WASHINGTON - Millions of people facing the cancellation of health insurance policies will be allowed to buy catastrophic coverage and will be exempt from penalties if they go without insurance next year, the White House said Thursday night.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during an interview session at the Newseum in Washington in September. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.
Previewing the next big spending fight, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged Congress on Thursday to increase the nation's debt ceiling by March at the latest, or risk plunging the nation into default.
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Maryland will receive about $88 million as part of a national settlement with one of the country's largest mortgage servicers over allegedly questionable foreclosure practices, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Thursday.