That is the gist of a brief filed on Tuesday in the U.S. Court of Appeals by the Justice Department. Under President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, known as Obamacare, employers must provide health insurance policies that cover preventive services for women, including contraception and sterilization. But the Supreme Court ruled early this month that Wheaton College, a Christian institution in Illinois, can http://www.obamastudentloanforgiveness.net opt out of providing the coverage on religious grounds by filling out a form claiming a religious exemption. However, Wheaton College argues that filling out the form violates its religious briefs by granting its employees the right to use birth control.
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President Barack Obama met with representatives of the Apollo 11 mission in the Oval Office Tuesday morning. Apollo 11 landed on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969. Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the moon, died two years ago. Armstrong’s fellow crew members, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, were among those who met with Obama, along with Armstrong’s widow, Carol. NASA administrator Charles Bolden and White House science and technology official Patricia Falcone also participated in the private meeting.
“The costs are real and urgent. We don’t save money by refusing to act or through delay.” Yet the money for wildfires and for Israel appeared unlikely to sweeten the deal enough for Republicans to swallow it absent legal changes to allow the Central American kids to be turned around fast at the border and sent back home. “We insist on having the 2008 law repealed as part of it and they’re not willing to do that,” said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. Said Sen.
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A man stands next to wreckage. Debris from the crashed jet lies in a field in Ukraine. Family members of those aboard Flight 17 leave Schiphol Airport near Amsterdam, Netherlands. A large piece of the plane lies on the ground. Luggage from the flight sits in a field at the crash site.