A survey this week found the number of uninsured dropped since the health-care law took effect Jan. 1. About 15.9 percent of Americans lack coverage this year, down from an all-time high of 18 percent in 2013, Gallup Inc. said yesterday.
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WASHINGTON - Job openings increased less than expected in January, a sign labor market cooling from late 2013 persisted as severe winter weather hammered the eastern and midwestern United States.
A plan to phase out government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and instead use mainly private insurers to backstop home loans has advanced in Congress.
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