Archive for May, 2010
According to a new Cornell University study, older women may be able to significantly decrease their risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by regularly taking vitamin E supplements.
In the wake of several attempted terrorist attacks and recent quarrels with the White House, National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair said May 20 that he will resign at the end of May. Several media outlets are reporting that the move was not voluntary, and that President Obama had asked Blair to step down.
Because of the wording of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution, anchor babies—children born to illegal immigrants—not only are granted citizenship, but they open the door for their relatives to become citizens as well. Read this article to learn more about this issue and the 14th Amendment…
*Leapin’ lizards, folks, Annie’s gone. I’m sorry to report that Little Orphan Annie won’t live to see 100. The folks at Tribune Media Services say the last column of the iconic comic strip has been sent to the handful of newspapers that still run it. The column made its debut on Aug. 5, 1924. Annie […]
An Arizona utility commissioner said on Wednesday that he is willing to cut off Los Angeles’ power if the city moves forward with its economic boycott of the Grand Canyon State.
Representative Mark Souder (R-Ind.) announced his resignation on Tuesday after admitting having an extramarital affair with a part-time female staffer.
As the firestorm of criticism continues to surround the recently passed Arizona immigration law—which allows police officers to demand documents from individuals who they suspect may be in the United States illegally—major civil rights organizations have filed a lawsuit challenging the legislation.
While the importance of taking nutrient supplements is well-known for the elderly, very few studies have investigated the link between vitamin intake and cognitive function among healthy adults under the age of 55.
Directly following his convincing victory in Kentucky’s GOP Senate primary May 18, Rand Paul declared his allegiance to the Tea Party movement and warned Washington of his impending arrival.
Even as the S&P 500 rose a respectable 7.8 percent through the first four months of 2010, before giving it back in the first week of May amid concerns about Greece’s debt woes, the all-stars of the hedge fund world were having a rough start to 2010. Read this article to learn more about what’s going on with hedge funds…