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Long-term-care insurance was supposed to help pay for nursing homes, assisted living and personal aides. Now, though, the industry is in financial turmoil, causing misery for many of the 7.3 million people who own a long-term-care policy.
Republicans and Democrats laid the groundwork to blame each other for a potential government shutdown this weekend as partisan crossfire intensified and negotiations for an immigration deal made little headway.
The market’s most recent gains have been powered in part by a sudden hunger for stocks among certain money managers and individual investors who have long been wary of the nearly nine-year bull market.
Worldwide information-technology spending is expected to hit $3.7 trillion this year, up 4.5% over 2017, Gartner Inc. says.
Mayo Clinic’s CEO writes that health-care providers must collaborate with experts in many fields to address our most vexing challenges.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.), a key voice on Capitol Hill for mending what Democrats and Republicans see as a broken immigration system, has seen two presidents fail at passing sweeping immigration changes in Congress. He says he is doing all he can to keep President Donald Trump from becoming the third.
Senators worked to salvage a bipartisan plan to protect “Dreamers”—young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. by their parents—as the divide grew over an immigration deal seen as key to avoiding a government shutdown this weekend.
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed to fight back against Washington Republicans on Tuesday with a $168 billion state budget proposal that lays out spending on schools and mass transit while also confronting greater uncertainty in federal funding.
Once viewed as a bastion of older high-society snowbirds, Palm Beach is becoming hipper as younger families are drawn to the Florida island by low taxes, picturesque scenery and sunshine.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Scientists are using information gleaned from both illegal ivory art and elephant dung to provide clues that could help save the lives of pachyderms that are being slaughtered for their tusks in Africa.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — In the shadow of Beaver Stadium stands a sparkling rink with two sheets of ice that Terry Pegula hopes will be the incubator for the growth of hockey in Pennsylvania and across the United States.
ALBANY, N.Y. — In this week's New York state government news, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is poised to unveil his state budget proposal, a spending plan that is likely to call for big changes to state taxes in response to the federal tax overhaul.
It seemed so unlikely a few years ago, investors weren’t willing to bet a dime on it. But on Friday, Bank of America’s stock price reached $30.79, the price needed for some esoteric securities to have any value. Now, some are sitting on huge gains.
The Oklahoma oilman and investment manager is closing the energy-focused hedge fund he has run for the past two decades after struggles with his health and returns, saying trading no longer intrigues him as it once did.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Co. posted fourth-quarter earnings that were roiled by the recent tax overhaul but forecast the changes would bolster future profits and stoke the broader U.S. economy.
The fate of young undocumented immigrants was in doubt and the odds of a government shutdown appeared to be growing in the wake of Donald Trump’s dismissal of “shithole countries” in Africa and his rejection of a bipartisan proposal to aid the “Dreamers.”