Last month, Maryland made public the premiums that health insurers want to charge next year under the Affordable Care Act, one of the first states to do so. Premiums for non-employer health-insurance coverage were eye-popping, with a proposed average increase of 25 percent.
Most teenagers who drove under the influence of marijuana said the drug either improves their performance behind the wheel or is no hindrance, according to a survey by insurer Liberty Mutual Holding Co. and a safety group.
When a ship’s crew in the Bering Sea contracted an intestinal illness in late 2012, United Parcel Service Inc. flew in medicine by helicopter. It sent $9 million of flu vaccines to Laos, too, keeping them at a constant temperature for five days across 9,000 miles.
The capture and charging of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev shifts attention from the manhunt to the prosecution by U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz in one of the biggest terrorism cases since the trial of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh two decades ago.
Six members of Australia’s 400- meter freestyle relay men’s swimming squad were given suspended bans and fines for misbehavior including the misuse of prescription drugs in the leadup to last year’s Olympic Games.