In this Friday, March 13, 2015 photo, Marilu Rodriguez checks a news website on her smartphone before boarding a train home at the end of her work week in Chicago. Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another, yet disconnected from the news, but a new survey has found, that mobile devices and, in some cases, social networking are keeping them more engaged with the broader world around them than previously thought. Rodriguez' smartphone is her most frequent portal to the world, as she surfs social networking and news sites, often on her train ride to and from her work as a coordinator for a nonprofit organization. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Survey finds young adults consume news in their own way

Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found that mobile devices and social networking are keeping them more engaged with the broader world than previously thought.

FILE - This Nov. 29, 2013 file photo shows part of the HealthCare.gov website in Washington, on Nov. 29, 2013.  (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

Senate Dems threaten to oppose deal on Medicare doc fees

Democratic senators would oppose a potential House bipartisan deal preventing cuts in physicians’ Medicare payments if it doesn’t finance a children’s health program for four years, senior Senate Democratic aides said Sunday.