A three-judge appellate panel ruled unanimously last week that a Missouri state senator and his wife can move forward with their lawsuit against Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell over an Obamacare mandate that forces them to purchase health insurance that includes abortifacient contraceptives and sterilization in violation of their religious beliefs.
July 24, 2015, 5:04 PM EDT
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has endorsed a recommendation by his affordable housing committee to develop Sharia-compliant mortgages as a way to help Muslims buy homes.
July 24, 2015, 12:24 PM EDT
The Thomas More Society, a public interest law firm based in Chicago, is seeking abortion records from the city’s publicly-funded Stroger Hospital after a Planned Parenthood executive in California suggested the hospital as a possible source for harvested fetal organs.
July 23, 2015, 3:17 PM EDT
Retired four-star Gen. Wesley Clark says that the current Pentagon policy of not allowing U.S. military personnel stationed at recruiting centers to bring their weapons to work should not be changed.
July 22, 2015, 11:45 AM EDT
Eleven Republican senators are asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch to conduct “a full investigation” of Planned Parenthood in order to determine whether the nation’s largest abortion provider violated a federal law that prohibits the sale of human fetal tissue.
July 16, 2015, 1:12 PM EDT
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said that “Indiana will not comply” with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulations that would for the first time limit carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants.
July 15, 2015, 3:29 PM EDT
Media Research Center (MRC) Culture Vice President Dan Gainor accused ABC and CBS of ignoring an undercover video purportedly showing Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood’s senior director of medical services, discussing how to perform abortions without “crushing” the fetal organs so they could be sold.
July 14, 2015, 10:50 AM EDT
After a 3 billion-mile, nearly decade-long journey through space, the National Space and Aeronautic Administration’s (NASA) New Horizons spacecraft has finally reached Pluto.
July 14, 2015, 9:32 AM EDT
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) sharply criticized the deal Secretary of State John Kerry negotiated with Iran that lifts economic sanctions in exchange for Iran’s pledge to freeze its nuclear weapons program for the next 10 years.
July 10, 2015, 2:51 PM EDT
Katherine Archuleta resigned Friday as the director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) a month after the agency first announced that cyberhackers had stolen the personal data of what was eventually revealed to be 21.5 million current and former federal employees from the agency’s Central Personnel Data File.
July 8, 2015, 1:48 PM EDT
A federal judge in Virginia has ordered the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to cancel six of the Washington Redskins’ registered trademarks because their depiction of an Indian brave is considered offensive to Native Americans.
July 7, 2015, 3:56 PM EDT
Obamacare is exhibiting early signs of a “death spiral” as hundreds of insurance plans listed on the federally-run exchanges in 37 states and the District of Columbia request double-digit premium increases for 2016, says David Hogberg, a health care analyst and senior fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research (NCPPR)
July 6, 2015, 11:31 AM EDT
Newspaper front pages displayed in the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
June 30, 2015, 11:12 AM EDT
Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center (MRC), said that presidential candidates of both parties should refuse to participate in the presidential forum sponsored by Univision and The Washington Post after a Univision executive compared Republican Donald Trump to the alleged killer of nine people in a Charleston church .
June 29, 2015, 4:40 PM EDT
Dragon, an unmanned Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) rocket loaded with two tons of food and other essentials for the three-man crew of the International Space Station (ISS), exploded shortly after takeoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday.
June 26, 2015, 4:47 PM EDT
Alberto Ciurana, a top executive at the Spanish-language network Univision, is being called out for posting a juxtaposed photograph of Donald Trump and mass murder suspect Dylann Roof on Instagram.
June 26, 2015, 3:14 PM EDT
Janice Shaw Crouse. (World Congress of Families)(CNSNews.com) -- Janice Shaw Crouse, executive director of the World Congress of Families IX, which will be held in Salt Lake City in October, assailed the U.S.
June 24, 2015, 10:08 AM EDT
http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/15poverty.cfmThere are “roughly 15,000 covered lives from Congress” enrolled in the D.C. Health Link’s small business exchange, a spokesman for the District of Columbia Health Benefit Exchange Authority told CNSNews.com.
June 17, 2015, 5:24 PM EDT
Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) reintroduced bills in their respective chambers on Wednesday that would prohibit the federal government from denying tax exemptions or other government benefits to individuals and institutions that promote traditional marriage.
June 17, 2015, 11:46 AM EDT
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill last Friday that creates the nation’s first state-level gold depository. The Texas version of Fort Knox will be used to store $1 billion in gold bullion the state plans to “repatriate” from the Federal Reserve Bank in New York.