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More Privacy Protection Sought for Feds' Health Care Website

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 27
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

Aetna Picks Gilead Sciences Hep C Drugs Over AbbVie's

By Linda A. Johnson | Jan 22
Insurer Aetna has made new hepatitis C drugs from Gilead Sciences Inc. preferred treatments for customers with the liver-destroying virus.

Complete Text of President Obama's State of the Union Address

Jan 22
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, as prepared for delivery and provided by the White House.

Gov. Health Care Website Quietly Sharing Personal Data

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 21
The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned.

US Settles Case Over Fake Facebook Page

By Eric Tucker | Jan 21
The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her name.

What to Know About IRS Changes Before Filing Taxes

Jan 21
The IRS is open for business, and Americans can begin filing electronic and paper returns. With IRS budget cuts and changes from the Affordable Care Act, tax-filers should brace for delays.

President Obama Proposing New Cybersecurity Legislation

Jan 14
President Obama is proposing new legislation to encourage businesses in the private sector to share information with federal officials. The goal is to predict and stop a cyber threat before it even happens.

Being Uninsured in America will Cost You More

By Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 31
Being uninsured in America will cost you more in 2015. It's the first year all taxpayers have to report to the Internal Revenue Service whether they had health insurance for the previous year, as required under President Barack Obama's law.

Should Americans Worry About this Year's Flu Strain?

Dec 30
The CDC has officially upgraded the flu to epidemic status. CBSN talks to Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease Physician Dr. Pritish Tosh about the continuing flu concerns across the country.

Insurers Dogged by Claims of Slanted Sandy Reports

By David B. Caruso, Michael Kunzelman | Dec 29
When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast, flood insurance companies working for the Federal Emergency Management Agency dispatched an army of structural engineers to do some detective work.

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