GENEVA, Switzerland – U.S. Army PFC Bradley Manning has been awarded the 2013 Sean MacBride Peace Award by the International Peace Bureau, itself a former recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated the impact the immigration bill passed in the Senate would have at the federal level and found that it would decrease the deficit and generate more than $450 billion in additional federal revenue over the next decade.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr.’s bipartisan proposal to fix the long-plagued Medicare doctor payment system, the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), passed the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health. Pallone is ranking Democrat for the subcommittee and sponsored the bill upon hearing from thousands of seniors at events, meetings and telephone town halls about their concerns of losing their doctors due to the flawed law.
At 10:56 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on July 20, 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human being to take a step on the moon. Armstrong told a world-wide television audience, “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.”
By Patrice McDermott Are we seeing a return to the shadowy nature of the Bush-Cheney years at the dawn of President Obama’s second term? The president, both on the campaign trail and off, distinguishes the two administrations at almost every…
My column about the failure of justice in a Florida courtroom stirred a number of remarks and comments, so I would like to clarify a few things.
Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. It surged 16 percent at big companies last year, and the typical CEO raked in $15.1 million, according to the New York Times.
PARAMUS – In an effort to expand the nation’s understanding of – and services for – young adults and their families living with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), U.S. Senator Robert Menendez today unveiled legislation that would provide federal funding to…
During a routine traffic stop, Leila Tarantino was allegedly subjected to two roadside strip searches in plain view of passing traffic, while her two children—ages 1 and 4—waited inside her car. During the second strip search, presumably in an effort to ferret out drugs, a female officer “forcibly removed” a tampon from Tarantino. No contraband or anything illegal was found.
A Florida jury on Saturday acquitted George Zimmerman, who had shot Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teenager who was returning home from a trip to buy some candy on the night of February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida.