A bill that would abolish the immigration visa lottery was recently referred from the Judiciary Committee to the full House. Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) introduced the bill that would abolish the Diversity Visa Lottery, which was introduced in 1995 to increase the diversity of immigrants to the United States.
The secret to becoming a healthy adult may be as simple has having a positive outlook as a child. A Northwestern University study found that teenagers who remain happy through their formative years report better health as adults.
A licensed gun dealer in the District of Columbia may open shop in police headquarters, according to The Washington Times.
As candidates are gearing up for the 2012 Presidential election, there is a focus on President Barack Obama’s campaign fundraising.
The U.S. government has sold its shares in Chrysler to Italian automaker Fiat SpA, according to Fox News. The news source reports that this sale has resulted in the government losing an estimated $1.3 billion in taxpayer dollars.
The week ending July 16 showed an increase in unemployment claims, according to data from the United States Department of Labor.
The Republican-led House of Representatives approved a bill on Friday that will cut $227 million from the legislative branch, according to The Hill.
President Barack Obama’s Administration recently indicated that it would support efforts in Congress to repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Earlier this year, United States Attorney General Eric Holder was instructed by the Administration to stop defending DOMA in court.
A bill that is up for consideration before the House Foreign Affairs Committee could cut billions of dollars in aid to Middle Eastern countries. The bill would prevent aid from going to countries until it is determined that they are not run by groups that are hostile to the United States.
Although using an inhaler can temporarily relieve asthmatic lungs, a new study has found that doctor-patient contact is what makes patients feel better. According to researchers, this could lead to new treatments for depression and other related mental disorders that could possibly be eased by greater doctor-patient interactions.