Yemeni Capital Braces For More Violent Protests, Friday

With some fifty people shot dead in protests in Yemen’s capital of Sanaa last Friday, security forces are gathering in force to meet this Friday’s protests, Reuters reports. This Friday’s protest, during which protesters will continue to call for the immediate resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who has ruled the fractious, tribal county of […]

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Obama’s Anti-Drilling Agenda Costs Jobs Across America

President Obama’s hometown of Chicago is nearly 1,000 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. But like many other communities across the country, it is suffering the consequences of his Administration’s anti-drilling agenda. Illinois accounted for $376.2 million in shallow-water drilling expenditures over the past three years, according to an analysis by 14 oil and gas […]

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Doctors Give the Practice of Medicine under Obamacare a Grim Prognosis

On Monday, The Heritage Foundation hosted a panel of current and future physicians to discuss the impact of Obamacare on their profession. Their remarks highlighted the importance of the doctor-patient relationship as the heart of the practice of medicine and detailed direct threats as a result of the new health law. Representative Michael Burgess, M.D., […]

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Putin and Medvedev Break Up over Libya

Russia originally abstained from vetoing the U.N. Security Council resolution allowing operation “Odyssey Dawn” in Libya. Now, however, Moscow is changing its tune: Russia has called for an immediate cease-fire because of the claims of “high civilian casualties.” In other words, as long as Libyan dictator Muammar Qadhafi was killing thousands of his own people, […]

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Heritage in Focus: Anniversary of Obamacare

This week marks the first anniversary of Obamacare, and already some of the less egregious aspects of the law have taken effect: minimum loss ratio regulations, the small-business health insurance tax credit, high-risk pools, and coverage mandates on insurance companies. However, the worst parts of Obamacare won’t kick in until 2014. You can learn more […]

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Uruguay Recognizes Palestinian Authority as Sovereign Nation, France Defers

Uruguay has joined the parade of Latin American nations choosing to officially recognize the Palestinian Authority as an independent nation. Foreign Minister Luis Almagro said in a statement that Uruguay communicated its intent to the Palestinian Authority.  However, there was no indication as to whether Uruguay would recognize specific borders for the entity, the Associated […]

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