Senate Rejects 'Conscience Exemption' for Health Coverage

The Senate narrowly backed a key plank of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform Thursday by rejecting a sweeping Republican measure that would have allowed employers to opt out of birth control coverage and other medical services on moral grounds.

Fish Oil and Vitamin B Don't Prevent Cancer

Among more than 2,500 people in France with a history of heart disease, taking B vitamins or omega-3 fatty acid supplements did not reduce the risk of developing cancer in a new study. In fact, for a small group of women, fish oil was linked to higher cancer risk.

California A-G Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris, a veteran prosecutor with acute political instincts and a reputation for thick skin, gambled big in the settlement negotiations with banks over illegal foreclosures.

Janice Voss: Five-Time Shuttle Astronaut Dies at 55

Former astronaut, Janice Voss, passed away from breast cancer late Monday in Scottsdale, Ariz. Voss was one of only six women to make five trips into space and to serve twice as payload commander. She was 55. As a five-time shuttle astronaut, Voss' career at NASA was one of dedication to scientific research and exploration.


Mitt Romney Wins in Maine.

Romney Turns from Moderate to Ultra Conservative to Win GOP Race

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is leaving no stone unturned in his attempt to portray himself as the most conservative candidate in the fray. Romney, who of late has realized the importance of being ultra conservative to win Republican nomination, took his conservative rhetoric to new heights in Colorado.
Congressman Posts Onion 'Abortionplex' Article In Planned Parenthood Takedown

Congressman Thinks Onion's Planned Parenthood 'Abortionplex' Article Is Real

In an effort to expose Planned Parenthood's advocacy of abortion by wholesale, Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) posted an article about a long-planned Abortionplex by the organization on Facebook. The only problem? His source was The Onion, a satirical news source, meaning everything in the incriminating piece was completely (and obviously) false.
A worker 'fogs' in the public area of a private condominium in Singapore, May 24, 2006.

Malaria Kills Twice as Many as Thought: Study

Malaria kills more than 1.2 million people worldwide a year, nearly twice as many as previously thought, according to new research published on Friday that questions years of assumptions about the mosquito-borne disease.