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Federal Bill Forces Religious Groups To Offer Contraception Coverage

02.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Catholic churches are blasting a new federal mandate requiring faith-based employers to provide contraception coverage. New York Cardinal-Designate Timothy Dolan said Tuesday "never before has the federal government forced individuals and ...

Creationism To Be Taught In Indiana Schools

02.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Indiana Senate has ok'd the teaching of creationism, alongside evolution, in public schools. The Senate passed the bill yesterday, 28 to 22, that would allow any school to teach religion-based views on the origin of creation. Schools would not ...

Komen Drops Support Of Planned Parenthood

02.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The world's largest breast cancer organization, Susan B. Komen For The Cure, is yanking hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants to Planned Parenthood. The breast cancer organization says new rules prevent it from funding any group under ...

When Is Winter Coming?!?

02.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Whatever happened to the winter of 2012? At 7 a.m. this morning, Swoyersville, Pennsylvania was 51 degrees. It was 51 in Tamaqua and Lewisburg, and 50 degrees in Wayland, New York. In fact, 2,890 daily or record highs have been broken or tied ...