The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of an anti-gay church in Kansas that was sued for protesting the funeral of a United States Marine. The nation’s highest court upheld a Federal appeals court decision, which stated that the protesters were protected by the 1st Amendment’s freedom of speech clause.
In another sign that the United States economy is on the mend, the Labor Department has revealed that the national unemployment rate dropped to 8.9 percent in February, which is the lowest reading since April of 2009.
A majority of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama’s handling of major political issues, which may not bode well for his re-election efforts in 2012.
Federal lawmakers have averted a government shutdown, at least for another two weeks. President Barack Obama signed a continuing budget on March 2 after the Senate approved the measure 91-9.
Some critics have accused President Barack Obama of responding too slowly and cautiously to the unrest in Libya, where hundreds of people have allegedly been killed because the country’s dictator refuses to relinquish his power.
The American Dietetic Association (ADA) is encouraging people to consume a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables as part of its Eat Right With Color campaign since March is National Nutrition Month.
Liberals across the United States are up in arms about several State proposals that would limit collective bargaining rights for public worker unions. Legislation has been filed, and protested, in Ohio, Tennessee, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas and Indiana.
President Barack Obama has pledged his support for a bipartisan bill that would grant States more flexibility in implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Arizona’s House of Representatives approved two bills on Feb. 28 that target the State’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood.
Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University have reviewed the health data of 3,100 children and adolescents and found that a deficiency in vitamin D correlates with many environmental and food allergies.