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Photo by Flickr user EyeTunesWASHINGTON — Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football program as...
Lori Windham, senior counsel for The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, joins supporters in front of the Supreme Court after the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty...
Photo by Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — More than half of privately insured women are getting free birth control under President Barack Obama’s health law, a major coverage shift that’s likely to advance. This week the Supreme Court allowed...
Malia Obama at the White House Easter Egg Roll in 2011. Photo by UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg President Obama will mark the nation’s birthday tonight with a celebration on the White House South Lawn, but there is another important birthday penned-in for...
WASHINGTON — The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company’s 100-plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing. Corinthian...
A worker who survived a fire that swept through a small garment factory in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, on Jan. 26, 2013. Photo by Munir uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images Bangladesh might be better known for natural disasters and human suffering, but...