Hazleton, Pa. is among several localities that enacted anti-immigration ordinances in the absence of a comprehensive Federal reform. However, a new court decision has ruled that approach unconstitutional.
Many GOP members and supporters have expressed concerns about the electability of Tea Party-backed candidates who run on controversial conservative platforms such as Medicare and Social Security privatization.
In the most recent challenge to the "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy, a Federal judge in Riverside, Calif. confirmed an earlier ruling from a San Francisco court that the act violates the Fifth and First Amendments to the United States Constitution and should not be enforced.
In a bittersweet development for conservatives and gun rights supporters in Chicago, the city’s Mayor Richard M. Daley made the surprising announcement that he will step down when his term ends, after more than 20 years in power. However, Rahm Emanuel, the political arch-enemy of many conservatives, has been mentioned as a possible replacement for Daley.
Some proponents of immigration reform, especially on the liberal left, would like to grant amnesty to illegal aliens who fulfill certain criteria and pay back taxes. They claim that it would help the economy, but at least one organization disagrees with this assertion.
Catastrophes like the Chile mine collapse don’t happen often, but when they do survivors may be at a loss as to how to utilize the physical and emotional resources they have in order to make it until rescues arrive.
Gold prices remained flat during the last two days, but were still near their record highs, as a new survey found that a significant majority of Americans now fear that a double-dip recession is going to happen after all.
Mental health and quality of life are among the most important elements of the recovery process after invasive medical treatments, such as breast cancer surgery. Fortunately, a new study has shown that lower anxiety levels in individuals who practice a special type of yoga may improve the recovery process.
The plan to burn copies of the Koran has attracted criticism from global political and religious leaders, but this does not seem likely to stop pastor Terry Jones from going ahead with the project on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
For months, Democrats have been accusing Tea Party candidates who won GOP nominations for moderating their anti-debt, anti-big government message and shifting to the center. However, there is now evidence that some Democratic candidates are doing the same.