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The nation's economy overcame a round of federal budget cuts and posted a surprisingly strong 3.6 percent growth rate in the summer quarter, the Commerce Department reported Thursday morning.
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Toss the grapefruits and shred the Atkins book. Those watching their weight have a new source for inspiration to lose fat and trim down — the so-called "God diet."
Not so long ago, Barack Obama could fill a stadium in Europe with people eager for the chance to hear him speak. He accepted a Nobel Prize for his achievements only weeks into his presidency. Now the arbiter of all things fashionable, GQ, finds Mr. Obama has gone out of style, landing the No. 17 spot in "The 25 Least Influential People of 2013."
The Obama administration said Friday that customers on the Obamacare health insurance exchange will have eight more days to sign up for health coverage this December and still be covered by Jan. 1.
Congress may have punted deadlines for a government shutdown and a debt ceiling deal into 2014, but the clock is ticking on two entitlement programs that will expire in December, stripping away benefits for millions of people in the new year if lawmakers don't act.
House Republicans on Tuesday used President Obama's damaged credibility and a leaked consultant's report from last spring to launch a fresh round of attacks against all things Obamacare, raising new questions about the testing and security of the federal health insurance marketplace.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray apparently wants to be Mayor Bloomberg when he grows up. And it's not just about Big Gulps. The mayor wants to ban drink cups of all sizes, so long as they're made of convenient Styrofoam. That's a headache for coffee drinkers and businesses in the nation's capital. Coffee is to the capital what aviation fuel is to the airlines, and banning Styrofoam cups wouldn't reduce waste very much.
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