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  • Deconstructing the White House's childish response to the Hobby Lobby decision

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Monday that the Supreme Court's decision in favor of the Hobby Lobby's religious freedom "jeopardizes the health of women."

  • Supreme Court kills Obamacare birth control mandate in Hobby Lobby case

    The Supreme Court struck down a key Obamacare provision Monday, saying businesses can use religious beliefs to opt out of a requirement that employers cover birth control for employees.

  • For smokers, can e-cigarettes save money?

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It's difficult to say yet if electronic cigarettes are less harmful than regular fire-and-tobacco smokes, but they can save smokers hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year. Some in the growing industry are touting the battery-powered nicotine sticks as a way for...

  • VIDEO: Supreme Court rules 5-4 in favor of Hobby Lobby

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that employers with religious objections can opt out of providing certain contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Transition plan established for Western Pennsylvania health care providers

    Kane HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced an agreement on Friday between two health care companies that determines how and where Western Pennsylvania patients can receive health care after the companies’ joint contract expires....

  • Kures for Kids must pay restitution, penalties in Washington

    Ferguson OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced a stipulated judgment on Friday against a Snohomish couple who allegedly claimed to be collecting funds for a charity before pocketing more than half of the money. Ferguson’s office filed...

  • White House: Supreme Court contraception ruling jeopardizes women's health

    The White House on Monday slammed the Supreme Court's ruling that certain businesses can opt out of Obamacare's contraception mandate, saying Congress should act to ensure that women at closely-held corporations have access to birth control.

  • White House: Court ruling risks women's health

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says women's health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court's decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday that women should make personal...

  • Supreme Court takes straightest path to overturning contraception mandate

    The opinion didn't establish any broad new Constitutional principles, but rather ruled that the contraception mandate violated the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act.

  • South Dakota trainings target compliance, may help workforce

    Trainers operating with a federal grant came to Brookings and Pierre this week to educate public and private employers on compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • White House week ahead: Obama tries to limit Veterans Affairs headache

    President Obama will unveil his pick Monday to lead the problem-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs, tapping a former chief executive at Procter & Gamble to tackle deadly lapses in medical care at the overwhelmed agency. The unorthodox selection of Bob McDonald, who most recently served...

  • NY health officials urge mosquito bite precautions

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state residents are being urged to avoid mosquito bites this summer now that health officials have found the season's first trace of West Nile Virus. The state's Department of Health says the virus was confirmed in a mosquito sample from Rockland County last week....

  • High court poised to decide birth-control dispute

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice. The court meets for a final time Monday to release decisions in its two remaining cases before the justices...

  • White House review of Veterans Affairs finds 'corrosive culture'

    A White House review of VA uncovered layers of problems that led to extended wait times for veterans to get medical care, including a "corrosive culture," little transparency or accountability and a system that encouraged the manipulation of wait times.

  • Review: VA a struggling agency beset with ills

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A review ordered by President Barack Obama portrays the Department of Veterans Affairs as a struggling agency battling a corrosive culture of distrust. It says the VA lacks resources and is ill-prepared to deal with an influx of new and older veterans with a range of medical...



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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