As part of a new study to analyze the effects of acupuncture on reducing pain and increasing the quality of life in children, doctors from the Rush University Medical Center are now offering pediatric patients access to the ancient Chinese therapy to alleviate the negative side effects associated with many chronic illnesses.
President Obama’s paternal aunt Zeituni Onyango, who is a citizen of Kenya and living in the U.S. illegally, appeared in a Boston court recently to fight a deportation order issued in 2004.
Arizona lawmakers are preparing to consider a new bill that would allow school faculty to carry concealed weapons on campus, media reports suggest.
A new study from Lund University in Sweden has found that the consumption of butter may lead to a lower elevation of blood fats after a meal compared to olive, canola and flaxseed oil. High blood fat levels are commonly linked to elevated cholesterol readings.
For the first time since being sworn into office, Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) got a chance to flex his conservative muscles by voting to block President Obama’s nominee to the National Labor Relations Board. As it turned out, however, the GOP did not need Brown’s 41st vote to sustain the filibuster.
On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs threw a sarcastic jab at Sarah Palin, mocking the former Alaska governor for looking down at talking points written on her left hand during her keynote speech at the National Tea Party Convention last week.
The Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has called on Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.) to meet with representatives of the state’s Muslim community in the wake of the comments he made in support of government profiling of Muslims.
On Monday, leading House Republicans responded to President Obama’s proposal for a bipartisan summit on healthcare reform, stating that they may decline to participate if the administration uses the Democratic bills as a starting point.
More than a year after the Bush administration left office activists are still trying to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding the alleged use of torture during the interrogations of terrorism suspects.
In a CBS interview with Katie Couric on Sunday, President Obama attempted to breathe life into the stalled healthcare debate by inviting congressional Republicans and Democrats to a summit meeting on Feb. 25.