“Family disadvantages” - including poverty, low education level of the mother, and not having a father in the house - affect boys more than their sisters, according to a recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
December 30, 2015, 9:52 AM EST
December 28, 2015, 4:05 PM EST
Planned Parenthood Action Fund posted a comic strip on Twitter Wednesday directed at the pro-abortion group’s “male allies” with the message: “Check your privilege.”
December 23, 2015, 4:01 PM EST
U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-TN) introduced legislation last week to combat the ongoing Islamic radicalization of inmates in federal prisons.
December 22, 2015, 12:59 PM EST
There has been a massive increase in the number of French Jews immigrating to Israel in recent years, with the projection for 2015 to be 9,000 people, compared to just 1,920 in 2012.
December 17, 2015, 5:36 PM EST
Members of Congress expressed their concerns that the F-16 military jets and other weapons the U.S. is providing to Pakistan is being used “against their own people” in Baluchistan during a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday. The hearing on the future of U.S.-Pakistan relations was held by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
December 14, 2015, 4:43 PM EST
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) posted a video clip on Twitter from the 1983 film Flashdance in response to comments made by Donald Trump on Sunday referring to him as “a maniac.”
December 11, 2015, 11:24 AM EST
Chaldean and Yezidi leaders described the genocide of their people at the hands of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to members of Congress Wednesday at a hearing on assisting ISIS victims.“Because we are not Muslims, and because our path is the path of peace… we are being burned alive,” Mirza Ismail, chairman of the Yezidi Human Rights Organization-International, told members of the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations.
December 8, 2015, 10:54 AM EST
The top Democrat and the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee both agree that Iran is the leading state sponsor of terrorism around the globe.
December 4, 2015, 5:06 PM EST
Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) said Thursday that he was willing to “do what is necessary to stop a third world war” by destroying Iran’s nuclear facilities in a speech at the Republican Jewish Coalition 2016 Presidential Candidates Forum.
December 3, 2015, 4:38 PM EST
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) characterized the European Union’s (EU) new trade rule towards Israel as an anti-Semitic boycott attempt during a speech Thursday at the Republican Jewish Coalition 2016 Presidential Candidates Forum.
December 3, 2015, 12:59 PM EST
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that Wednesday's mass shooting at a social service center in southern California “underscores that we are at war and need a wartime president.”
December 1, 2015, 4:39 PM EST
Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL) has introduced legislation in Congress to crack down on the number of over-income families who live in taxpayer-subsidized public housing, including a family of four in New York City whose annual income is nearly a half million dollars a year
November 30, 2015, 3:47 PM EST
November 24, 2015, 3:49 PM EST
State Department spokesman John Kirby condemned the murder of an American teen in Israel more than a day after the terrorist attack that killed him occurred, and only after the Obama administration was sharply criticized for not acknowledging the death.
Violent October: 620 Terror Attacks in Israel in Just One Month Left 11 Dead, Including Two Americans
November 23, 2015, 3:56 PM EST
There were 620 terror attacks in Israel in October, six of which resulted in 11 fatalities, including two Americans killed in a drive-by shooting, according to the Shabak, Israel’s domestic security service.
November 19, 2015, 2:20 PM EST
Members of Congress expressed concern that the U.S. has only two “worn out” icebreakers patrolling the Arctic, compared to more than 30 belonging to Russia.
November 16, 2015, 3:01 PM EST
The governors of Alabama, Louisiana, Michigan, and Texas are challenging federal policy regarding Syrian refugees following the deadly terrorist attack in Paris Friday.
November 13, 2015, 5:01 PM EST
November 12, 2015, 5:02 PM EST
Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker issued an executive order last week requiring the state to add lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)-owned businesses to its Supplier Diversity Program (SDP).
November 10, 2015, 12:06 PM EST
U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-IA) introduced legislation last week that would end the current informal sanctuary policy and enable the Capitol Police force to enforce federal immigration law on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol.