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MOSCOW, March 12- Russian mobile phone operator Vimpelcom has become the latest company to come under scrutiny over its operations in Uzbekistan, an authoritarian country where rival MTS had its assets confiscated.
California leads the nation in enrollments, accounting for roughly 20 percent of all sign-ups across the country. Nationally, about 4.2 million people have enrolled in individual insurance plans under President Barack Obama's health care reforms, according to the data released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Federal officials say close to 79,000 Ohioans have picked health plans in the new insurance marketplace created by President Barack Obama's health care law. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report Tuesday with the latest enrollment numbers covering Oct. 1 through March 1.
Texas has the highest rate of uninsured in the nation, nearly one in four, and a GOP governor, Rick Perry, who has vociferously opposed the program. Perry also has refused to expand Medicaid, despite federal dollars offered to do so.
BATON ROUGE, La.-- Nearly 46,000 Louisiana residents signed up for private insurance coverage through the federally-run marketplace by last month's end, a steadily-growing enrollment rate that still falls short of an Obama administration target. By March 1, Louisiana had 45,561 people who selected a marketplace plan, an addition of about 12,700 enrollees.
DETROIT-- About 145,000 Michigan residents have selected private insurance plans under the federal health care law, according to figures released Tuesday by President Barack Obama's administration.
MIAMI-- Florida is one of several states on track to meet White House projections for enrollment in health plans during the first year of the Affordable Care Act, according to figures released Tuesday. Health and Human Services officials said more than 442,000 Floridians have signed up for plans since October.
CONCORD, N.H.-- About 4,700 New Hampshire residents selected a health plan through the new federal insurance market last month, putting the state over the target for the entire enrollment period that ends March 31, President Barack Obama's administration said Tuesday.
COLUMBIA, S.C.-- About half of the nearly 56,000 people who have signed up in South Carolina for health insurance under the new health care law supported by President Barack Obama are 45 years old or older. About 31 percent of South Carolina enrollees are age 55 to 64. Less than one in three are under 35.. Open enrollment for the insurance runs through March 31.
AUGUSTA, Maine-- The federal government says more than 25,000 Maine residents have picked health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, surpassing the target set by President Barack Obama's administration for the entire enrollment period that ends this month.
NEW YORK-- Zach Galifianakis brought the ferns, and President Barack Obama opened a new avenue of presidential communication. "Gone are the days when your broadcasts _ or yours or yours _ can reach everybody that we need to reach," Obama press secretary Jay Carney said to broadcast journalists at the White House press briefing Tuesday.
President Obama this week will direct the Labor Department to revamp its regulations to require overtime pay for millions of workers.
According to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, economic pessimism and frustration with Washington are taking its toll on President Obama's popularity and that could make Democrats more vulnerable in the upcoming Congressional elections, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
WASHINGTON, March 11 (Reuters)- The Obama administration said on Tuesday that 4.2 million people have signed up for private health insurance under Obamacare, and indicated that total enrollment could surpass a 6 million-enrollee forecast by the end of March.
WASHINGTON, March 11- Deborah Hersman, who headed the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board during high-profile investigations into plane crashes and other transit mishaps, said on Tuesday she would leave the agency in April.
Total Obamacare enrollments were 4.2 million by the end of February, nearly 2 million less than the White House's goal for the end of March.
WASHINGTON, March 11- The Obama administration on Tuesday said the number of people enrolled in private health insurance under Obamacare reached 4.2 million on March 1, amid independent reports of a sustained decline in America's huge uninsured population.
The leaders of the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday announced an agreement on legislation to wind down government-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, jump-starting a long-standing debate that could still take years to resolve.
Advocates on both sides of the dispute over Obamacare contraception mandate are trying to set the court straight on the science.
U.S. and European negotiators open a fourth round of high-stakes trade talks this week, and there are lots of disagreements.