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Glitch temporarily stops Healthcare.gov applications: Govt

The Obama administration says a new technical problem temporarily prevented last-minute users from signing up on the government's health insurance website. The new problem comes as traffic is surging on deadline day.

Health and Human Services spokesman Aaron Albright says technicians identified an issue affecting consumers who were trying to create new accounts. The issue was later fixed.

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—AP with CNBC.com