A group of scientists and doctors who were employed by the Food and Drug Administration are suing the agency after it monitored their personal email. The FDA began monitoring the staffers when they warned Congress that the agency was approving medical devices that they said posed unacceptable risks to patients.
China’s gross domestic product is measured at about $6.5 trillion and America’s GDP is more than $15.2 trillion, according to the International Monetary Fund. Last year, China’s economy expanded at more than 9 percent. America’s GDP grew only 2 percent. Most economists expect China’s economy to surpass the United States’ in the next decade or two.
Global warming alarmist Al Gore may be sweating following the release of new temperature data showing that the planet has not warmed in the past 15 years and may, in fact, be heading for a mini ice age.
A study published last week in the journal Carcinogenesis reports findings that grape seed extract (GSE) effectively kills head and neck cancer cells while leaving other cells unharmed. Researchers hope that the findings will help to alleviate the nearly 12,000 people who die of the cancers in the United States each year.
A ballot proposal in Colorado that will likely make it on the November ballot is aimed at legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana in the State by likening it to alcohol. The ballot provision asks voters to decide if marijuana should be legalized in small amounts and law enforcement “regulate it like alcohol.”
A special report produced by Human Rights Watch finds that the number of people sentenced to Federal and State prison who are age 65 and older grew 94 times faster than the total sentenced prisoner population between 2007 and 2010.
A recent study by the University of Iowa College of Public Health finds retail pork products in the United States have a higher prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria (MRSA) than previously identified.
For the past several weeks, Presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney have been engaged in a “who made more doing what” debate that one might concede plays right into the philosophy of the 99 percent.
Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has often said that he had fond recollections of working with the Administration of President Ronald Reagan, but Republican insiders are now taking the candidate to task over his claims.
The first convictions in the Department of Justice’s fatally flawed Fast and Furious gunwalking scheme were made in a Federal court on Monday. The convictions come as Congressional Republicans, led by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), continue their probe into Justice Department officials’ knowledge of the operation.