Sep 05, 2014 07:29 am
By News Editor
Alaska has the highest number of families on public assistance in the nation, and the state's rate is more than twice the national average of 2.9 percent, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Alaska Leads Nation with Welfare Recipients
Sep 05, 2014 07:24 am
By News Editor
A hacker broke into part of the HealthCare.gov insurance enrollment website in July and uploaded malicious software, according to federal officials.
Hacker Breached HealthCare.gov Insurance Site
Sep 05, 2014 07:22 am
By Lee Ross
The national debate on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline will concentrate on Lincoln, Nebraska Friday as that state’s Supreme Court hears arguments in a case examining whether lawmakers short-circuited the regular approval process in an attempt to expedite the pipeline’s construction.
Keystone Showdown: Battle Over Pipeline Lands Before Nebraska High Court
Sep 05, 2014 07:19 am
By Rachel Stoltzfoos
President Obama’s approval rating returned to his record low Thursday, following his admission last week that the White House “has no strategy” to deal with the growing threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Obama’s Approval Rating Drops To All-Time Low … Again
Sep 05, 2014 07:16 am
By Jonathan Fowler
One person commits suicide every 40 seconds -- more than all the yearly victims of wars and natural disaster -- with the highest toll among the elderly, the United Nations said Thursday.
One Person Commits Suicide Every 40 Seconds: WHO