Seven States filed a lawsuit to block the Federal government’s requirement that religious organizations provide health insurance coverage that includes access to contraception for women, free of charge.
A Federal judge in San Francisco ruled that the U.S. government cannot deny health benefits to the wife of a lesbian court employee by relying on legislation from 1996 that bars government recognition of same-sex unions.
The Afghan President’s office announced that it had received a letter from President Barack Obama apologizing for the burning of Qurans at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
The newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched an inquiry into fees that were charged by banks when consumers overdraw their accounts, a practice that lands financial institutions billions of dollars.
The President Barack Obama Administration plans to unveil a corporate tax reform plan on February 22, lowering the top income-tax rate for corporations while eliminating deductions.
The idea of a what constitutes a “fair share” when paying taxes to the Federal government has come into question, as an analysis by the Tax Foundation showed that half of the working population pays no income tax at all.
The U.S. and Mexico agreed to work together in drilling for oil and gas below their maritime border in the Gulf of Mexico.
The price of gold rose for a second straight day on February 21, as a rally in the euro spurred by an agreement between European finance ministers and Greece helped to boost the value of the precious metal.
If you’re pregnant and have a hankering for bacon and eggs, you’ve got good nutritional evidence to back up your culinary desires. Research into fetal development shows that the fetal brain needs relatively large amounts of choline for proper growth. Both bacon and eggs are rich in this nutrient which is also found in other meats.
A Rhode Island public school district committee recently voted not to appeal a Federal court decision that ordered the removal of a prayer banner that had been displayed in a high school.