The nation’s unemployment rate in December reached its lowest levels since May 2009, but many economists said that the latest report from the United States Labor Department is a mixed blessing.
President Barack Obama’s administration has announced that businessman William Daley, who served as the former commerce secretary under President Bill Clinton, will be the next White House Chief of Staff.
President Barack Obama is not giving up on Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Peter Diamond, who has again been nominated to serve on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
State lawmakers are pushing for the Supreme Court to re-evaluate what they believe is an "erroneous" interpretation of the 14th Amendment of the Constitution.
The Tea Party’s rising influence in Congress was on display Jan. 6 as the GOP-led House of Representatives staged a complete reading of the United States Constitution.
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has confirmed that he will leave his post at the end of January, the latest in a series of shakeups in President Barack Obama’s staff.
Senior years are the time when many individuals reach for pills in order to stave off high cholesterol or maintain their bone strength. However, these therapies can come with side effects and researchers are increasingly suggesting that alternative approaches may be effective while also being safer.
As 2011 gets under way, many people have resolved to lose weight in the new year. One expert advises that those hoping to shed unwanted pounds should try approaching weight loss on a step-by-step basis.
Studies have shown that soldiers in combat are at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which is a severe anxiety disorder. The National Institute of Mental Health states that people who have PTSD may experience flashbacks, bad dreams or frightening thoughts, and they may also lose interest in activities that were once enjoyable.
A Federal appeals court has ruled that a 43-foot Christian cross located at a public war memorial in San Diego is unconstitutional, which is the latest decision in a legal battle that has spanned two decades.