Last month, New York law enforcement authorities announced the arrest of Queens resident Rafea al-Nablisi for smuggling 12,000 cartons of cigarettes a week. It was not the first such arrest, and thanks to New York's latest cigarette tax hike, it will not be the last.
In the past 20 years, the U.S. dropped from ranking No. 11 in life expectancy to No. 42!
Drug company spin does not change the fact that Cymbalta has been linked to suicide -- even in otherwise mentally healthy people.
There’s nothing like a lot of well-organized noise to get lawmakers crackin’ on some truly brain-dead public policy. When people scream, ‘do something, anything!!’ legislators usually do, and the results are almost always ugly.
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said there will be a vast shift in Internet technology over the next decade as he met Tuesday with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a formal complaint, dated April 22, 2008, with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) related to a fundraising luncheon held at London’s Spencer House to benefit Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign.
FEC to Investigate Elton John’s Fundraising Concert on Behalf of Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign!
“Sir Elton John is not a citizen of the United States and is therefore prohibited from making any contribution to Senator Clinton’s presidential campaign.”
What the hell! Who's paying for these FREE TAXI RIDES?
About 12 Indiana nuns were turned away Tuesday from a polling place by a fellow bride of Christ because they didn't have state or federal identification bearing a photograph.
The federal government and a private laboratory say they have no duty under Florida law to protect the public from anthrax or other lethal materials.
Oil futures blasted to a new record near $123 a barrel Tuesday, gaining momentum as investors bought on a forecast of much higher prices and on any news hinting at supply shortages.
An EPA official said Tuesday there's a "distinct possibility" the agency won't take action to rid drinking water of a toxic rocket fuel ingredient that has contaminated public water supplies around the country.
Illegal immigrant big rig truck driver caught in California smuggling 60 illegal aliens into the U.S.
As the Democratic presidential candidates held pre-primary rallies yesterday in Indiana and North Carolina, and presumptive Republican nominee John McCain spoke to the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, another major-party presidential candidate continued his own quest for nomination, headlining a "Freedom Rally" on a Fort Wayne, Ind., university campus.
Trilateral Commission members want suffering U.S. taxpayers to shell out even more money. ~ Jim Tucker
Tropical insects rather than polar bears could be among the first species to become extinct as a result of global warming, a study has found.
Were you expecting a tax rebate this week but haven't received it? The Internal Revenue Service has put out a search tool that allows you to track your rebate.
Using cell phones to find missing persons pushes the law.
Outdoor play at day care centers is often stifled because a child arrives wearing flip-flops or without a coat or because teachers don’t feel like going outside.
When my grandfather was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year, his health deteriorated far more quickly than expected. Fortunately, he had left very clear instructions about his wishes for care. ~ Tara Parker-Pope
Edie Gieg, 85, strides ahead of people half her age and plays a fast-paced game of tennis. But when it comes to health care, she is a champion of “slow medicine,” an approach that encourages less aggressive — and less costly — care at the end of life.
Edgar Monsanto Queeny is president of $61,000,000 Monsanto Chemical Co.. which his father founded in 1901 on an original investment of $5,000.
(January 30, 1939)
A small beetle wreaking havoc on forests in the western United States has prompted authorities to shut down a host of campgrounds for the summer amid fears that ravaged trees could topple over.
A rally has been set for tomorrow in front of the magistrate's office in Mt. Holly, Pa., in support of a Mennonite farmer who has brought the wrath of the government on himself for selling raw milk and other products – an act government prosecutors say violates a number of regulations.
Doctors know some patients needing lifesaving care won't get it in a flu pandemic or other disaster. The gut-wrenching dilemma will be deciding who to let die.