In response to the Federal Reserve’s announcement that it will purchase up to $900 billion in Treasury bonds by June 2011 in an effort to stimulate the economy, Sarah Palin has voiced her concerns.
Senate lawmakers are set to decide whether to change internal GOP rules and bar Republicans from seeking earmarks. Caucus members will vote on the issue on Nov. 16.
Amnesty International, a prominent human rights organization, is calling for a criminal investigation into former President George W. Bush’s role in the use of interrogation techniques against detainees.
The United States economy created 151,000 jobs in October, which is its best performance since May. Despite the growth, the national unemployment rate remained at 9.6 percent.
Republicans notched a historic victory in the midterm elections by recording the biggest gain in the House of Representatives in more than 60 years. But the GOP may not be done adding to their victory list quite yet.
Vitamin B can help to increase metabolism, support the immune system and keep skin healthy. Now, new research, based on clinical trials in England, indicates the nutrient may also help slow the rate of brain shrinkage in elderly people who experience memory problems, such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
The outgoing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has announced that she will run for the chamber’s Democratic leadership position.
While previous research has found that olive oil contains many healthy benefits, such as helping to reduce the risk for coronary heart disease, a new study suggests that it may also help the body protect against other damage.
George W. Bush has revealed several new tidbits about his presidency in his memoirs Decision Points, which was released on Nov. 9. Among other things, Bush admits that he considered dumping Dick Cheney in 2004 as his Vice President and that he was deeply affected by Kanye West’s accusations following Hurricane Katrina that the President was a racist.
Results of the Nov. 2 midterm elections pose serious obstacles for President Barack Obama’s healthcare bill. Republicans heading to Capitol Hill have expressed their desire to repeal aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was passed by Congress earlier this year.