In recent days American and foreign media have widely reported the devastating scenes from the flooded areas of Pakistan. Although South Asia is more prone to these types of disasters, parts of the United States have also occasionally suffered from floods.
Results of a recent UK study suggest that women may have a difficult time getting pregnant if they are suffering from stress and anxiety.
The conflict over the controversial NYC Islamic center — to be located just blocks from Ground Zero — is showing no signs of abating. In the latest development, New York Governor David Paterson said he would meet with the developers to discuss the possibility of relocating the project, which many opponents say offends the sensibilities of the relatives of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
A 13-year-old boy who was among the survivors of the plane crash that killed former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on Aug. 9 was released from the hospital, according to media reports.
Results of a recent study suggest that older adults may be able to significantly reduce their risk of developing pneumonia by maintaining adequate blood levels of zinc.
In the latest gun rights-related lawsuit, three residents and a gun range designer, Action Target, have taken on the city of Chicago over the law banning shooting ranges within municipal boundaries.
Just days after a lower court gave the green light for gay marriage ceremonies to resume in California, the United States Court of Appeals in San Francisco has imposed a stay pending a review of the ruling that overturned Proposition 8.
In an effort to highlight the milestones of American history and offer a new perspective on those events as well as current political initiatives, the National Archives and Records Administration has launched a project to share information about documents that are relevant to national holidays, anniversaries and other events.
Last weekend, President Obama stirred new controversy over the proposed Islamic center near the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York by saying that he supported Muslims’ right to build a mosque there.
Although she led the GOP pack for a long time, and arguably gets more media attention than her rivals, Sarah Palin’s popularity as a potential White House occupant may be waning.