Archive: 07/21/2009

Obama refuses to rule out surtax for health care

(AP) -- President Barack Obama is defending his relentless campaign for a health care bill before Congress's August recess, saying "the default in Washington is inaction and inertia." The Republican Party chairman assailed ...

dateJul 21, 2009 in Health
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Interior halting uranium mining at Grand Canyon

(AP) -- Thousands of mining claims dot 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon, and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says his department has a responsibility to ensure those resources are developed in a way that ...

dateJul 21, 2009 in Environment
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VC investments plunge 51 pct to $3.7 billion in 2Q

(AP) -- Venture capitalists cut their U.S. investments in half during the spring, the second-consecutive quarter to mark a more than 50 percent decline, leaving the money flowing to startups at the slowest trickle in 12 ...

dateJul 21, 2009 in Business
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