Monday, October 23, 2017

Lifestyle

Graphic shows Gallup poll of U.S. adults who say they lack health insurance.

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over “Obamacare” undermine ...

The Naples metro area has been named one of the happiest in the country, according to a new report released by National Geographic. Compiled by author Dan Buettner, the report ...
Dresses are pictured at the Yves Saint Laurent museum, in Paris, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Less than three weeks since the inauguration of a Paris-based museum dedicated to him, The Yves Saint Laurent museum has opened its doors to the public in Marrakech, the Moroccan city beloved by the fashion designer.

BY REDA ZAIREG MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The Yves Saint Laurent museum opened its doors to the public Thursday in Marrakech, the sunny, bustling, gritty Moroccan city beloved by the ...
The Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Washington. If President Donald Trump succeeds in shutting down a major “Obamacare” subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making basic health insurance available to more people for free, and making upper-tier plans more affordable.

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major “Obamacare” health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic ...
In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington.

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Contrary to widespread perceptions, the IRS still appears to be enforcing the unpopular Obama-era requirement that most people carry health insurance or risk a ...
In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017, photo taken with a fisheye lens, a forklift is parked in front of one of the houses under construction in Zelienople, Pa

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes fell 4.7 percent in September, the biggest decline in six months, reflecting weakness in both single-family activity and apartment building. ...
Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, shows her artwork during an interview with The Associated Press in her office at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — When Karen Pence found out that an art therapist in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico couldn’t afford the clay her clients needed, she sprang into action. ...
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., left, accompanied by Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, after he and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked.

BY ALAN FRAM and ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and ...
In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, a builder works on the roof of a home under construction at a housing plan in Jackson Township, Butler County, Pa.

BY ALEX VEIGA U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic than they have in months, looking past a recent slowdown in new home sales and the risk of rising labor and ...
In this Oct. 13, 2017, photo, Bryant Johnson, personal trainer for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses in Washington, with his new book, "The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong ... and You Can Too!" (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

BY JESSICA GRESKO WASHINGTON (AP) — Personal trainer Bryant Johnson hears it all the time: Four more years. That’s how long fans of his client, 84-year-old Supreme Court justice Ruth ...
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