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Catherine Hess doesn't have all the paperwork to prove that a 400-pound signed marble statue of George Washington is the one made 179 years ago by portraitist and sculptor David d'Angers and given to the United States by France.
Judges on a federal appeals court panel on Wednesday repeatedly raised questions about President Obama's health care overhaul, expressing unease with the requirement that virtually all Americans carry health insurance or face penalties.
The latest round in the fight over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was being heard Wednesday in the federal appeals court in Atlanta.
"We don't want to take away people's health insurance," Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius so graciously declared earlier this year. But then she quickly qualified that with these ominous words: "before they have some realistic other choices."
The Senate sided with retailers over bankers Wednesday, voting to let the Federal Reserve move forward with a plan to cap the “swipe fees” the financial institutions charge merchants to accept their customers' debit cards -- but it is still unclear what impact the decision will have on consumers.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray has struggled so far to build relationships with the House's new Republican majority, which could make it difficult to accomplish his top priorities given Congress' ultimate say over the capital city's budget and laws.
The IRS says that 275,000 organizations have automatically lost their tax-exempt status because they failed to file required annual reports over the past three years.
President Obama's health care law received a chilly reception Wednesday from a federal appeals court that seemed wary of approving a major expansion of government coercion over the economic activity of millions of Americans.
A landmark study has just shown early therapy dramatically reduces the likelihood of HIV-infected people transmitting the virus to others. Left unstated: If people are on AIDS medications, aren't they supposed to be taking steps to reduce infecting others anyway? With more than 1,000 Americans becoming infected with HIV each week, it appears prevention isn't anyone's priority.