Tag Archives: Obamacare

More Debris Spotted, Mudslide Toll Rises

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Debris: Malaysia’s defense minister says new satellite images show 122 objects floating in the Indian Ocean that might come from the missing Flight 370. The objects, some of them 75 feet long, are scattered over an area of 154 square …

Winter Whiteout, When You Make People Laugh

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Frozen: The East Coast is crippled by a snowy, icy storm that stretches all the way from Georgia to Maine. Atlanta and Washington are shut down. There’s snow and sleet in New York, turning to rain and snow. Nearly 5,800 …

Hoffman Arrests, No Cigs at CVS

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Hoffman Bust: Three men and a woman were arrested in New York yesterday in connection with the heroin death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. Police confiscated 350 bags of heroin, but none were marked similar to the bags found in …

Christie’s Selfie, A-Rod Sues

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Jersey Shore: Federal examiners are looking into whether Gov. Chris Christie’s administration improperly used a portion of $25 million given the state to promote tourism following Hurricane Sandy. The winning bid of $4.7 million for an advertising campaign was $2 …

Birth Control Blocked, Dow Record

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

New Year’s Day The Gavel: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor yesterday blocked the provision of Obamacare that requires the healthcare plans of religious organizations to cover birth control. The justice acted on the request of an order of nuns in …

Peace, Ice, and an Extension

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Christmas City and World: In his first Christmas celebration as Pope, Francis called on atheists to work with believers of all religions toward “a homemade peace” that can spread across the world. He said, “Let us all unite, either with …

Married in Utah, Snowden Mission Accomplished

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Beehive State: Same-sex marriages continued in Utah yesterday after a federal judge refused appeals to stay his own order making it legal. Utah Governor Gary Herbert filed a formal notice of appeal and said in a statement, “I am very …

London Theater Collapse, Putin Pardons

Friday, December 20, 2013

London Collapse: The ceiling of the 113-year-old Apollo Theater in London collapsed during a performance last night, injuring 76 people, seven of them seriously. About 700 people were watching a show when, according to witnesses, the ceiling fell into the …

Ice Moves East, War Vet Released

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Stormy Weather: Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee all declared states of emergency as a massive snow and ice storm slides across the Midwest. Power was knocked out to tens of thousands of homes and business in North Texas as the storm …

Nasty Travel Weather, Pope Hits Money Worship

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Travel: It’s snowing in western New York and Pennsylvania as holiday travelers hit the road. Snow fell in Atlanta, but mostly it’s raining along the Atlantic coast and the I-95 corridor, the east coast artery from Florida to Maine that …