The House of Representatives passed a bill to protect more than 800,000 former members of 17 failed Obamacare CO-OPs from having to pay a penalty for being uninsured when they file their 2016 tax returns.
October 7, 2016, 4:57 PM EDT
Climatologist: Despite the Hype, Paris Climate Accord ‘Doesn’t Really Do Anything’ to Reduce Global Warming
October 7, 2016, 10:36 AM EDT
President Obama hailed the European Parliament’s ratification of the Paris Climate Accord as “a turning point for our planet”, but climatologist Patrick Michaels says despite the presidential hype, the international climate change agreement, which goes into effect on November 4th, “doesn’t really do anything” to reduce global warming.
October 4, 2016, 4:51 PM EDT
After receiving a campus-wide email last Tuesday from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor administrators informing him that under the school’s new Designated Pronoun policy, he could choose the way he wished to be addressed on campus, junior Grant Strobl settled on the monarchial “His Majesty”.
October 3, 2016, 1:15 PM EDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the Obama administration’s petition to rehear United States v. Texas, a case that challenged Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s 2012 decision to defer enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws without congressional approval.
September 30, 2016, 5:34 PM EDT
Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton revealed on Thursday that the FBI didn’t question aides to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about her use of a private email server to conduct government business until Judicial Watch was about to do so, and then used redacted documents the watchdog group had obtained under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
September 30, 2016, 11:19 AM EDT
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has identified a 13th sign of the zodiac between Sagittarius and Scorpius: Ophiuchus, also known as the “serpent bearer” because it appears in the middle of the Serpens constellation.
September 29, 2016, 4:16 PM EDT
Solar energy accounted for less than one percent of the total electricity generated in the U.S. during the first six months of 2016, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Monthly Energy Review.
September 23, 2016, 4:48 PM EDT
Don’t expect a lot of surprises or hot-button cases divided 4-4 by a deadlocked Supreme Court during the upcoming fall term, which begins the first week of October, says Carrie Severino, chief counsel and policy director of the Judicial Crisis Network.
September 23, 2016, 11:16 AM EDT
Country music singer, songwriter, and conservative pundit Charlie Daniels was awarded the tenth annual 2016 “William F. Buckley, Jr. Award for Media Excellence” Thursday night at the Media Research Center’s (MRC) 2016 Gala and DisHonors Awards.
September 21, 2016, 3:36 PM EDT
A bill currently under review by the D.C. Council would legalize physician-assisted suicide. But opponents say that the bill lacks sufficient safeguards to protect the sick and disabled, poses a grave danger to the city’s most vulnerable residents, and ignores medical advances in pain relief that make such legislation unnecessary.
September 19, 2016, 3:23 PM EDT
U.S. athletes competing in the just-ended 2016 Paralympics took home 115 medals – 40 gold, 44 silver, and 31 bronze – but most Americans don’t know about the haul due to scant media coverage of the world’s third-largest sporting event behind the Olympics and the World Cup.
September 16, 2016, 11:24 AM EDT
The Unites States should phase-out all denominations of the U.S. dollar larger than a $10 bill to thwart money launderers and tax evaders, Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff told attendees at a Council on Foreign Relations event this week in Washington, D.C.
September 15, 2016, 10:13 AM EDT
Several constitutional law professors testified on Wednesday that the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology does have the authority to subpoena documents from members of AGs United for Clear Power over what Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) called their “coordinated” attack on climate change skeptics.
September 14, 2016, 11:39 AM EDT
Ten years after former Vice President Al Gore warned in his 2006 Oscar-winning film, An Inconvenient Truth, that if nothing was done to stop man-made global warming, melting Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets could raise sea levels by up to 20 feet, four peer-reviewed scientific studies found “no observable sea-level effect of anthropogenic global warming.”
September 13, 2016, 10:37 AM EDT
The Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) has filed a lawsuit against the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for allowing union officials to participate in federal health and safety inspections – even at companies that are not unionized.
September 12, 2016, 3:14 PM EDT
Rudy Giuliani defended Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s contention that the U.S. should had taken over Iraq’s oil fields to prevent the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS), dismissing a suggestion by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that doing so would have been illegal under international law
September 9, 2016, 5:16 PM EDT
Attorneys general in 11 states have filed an amicus brief siding with ExxonMobil in a climate change case brought against the company by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.
September 9, 2016, 1:36 PM EDT
Thousands of pro-lifers are expected to gather this weekend to pray at numerous memorials and gravesites around the country where tens of thousands of aborted babies have been buried.
September 7, 2016, 1:49 PM EDT
A coalition of 17 civil rights and technology groups is claiming that “predictive policing” tools currently in use in at least 20 large police departments across the U.S. rely on biased data that “supercharges discrimination” in minority communities while not making them any safer.
September 7, 2016, 9:39 AM EDT
Women are reportedly forbidden from wearing face-concealing niqabs or burqas when they enter ISIS’ secure facilities in Mosul, Iraq, according to the Alalam News Network, a state-owned Arabic news channel in Iran.