Kurt Mix was convicted for deleting text messages that had information about the worst offshore oil spill in the nation's history. That hindered a grand jury's investigation, prosecutors argued. He had been a drilling engineer with BP.
Under the health law, pediatric dental coverage is one of 10 core health benefits that must be offered to people who shop for plans on the health insurance marketplaces. But the plans are only required to cover only medically necessary orthodontia.
Among the takeaways from congressional votes to approve the bipartisan budget deal: Compromise happens, except on taxes and entitlements. And Congress still works. Well, sort of.
Among the takeaways from congressional votes to approve the bipartisan budget deal: compromise happens, except on taxes and entitlements. And Congress still works. Well, sort of.
JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank are prohibiting the use of some chatrooms amid ongoing investigations of currency manipulation. The move comes after UBS’s investment banking arm did the same last month.
The leader of Ukraine is welcoming a $15 billion early holiday gift from Russia. After weeks of demonstrations from Ukrainians protesting closer links with Russia versus the European Union, the prime minister said the package from Moscow will help Ukraine return to economic growth.
With the year winding down, Marketplace regular Allan Sloan makes some predictions about business and markets in 2014. Bond funds? Bad. Hedge funds for the masses? Very bad. What about the Federal Reserve? Will the stimulus be withdrawn?
Tennis great Billie Jean King and ice hockey medalist Caitlin Cahow will be going to the games. President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will not be. LGBT advocates say the White House has made clear its displeasure with Russian policies toward gays and others.
How is the U.S. viewed by the international community? It's complicated.