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Samsung profit drops 56% in second quarter

Samsung stock dropped on Wednesday after the world's biggest smartphone maker reported a 56% fall in its operating profit for the second quarter, citing price declines in its memory chip business.

CHIP funding could run out as soon as this month in some states

Some states could run out of funding for their Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as early as this month, despite recently approved spending by Congress that was expected to keep the program running through the end of March, federal health officials said Friday.

These states are running out of CHIP funding

Sixteen states will run out of federal funding for CHIP -- the Children's Health Insurance Program -- by the end of January, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Three-quarters of all states expect to exhaust funds by the end of March unless Congress can agree to fund it. (Scroll to the bottom for the full list.)