In an effort to combat the threat of terrorism the Federal government has resorted to controversial tactics such as electronic surveillance and a no-fly list. However, a major civil rights organization has recently filed a lawsuit alleging that officials have abused the list and caused innocent Americans to be banned from planes.
During a heated debate in Congress about immigration reform, lawmakers took to citing Biblical passages to justify both anti-immigration views as well as approaches that would open a path to citizenship to undocumented aliens.
While the results of several studies have suggested a link between regular caffeine consumption and a reduced risk of cognitive decline, few have been able to quantify the beneficial effects that the compound has on brain function.
Several recent polls have shown that the majority of the American people are disappointed with President Obama’s handling of the Afghanistan war and his overall job performance. Adding to this bleak picture, a new survey has found that most people don’t trust the president on the economy, either.
The results of a long-term study that was recently presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s disease in Hawaii may give hope to those who are looking for a natural way to help prevent the debilitating condition as well as other forms of cognitive decline.
After a string of late spring primaries in which many Tea Party candidates gained nominations, some prominent conservatives have criticized the movement for what they see as its extreme agenda that threatens to turn off moderate voters in November.
Former United States Speaker of the House and current political analyst Newt Gingrich told the Associated Press (AP) on Monday that he is seriously considering a presidential run in 2012.
Arizona’s controversial new immigration law was a major topic of conversation in the sports world earlier this week, with several prominent athletes speaking out against the statute during Major League Baseball’s All-Star game festivities.
Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) may have assured the upcoming passage of the Obama administration’s historically aggressive financial reform bill by announcing on Monday that he will support the measure when it comes up for vote this week.
As Chicago authorities try to mitigate the impact of a recent Supreme Court decision to strike down the city’s longstanding gun ban, a new poll has found that the American people tend to support the highest court’s decision in McDonald v Chicago.