| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:33 AM
A group of legislators has introduced a bill, House Bill 4972, that prohibits the Michigan State Board of Education from adopting a set of new science standards that would be used to teach students kindergarten-12th grade, called Next Generation Science...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Maryland regulators have released the details of the rates they have approved for the nine companies that want to sell policies on the state's new health insurance exchange as part of the Affordable Care Act, and the average rates for individuals buying...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:15 AM
"I am Cyrus, king of the universe, the great king, the powerful king, king of Babylon, king of Sumer and Akkad, king of the four quarters of the world...."
So says the wedge-shaped cuneiform script on the little Cyrus Cylinder, one of the most...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Nearly 1 million Floridians will fall through a large doughnut hole next month when the health insurance exchange — a key element in the Affordable Care Act — opens.
The unintended coverage gap in the new health-care law will put a large...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Trent Waite wasn't new to the Butchers Hill area when he purchased a home there three years ago. He simply exchanged the renovated one he already had in the Baltimore neighborhood for another that was in desperate need of fixing up. His reasoning was...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:53 PM
One of my regular correspondents sent me a video the other day that featured Ronald Reagan predicting that the United States was on the dire path to socialized medicine.
The video clip actually comes from the Michael Moore movie "Sicko," but the...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:49 PM
WASHINGTON — It was not surprising that Texas held out.
For years, Texas was among a handful of states that required every resident seeking help with grocery bills to first be fingerprinted, an exercise typically associated with criminals....
| Aug 25, 2013
The make-believe crusade by publicity hound Republicans to somehow stop Obamacare is one of the most cynical political exercises we've seen in many years. And that, my friends, is saying something.
Charlatans are peddling the fantasy that somehow they...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Imagine a major Christian leader citing Scripture while writing about marriage, abortion, divorce or sexual abstinence in a commentary published by a mainstream newspaper.
Imagine him encouraging reforms that "reflect biblical principles," noting that...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:27 PM
While Gettysburg, Pa., attracted thousands of tourists during the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg last week, Chambersburg has several Civil War-related activities, too.
Ted Alexander, chief historian at Antietam National Battlefield, will...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Left-wing historian Howard Zinn -- author of the perennially popular “A People’s History of the United States” -- has long been criticized by other historians on the left, a number of whom have publicly challenged both his facts and...