Washington (CNNMoney) – Federal spending cuts are hitting 57,000 children who would have started preschool in the next few weeks.
The Administration for Children and Families reported Monday that 51,299 fewer children will begin Head Start preschool programs and 5,966 fewer toddlers will enter Early Head Start programs due to the $85 billion in federal budget cuts called sequester.FULL STORY
As we count down to the re-launch of CNN's Crossfire, our new hosts are sharing classic moments from the program's 23-year history. Today, S.E. Cupp takes us back to early 1988, when a little-known Senator questioned President Ronald Reagan's judgment.
Crossfire returns to CNN on September 16, airing weekdays at 6:30 p.m. ET.
(CNN) – As Ted Cruz's profile has skyrocketed in the last year–thanks to his election to the U.S. Senate and an attention-grabbing itinerary to early presidential voting states–the Texas Republican's eligibility for president has come under question.
Born in Canada to a U.S. mother and a Cuban father, most legal experts have said Cruz qualifies as a "natural-born citizen," a requirement for the White House job, as stated in the Constitution.
(CNN) – Former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts stopped by the Iowa state fair on Sunday for some corndogs and some beer-and, as he said, "to meet some voters."
The recently-out-of-office Republican lawmaker seems to be exploring a number of options as he moves forward after losing his Senate seat in November to now-Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat.
Update 11:16 a.m. ET - Christie has signed the bill into law.
Washington (CNN) – New Jersey will become the second state to forbid gay conversion therapy for minors when Gov. Chris Christie signs legislation into law Monday banning the highly controversial practice, CNN has learned.
Gay conversion therapy is an effort championed by people who believe that you can change a person’s sexual orientation through counseling. The American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association and American Psychological Association are just a handful of professional organizations that oppose this practice, saying it is harmful.
New York (CNNMoney) – Swipe your card at a local store and you might be creating some serious tax headaches for the business owner.
The Internal Revenue Service has sent out letters to 20,000 small businesses since fall 2012, notifying them of "possible income under-reporting."FULL STORY