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As a result, lawmakers from both the establishment wing of the Republican Party and the more fiscally conservative small-government proponents in the Tea Party movement are exploring healthcare policies. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner of Ohio said it would be a major topic at a Republican retreat next week.
NEW YORK, Jan 24- A propane shortage is affecting millions of Americans this week as brutal cold exposes the vulnerabilities of a network responsible for heating homes, schools and businesses across wide swathes of the United States.
Jan 23- Johnson Controls Inc on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter profit that met Wall Street expectations and reaffirmed its fiscal 2014 outlook, while sales beat forecasts, helped by higher automobile production, particularly in China.
NEW YORK, Jan 20- After years of hiding under their desks, short sellers are re-emerging- slowly. Investors who make a living betting that stock prices will fall are happy to forget 2013: The S&P 500 gained nearly 30 percent while Credit Suisse's index of hedge funds with a dedicated short bias lost 25 percent.
*Fed buys $2.81 bln notes due 2022 and 2023. NEW YORK, Jan 17- U.S.
*Fed to buy $2.25 bln- $3 bln notes due 2021-2023. NEW YORK, Jan 17- U.S.
NEW YORK, Jan 16- A decade of lawmaking by U.S. states to ensure consumers are told when their data has been hacked still lets companies such as Target Corp wait weeks or even months to disclose security breaches.
NEW YORK, Jan 15- J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Wednesday it would close 33 stores and cut 2,000 jobs as part of its efforts to return to profitability. Last week, Macy's Inc said it was eliminating 2,500 jobs.
NEW YORK, Jan 15- J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Wednesday it will close 33 stores and cut 2,000 jobs as part of the struggling retailer's efforts to return to profit. Chief Executive Myron Ullman in a statement called the move an important step that "addresses a strategic priority to improve the profitability of our stores."
NEW YORK, Jan 15- J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Wednesday it will close 33 underperforming stores and cut 2,000 jobs as part of the struggling department store chain's efforts to return to profitability.
NEW YORK, Jan 13- As a credit card expert, Curtis Arnold expended a lot of personal capital promoting Target Corp's Red Card, the retailer's store-branded debit card, because of its generous rewards.
$13 billion 30- year bond sale fetches solid demand. Perceived dovish comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi lifted German Bund prices, which in turn helped boost U.S. government debt, analysts and traders said.
NEW YORK, Jan 8- If you went to visit your doctor and a drug company representative was sitting in the room with you, ready to hand out pamphlets and samples, you'd likely cry foul. Depending on what electronic health record system your physician uses, the digital version of this sort of thing is already happening.
Temperatures were 20 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit below average in parts of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan and Nebraska, according to the National Weather Service. Babbitt, Minnesota, was the coldest place in the United States on Monday at minus 37 F, according to the National Weather Service.
CHICAGO/ CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan 6- A blast of Arctic air gripped the vast middle of the United States on Monday, bringing the coldest temperatures felt in two decades, causing at least four deaths, forcing businesses and schools to close and canceling thousands of flights.
Senator Ron Johnson filed a lawsuit on Monday challenging the way President Barack Obama's healthcare law is being applied to Congress, part of a larger Republican strategy to draw attention to what they see as critical flaws in Obama's signature domestic policy.
CHICAGO/ CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan 6- A blast of Arctic air gripped the vast middle of the United States on Monday, with the coldest temperatures in two decades threatening lives, forcing businesses and schools to close and canceling thousands of flights.
NEW YORK, Jan 6- A blast of Arctic air gripped the mid-section of the United States on Monday, bringing the coldest temperatures in two decades, forcing businesses and schools to close and causing widespread airline delays and hazardous driving conditions.
WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Republican Senator Ron Johnson planned to file a lawsuit on Monday challenging "special treatment" for members of the U.S. Congress in the application of President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
MILWAUKEE/ COLUMBUS, Jan 5- As the Midwestern United States shivered through the region's lowest temperatures in two decades and forecasters warned that life-threatening cold was heading eastward, officials in Chicago and other districts said schools would be closed on Monday.