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National & World State health insurance markets struggle with cost challenges State health insurance markets struggle with cost challenges
State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with other states.
National & World Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades (Video)
Paris police were searching for a car that struck a taxi and crashed through barricades set up near the Tour de France finish line on Sunday morning, drawing police fire hours before the arrival of the cyclists and spectators. Police said they didn't suspect terrorism.
National & World Obama pushes African nations to treat gays equally under law Obama pushes African nations to treat gays equally under law
President Barack Obama nudged African nations Saturday to treat gays and lesbians equally under the law, a position that remains unpopular through much of the continent. Obama's Kenyan counterpart responded by calling the matter a "non-issue" for his country.
National & World FBI arrests activists accused of releasing 5,740 mink
Two animal-rights activists have been charged with terrorizing the fur industry during cross-country road trips in which they released about 5,740 mink from farms and vandalized the homes and businesses of industry members, the FBI said Friday.
National & World Trump campaign bans Iowa newspaper from event Trump campaign bans Iowa newspaper from event
The Des Moines Register says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has denied press credentials to its reporters after the newspaper published an editorial calling on the billionaire businessman to end his campaign.