Senators Grapple with Health Care Rollout Woes
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior administration official involved in implementation of President Barack Obama's health care plan says the program's sign-up website has improved since its launch more than a month ago and is still improving.
White House Asks CEOs to Help Explain Cancellations
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is asking insurance companies to explain to Americans the cancellation letters they're receiving in the mail.
St. Xavier Man Stabbed, Suspect in Custody
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A St. Xavier man who was found dead along the Bighorn River south of Hardin was stabbed to death and federal officials say they have a suspect in custody.
Max Baucus Thinks Health Care Rollout Can Be Fixed
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus says he thinks the rollout of the nation's new health care law can get back on track.
Helena Man Arrested After 2-Year-Old Assaulted
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A 2-year-old girl is hospitalized in critical condition in Great Falls and a Helena man is in custody on suspicion of beating her.
Nevada GOP Senator Backs Gay Rights Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller is backing a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Detroit Manager Denies Bankruptcy Was in The Bag
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's emergency manager is back in the witness chair in the city's bankruptcy trial, taking questions about emails that suggest lawyers were talking about a Chapter 9 filing months before it occurred.
Feds Urge Students to Check Loan Repayment Plans
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department says it will begin reaching out by email this month to about 3.5 million federal student loan borrowers. They will be encouraged to learn more about their repayment options, especially whether they qualify for an income-based repayment plan.
Wisconsin Couple Missing After Yellowstone Visit
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Officials Montana and Wyoming are searching for a Wisconsin couple missing after a visit to Yellowstone National Park.
Possible Shooting Reported at Los Angeles Airport
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police and paramedics surrounded a terminal on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport because of a reported shooting.