By JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press
April 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.
NEW YORK — About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City’s jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that’s the latest in a growing body of research documenting head trauma among young offenders.
By Jeanna Smialek, Bloomberg News
April 17, 2014 11:25 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Nancy Beigel has known since September that she would need hernia surgery. She couldn’t afford it on her $11,000 yearly income until she became eligible for Medicaid in January through President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
By CHARLES BABINGTON and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press
April 17, 2014 11:48 a.m.
WASHINGTON — With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it’s time to stop hiding from the president’s health care overhaul, even in this year’s toughest Senate elections.