Health spending slows down: While that's a good sign, most of it can be attributed to the recession. Some of it can be contributed to the changing behavior of consumers and providers
How Apple avoids billions in taxes: ... In California and 20 other states, the NYT reports.
"Apple, like many other multinationals, is using perfectly legal methods to keep a significant portion of their profits out of the hands of the I.R.S. And when America's most profitable companies pay less, the general public has to pay more," says former Treasury Department economist. Martin A. Sullivan.