As large insurance providers stop fully covering covid-related hospital stays, an uneven patchwork of patient billing has emerged. In some cases, patients in the same ICU can be hit with very different charges.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is poised to resist calls to ask financial regulators to rein in lending to the nation’s worst greenhouse-gas emitters. For now, Treasury officials appear unlikely to embrace the most dramatic steps pushed by advocates.
A small band of right-wing protesters decrying the treatment of the mob that overran the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was dwarfed by hundreds of police and news reporters. Police said they made four arrests and seized two weapons.