Wilfred Mobley pushes a patient to the X-ray room at the University of Miami Hospital on April 30 in Miami, Fla. Some experts say if the Affordable Care Act is overturned people who now have insurance will revert to a system where the emergency room is their first visit when sick.
Alec MacGillis is a senior editor at The New Republic.
As Robin Layman, a mother of two who has major health troubles but no insurance, arrived at a free clinic here, she had a big personal stake in the Supreme Court's imminent decision on the new national health care law.
Not that she realized that. "What new law?" she said. "I've not heard anything about that."
JPMorgan Chase & Co Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill June 19 in Washington, DC. After testifying before the Senate last week, Dimon answered questions from the committee about his company's $2 billion trading loss earlier this year.
Daniel Halper is the online editor of The Weekly Standard.
The House Financial Committee just concluded grilling banker Jamie Dimon on risky financial bets his firm, JPMorgan Chase, made that resulted in losses of at least $2 billion last month. Today's hearing follows up on last week's Senate Banking Committee grilling of Dimon on the same bad bets.
But the irony here is rich: During the course of the two Dimon hearings held to discuss this bad bet, Congress borrowed nearly one billion dollars.
Back in March, former All Songs intern Dan Raby used this space to sing the praises of Montreal singer-songwriter JBM, a.k.a. Jesse B. Marchant, whose deliberately paced folk-pop hangs on the lingering empty spaces between notes.
They really give it away in the title, don't they?
In 1994, a 13-year-old boy named Nicholas Barclay disappeared in Texas. In 1997, a man showed up in Spain and claimed to be the 16-year-old Nicholas. He wasn't – he was a 23-year-old con man – but he managed to get himself brought to the United States with a passport in Nicholas' name. He moved in with Nicholas' family. They accepted him as Nicholas.
Protesters attend the, 'Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally' in front of the United States Courthouse on June 8 in Miami, Fla. The Affordable Care Act has drawn criticism not only for its costs, but also for a mandate that would require insurance companies of religious institutions to cover contraceptives for employees.
Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive and not born in Ohio. The idea of Superman was conceived in Glenville, Ohio back in the 1930s, but when a proposed Superman-themed license plate called Ohio birthplace of Superman, DC Comics and Warner Communications objected. Superman, they point out, was born on the planet Krypton. It's MORNING EDITION.