Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates is spending millions to bankroll the Common Core education standards that have been embraced by the Obama administration.
A controversial bill requiring behavioral health assessments of all home-schooled and public school educated children has been introduced in Connecticut.
Since 2008, HIS Nets, a Christian nonprofit, has distributed more than 130,000 nets to families, pregnant women, and children who live in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Liberia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Haiti and other countries that are impacted by the malaria epidemic.
President Obama last week nominated Justice Department attorney Todd M. Hughes to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. If confirmed by the Senate Judiciary Committee, Hughes would be the first openly gay federal appeals court judge – a prospect that is being lauded by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups, such as the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund.
Dr. Benjamin Carson, director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, delivered a powerful 25-minute message at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. on Thursday.
North Dakota's Senate passed three pro-life measures on Thursday in an effort to reduce the number of abortions that are performed in the state, and to provide safety measures to protect women's health.