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    The Pentagon is nearing its cap for the number of illegal immigrant children that it has agreed to house on military bases, forcing the Obama administration to consider its options for sheltering the influx of unaccompanied minors flooding over the borders.

  • The Hobby Lobby case: A timeline of events

    Hobby Lobby goes up against the Supreme Court. Here's how the retail company made headlines over the past three years.

  • Illustration on the failure of Obamacare enrollment by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

    FITTON: When Obamacare had one enrollee

    On May 1, Judicial Watch obtained a 106-page document from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing that on its first full day of operation, Oct. 1, 2013, Obamacare's Healthcare.gov received one enrollment.

  • Judge denies Catholic Diocese's injunction request

    Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming aren't entitled to a court order blocking provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act that require hundreds of non-ministerial employees to get health insurance coverage for contraception and abortion services, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

  • Top NYC hospital pays $4.8M in privacy settlement

    A top New York hospital has paid $4.8 million in what federal health regulators announced Wednesday was the largest settlement for a privacy breach since strict standards took effect in 2003.

  • About 155,000 Ohio sign-ups under health overhaul

    Roughly 155,000 Ohio residents picked health plans in the new insurance marketplace created by President Barack Obama's health care law, falling short of a target set by the administration before the exchanges opened.

  • Pennsylvania insurance sign-ups double since Feb.

    The number of Pennsylvanians signing up for insurance under the 2010 federal health care law surged after February and soundly beat the government's expectations for the state, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Nye, Koh, to address UMass-Lowell grads

    Bill Nye the Science Guy and Howard Koh, assistant secretary of health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, have been selected to address graduates at University of Massachusetts Lowell commencement ceremonies.

  • California has nearly 870,000 health care sign-ups

    Nearly 870,000 Californians have signed up for an insurance policy through the state's health care exchange, the federal government reported Tuesday, as the state intensifies efforts to boost participation and target younger people ahead of the March 31 enrollment deadline.

  • 28K Arizonans have picked plans on ACA exchange

    The federal government says nearly 28,000 Arizonans have picked plans under the Affordable Care Act health care exchange in the first three months of open enrollment.

  • Feds: Almost 40,000 Ohioans picked health plans

    Nearly 40,000 Ohio residents have successfully picked health insurance plans through the new online marketplace created by President Barack Obama's law.

  • Feds: More than 61K Illinois residents pick plans

    More than 61,000 Illinois residents signed up for private insurance coverage in the first three months they were able to through the troubled HealthCare.gov website - 6,000 less than the federal government had projected, but evidence of the state's increasing progress in getting people to enroll.

  • 13K Montanans sign up through federal health site

    The number of Montanans who signed up for health coverage through the online marketplace that is a key part of President Barack Obama's health overhaul increased nearly tenfold in December, according to new federal health data released Monday.

  • Illustration: Abortion by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    LAIRD: Favoring abortionists in sex-slavery fight

    Continuing its policy of forcing the "full range of legally permissible gynecological and obstetric care" into every federally funded program, the Obama administration has found yet another opportunity to exclude many faith-based agencies from competing for federal grants.

  • Illustration by Donna Grethen

    LEAVITT: Preventing the next Tucson

    Television programming is interrupted by a breaking news story unfolding someplace in the United States. A deranged shooter has opened fire on everyday Americans at a school, shopping mall or public meeting. We are at first dazed, then incredulous and finally grief-stricken. It just keeps happening - but why - and more importantly, what can be done to prevent tragedies like the one in Tucson, Ariz.?

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