A ruling by New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission denied landmark status for a downtown building, opening the way for its demolition and the construction of a controversial Islamic center near the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Still lagging in the polls, Democratic Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has picked up an endorsement from a radical gun control organization.
President Obama said on Monday that his plan to drastically reduce the number of United States troops in Iraq by the end of the summer is on schedule, suggesting that America’s military efforts in the war-torn nation are nearing a conclusion.
Black teenagers have an increased risk of experiencing arterial stiffness, a serious condition that often predicts heart disease and stroke. However, results of a new Medical College of Georgia study suggest that these individuals can reduce their risk of developing the condition by regularly taking vitamin D supplements.
Even as Democrats have vowed not to renew President Bush’s tax cuts on the wealthy and have pushed for the development of alternative energy sources, a survey has found that Americans oppose higher taxes and support domestic oil exploration.
Critics of Federal healthcare reform won a small battle in Virginia on Monday when a United States District Court judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the recently passed measure.
An event set for Aug. 7 in San Diego will bring together doctors who are members or supporters of the Tea Party movement and United States Senate candidate from Nevada Sharron Angle, who has been an outspoken opponent of the administration’s healthcare reform.
Amid allegations that the new Arizona immigration law may lead to racial profiling, a civil rights organization has requested records in a separate case that may yet influence the ongoing legal challenges to Arizona’s bill.
Results of a recent New Zealand study suggest that taking vitamin C supplements may help cancer patients slow the growth of certain invasive tumors.
An enraged Democratic lawmaker publicly lashed out at House Republicans last week for their procedural objection to an amendment that would provide healthcare to 9/11 first responders.