After the Supreme Court decision in McDonald v Chicago earlier this year, which struck down a 30-year-old handgun ban in the city, gun rights supporters vowed to keep the momentum for less regulation. In fact, some of them are now suing Maryland to prove that commitment.
Results of a new European study suggest that individuals who live relatively sedentary lifestyles may significantly reduce their chances of suffering an early death by participating in light or moderate physical activity.
Amid the ongoing legal and political controversies surrounding the Arizona immigration law, the Federal government has sent a strong signal that is meant to silence the measure’s supporters.
After refusing to admit to any wrongdoings and failing to make a deal with Congressional investigators, Representative Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) was officially charged by a House committee last week with 13 separate ethics violations.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, one of Arizona’s most influential law enforcement officers, indicated last week that a Federal judge’s decision to strike down several aspects of the state’s controversial immigration law will not slow his efforts to secure the area’s southern border.
Just hours before the Arizona immigration law was scheduled to go into effect a new CNN poll found that a majority of Americans support the controversial legislation.
Just days after the Obama administration said it would not renew the Bush tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of this year, former presidential candidate and United States Senator Fred Thompson joined a campaign to oppose this decision.
Older adults who consume fatty fish on a regular basis may have a lower risk of suffering vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration, a debilitating condition affecting nearly 2 million Americans over the age of 65, according to a new study.
With a vote of 57-41, Senate Republicans filibustered the DISCLOSE Act last week, effectively blocking the Democrat-backed campaign finance reform legislation.
Although months have gone by since healthcare reform legislation was signed into law by President Obama the debate still rages on as to whether the bill should have been passed in the first place.