Insurers say California’s inaction threatens auto policies

By Don Thompson – The Associated Press Sacramento, California (AP) – Major US insurance companies and associations say California is risking a crisis in the nation’s largest auto insurance market by refusing to agree to any rate increases for more than two years, since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Companies have already begun to … Read more

Explainer: How the alleged conspiracy exploited the pandemic to net $250 million | Health, medicine and fitness

By Amy Forletti – The Associated Press Minneapolis (AFP) – The Department of Justice has 47 people charged in Minnesota In what prosecutors described as a $250 million plan to defraud a federal meal program. Prosecutors said only a fraction of the money went to feed the children, while the rest was laundered through shell … Read more