A hospital in Oakland, Calif., says a 'brain-dead' 13-year-old should be removed from a ventilator, but the family of Jahi McMath hopes for 'a Christmas miracle.' A court on Monday ordered an independent review of her condition.
Stocks rose Tuesday after reports on auto sales and factory orders provided the latest evidence that the US economy is strengthening. Health insurer stocks rose after the government released revised reimbursement rates for Medicare Advantage plans.
Jindal proposes unloading a half-dozen tracts of state property around south Louisiana to drum up $47 million, money that he's using to help pay for public colleges in his budget proposal for the 2013-14 fiscal year that starts July 1.