At a press conference in Tel Aviv Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for early parliamentary elections in his country. The early Israeli elections could come as soon as January.
Gas prices on the West Coast hit record-breaking highs on Monday, averaging nearly $4.67 in much of California. Breaking records set in 2008, the recent surge in gasoline prices has been attributed to a series of pipeline and refinery problems that are slowing fuel production.
On Monday, health officials throughout the United States were working to identify victims of a rare form of meningitis spread to unsuspecting patients throughout the Nation by contaminated steroid injections.
In August, political science professors Kenneth Bickers and Michael Berry predicted that Mitt Romney would win the election. They have since produced an updated model that gives a new result: an even bigger win for Romney.
New tests suggest that once a drone takes off, it may be a while before it has to land. The U.S. military has shown how drones can refuel while in the air. This ability has sparked discussions of so-called flying gas stations to be used over areas of combat in the future.
It is well-known that tanning beds have been linked to melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer. But now, a new study finds that indoor tanning can also lead to other types of skin cancers.
It is all bad economic news for President Barack Obama as the government’s fiscal 2012 came to an end last week with a budget deficit of $1.1 trillion, the fourth trillion-dollar deficit year of the President’s Administration.
If a school board member in New Hampshire gets his way, Friday night football will get sacked. Paul Butler of New Dover, N.H., wants to see the fall pastime banned. Butler, a retired surgeon, said football is “a dangerous game.”
Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense under President George W. Bush, said that there is a surefire way for the United States to create a nuclear-armed Iran: Attack. Gates warned of the potentially catastrophic consequences an American or Israeli attack on Iran would pose for the Mideast.
Every year, Glenn and Melissa Cruson of Colleyville, Texas, put on an elaborate Halloween display. But this year’s spectacle has some people upset. Despite criticism, the Crusons have no intention of taking down their display.