The HealthCare.gov website is a disaster -- symbolic to Obamacare opponents, disheartening to supporters, and incredibly frustrating to people who just need to buy insurance. Some computer experts are saying the only way to save the system is to scrap the current bloated code and start over.
An Illinois man who persuaded a company to provide almost $1 million in financing for a telemedicine computer tablet named after the physician on the “Star Trek” TV show was arrested for fraud, according to federal prosecutors.
The government shutdown is a bridge way too far, but I hate to admit that the right-wing Republican caucus sometimes has a point. Just take a look at what bureaucrats get up to on their equivalent of New Year’s Eve. It’s as wild and crazy a moment for them as it is for revelers in Times Square. The difference is that the functionaries get to blow taxpayer money.
“Star Trek Into Darkness,” the second installment in director J.J. Abrams’s reboot of the science-fiction series, is forecast to take in $112 million in its debut, boosted by an early start in theaters this weekend.
Priceline.com Inc. closed above $1,000 a share yesterday, exceeding a dot-com bubble high and making the largest U.S. online travel site the ninth member of a club of U.S. companies trading in quadruple digits.