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Uninsured Americans Reaches Lowest Rate Since 2008 Thanks to Obamacare

A recent Gallop poll released on Monday, showed 15.6% of Americans don’t have health insurance, marking the lowest rate since 2008. African-Americans and low-income Americans saw the most drop in the uninsured rate. Among people with household incomes of less than $36,000 a year, the share of uninsured dropped by 3.2 percentage points from levels at the end of 2013. African-Americans saw their... 

Lesser Prairie Chicken Listed as Threatened, Energy Groups in Five States Worry

On Thursday, the Obama administration listed the lesser prairie chicken, a small grassland bird native to parts of the country’s oil and gas belt, as “threatened.” “The lesser prairie chicken is in dire straits,” said U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director Dan Ashe, citing a “rapid and severe decline” in the species’ population. The bird is a gray-brown... 

Odon Device Invented by a Car Mechanic will Help Women with Complicated Births

A new device invented by a car mechanic, called the ‘Odon device’ will help women with complications in delivering their baby due to prolonged labor, including potentially fatal maternal (hemorrhage, infection) and newborn complications (birth asphyxia and trauma). Jorge Odon a 59-year-old Argentine mechanic claims he had the idea come to him in a dream after he had just seen a YouTube... 

Amber Alert Website Back up After Confusion, Amid Government Shutdown

The Amber Alert website has been brought back online after an outcry over the weekend with the site being taken down, amid the partial government shutdown. Despite what the website read, the Department of Justice said on Monday the Amber Alert notification system remained fully functional during the government shutdown. “At no point has Amber Alert system been interrupted during shutdown. To... 

Shots Fired at U.S. Capitol, Under Lockdown with Possible Injuries

Numerous gunfire shots are being reported outside of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Members of the U.S. Capitol Police are among the injured, but the actual number has not been confirmed. The Capitol Police confirmed at least one officer was injured and an injured person is being airlifted to an area hospital. Capitol Police sent an alert out to Congressional offices, with a “Shelter... 

Area 51 Existence Officially Acknowledged by US Government

For decades movies, TV shows, newspapers and all around curiosity from American citizens have circled around the speculation if there is or isn’t  ”Extraterrestrial life” calling Earth home. There are a fair amount of people that have always believed that the United States government has been hiding the truth of a secret place to hub aliens known as area 51. Despite years and years... 

The Royal Baby was Born and It’s a Boy!

The Royal baby has arrived and it’s a boy! After 10 1/2 hours of labor, Kate gave birth to the Royal baby boy at St. Mary’s Hospital in central London at 4:24 p.m. London time, weighing in at 8lbs 6oz. “The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news,” Clarence... 

School Lunch Poisoned with Organophosphates Kills 22 Children in India

The Mid-Day Meal Scheme in Eastern India, something that is supposed to be good, turned bad after at least 22 children died and more than two dozen fell seriously ill. It’s being reported that the food was possibly contaminated with insecticide. The children, aged between 8 and 12, fell sick Tuesday after eating lunch at the elementary school in Gandaman, a village about 65 miles from Patna,... 

Bikinis Banned for Miss World 2013 to Respect Muslim Culture

Organizers for the Miss World pageant, which is taking place this September in Bali, will be asking the 137 women competing to trade their two-piece bikini’s in for more conservative attire like sarongs for the beach fashion part of the show. This trade-in comes in effort to not offend Indonesia’s Muslim population following protests from certain Muslim groups, CBS News reports. “I... 

3D Printed Gun Blueprints Ordered to be Removed from DefCad Site by Feds

State Department Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance ordered Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson to take down online blueprints for a 3D-printable “Liberator” handgun. Earlier this week, Wilson posted a YouTube video showing a shot fired from “The Liberator,” the plastic handgun that, well the exception of a metal firing pin and a piece of metal included to comply with... 
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