North Dakota

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.
Conservative Think Tank Lists New York As Nation's Least Free StateNew Yorkers endure highest taxes in the nation, says group.
ND Clinic On Pace To End Year With Fewest Number Of Abortions In More Than DecadeNorth 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.
Poll: 56 Percent Of Americans Want Abortions Banned After 20 WeeksA new poll indicates that a majority of Americans believe that abortions should be banned after 20 weeks.
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."
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.
North Dakota Gov Signs Bill Banning Abortions If Fetal Heartbeat Is DetectedGov. 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.
North Dakota Lawmakers Define Life As Starting At ConceptionNorth Dakota lawmakers moved Friday to outlaw abortion in the state by passing a bill defining life as starting at conception.
North Dakota Lawmakers Considering Outlawing All AbortionsNorth Dakota lawmakers who approved what would be some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S. are now considering outlawing all abortions.
North Dakota Senate Passes Bill To Become First State To Ban Abortions Based On Gender DefectsThe North Dakota Senate has passed a measure would make the state the first to ban abortions based on genetic defects such as Down syndrome.
Rick Santorum Strengthens Support In Midwest With Win In North Dakota Rick Santorum has won the GOP caucus in North Dakota, CBS reports.