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Why States Worry That ‘Association Health Plans’ Will Be Magnets for Scam Artists

By Michael Ollove Within weeks, the Trump administration will make it easier for small businesses to band together to buy health insurance for their workers. The U.S. Department of Labor is putting the final touches on new rules for the insurance collaborations known as “association health plans.” The plans won’t have to include mental health […]

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EPA: Pruitt spent $3.5 million on security during first year in office

Last Updated May 25, 2018 12:07 PM EDT Taxpayers spent about $3.5 million dollars on security for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt during his first year in office, according to records released by the agency Friday. That total includes $2.7 million on salary and overtime and more than $750,000 in travel costs. Compared with […]

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Harvey Weinstein Accusers Say They Never Thought He Would Be Arrested

Once the most powerful man in Hollywood, disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered himself to New York police Friday morning, a watershed moment for the Me Too movement catalyzed last fall by the countless women who came forward with sexual harassment and assault allegations against him. Weinstein was arrested and charged with rape and sexual assault stemming […]

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Stormy Daniels’ lawyer tries again to depose Trump

Last Updated May 25, 2018 10:21 AM EDT LOS ANGELES — Stormy Daniels’ lawyer has renewed efforts to depose President Trump in the porn actress’ legal fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election, according to court documents filed Thursday. Attorney Michael Avenatti argues that U.S. District Judge S. […]