President Obama’s long-time friend and political ally Rahm Emanuel has come under fire from a liberal group that claims the White House Chief of Staff has mishandled major issues on the president’s agenda.
On Jan. 19, a group of the youngest victims of the Haiti earthquake arrived in the United States for adoption, just a week after the government announced it would halt deportations of illegal immigrants to their devastated homeland.
As his first year in office comes to an end, President Obama has touted the benefits of the massive stimulus package he signed just weeks after being sworn in, and he called for additional spending in the coming months.
Researchers at Nara Women’s University in Japan have discovered that thyme oil may contain inflammatory suppression compounds similar to those found in red wine.
Consuming green tea may lower the risk of developing lung cancer among smokers and non-smokers alike, a new study has concluded.
Democratic lawmakers in the U.S. Senate have proposed a bill that would increase the federal debt ceiling by $1.9 trillion to $14.3 trillion, and extend the Treasury’s borrowing authority into 2011.
On Sunday, President Obama spoke about healthcare reform from the church pulpit of the Vermont Avenue Baptist Church in Washington D.C., calling the impending bill a victory for "decency."
The current recession has revealed significant and dire shortcomings in the nation’s approach to retirement savings, TIAA-CREF has said.
A major embarrassment may be brewing for the U.S. government as researchers have allegedly found evidence that NASA scientists manipulated data in order to claim that the year 2005 was the warmest year on record, KUSI-TV has reported.
U.S. researchers have reported that mangoes have been able to prevent or stop certain colon and breast cancer cells in laboratory experiments.