Want to earn some cash? Create a video explaining why younger Americans need health insurance.
The Obama administration is doling out $30,000 in cash and more than 100 prizes in a video contest aimed at attracting young people to the Obamacare insurance exchanges. This demographic is considered key to the exchanges' success because the young are usually healthier than the general population. Their enrollment will help lower premiums for everyone.
The government MORETami Luhby - Sep 12, 2013 5:05 PM ET
As a U.S. military strike against Syria grows increasingly likely, oil prices have slowly crept higher.
Syria itself produces very little oil.
But its neighbors produce a lot of it. The fear is that these neighboring countries could get dragged into the conflict, and oil production and transport may be interrupted.
The possibility of these counties becoming engulfed in the war is remote, which is why U.S. oil prices rose only $5 a MORESteve Hargreaves - Sep 5, 2013 9:00 PM ET
Sing it, sister!
This video, titled Disney Princesses for Equal Pay, shows a business-casual Ariel singing to the tune of the Little Mermaid song "Part of Your World."
"I want to make as much as a man - don't want 77 cents to his dollar."
The video was created by a New York-based production company called Tex Pats. Production cost: $75. The two women behind the video, Jenny Joslin and MOREJordan Malter - Aug 23, 2013 10:27 AM ET
The nation may be in better economic shape, but that doesn't mean Americans' paychecks are.
Median annual household income has fallen 4.4% to $52,098 in the four years since the economic recovery began.
Black Americans took the biggest income hit since the Great Recession ended.
Median household income for blacks dropped by more than $4,000 to $33,519. Whites, on the other hand, saw their median income slip just over $2,000 to $58,000.
Married couples MORETami Luhby - Aug 22, 2013 10:42 AM ET
In the photos and television footage of the military takeover in Egypt over the last few weeks, it's impossible not to notice how many of the weapons on the ground are U.S.-built. Humvees, armored personnel carriers -- protesters have certainly noticed the "made in the USA" stamps on tear gas canisters.
But this is actually the small stuff. For the last few decades the United States has given Egypt billions in MORESteve Hargreaves - Aug 20, 2013 12:48 PM ET
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