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Justices Signal Possible Trouble Ahead for Health Insurance Mandate

03.27.12 | Bob Price

The Supreme Court's conservative justices Tuesday laid into the requirement in the Obama administration's healthcare law that Americans have health insurance, as the court began a much-anticipated second day of arguments on the controversial ...

Coalition Launched to work for NY Fracking Ban

03.26.12 | Bob Price

Dozens of grassroots environmental groups are joining forces to launch a coordinated campaign to ban natural gas development using high-volume hydraulic fracturing in New York state.

Cameron: Earth's Deepest Spot, Desolate, Forebodding

03.26.12 | Bob Price

The last frontier on Earth is out-of-this-world, desolate, foreboding, and moon-like, James Cameron said after diving to the deepest part of the ocean. And he loved it.

Aggressive Parents Force Egg Hunt Cancellation

03.26.12 | Bob Price

Organizers of an annual Easter egg hunt attended by hundreds of children have canceled this year's event, citing the behavior of aggressive parents who swarmed into the tiny park last year, determined that their kids get an egg.

Obama to Russia : More Flexibility After Elections

03.26.12 | Bob Price

President Barack Obama told Russia's leader Monday that he would have more flexibility after the November election to deal with the contentious issue of missile defense, a candid assessment of political reality that was picked up by a microphone ...

Suspension upheld for NY boy over Violent Drawing

03.23.12 | Bob Price

Acknowledging school violence nationwide, a federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the suspension of a 10-year-old boy for a crayon drawing expressing a desire to blow up his school and its teachers.

The Pope in Mexico

03.23.12 | Bob Price

Pope Benedict XVI denounced the drug-fueled violence wracking Mexico and urged Cubans to use dialogue to find new models to replace Marxism as he began a pilgrimage Friday that will take him to both countries.

Exxon-Valdez sold for Scrap

03.23.12 | Bob Price

The notorious Exxon Valdez tanker, responsible for one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history two decades ago, has been bought by an Indian company almost certainly to be scrapped for its steel and spare parts.

Bias Against Long-Term Unemployed

03.23.12 | Bob Price

More than a dozen states are considering legislation that would forbid employers from refusing to hire workers just because they've been unemployed for months or years.

US intel : Water a Cause for War in Coming Decades

03.22.12 | Bob Price

Drought, floods and a lack of fresh water may cause significant global instability and conflict in the coming decades, as developing countries scramble to meet demand from exploding populations while dealing with the effects of climate change, U.S. ...

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