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Now what? Options for health insurance

By TOM MURPHY

What kinds of plans will be available and how much they will cost will depend on a few key decisions by insurers and regulators in the coming weeks.



NYC ‘Fearless Girl' can stay for now

Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided that the globally popular statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street's famous “Charging Bull” will remain in place through February 2018.

Tiny courthouse opens in Klawock

Prince of Wales Island has a new courthouse in the community of Klawock.


State House budget: $3B in new revenue

By RACHEL LA CORTE

The proposal includes a B&O tax increase on high grossing businesses and a new 7% capital gains tax.


More apartments for corridor on Dexter

By BRIAN MILLER

The Dexter Avenue North corridor keeps sprouting new apartment buildings.


Amazon has competition for Souq.com: Dubai mall

By JON GAMBRELL

The operator of Dubai's largest mall said Monday it made an $880-million offer to purchase the Middle East's biggest online retailer Souq.com, adding new corporate intrigue to the website's rumored sale to Amazon.


$275M for homeless services? Murray gets some pushback

By PHUONG LE

Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem.


Court won't restore $7.25B settlement

The Supreme Court will not restore a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees.


Fewer poker tables in Nevada casinos

When the Monte Carlo closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will have lost nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago.


Fire destroys apple packing plant

A fire in central Washington state destroyed an apple packing plant late Friday and into Saturday but firefighters saved a nearby cold storage building.



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