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Latest Social Issues Items
Detroit is eligible to shed billions in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a judge said Tuesday in a long-awaited decision that now shifts the case toward how the city will accomplish that task.
Nearly 1.5 million people were deemed eligible in October to enroll in Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program through state agencies or the state-by-state insurance markets tied to the new health care law, the Obama administration said Tuesday.
He stopped short of declaring "mission accomplished," but President Obama on Tuesday offered another full-throated defense of his landmark health-care reform law, sidestepping the lingering problems and stating flatly that Obamacare has been and will continue to be a success for the American people.
House Speaker John A. Boehner announced Tuesday he has hired a longtime advocate of immigration legalization to be his policy adviser, encouraging immigration activists but angering those who want to see a crackdown and who say Mr. Boehner's move signals he still wants an "amnesty" bill to pass.
In the ongoing saga of the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, a federal judge cleared the way Tuesday for Detroit to declare bankruptcy and shed $18 billion in debt, declaring the Motor City "was and is insolvent" and it is a "foregone conclusion" that it cannot meet its financial obligations.
A report by the Centers for Disease Control released last week found that 62 percent of American men who are knowingly HIV-positive said they have had unprotected sex with a man in the last year.
A bakery owner who refused to prepare a wedding cake for a gay couple heads to court Wednesday in a case closely watched for its implications on religious freedom in a society that increasingly embraces same-sex marriage.
Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (var-LAH'-mawf) appeared in court briefly Monday on a domestic violence charge involving his girlfriend.
D.C. police released video Monday showing two men believed to have stolen more than $10,000 in donations from the Salvation Army.