The United States Congress prepares to consider a major energy bill later this summer, and some lawmakers have suggested paying for new programs through higher taxes on oil and natural gas companies. However, the American Petroleum Institute (API) has criticized the idea, saying it would further imperil an already weak economic recovery.
Older women may be able to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer by taking daily fish oil supplements, according to a new study.
A report recently released by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), has found that the estimated 13 million illegal immigrants and their United States-born children may cost American taxpayers as much as $113 billion a year.
A Federal appeals court in New Orleans has rejected the Obama administration’s most recent attempt to reinstate a six-month moratorium on offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
A new Swedish study has found that high serum levels of vitamin E may be associated with a decreased risk of Alzheimer’s disease among the elderly. The findings suggest that the nutrient may help older individuals stave off various cognitive decline disorders, according to the researchers.
Although Democrats and Republicans are usually split on many political issues, a new study has found a surprising unity of opinion about the performance of the current Congress. Moreover, the results are not flattering to lawmakers.
A recent Tel Aviv University study has found that the vitamin supplement DHEA—commonly utilized by older patients who are looking to prevent the onset of cognitive decline—may also help women improve their chances of conceiving.
A new controversy over the civil rights of homosexuals is brewing, as a judge ruled last week that a Federal ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, prompting protests from social conservatives.
A former Justice Department attorney made waves last week, accusing top officials of abandoning a voter intimidation case against members of the New Black Panther Party because they were hesitant to prosecute African American defendants in a civil rights trial.
The fund set up by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to help the state defend its right to implement a controversial new immigration law has received more than $500,000 in donations since it was created on June 17.