Most individual health insurance isn't good enough for Obamacare
April 3rd, 2013
09:27 AM ET
2 years ago

Most individual health insurance isn't good enough for Obamacare

New York (CNNMoney) – If you buy your own health insurance now, you'll be in for a big change when you sign up for coverage in 2014.

Just over half of the individual plans currently on the market do not meet the standards to be sold next year, when many key provisions of President Obama's Affordable Care Act kick in, according to a University of Chicago study. That's because the law sets new minimums for the basic coverage every individual health care plan must provide.

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Poll: Early look at 2016 shows 5-way race for GOP nomination
April 3rd, 2013
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Early look at 2016 shows 5-way race for GOP nomination

(CNN) - With more than two and a half years to go until the start of the next primary and caucus calendar, there's no front-runner in the battle for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

That's the finding of a new national poll by Quinnipiac University, which also indicates that by a more than two to one margin, GOP voters would prefer a nominee with experience as a governor rather than a senator.
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CNN Washington AM Note
April 3rd, 2013
05:50 AM ET
2 years ago

CNN Washington AM Note

NATIONAL STORIES:

CNN: Probe of Texas prosecutor killings looks at corruption cases

While speculation swirls around them, investigators in this north Texas county are leaving no stone unturned as they dig for clues into who killed two prosecutors. Theories have included hits by grudge-holding drug cartels or by a white supremacist gang targeted by Texas and federal authorities last year. CNN has learned that beyond those possible scenarios, tight-lipped investigators are looking at local public corruption cases in Kaufman County.

ALSO SEE: CNN: Skid marks among few clues in Texas prosecutor slayings

CNN: Records: Colorado parolee disabled ankle monitor days before killings

It took five days for Colorado authorities to realize a parolee disabled his ankle monitor and fled, beginning what investigators would later say was a deadly crime spree that ended in a shootout in Texas, according to records released Tuesday. The documents released by the Colorado Department of Corrections detail how 28-year-old Evan Ebel managed to elude authorities in the days leading up to the killings of prisons chief Tom Clements and part-time pizza deliveryman Nathan Leon. The state Department of Corrections did not respond to repeated requests from CNN for comment.

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