to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

  • PRESIDENT March 19, 2018 10:21 pm

    With Deal in Place, All West Virginia Schools to Reopen Thursday

    Classes will resume in West Virginia on Thursday as Gov. Jim Justice struck a deal with protesting teachers throughout the state.

  • Donald Trump November 18, 2017 11:51 pm

    Winners and Losers Under the Senate Tax Overhaul Proposal

    The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House. Want to toast the anticipated tax win with champagne or a beer — or maybe you’re feeling Shakespearean and prefer...

  • Donald Trump August 24, 2017 7:49 pm

    Lone Uncovered US County Gets Insurer for Health Exchange

    The lone county currently at risk of going uncovered on the federal health law’s insurance exchanges has landed an insurer. Ohio-based insurer CareSource will step up to provide health insurance coverage in Paulding County, Ohio, in 2018, the company and the state Department of Insurance announced Thursday. The most recent national analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation identified Paulding, just...

  • North Texas August 23, 2017 9:05 am

    New Federal Clinic to Open in Northwest Fort Worth

    North Texas Area Community Health Centers have broken ground on a new northside clinic that will serve families regardless of whether they’re insured.

  • PRESIDENT May 9, 2017 4:06 pm

    What US Can Expect From S. Korea's Next Leader: Engagement With North, Possible Challenge to Anti-Missile System

    Moon Jae-in is set to be South Korea’s next president. A former aide of late liberal President Roh Moo-hyun, who sought rapprochement with North Korea, Moon has been critical of the hard-line stances that conservative governments in Seoul maintained against North Korea over the past decade. He calls for sanctions and pressure against Pyongyang to be balanced with engagement efforts,...

  • Donald Trump January 17, 2017 7:21 pm

    Abortions in US at Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade: Survey

    Even as the election outcome intensifies America’s abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974. The report, which counted 926,200 abortions in 2014, was released Tuesday by the Guttmacher Institute, a research group which supports abortion rights. It is the only...

  • Dallas January 4, 2017 4:08 pm

    As Congress Acts to Repeal Obamacare, Enrollments Expected to Surge Again

    After seeing a surge in Obamacare enrollments in December, health care counselors are preparing for another surge before open enrollment ends later this month.

  • texas July 27, 2016 10:51 pm

    Medical Grants For Texas Children Available

    Families with children’s medical needs can apply for money to help cover medical costs not covered by their private insurance plans.

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