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President Barack Obama's call for a national commission to "improve the voting experience in America" has some Republican senators wondering if it will targets voter ID laws or empower the federal government to dictate voting procedures to states.
People walk by a tree referred to as a "holiday tree" by Gov. Lincoln Chafee in the rotunda of the State House in Providence, R.I...Wednesday that he calls the tree in the Rhode Island State House a holiday tree instead of a Christmas tree because it'
Massive quantities of algae are now blooming in the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, where the federal government has just spent $34 million in stimulus money to make the pool "sustainable" and "improve the quality and appearance of the water." "
The totals above do not include the soldier killed on Tuesday when two men wearing Afghan National Army uniforms shot him in eastern Afghanistan...Americans, have been killed by men in Afghan army uniforms so far this year. Those 28 coalition deaths
After a Hunan Province couple refused to voluntarily abort their five-month-old unborn child on June 6, Communist Chinese officials demanded the couple pay a fine equivalent to $24,000 or undergo a government-forced abortion. Cao was at her home when
The liberal human rights group Amnesty International says the State Department's Human Rights Country Reports, which are seriously overdue, will be released soon. Spokeswoman Sharon Singh said Monday that her group had been in contact with the State
In this Oct. 26, 2009 file photo, primary care physician Dr. Don Klitgaard greets Muriel Bacon as her husband weighs in with a nurse, at the Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan, Iowa. Unless Congress acts before Jan. 1 doctors will again face steep
A House-Senate conference committee has dropped Senate-approved language that would have removed the military prohibition on sodomy and bestiality in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act. Wednesday that the Obama administration
The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn told officials at the Brooklyn Museum that a video depicting Jesus Christ on a cross with ants crawling over him is disrespectful to Christians and requested that it be removed, but Bishop Nicholas
Thursday, July 28, 2011 Flags of member nations flying at United Nations headquarters in New York City. (U.N...The U.N.-affiliated group also issued what U.N. analysts say is a call for the decriminalization of prostitution and drug use, and for