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.
According to an email from some Missouri supporters of Ron Paul, sent late Sunday night, the state Republican Party has scheduled a special “credentials meeting” for 10 a.m. Monday at the Blue Armory in Jefferson City.
At a speech before the Heritage Foundation this week, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said the U.S. needs to have a “nonpoliticized, serious discussion” while writing new laws to define the best way to combat terrorism.
Oil futures surged to a new record over $120 a barrel Monday, raising concerns about higher prices for gasoline and goods and services throughout the economy. Retail gas prices fell more than a cent over the weekend, but oil's advance increased the likelihood that pump prices would resume their climb.
We may not be using lasers on the battlefield yet, but when we do we'll know exactly how to use them to make our enemies' eyeballs explode.
Freedom Law School is offering $100,000 to the first person who can demonstrate any of the three propositions listed below. The winner can collect up to $300,000 if he or she can prove all of the propositions below.
Big Brown backed up his trainer's boasts with an explosive finishing kick and won the Kentucky Derby on Saturday - a day marred by the fatal breakdown of the filly Eight Belles. ~ A Tribute To Eight Belles - VIDEO
Agent Orange effects can come 30 years or more after exposure - hard-fought for benefits available.
Perfluorinated compounds, a suspected carcinogen, were found present in the breast milk of 45 nursing mothers in Massachusetts.