Floods have ravaged Australia over the past month, causing at least 20 deaths and billions of dollars worth of damage.
In the days leading up to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, dozens of lawmakers pledged to cross the aisle and sit with members of their rival political party during Tuesday’s speech.
In a month that has been marked by debate over the tone of political rhetoric, Representative Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) is defending his comments in which he compared Republican attacks on the healthcare law to Nazi propaganda that was spread during the Holocaust.
Less than 24 hours after the House of Representatives voted to repeal Obamacare, GOP lawmakers began drafting their own healthcare proposals, including legislation that would limit funding for abortion.
The GOP-led House of Representatives has followed through on its word by voting to repeal Obamacare, but the future of the bill remains uncertain as Senate leaders debate its fate.
The American Heart Association (AHA) says the country’s love affair with processed foods has led to high instances of hypertension due to excessive salt intake.
Following a backlash from privacy and Web-security advocates, Facebook has suspended plans to share its members’ personal information with third-party application developers.
A study conducted at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has suggested that individuals who reach for the skim milk in an attempt to eat healthy may actually be foregoing an element that can help prevent disease.
President Barack Obama hopes that his meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao can help smooth tensions between the two nations, but a leader in the Democratic party preferred to characterize Jintao with a word commonly saved for figures such as Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin.
Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin has reached new levels of unpopularity, according to a recent survey. The latest CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll shows that 56 percent of Americans have an unfavorable view of the former governor of Alaska, which is up seven points from a survey that was released before November's midterm elections.