North Dakota

An oil well near Tioga, North Dakota.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

ND Leads Nation In Health, Well-Being; SD No. 2

Oil-rich North Dakota leads the nation in a survey of the emotional, physical and mental well-being of its residents, followed closely by its sister state South Dakota, according to a national survey.

02/21/2014

New York's high taxes and strict regulations rank it dead last on a think tank's list of economically free states. (Getty Images)

Conservative Think Tank Lists New York As Nation’s Least Free State

New Yorkers endure highest taxes in the nation, says group.

01/31/2014

Pro-life and pro-choice supporters hold rallies into the evening Jan. 22, 2008 outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., marking the 35th anniversary of the court's 1973 decision in Roe vs Wade that made abortion legal. (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

ND Clinic On Pace To End Year With Fewest Number Of Abortions In More Than Decade

North Dakota’s lone abortion clinic is on pace to end the year with the fewest number of pregnancy-ending procedures recorded in more than a decade, a drop the facility’s director attributes in part to new legislation she says has confused some women into thinking abortion in the state is now outlawed.

12/19/2013

Anti-abortion protesters attend the March for Life on Jan. 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Poll: 56 Percent Of Americans Want Abortions Banned After 20 Weeks

A new poll indicates that a majority of Americans believe that abortions should be banned after 20 weeks.

07/25/2013

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Federal Judge Blocks North Dakota Abortion Law, Calls It ‘Unconstitutional’

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new North Dakota law that bans abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected — as early as six weeks into pregnancy, calling the law “clearly invalid and unconstitutional.”

07/22/2013

File photo of babies (Photo credit: WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Nearly All US States See Hefty Drop In Teen Births

The nation’s record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.

05/23/2013

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North Dakota Gov Signs Bill Banning Abortions If Fetal Heartbeat Is Detected

Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation Tuesday that that would make North Dakota the nation’s most restrictive state on abortion rights, banning the procedure if a fetal heartbeat can be detected — something that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

03/26/2013

Anti-abortion protesters attend the March for Life on Jan. 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

North Dakota Lawmakers Define Life As Starting At Conception

North Dakota lawmakers moved Friday to outlaw abortion in the state by passing a bill defining life as starting at conception.

03/22/2013

Anti-abortion protesters attend the March for Life on Jan. 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

North Dakota Lawmakers Considering Outlawing All Abortions

North Dakota lawmakers who approved what would be some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S. are now considering outlawing all abortions.

03/19/2013

Anti-abortion protesters attend the March for Life on Jan. 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

North Dakota Senate Passes Bill To Become First State To Ban Abortions Based On Gender Defects

The North Dakota Senate has passed a measure would make the state the first to ban abortions based on genetic defects such as Down syndrome.

03/15/2013

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