Yvonne Brenner

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Arkansas Medicaid Expansion Attracts Other States' Interest

Since the Supreme Court made the Medicaid expansion under the federal health law optional last year, states' decisions have largely split along party lines. States run by Democrats have been opting in; states run by Republicans have mostly been saying no or holding back.<p>But now Arkansas — at the …

Chris Christie Leads In 2013 Reelection Race, Less Favored For Presidential Run: Poll

New Jersey voters overwhelmingly favor Gov. Chris Christie (R) for reelection in 2013, but are far more divided over his potential future as a 2016 contender, according to a poll released Tuesday by Quinnipiac University.<p>The survey finds Christie maintaining a substantial lead over his likely …

Myanmar Imposes New Curfews Amid Anti-Muslim Violence

The government of Myanmar has imposed a dawn-to-dusk curfew in three townships amid growing anti-Muslim violence that is drawing closer to the main city of Yangon.<p>Violence against Muslims has been a major problem in the country as President Thein Sein introduces democratic changes after decades of …

Morsi 'expects' Egypt elections in October

Egyptian parliamentary elections could begin in October, six months later than originally planned, state news agency MENA has reported President Mohamed Morsi as saying.<p>Morsi said he expected the new parliament to convene before the end of the year, MENA reported on Wednesday.<p>The president had …

Georgetown elects first gay Student Assoc. president

At greater rates than older generations, young Catholics have distanced themselves from the Vatican's anti-LGBT rights stance, including electing openly gay student leaders.<p>Nate Tisa became the first gay president of Georgetown University Student Association (GSA) on March 17.<p>Tisa, 20, is the third …