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How the Affordable Care Act is measuring up

Much of the attention on the Affordable Care Act has focused on government-run insurance exchanges, but the law has had big impacts on other parts of health-care delivery.

Texas indictment targets high-tech exports to Iran

HOUSTON (AP) — Four companies and five individuals have been accused of illegally exporting to Iran high-tech electronics that could be used for military weapons. The 24-count federal indictment was unsealed Friday in Houston. The counts include conspiring to commit money laundering, money laundering and failure to file foreign bank and financial accountings. Prosecutors say...

Bloomberg blames ‘internal network issue’ for global outage

LONDON (AP) — Bloomberg LP's trading terminals, which are used by most of the world's biggest financial firms, went down for a few hours Friday due to apparent technical problems, a crash that prompted the British government to postpone a planned 3 billion-pound ($4.4 billion) debt issue. Users said the outage started as trading was...

Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by pay-TV companies is becoming a bit more flexible. Verizon said Friday that it would let customers pick groups of channels that interest them, a plan that is separate from the traditional bundle that...

SpaceX shipment arrives at space station: 1st espresso maker

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The SpaceX supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, delivering the world's first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts. Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti captured the Dragon capsule, which arrived three days after its Florida launch, with the help of a giant robot arm. The cargo carrier holds...

Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information. The revised formula, scheduled to be released Tuesday, will favor websites that Google defines as "mobile-friendly." Websites that don't fit...