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WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Beryl’s to bring heavy rainfall and potential flooding to Illinois

McCarthy becomes first speaker removed by U.S. House vote

Updated October 3, 2023 at 5:01 PM ET The House has voted to remove Kevin McCarthy as speaker, marking the first time in history that a House speaker has been removed in this way. The final vote was 216-210 in favor of a motion to “vacate the chair.” Eight Republicans, led by Florida Rep. Matt […]

Ozempic hype forces employer calls on obesity coverage

Spending on a new class of diabetes and weight loss medications hit nearly $7 billion in the first half of the year, as people are clamoring for these highly effective drugs. Employer health insurance plans are shouldering the bulk of that financial burden as half of Americans get their coverage through work. “The cost of […]