The National Rifle Association (NRA) has kicked off its annual convention in Pittsburgh, as approximately 70,000 members were expected to attend the four-day event.
Tennessee educators may soon be prohibited from discussing homosexuality in school. According to FOX News, the State Senate’s Education Committee approved legislation entitled Don’t Say Gay last week, which would ban public school teachers in grades K-8 from addressing homosexuality in school.
The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) commissioned research to identify inadequacies in food assistance throughout the world.
President Barack Obama has selected his nominees to fill the nation’s most prominent security positions, according to media reports. In a major reshuffling of personnel, Obama will nominate CIA Director Leon Panetta to replace Robert Gates as the Secretary of Defense, and Army General David Petraeus, the head of the United States and NATO forces in Afghanistan, to replace Panetta.
In an unprecedented move, the White House has released a copy of the President’s original birth certificate to prove his citizenship. On April 27, the government issued copies of President Barack Obama’s long-form birth certificate, which says that he was born on Aug. 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
High blood levels of triglycerides have been associated with obesity, kidney disease, diabetes and high calorie consumption.
The law firm hired by the House of Representatives has withdrawn from its role as a defender of the Federal law banning gay marriage. King & Spalding of Atlanta announced on April 25 that it would no longer argue for the Constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) amid pressure from gay rights groups.
Although most election-related conversation has revolved around the 2012 Presidential race, a Massachusetts activist recently attracted some national attention to a key Senate race.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has announced that he will not run for the GOP Presidential nomination in 2012. The news came as a surprise to some pundits, considering that Barbour has visited several key battleground States in recent weeks, including an appearance in New Hampshire on April 14.
The Supreme Court has denied a request to expedite the judicial process and review a Federal court decision that ruled President Barack Obama’s healthcare law unConstitutional.