Ray Thompson came home from Vietnam in 1969 badly wounded, having lost four ribs, a kidney and his spleen. It wouldn't have been in his nature, said widow Patty Thompson, to grapple with the federal government just to see his name etched into the black granite of the memorial wall. But it's most certainly in hers.
A federal judge in New York rebuked the Obama administration on Friday and said the federal government will not get a reprieve from his order to make a form of emergency contraception available to all ages without a prescription.
Fannie Mae will return nearly $59 billion to taxpayers after experiencing its best-ever profits last quarter, the mortgage giant announced Thursday.
Parents whose spouses flee overseas with their children called Thursday for the federal government to put sanctions on countries that don't help get those children returned, saying it should be considered a human-trafficking issue, not merely a family dispute.
Waking up to the morning newspaper and a cup of hot coffee is one of life's great pleasures, but it may soon be only a fondly remembered blast from the past. The newspaper is not going anywhere, but the nannies and the nancy men of the federal government want to take away our caffeine.
Republicans have been completely right in criticizing President Obama for his poor handling of the economy. That being said, it's completely wrong for the GOP to criticize him when he does something right.
While President Obama keeps pounding away to get votes to pass gun restrictions in the Senate, pro-Second Amendment supporters are pushing the upper chamber in the opposite direction. Sen. Tom Coburn introduced two amendments to strengthen the rights of gun owners and keep the federal government in check.
President Obama's top health official asked the nation's pediatric groups on Monday to spread the word about benefits within the federal health care law, a plea that coincides with mounting pressure to implement the ambitious overhaul before its main provisions kick in next year.
The growing backlash against the nationwide K-12 school standards known as Common Core, bubbling to the surface in Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere, has become the hottest story in education.