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.
Consolidated Edison Inc. was sued by retail natural-gas suppliers seeking to block the utility from passing on costs they claim stem from the company’s bad predictions for gas demand last winter, the coldest in 30 years.
The Federal Reserve Board of Governors met to consider bank enforcement actions for the first time since November 2010, after Chair Janet Yellen pledged to Senator Elizabeth Warren in February to step up the board’s involvement in bank supervisory and regulatory matters.
A 36-story office tower in midtown Manhattan worth more than $500 million and six other properties will be sold to provide funds for terrorism-related judgments against the Iranian government under a settlement announced by the U.S.
The projected cost to develop and produce Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 fighter, the Pentagon’s costliest weapons system, has risen 1.9 percent in the past year to $398.6 billion, according to estimates released today.
Brazil may see a mass migration of crops and farm workers from huge swaths of currently tillable lands to more temperate zones as global warming takes hold, according to leading climate experts in the country.
Film director and deep-sea explorer James Cameron said robot probes that were used on the wreck of the Titanic could be deployed to investigate debris from the missing Malaysian jet if it can be located on the ocean floor.
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc. and Sol Systems LLC, two renewable- energy investment financing companies, plan to jointly offer as much as $100 million this year to fund distributed-generation solar projects.