New insurance marketplaces

U.S. President Barack Obama hugs a woman after he speaks about the Affordable Care Act in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington

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For millions of Americans trying to log in, the online insurance marketplaces created by the new health care law began with a stalled website, an error message or a menu that didn't work.

But the debut of the new insurance marketplaces might have been a victim of the law's own success. The initial sign-up day appeared to draw heavy interest that suggested pent-up demand for just the kind of coverage now being offered. (AP)

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