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Short-term and Long-term Investments, Restricted Deposits (Fair Value of Available-For-Sale Investments with Gross Unrealized Losses by Investment Type and Length of Time) (Details)

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Short-term and Long-term Investments, Restricted Deposits (Fair Value of Available-For-Sale Investments with Gross Unrealized Losses by Investment Type and Length of Time) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
Sep. 30, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Unrealized Losses    
Less Than 12 Months $ (13) $ (59)
12 Months or More (7) (1)
Fair Value    
Less Than 12 Months 1,736 3,218
12 Months or More 275 89
U.S. Treasury securities and obligations of U.S. government corporations and agencies    
Unrealized Losses    
Less Than 12 Months (1) (1)
12 Months or More 0 0
Fair Value    
Less Than 12 Months 277 215
12 Months or More 3 2
Corporate securities    
Unrealized Losses    
Less Than 12 Months (4) (12)
12 Months or More (2) (1)
Fair Value    
Less Than 12 Months 587 1,020
12 Months or More 83 39
Municipal securities    
Unrealized Losses    
Less Than 12 Months (4) (35)
12 Months or More (2) 0
Fair Value    
Less Than 12 Months 457 1,423
12 Months or More 96 30
Asset-backed securities    
Unrealized Losses    
Less Than 12 Months 0 (1)
12 Months or More 0 0
Fair Value    
Less Than 12 Months 126 101
12 Months or More 13 18
Residential mortgage-backed securities    
Unrealized Losses    
Less Than 12 Months (3) (5)
12 Months or More (1) 0
Fair Value    
Less Than 12 Months 190 188
12 Months or More 49 0
Commercial mortgage-backed securities    
Unrealized Losses    
Less Than 12 Months (1) (5)
12 Months or More (2) 0
Fair Value    
Less Than 12 Months 99 271
12 Months or More $ 31 $ 0