Many hospitals are slashing jobs and cutting patient services citing Medicare cuts, the difficult health care landscape, and the Affordable Care Act as the reasons behind their decision.
Republicans received a higher rating than Democrats on handling the economy, foreign policy, and reducing the federal deficit according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.
The Treasury Department announced the sale of $811 million worth of General Motors (GM) stock in August, while the Canadian government shed 30 million shares in September.
The government retains an estimated 186 million shares of GM stock, according to the Associated Press. Those remaining shares are only worth $6.77 billion at GM’s current $36.40 stock value, less than half of what is needed to cover the $14.1 billion the company owes the United States.
A New York City judge has awarded strippers the right to a minimum wage for dancing on stage in minimum clothing.
A new IHS Global Insight report showed that fracking added an estimated $1,200 to real household disposable income in 2012, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Healthcare reform and a flurry of Obama administration regulations have caused internal divisions within the labor movement and led one of the Democratic Party’s biggest supporters to publicly rebuke the president.