Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi criticized the United States on Monday for its plans to reorganize the number of military troops in the Mideast following the Iraq withdrawal.
President Barack Obama has taken steps to reduce shortages of prescription drugs needed to treat chronic conditions by issuing an executive order Monday.
When businessman Herman Cain was the head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s, he was reportedly accused of sexually inappropriate behavior by at least two female coworkers.The Presidential candidate is largely disregarding the story as an attempt at a smear campaign.
A website set up to help jobseekers find Federal positions is wrought with technical errors and simply doesn’t work correctly, jobseekers say.
In the United States, student loans are the second largest source of household debt. Obama has offered a plan that he says will ease that burden and free up money for first-time homebuyers and other consumer spending.
It has been just five weeks since the military effectively ended its ban on gay and lesbian service members. Now a group of homosexual service members and veterans are filing suit to challenge the Constitutionality of the Federal ban on gay marriage.
According to a new poll, 47 percent of Americans say that they have a gun in their home. An earlier poll noted that support for the 2nd Amendment is also at a high. Republicans are more likely than Democrats to say they have a gun in their household: 55 percent to 40 percent.
House lawmakers are expected to approve legislation today to repeal an Internal Revenue Service plan to withhold 3 percent of payments to contractors at every level of government. The withholding tax was designed to go after contractors who were delinquent on their taxes, but lobbyists say it is burdensome to taxpayers and an example of government overreach
Tear gas, non-lethal bullets, flash-bang grenades and arrests “under the suspicion of unlawful assembly” are now all definite realities in the streets of American cities that have been overtaken by Occupy protesters.
Instead of raising fuel taxes, many lawmakers support what some Americans may consider an egregious invasion of privacy to raise funding for roadway repairs. The measure would require American drivers to equip their vehicles with a GPS tracking device to measure vehicle miles traveled (VMT).
A new poll shows Herman Cain gathering support from 25 percent of Republican primary voters followed by former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney at 21 percent. The most recent numbers, tabulated Oct. 19-24, show Cain edging past Romney, with whom he was tied at 17 percent support earlier in the month.
A behavioral study of Boston-area high school students supports the “Twinkie Defense” by providing a link between high levels of consumption of carbonated non-diet soft drinks and violent behavior in teens.
The Federal government, citing the possible threat of an anthrax attack, is considering whether it should begin injecting healthy children with an anthrax vaccine, the possible side effects of which are unknown.
The Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) will apply to borrowers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and some forecasters estimate that up to 1 million borrowers will use the program.
As the 12-member budget supercommittee considers where the $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction cuts will be made before its looming Thanksgiving deadline, the members are being bombarded by concerned special interest and lobbying groups.
GOP Presidential candidate Ron Paul appeared on MSNBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday to explain to David Gregory, the show’s host, his definition of true conservatism. By Monday, mainstream media headlines called the candidate everything but an anarchist.
A public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced last week that documents it obtained from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request detail 26 new deaths resulting from Gardasil vaccinations.
Consensus is split among analysts trying to decide whether the nastiness of recent GOP Presidential primary debates is creating problems for the Republican Party. Many Republicans think the “friendly fire” is doing little more than ensuring Obama a victory in the 2012 election
On Friday, President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki cemented an agreement for a planned end-of-the-year U.S. troop withdrawal from the country. The Washington Post reports that, as a result of the withdrawal, only about 150 soldiers will remain in the country to protect the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad and the thousands of American diplomats who work there.
If you’re in Louisiana and you plan to buy secondhand goods, cash may be useless. By order of new legislation in the State, House Bill 195, those who buy or sell secondhand goods are no longer allowed to use cash to complete the transactions more than once a month.
The two-hour GOP Presidential debate in Las Vegas on Tuesday followed the same plot that the four debates since Labor Day have: contention between Rick Perry and Mitt Romney, Herman Cain and 9-9-9, Michele Bachmann’s love of Israel, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum not saying too much, and Ron Paul’s cry for liberty.
A handful of students at a Connecticut high school reportedly walked out of a school play after witnessing a man-on-man kiss. During the “Zanna Don’t” musical at Hartford Public High, a group of students walked out after the homosexual act, in what school officials referred to as “kind of a symbolic thing.”
Climate change proponents in the United Kingdom believe that global warming poses “an immediate, growing and grave threat” to health and security around the world. The British Medical Journal and a handful of military experts partnered on Monday to discuss what they believe will be the effects of global warming on societies around the world.