The Supreme Court may formally address in its upcoming term a multi-State challenge to the Democrat-backed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Two Federal courts of appeals have ruled on the Constitutionality of the mandate requiring all individuals to purchase health insurance; one has upheld the mandate, and another has struck it down.
On Constitution Day, Phil Cleary, a National Guardsman and field representative for The Leadership Institute, was passing out copies of the Constitution on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth when he was threatened by UMD student and Black Panther devotee Blair Jordon Moses.
The Federal government spent $10,612 per person domestically last year, including more than $5,000 per person for programs such as unemployment benefits, Social Security and housing assistance. The Federal government spent $3.3 trillion domestically in the fiscal year 2010; $1.6 trillion of the funding went to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
During his campaign for President in 2000, George W. Bush said he would be judicious in his use of the military and opposed using it for nation building. Yet by the end of his Presidency, the U.S. had invaded Afghanistan and Iraq and was rebuilding those countries; and the military was being used in a number of other countries that had not attacked us.
The campaign treasurer for several Democratic lawmakers have been targeted for embezzlement charges by Federal prosecutors. Accusations arose following the confrontation between authorities and campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee. She was suspected of siphoning up to $700,000 from a California assemblyman.
GROZNY CITY, Russia, Sept. 28 (UPI) — Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said he will not allow any celebrations of his birthday and any officials who give him gifts will be […]
LONDON, Sept. 28 (UPI) — British retailer Superdrug said its research indicates women spend an average of nearly $800 reinventing themselves after the end of a relationship. Superdrug said its […]
SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 28 (UPI) — Officials in a Georgia city have banned the hanging of bras across major intersections to draw attention to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Savannah city […]
ATLANTA, Sept. 28 (UPI) — The Georgia Institute of Technology said it has spent more than $100,000 replacing the letter “T” on various signs after repeated thefts. Undergraduate President Elle […]
NEW YORK, Sept. 28 (UPI) — A New York woman said she was shocked to find a derogatory name written on the side of the cup she received from her […]
CHICAGO, Sept. 28 (UPI) — A Chicago psychiatric hospital is under fire from child welfare experts who say the understaffed and overcrowded facility is a dangerous place for children. A […]
LONDONDERY, Northern Ireland, Sept. 28 (UPI) — A woman in Northern Ireland says a former boyfriend posted photos of her on a Web site advertising sexual services. Her lawyer, Hilary […]
TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 28 (UPI) — The disclosure that U.S. President Barack Obama approved the sale of 5,000-pound bunker-buster bombs to Israel, which wants them for a possible attack […]
PERUGIA, Italy, Sept. 28 (UPI) — Amanda Knox’s parents and sisters said Wednesday they are optimistic she will soon be cleared of murder and released from an Italian prison. A […]
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28 (UPI) — A California doctor faces up to 150 years in prison for using phony herbal cures to treat diseases ranging from cancer to Alzheimer’s, prosecutors […]
DETROIT, Sept. 28 (UPI) — A former Michigan police chief and five detectives allegedly spent forfeited drug money on trips, prostitutes, marijuana and alcohol, officials say. Ex-chief Michael St. Andre […]
WINDSOR, Ontario, Sept. 28 (UPI) — A 20-month-old Canadian boy who sparked a right-to-life debate in Canada and the United States has died at home, his family said. Joseph Maraachli […]
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 28 (UPI) — A 2-year-old girl was shot in Philadelphia when a mob of girls rushed a house and gunfire erupted in a dispute stemming from a high […]
NOGALES, Ariz., Sept. 28 (UPI) — A new border fence in Nogales, Ariz., is no barrier to drug smugglers who simply make narcotics hand-offs between the fence’s re-enforced bars, officials […]
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 28 (UPI) — A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official in Florida pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal child pornography charges, officials said. The Justice […]
WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 28 (UPI) — A Massachusetts airport filed a lawsuit seeking a $676,000 from the U.S. Secret Service for damage it says vehicles accompanying President Barack Obama caused. […]
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 28 (UPI) — A Nevada judge has ruled a criminal case against the owners of a Las Vegas medical marijuana dispensary can proceed. Clark County District Court […]
ATLANTA, Sept. 28 (UPI) — As many as 16 people may died after eating cantaloupes infected with Listeria and U.S. health officials say more deaths may occur. Officials at the […]