Kathleen Sebelius

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  • Lady Gaga at Harvard, launches youth foundation

    Pop star Lady Gaga descended on Harvard University with some powerful friends Wednesday to launch her new foundation aimed at empowering young people.

  • Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said that self-insuring religious employers will be exempted from a contraception coverage mandate. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. joined her Tuesday for the release of a health care fraud and abuse control program report. (Associated Press)

    Self-insuring faith groups exempt from contraceptive order

    Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday that self-insuring religious employers will be exempted from a contraception coverage mandate, clearing up a question raised by Catholic groups and other opponents who continued protesting the rule this week.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    GIROUX: Killer compromise

    Ominous silence has ruled America for too long on arguably the most controversial and devastating issue of the day, but as is so often seen in history, oppression gives rise to courage.

  • David Axelrod (AP Photo/Brian Kersey)

    Axelrod defends Obama administration birth control rule

    A political adviser to President Obama said Tuesday the administration didn't intend to "abridge anyone's religious freedom" with its regulation requiring church-affiliated employers to cover birth control for their workers.

  • **FILE** Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (Associated Press)

    REILLY: Religious intolerance, California-style

    The Obama administration proved Friday that California laws continue to have national influence. But this time, the pattern has wrought a serious violation of the First Amendment protection for religious liberty.

  • **FILE** A container for birth-control pills designed to look like a woman's compact is displayed. (Associated Press)

    Feds: Religious employers must cover the pill

    Many church-affiliated institutions will have to cover free birth control for their employees, the Obama administration announced Friday in an election-year decision certain to upset conservatives and add to the national debate about the reach of government.

  • The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington is pictured in March 2009. (Associated Press)

    Supreme Court to hear health care suit in March

    The Supreme Court has carved out March 26-28 to hear challenges to President Obama's Affordable Care Act, announcing Monday that it will hear oral arguments over the three-day period.

  • APNewsBreak: 2.5M young adults gain coverage

    The number of young adults lacking medical coverage has shrunk by 2.5 million since the new health care overhaul law took effect, according to a new analysis the Obama administration is to release Wednesday.

  • Obama admin: 2.5M young adults gain coverage

    Young adults trying to get traction in a tough economy are getting a welcome assist: the new federal health care law has markedly improved their access to health insurance.

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