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CVS Health has officially absorbed Aetna. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

As expected, CVS Health today completed its acquisition of Aetna, now valued at $78 billion including Aetna's debt. The deal combines 9,800 pharmacies, 22 million health plan members, a giant pharmacy benefit manager, numerous medical clinics, health insurance technology and $75 billion of debt under one roof.

Go deeper: CVS is now one of the world's largest health care corporations, but don't expect big savings from this deal.

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Texas AG sues Biden administration over deportation freeze

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks to members of the media in 2016. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the Biden administration in federal district court over its 100-day freeze on deporting unauthorized immigrants, and he's asking for a temporary restraining order.

Between the lines: The freeze went into effect Friday, temporarily halting most immigration enforcement in the U.S. In the lawsuit, Paxton claims the move "violates the U.S. Constitution, federal immigration and administrative law, and a contractual agreement between Texas" and the Department of Homeland Security.

Dan Primack, author of Pro Rata
1 hour ago - Podcasts

Carbon Health's CEO on unsticking the vaccine bottleneck

President Biden has said that getting Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 is his administration’s top priority given an initial rollout plagued by organizational, logistical and technical glitches.

Axios Re:Cap digs into the bottlenecks and how to unclog them with Carbon Health chief executive Eren Bali, whose company recently began helping to manage vaccinations in Los Angeles.