Man Follows Obama’s Daughters in Motorcade; White House Goes on Lockdown After he Drives Onto Restricted Property

Mathew Evan Goldstein, 55, is taken into custody by Secret Service after his car ran a roadblock on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House May 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

Mathew Evan Goldstein, 55, is taken into custody by Secret Service after his car ran a roadblock on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House May 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

Access to the White House complex was halted for about an hour Tuesday after a vehicle followed a motorcade carrying President Barack Obama’s daughters through the gates. Continue reading

Supreme Court Extends Ruling Allowing Religious Groups to Opt Out of Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate

Nuns attend an antiabortion service marking the 41st anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, hosted by the Little Sisters of the Poor in Scranton, Pa. (Butch Comegys / Scranton Times-Tribune)

Nuns attend an antiabortion service marking the 41st anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, hosted by the Little Sisters of the Poor in Scranton, Pa. (Butch Comegys / Scranton Times-Tribune)

The Supreme Court on Friday shielded the Little Sisters of the Poor and other nonprofit religious groups from complying, for now, with the Obama administration’s rule that they provide free contraceptives in the health insurance they offer employees. Continue reading

Teen Left Paralyzed by Drunk Driver in ‘Affluenza’ Case to Receive Nearly $3 Million

Ethan Couch, who was sentenced to 10 years' probation in a drunken-driving crash that killed four people to go to a rehabilitation facility paid for by his parents, is seen during his court hearing in December 2013. (Photo: AP/ KDFW-FOX 4)

Ethan Couch, who was sentenced to 10 years’ probation in a drunken-driving crash that killed four people to go to a rehabilitation facility paid for by his parents, is seen during his court hearing in December 2013.
(Photo: AP/ KDFW-FOX 4)

According to newly filed court documents, one of the victims injured by a teen in a fatal drunken-driving accident has settled for close to $3 million in cash and other payments. Continue reading