A study conducted by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital has found that the number of children who received emergency medical treatment after unintentionally ingesting prescription drugs has increased greatly in recent years.
The Administration of President Barack Obama is continuing its “pass this bill now” attitude in relation to the President’s jobs bill, but it’s being met with trouble even within his party. Democratic lawmakers are disappointed with several of the President’s proposals to pay for the $447 billion stimulus package, including an elimination of tax breaks for the oil-and-gas industry.
The Department of Labor on Wednesday announced that it will award $191 million to States to provide “unemployment insurance program integrity and technology infrastructure systems” amid reports that the agency spent about $19 billion on payments made in error over the past three years.
In a clear sign of President Barack Obama’s unpopularity, New York voters in a district that traditionally supports Democrats — the President carried with 55 percent there in 2008 — have elected Republican political novice Bob Turner to fill sexting Representative Anthony Weiner’s former seat.
Children 12 years old and younger may soon get to keep their shoes on at airport security checkpoints and will be patted down by Transportation Security Administration officials using “less invasive methods.” The information comes from testimony to Congress from Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who said the new practices will roll out in coming months.
A New Jersey man is taking a case of what he calls a violation of his 4th Amendment protection against unreasonable search to the U.S. Supreme Court. Albert Florence was arrested by mistake in 2005. Following his arrest, Florence was reportedly strip searched at two separate jails.
According to an article by The Associated Press, those watching the Federal Reserve as it makes further moves in hopes of stimulating the economy should expect only a small blip on the economic radar.
CNN’s Tea Party Debate on Monday was less focused on the ideals of limiting government, protecting civil liberties and strengthening state’s rights, and more on giving headliner candidates a forum to highlight neoconservative values. I
A report recently released by the Institute For Financial Literacy on 2010 consumer bankruptcy demographics found that over the past five years, bankruptcy rates for individuals with college degrees are on the rise. The study says that while the vast majority of those who file — 70 percent — did not finish college, the number of debtors with college degrees increased by 20 percent over the past half-decade due to a slow-moving economy.
A Canadian woman, who in 2005 strangled her newborn child and threw his body over a fence, was not sentenced to jail time by a Canadian Court because there are no laws in the country protecting children in the womb and newborns, according to LifeSiteNews.