According to a new study, the act of meditation can relax the mind and enhance the body’s ability to react to moderate amounts of pain.
Feared by some and long-awaited by others, a plan to reform and regulate the United States financial industry has been unveiled today by top Senate Democrats.
While Washington continues to debate the merits of a comprehensive immigration reform, a pair of recent studies has shown that while legalizing the status of those working in the United States illegally could help the economy, the road is paved with institutional dangers.
Senior officials with the Obama administration are confident that the House of Representatives will pass the Senate’s version of the healthcare bill within the next week and warned Republicans who are fighting for reelection in November to think carefully before voting against the measure.
Virginia’s new Republican Governor Bob McDonnell has spoken out against his attorney general’s claim that the state’s schools have no right to ban anti-gay discrimination, as the firestorm surrounding the governor’s first executive order continues.
As the deadline approaches for the Senate vote on healthcare reform, Democratic leaders have confirmed their plan to move forward on the bill using a fast-track legislative tactic known as budget reconciliation.
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, has announced it has received a top secret memorandum from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that appears to detail the extent of congressional knowledge about alleged torture of foreign terrorist suspects in United States custody.
Results of a new study suggest that the majority of people taking vitamins may want to store them in a different place. Researchers from Purdue University have found that the high humidity present in bathrooms and kitchens may seriously degrade vitamins and other dietary supplements.
As the debate continues on legalizing and taxing marijuana in the climate of growing budget deficits, a Vanderbilt University Law School professor has said that although the proposal sounds simple, there are too many legal hurdles for it to work.
Joe Racalto, the chief of staff for former Representative Eric Massa (D-N.Y.), informed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office of his boss’s inappropriate behavior toward several unmarried male staffers in October of 2009, an unnamed source told The Washington Post last week.