President Barack Obama’s home state of Hawaii is shutting down its state-based health care exchange, the Hawaii Health Connector (HHC), due to incurring debts and the unwillingness of state legislators to put more taxpayer money into the struggling operation, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Saturday.
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The newly revised Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban most abortions after 20 weeks, includes a requirement that doctors make every attempt to save the life of a pre-born child aborted after 20 weeks, even if the pregnancy is intentionally aborted under a rape or incest exception.
May 11, 2015, 12:25 PM EDT
Some members of the U.K.’s left-leaning Labour Party are calling for restrictions or outright bans on pre-election polls following the Labour Party’s unexpected loss to the conservative Tory Party last week, The Guardian reports.
May 7, 2015, 5:26 PM EDT
Holding small, plastic models of tiny babies and sporting a wide array of T-shirt slogans, a group of about 20 pro-life activists met in front of the office of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday to protest House Republicans’ failure to vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would impose a national ban on abortions after 20 weeks.
Md. Atty Claims Gray’s Knife Was ‘Lawful,’ But Says Evidence ‘Collected Cannot Ethically Be Disclosed’ to Public
May 6, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT
As questions mount about what type of knife Freddie Gray reportedly was carrying when he was arrested on April 12, Maryland State Attorney for Baltimore City Marilyn Mosby said such “evidence” could not “ethically be disclosed,” although she accused six Baltimore police officers of illegally arresting Gray by claiming the knife in question was “lawful.”
May 5, 2015, 4:16 PM EDT
Two illegal aliens in Walker County, Texas, have pleaded guilty to murdering and dismembering a 16-year-old high school student with a baseball bat and a machete in a national park nearly two years ago. According to investigators, the crime was a revenge killing ordered by the infamously violent Latin American gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.
April 23, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) included $134.5 million in “contingency” funding in its budget request for Fiscal Year 2016 to deal with a “future influx” of up to 104,000 unaccompanied alien children, or “UCs,” who may cross the border into the United States illegally next year.
April 23, 2015, 1:53 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -- Hermes Rivera, a 25-year-old illegal alien living in Kenner, La., has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape against a 10-year-old girl, according to reports from the local ABC affiliate.
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(CNSNews.com) -- More parents in the United States say paying for their children’s college education is their chief financial worry, ranking it above saving for retirement, unforeseen medical expenses, paying bills or maintaining their lifestyle, according to
April 16, 2015, 3:57 PM EDT
FILE - In this April 5, 2007 file photo, a group of new Border Patrol agents run with their instructor at the Border Patrol Academy in Artesia, N.M. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
April 15, 2015, 1:16 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen
April 14, 2015, 4:04 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -- Sarah Saldana, director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), told members of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that ICE agents who do not enforce President Barack Obama’s immigration priorities, outline in a Nov. 20 DHS memo, could be fired for not following an agency directive.
April 13, 2015, 12:15 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – Nearly 12 percent of American adults still do not have health insurance, according to a
April 12, 2015, 9:56 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – The Department of Homeland Security has experienced a 182 percent increase in the number of requests it receives under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) since President Obama first
April 10, 2015, 3:08 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -- Lois Lerner, former director of the Exempt Organizations Unit at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), warned other IRS officials that lower-level employees “are not as sensitive as we are to the fact that anything we write can be public--or at least be seen by Congress,” according to
April 9, 2015, 1:27 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, was launched five years ago but more Americans today say they are unhappy with the law than those who claim to be happy with it, a
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Kansas resident Mary Stinemetz, a Jehovah's Witness, died in 2011 after winning a three-year legal battle for a liver transplant that did not include a blood transfusion. (First Things)
April 2, 2015, 9:39 AM EDT
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) at RFRA's signing. (Photo Courtesy of Pence's Office and The Heritage Foundation)