Almost a year after the Feb. 27, 2010 earthquake in Chile that killed more than 520 people, left 220,000 homeless and caused $30 billion in damages, residents in the South American nation have been forced to use self-survival skills again as another series of quakes struck this past week.
Data collected from the National Institutes of Health AARP Diet and Health Study shows a strong association between high dietary fiber intake and a lowered risk of death from cardiovascular, respiratory and infectious diseases.
The Supreme Court is expected to soon deliver its opinion on a 1st Amendment issue involving an Oregon-based pastor who sued his former employer, a church, for defamation of character.
Retailers do not have the right to ask consumers for their ZIP code while completing credit card transactions, according to a ruling by the California Supreme Court.
Protests in Egypt prompted a historical transfer of power last week that resonated throughout the world. In the days following the resignation of former President Hosni Mubarak, politicians in the United States graded their leader on his handling of the unrest in Egypt.
President Barack Obama unveiled his $3.7 trillion budget for fiscal year 2012 earlier this week, and GOP leaders have called the proposal weak and inadequate in tackling the national deficit.
Although many critics have accused President Barack Obama of targeting the pockets of wealthy Americans, his budget proposal for 2012 could also strip poor Americans of billions of dollars worth of aid.
Canadian researchers have concluded a study that suggests transient ischemic attack (TIA) — or a brief period of blood loss to the brain, often referred to as a mini-stroke — has lasting, maybe even permanent, effects on neurons in the brain
Although several groups boycotted the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) because of the participation of GOProud, a group of gay conservatives, two prominent Tea Party-backed politicians publicly supported the organization’s presence.
Libertarian lawmaker Ron Paul (R-Texas) won the Presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) for the second straight year.