The Obama administration plans to make another change in the rules governing how employer healthcare plans cover birth control, one in a long series of efforts to accommodate religious objections to some contraceptives.
The decision by a small coastal city in Maine to ban the export of crude oil from its harbor brought threats of lawsuits from the oil industry Tuesday and put South Portland on the front lines of a battle over development of Canada?s huge and controversial tar sands deposits.
Smoke hung like a cataract obscuring the pale-blue sky. It was hard to breathe Monday, hard to see, hard to envision a workable way forward.
The increasingly costly and divisive border crisis is pushing federal investigators to crack down on money-laundering schemes they say are being used to smuggle thousands of Central American children into the United States.
Throughout American history, Congress has often been at odds with the president. But so far, the legislative body has not turned to the third government branch ? the judiciary ? with a lawsuit claiming the chief executive violated the Constitution.
Seventeen-year-old Lydia Ko broke free from a late tie with So Yeon Ryu, hitting a wedge to within four feet fto set up a birdie on the 72nd hole on Sunday to win the Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio. She became the youngest player to top $1 million in career earnings on the LPGA Tour. “I'll probably see that going into my mom's account,” she said with a laugh, referring to the $210,000 she got for winning Sunday's Marathon Classic. Ryu had poured in a big-breaking, 25-foot birdie putt on the 17th to pull even. But then Ko stuck her approach at the par-5 closing hole and calmly rolled in the birdie putt for a six-under-par 65 that left her at 15-under...