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That health care law, by the numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government churns out tons of numbers, but here’s one you won’t see: 0.0002. That’s the percentage of estimated online visitors to healthcare.gov who actually signed up for coverage the first day. […]

12/27/2013

In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the new health care law during a White House Youth Summit, in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

AP-GfK poll: Health law seen as eroding coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul for their rising premiums and deductibles, and overall 3 in 4 say the rollout of coverage for the […]

12/15/2013

Dennis Hess shows a video recording of a person he believes stole from his farm stand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Litiz, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

In God we trust, maybe, but not each other

WASHINGTON (AP) – You can take our word for it. Americans don’t trust each other anymore. We’re not talking about the loss of faith in big institutions such as the government, the church or Wall […]

11/30/2013

Sarah Ball, a victim of cyber bullying during her high school years, sits for a portrait at her home on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Spring Hill, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

More victims of online abuse reach out to parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sarah Ball was a 15-year-old high school sophomore at Hernando High School in Brooksville, Fla., when a friend posted on Facebook: “I hate Sarah Ball, and I don’t care who knows.” Then […]

10/24/2013

This photo provided by HHS shows the main landing web page for HealthCare.gov. (AP Photo/HHS)

Health exchange rollout gets poor reviews

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s new health insurance marketplaces are drawing lots of rotten tomatoes in early reviews, but people are at least checking them out. Seven percent of Americans report that somebody in their […]

10/10/2013

Andrea Bentley, with the American Federation of Government Employees, protests the government shutdown outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Poll: No heroes in shutdown, GOP gets most blame

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and lawmakers must rise above their incessant bickering and do more to end the partial government shutdown, according to a poll Wednesday that places the brunt of the blame […]

10/09/2013

American poverty

Americans’ economic security deteriorating

WASHINGTON (AP) – Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American […]

07/28/2013

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US poll finds widespread support for Redskins name

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s been a rough offseason for the Washington Redskins, and not just because of the knee injury to star quarterback Robert Griffin III. The team’s nickname has faced a new barrage of […]

05/02/2013

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Poll: low-wage workers, bosses at odds on training

WASHINGTON (AP) — As they struggle to get ahead, many low-wage workers are not taking advantage of job training or educational programs that could help them make the leap to better-paying jobs.

03/21/2013

Poll: 87 percent say never OK to cheat on taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) – With tax season in full swing, a newly released poll says an overwhelming majority of adults don’t believe it is ever OK to cheat on their income taxes, with most citing personal integrity as the biggest reason why.

02/26/2013

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