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Jun 28, 2012

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Health care accounts for one-sixth of the nation's economy. We look at how the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act will affect the economy, what states will do next, and hear from both a conservative and a liberal doctor about their thoughts on the verdict. Meanwhile, JP Morgan's derivatives losses may reach beyond the original estimate of $2 billion to $9 billion. Google just unveiled its new home media player -- and it'll be made right here in the U.S. of A. And the EU meets for yet another summit on trying to fix its debt crisis.

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Will health care reform be good for the U.S. economy?

Jun 28, 2012
Now that the dust has settled on the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, it's time to take a closer look at the trickle-down effects of the law.

European leaders meet in Brussels, weigh options

Jun 28, 2012
EU leaders meet in Brussels today and tomorrow to seek solutions to the continent’s debt crisis, but some observers expect them to achieve little.

What do you think about the health care decision?

Jun 28, 2012
We talked to some regular folks on how the Supreme Court's decision might affect them. Let us know your own thoughts.

Final note on health care: We'll have to wait and see

Jun 28, 2012
For all the analysis and predictions about the health care reform law, nobody knows what will happen.

Health care is a 'constant work in progress'

Jun 28, 2012
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, former health policy adviser under Clinton and someone who helped frame the health reform law in the early days, speaks about the Supreme Court's decision today.

High court rules, but states' questions remain

Jun 28, 2012
The Supreme Court had the final say on upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, but conservative states aren't clamoring for newly available Medicaid money.

Rep. Phillip Gingrey: 'Shocked' by health care ruling

Jun 28, 2012
Georgia congressman Phil Gingrey discusses Republican strategy in response to the Supreme Court's upholding of the Affordable Care Act.

Google's Nexus Q: Made, not just designed, in the U.S.A.

Jun 28, 2012
Will Google’s decision to manufacture its Nexus Q media player in the U.S. instead of China pay off?
A Nexus Q is displayed at Google's Developers Conference on June 27, 2012 in San Francisco, Calif. The Nexus Q runs on Android 4.0 and is a social steaming media player, and a 25-watt amplifier utilizing Google's cloud-based service. Will Google’s decision to manufacture its Nexus Q media player in the U.S. instead of China pay off?
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JPMorgan trading losses could total as much as $9 billion

Jun 28, 2012
Although originally estimated at about $2 billion, the total losses from JPMorgan's botched trade in derivatives could -- in a worst case scenario -- reach upwards of $9 billion, according to the New York Times.

Health care accounts for one-sixth of the nation’s economy. We look at how the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act will affect the economy, what states will do next, and hear from both a conservative and a liberal doctor about their thoughts on the verdict. Meanwhile, JP Morgan’s derivatives losses may reach beyond the original estimate of $2 billion to $9 billion. Google just unveiled its new home media player — and it’ll be made right here in the U.S. of A. And the EU meets for yet another summit on trying to fix its debt crisis.

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