Category Archives: Health

DEATH IN KIEV STREETS EU to impose sanctions on Ukraine amid violence

The European Union reportedly has agreed in an emergency meeting Thursday to impose sanctions against Ukraine after violence flared up again in Kiev, leaving at least 33 people dead. In other developments:

EX-SEALs FOUND DEAD2 bodies in ship at centerof ‘Captain Phillips’ drama

Two former Navy SEALs working as security contractors aboard the Maersk Alabama were found dead Tuesday aboard the container ship, a day after it was docked near an island northeast of Madagascar,

Fla. artist smashes vase worth $1M in Miami museum

MIAMI –  A South Florida artist is facing a criminal charge after police say he smashed a $1 million vase at Miami’s new art museum to protest what he called its favoritism

Opposition to proposed Minnesota high speed rail line chugs ahead

For a high speed passenger rail line, the proposed Northern Lights Express has taken a long time to get up and running, with much farther to go before reaching its destination of

Obama violating Constitution, but little can be done, Republicans say

FILE: July 6, 2012: President Obama speaks at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa.AP Washington Republicans on Sunday restated their argument that President Obama has violated the Constitution by using executive orders

Patients with pre-existing conditions could pay more under ObamaCare- Obama pushes executive action strategy despite ’08 Bush criticism

Oct. 4, 2013: Registered Nurse Stephanie Barnes prepares a trauma room in the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.Reuters People with serious pre-existing diseases, precisely those the president aimed to help

GUN SHOW? Simple tweaks get AR-15 around NY ‘cosmetic’ ban

Simple design tweaks are allowing gun makers to get around restrictions New York put in place following the 2012 school shootings in Connecticut, prompting some critics to say the laws were mere

Alabama bill would require teachers to read prayers

FILE: An Alabama lawmaker has proposed a bill allowing public school teachers to start each day by giving a verbatim reading of a congressional opening prayer.AP Public school teachers in Alabama would

KERRY UNDER FIRE Secretary of State draws Israeli ire over remarks

Only a year into his tenure as America’s top diplomat, Secretary of State John Kerry has made at least ten trips to the Mideast to broker an agreement between the Israelis and

FLEXIBLE CARE ACT Obama defends tweaks to health law, open to more

Feb. 11, 2014: President Obama smiles during a joint news conference with French President François Hollande, at the White House.AP Feb. 11, 2014: President Obama and French President Hollande shake hands during