A U.N. official says Syrian opposition fighters are blocking medical evacuations from Aleppo because the government and Russia are impeding deliveries of medical and humanitarian supplies into the city.
Noting that his comments suggesting the Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable for many have been turned against fellow Democrats on the ballot, Gov. Mark Dayton urged Minnesota's legislative leaders Friday to compose a plan to counter rapidly rising premiums before open enrollment begins next month - and before Election Day.
Sen. Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook) and other Democrat leaders held a press conference today, asking Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to call a special session. They would like to come up with a short-term fix for skyrocketing health insurance premiums that would go into effect Jan. 1.
Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a monthly increase in benefits of just 0.3 percent next year, the fifth year in a row that older Americans will have to settle for historically low raises.