Insurer Aetna to Buy Humana in $35B Deal

In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, photo, a pedestrian walks past a sign for Aetna Inc., at the company headquarters in Hartford, Conn. Aetna reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, photo, a pedestrian walks past a sign for Aetna Inc., at the company headquarters in Hartford, Conn. Aetna reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts...

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