“For the first time, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a for-profit corporation can refuse to comply with a general government mandate because doing so would violate the corporation’s asserted religious beliefs,” writes NPR’s Nina Totenberg. By a 5-4 vote, the court struck an important part of President Obama’s health care law — the Read more

“Early signs suggest that US president Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is driving the cost of healthcare lower, according to Goldman Sachs analysts, spotlighting yesterday’s data on consumer spending and prices,” Matt Phillips writes for Quartz. While the Obamacare overhaul remains controversial in the US, budget geeks are nearly unanimous in spotlighting runaway health care Read more