THE 51 PERCENT
Anger over US Supreme Court decision on birth controlIn this edition, we take a look at a controversial ruling by the US Supreme Court that will allow a Christian-owned company to refuse to pay for their workers' contraception....
Inside The Americas
INSIDE THE AMERICAS
US Supreme Court: Hobby Lobby ruling weakens Obamacare mandateThis week, thousands of American women could lose their right to birth control coverage after the US Supreme Court ruled on the Hobby Lobby case - we tell you more. Next, Facebook...
France opens the door to medically-assisted suicideA report commissioned by French President François Hollande has started the ball rolling towards possible legislation that would allow for medically-assisted suicide in France.
US health secretary resigns over botched Obamacare rolloutBarack Obama's health secretary is to resign on Friday, paying the price for the chaotic initial rollout of the US president's signature health care law, officials said.
After calamitous rollout, Obamacare enrolment hailed successThe Obama administration was relieved on Monday as enrolment numbers for the US president’s signature healthcare reform looked likely to hit the hoped-for seven million just hours...
In The Papers
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
An American praises France's socialized medicineINTERNATIONAL PRESS – Weds. 29.01.14: Ukraine continues to get a lot of attention, a day after the prime minister and cabinet resigned. Also, how President Barack Obama prepares hi...
Obama defends healthcare reformToday on the net: Barack Obama defending his healthcare reform; a press freedom campaign in Syria; and Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet’s mayoral campaign poster.
Humbled Obama unveils fix on US healthcare lawBarack Obama tried to ease the biggest crisis of his presidency on Thursday when he reversed a decision on his chaotic healthcare law meaning that millions of Americans will be abl...
Democrats join fresh legal challenge to ObamacareUS President Barack Obama’s healthcare law is facing its biggest legal challenge yet from a co-sponsored bill that would let Americans temporarily keep existing insurance coverage,...
Bill Clinton presses Obama to keep healthcare pledgeFormer US president Bill Clinton weighed in on US healthcare reform on Tuesday, saying that President Barack Obama should keep his pledge to allow Americans to keep their existing...
Obama pledges to fix flawed healthcare siteUS President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that he will take “full responsibility” for fixing the federal government’s healthcare insurance website, HealthCare.gov, which has been...
US Health Secretary apologises for 'flawed' website launchUS Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologised on Wednesday for the flawed launch of the federal government’s healthcare insurance website earlier this month,...
The Week In The Americas
THE WEEK IN THE AMERICAS