Small businesses won’t be able to use the federal government’s health-insurance website until November 2014 in most U.S. states, the latest delay for the Obama administration’s health-care system overhaul.
Scotland’s nationalist government aims to establish an independent state by March 2016, breaking away from the 306-year-old United Kingdom and keeping the pound as its currency, according to the blueprint it published today.
The plight of the Philippines took center stage as United Nations climate talks got under way today in Warsaw while the Asian nation counted the cost of one of the most powerful cyclones ever recorded.
Belarusian protesters received sentences of as much as 15 days in jail today after police arrested almost 400 people yesterday during demonstrations on the country’s Independence Day, human rights groups said.
This Fourth of July in the Connecticut town where I live, a small group of residents, many of them veterans, will gather on the green to read aloud the entire text of the Declaration of Independence. This solemn and salutatory ritual serves as a reminder that if we want to know what America is all about, the Declaration, rather than the U.S. Constitution, is the place to start.