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Updated 10:45 a.m. EDT In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that certain employers with religious objections can not be forced to pay for contraception for employees. The ruling contains several qualifications to limit the decision...
Medical workers at an Ebola outbreak epicenter in Guinea, where the hemorrhagic fever has swept through West Africa since March and claimed 399 lives. The World Health Organization said it is the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record. Credit: Flickr/...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice. The court meets for a final time Monday to release decisions...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: A story published a few days ago caught our attention. It described how hospitals buy information about you to determine how likely you are to get sick and what it would cost to treat you. For more...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is selecting former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald as his choice to be secretary of Veterans Affairs. McDonald, 61, is a native of Gary, Ind., who grew up in Chicago. He was at the helm of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: The Obama Administration has decided to try the man accused of orchestrating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, in the nation’s capitol. That attack left four Americans dead, including Ambassador...