The State Department is now 92 days past the legally mandated Feb. 25 deadline for releasing its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices and has not yet scheduled a date to release them.
May 27, 2015, 5:09 PM EDT
May 27, 2015, 10:03 AM EDT
President Barack Obama’s State Department has set a 20-year record in delaying the release of its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, which the law mandates must be released by Feb. 25. The reports are now 91 days late.
May 21, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT
Robert Gates, president of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), said the orgnization's "status quo" on membership, which prohibits openly homosexual adults, could not be sustained and strongly suggested that the BSA fall in line with the pro-gay "changes taking place" in America today, during a speech at the BSA National Annual Meeting on Thursday.
May 15, 2015, 2:10 PM EDT
Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) on Thursday would not answer whether a human being conceived in rape has a right to life, saying, “that’s not a yes-or-no question” before refusing to elaborate.
May 14, 2015, 4:38 PM EDT
Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) said Wednesday that a human being conceived as a result of rape is “a life,” and added that she is “a no-exceptions person” when it comes to defending life. She also noted that polls show Americans know that at 20 weeks (five months) a “baby can live outside of the womb, and “that over 60 percent – and that’s Democratic and Republican -- they agree that we shouldn’t be taking that life.”
May 13, 2015, 4:15 PM EDT
House Representative Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) said Wednesday that human beings conceived in rape “absolutely” have a right to life.
May 13, 2015, 3:50 PM EDT
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) cannot say how many illegal aliens it has refused to prosecute under President Barack Obama’s prosecutorial discretion directives, according to a report released by the department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
May 12, 2015, 2:31 PM EDT
The number of Americans who identify with Christianity has dropped substantially in the last eight years, while those who don't affiliate with any religion continue to grow in numbers, a recent study by the PEW Research Center shows.
May 12, 2015, 11:51 AM EDT
President Barack Obama’s home state of Hawaii is shutting down its state-based health care exchange, the Hawaii Health Connector (HHC), due to incurring debts and the unwillingness of state legislators to put more taxpayer money into the struggling operation, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Saturday.
May 11, 2015, 3:49 PM EDT
The newly revised Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban most abortions after 20 weeks, includes a requirement that doctors make every attempt to save the life of a pre-born child aborted after 20 weeks, even if the pregnancy is intentionally aborted under a rape or incest exception.
May 11, 2015, 12:25 PM EDT
Some members of the U.K.’s left-leaning Labour Party are calling for restrictions or outright bans on pre-election polls following the Labour Party’s unexpected loss to the conservative Tory Party last week, The Guardian reports.
May 7, 2015, 5:26 PM EDT
Holding small, plastic models of tiny babies and sporting a wide array of T-shirt slogans, a group of about 20 pro-life activists met in front of the office of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday to protest House Republicans’ failure to vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would impose a national ban on abortions after 20 weeks.
Md. Atty Claims Gray’s Knife Was ‘Lawful,’ But Says Evidence ‘Collected Cannot Ethically Be Disclosed’ to Public
May 6, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT
As questions mount about what type of knife Freddie Gray reportedly was carrying when he was arrested on April 12, Maryland State Attorney for Baltimore City Marilyn Mosby said such “evidence” could not “ethically be disclosed,” although she accused six Baltimore police officers of illegally arresting Gray by claiming the knife in question was “lawful.”
May 5, 2015, 4:16 PM EDT
Two illegal aliens in Walker County, Texas, have pleaded guilty to murdering and dismembering a 16-year-old high school student with a baseball bat and a machete in a national park nearly two years ago. According to investigators, the crime was a revenge killing ordered by the infamously violent Latin American gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.
April 23, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) included $134.5 million in “contingency” funding in its budget request for Fiscal Year 2016 to deal with a “future influx” of up to 104,000 unaccompanied alien children, or “UCs,” who may cross the border into the United States illegally next year.
April 23, 2015, 1:53 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -- Hermes Rivera, a 25-year-old illegal alien living in Kenner, La., has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape against a 10-year-old girl, according to reports from the local ABC affiliate.
April 21, 2015, 8:39 PM EDT
April 20, 2015, 2:02 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -- More parents in the United States say paying for their children’s college education is their chief financial worry, ranking it above saving for retirement, unforeseen medical expenses, paying bills or maintaining their lifestyle, according to
April 16, 2015, 3:57 PM EDT
FILE - In this April 5, 2007 file photo, a group of new Border Patrol agents run with their instructor at the Border Patrol Academy in Artesia, N.M. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
April 15, 2015, 1:16 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen