Scattered areas of rain & a few thunderstorms are moving across the Brazos Valley this afternoon. Later today & into the evening hours, while the coverage is expected to remain low (20%) -- should a thunderstorm develop, it could become severe. Large hail & damaging winds are the main concern -- however an isolated tornado threat cannot be ignored. Strong thunderstorms are possible overnight & early Monday morning, as well (50%).
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.
President Barack Obama announced last week that 8 million people have signed up for coverage through new insurance exchanges, but many barriers remain.
Questions of affordability, eligibility, immigrant access and the response from employers and state legislatures - obstacles that existed before the Affordable Care Act took effect - mean considerable work remains to make a larger dent in the uninsured population.
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