California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has vetoed a bill that would have provided $38 million in benefits to help children of illegal immigrants attend state colleges and universities, according to a state employee.
Congress has passed legislation to avoid a government shutdown, but next year’s budget won’t be finalized until after the November midterm elections.
Each day more than 2 million Americans complain of feeling fatigue in addition to the 4 million who have been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome. With this chronic tiredness often comes lack of focus, feelings of being overwhelmed, flu-like symptoms, memory loss, chronic aches and pains, restless sleep, short temper and even depression. Read this article to learn 10 lifestyle changes that can help you reduce fatigue…
Why should you eat more blueberries? Not only do these sweet little fruits taste great, but they are packed with phytonutrients that help eliminate the free radicals that cause aging […]
When firearms enthusiasts get to chatting about their favorite subject, bystanders might as well get comfortable. I routinely enjoy these discussions, if only to see guys nicknamed “Da’ GunZlinger” use “milliradian” in a sentence.
It looks like yet another group of Americans is joining fiscal conservatives in their call on the government to reduce deficit by cutting its spending. A new KPMG study has found that most business executives believe this is a better way to reduce public debt, as opposed to raising taxes in the midst of a weak economy.
The obesity epidemic is putting a great deal of strain on the healthcare system, costing the nation billions of dollars each year. Additionally, the number of deaths due to obesity-related health problems are rising at a rapid rate.
At a fundraiser last week at the home of former ABC and CBS News reporter and Obama staffer Linda Douglass, President Barack Obama reportedly told those in attendance he could use a break.
The Department of Defense (DoD) recently confirmed that it purchased and destroyed thousands of copies of an Army officer’s memoirs, in order to protect state secrets that could compromise national security.
Politicians on both sides are trying to figure out what issues matter most to the American people this election season. Unsurprisingly, a recent survey has found that the economic situation and government spending top many voters' list of concerns this year.
The breakdown of law and order in the United States is a fact in this year of 2010. Harvey Silverglate documented it in his recently-published book Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent. Read this article to learn more about the breakdown of law and order…
Christine O'Donnell, the Tea Party-backed Senate candidate in Delaware, has been under intense media scrutiny and suffered heavy criticism for her socially conservative views. In order to boost her chances in November, one organization has launched an ad campaign that blasts her Democratic opponent's record.
With the millions of dollars that are spent each year on sleep medication and doctor visits, it may seem that Americans are always looking for a better insomnia cure. However, researchers from Northwestern University have found that improving sleep may be simpler than most people think.
Do you live in a community of flag flyers? I’m happy to say that I do. Several of my neighbors fly the Stars and Stripes proudly every day of the year. My immediate neighbor has his up shortly after dawn and takes it down solemnly every night at dusk. Read this article to learn some flag etiquette and why you should fly the flag…
In order to speed production and development of new vaccines and try to inoculate more people, the Federal government is pumping almost $2 billion into helping researchers and biotechnology companies develop new drugs, vaccines and equipment to shorten the six- to nine-month time frame currently needed to make a flu vaccine, according to an Aug. 25 article in The Wall Street Journal.
Endorsements from well-known politicians are designed to bolster a candidate’s electoral fortunes, but a recent poll reveals that public support from several high-profile figures can have the opposite effect.
Every year, people across the country spend millions of dollars on flavored sports drinks. While they often believe they are making a healthful decision, these beverages contain high levels of sugar and may blunt the effects of otherwise healthy eating, according to a new study.
Earlier this summer, the annual FreedomFest — a major libertarian event — was held in Las Vegas, bringing more than 2,000 guests, including Steve Forbes, to discuss ideas such as sovereignty, free markets and the role of government. Now, a survey taken after the event has shed some light on the modern libertarian movement.
Popular wisdom has it that the incumbent president's party is doomed to lose the first midterm elections, and predictions are not any different this year. However, a new survey suggests that Republicans may still have to fight for every single vote.
*A request worth repeating. Rest in peace, Donald C. Unsworth of Rome, Ga. While we never met, I know I would have liked you. How can I tell? By this notice for […]