Report Says Birth Control Should Be Fully Covered by Health Plans
A new report by the Institute of Medicine says that contraception, sterilization, annual HIV testing and breastfeeding support should be fully covered by health insurance plans under the health care reform law.
Rupert Murdoch Attacker Jonnie Marbles Tweets Before Hitting Mogul With Shaving Cream
Jonnie Marbles, the man who allegedly hit News Corp mogul Rupert Murdoch with a face full of shaving cream at his parliamentary hearing, posted a cryptic tweet moments before, saying, “It is a far better thing that I do now than I have ever done before #splat”
Glenn Beck’s Final Fox News Show To Air
Glenn Beck and his trusty blackboard will make their last appearance on Fox News Thursday evening. The right-wing Beck joined Fox News in January 2009, and at his peak in January 2010, his show averaged 2.9 million viewers daily, the Associated Press reported.
Senate to Skip July Fourth Recess to Work on Deficit
Sen. Harry Reid said the Senate will skip its scheduled recess for the week of July 4th to continue working on cutting the deficit.
Despite Bristol’s Claim, Sarah Palin Says She’s Undecided on Presidential Run
Despite a claim by daughter Bristol Palin that her mind had been made up, Sarah Palin said Tuesday that she has not decided whether she’ll run for president in 2012.
Despite Protests, Greek Lawmakers Approve Austerity Plan [PHOTOS]
Despite protests outside Parliament during voting, Greek lawmakers approved a package of austerity on Wednesday.
Raging Wildfire Threatens New Mexico Nuclear Lab [VIDEO]
A wildfire that burned more than 10,000 acres during the overnight hours Monday was moving dangerously close to the Los Alamos National Laboratory nuclear weapons complex in New Mexico. The fire, which was 4 miles away from Los Alamos on Tuesday has burned about 93 square miles in less than two days, MSNBC reported.
Guilty of Corruption! How Much Time Could Rod Blagojevich Serve Behind Bars?
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted Monday of nearly all of the 20 charges of corruption that had been brought against him. A jury found Blagojevich guilty of 17 out of the 20 charges brought against him. He was acquitted on one count of bribery and the jury was unable to reach verdicts on two counts of attempted extortion, CNN reported.
Michele Bachmann Officially Announces Presidential Bid
Minnesota Rep. and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann officially announced her candidacy for the 2012 presidential election on Monday.
North Dakota River to Pass Record Levels [PHOTOS]
Flooding in North Dakota was expected to enter record territory on Friday, with the Souris River expected to peak over the weekend, breaking a record set in 1881.