By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
SALEM, Va. (AP) - With an eye on the Supreme Court ruling this week, Mitt Romney on Tuesday said President Barack Obama's time in office would have been wasted if the high court strikes down the president's signature health care overhaul
By LUCAS L. JOHNSON IIAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Spurred by a classroom demonstration involving a sex toy, Tennessee recently enacted a pro-abstinence sex education law that is among the strictest in the nation.
The most debated section of the
By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Insurers and other health care companies are facing costly new restrictions and fees under the new law. The Republicans, the party most associated with big business, hate it. So if President Obama's health care overhaul is
By BASSEM MROUE and JAMAL HALABYAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - A Syrian fighter pilot on a training mission flew his MiG-21 warplane to neighboring Jordan, where he was given asylum Thursday in a defection from the fiercely loyal air force that signals some of the most ironclad
By DAVID B. CARUSO and MIKE STOBBEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Call it compassionate, even political. But ... scientific? Several experts say there's no hard evidence to support the federal government's declaration this month that 50 kinds of cancer could be caused
By MARK KENNEDYAP Drama Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - It's hard enough for the parents of a toddler to balance work and home. So imagine how hard it is if the work itself is all about balancing.
Meet Jeremie Robert and Julie Dionne, two acrobats in Cirque du
By SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A Russian-operated ship said to be carrying military helicopters to Syria appears to have turned back after its British insurer removed coverage for the vessel, U.K. officials said Tuesday.
By TOM MURPHYAP Business Writer
One of the biggest misconceptions about President Obama's health care overhaul isn't who the law will cover, but rather who it won't.
If it survives Supreme court scrutiny, the landmark overhaul will expand coverage
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - "Tell President Obama: Stop the spending," screams an ad running during the broadcast of NBC's "Today" show in central Virginia. At a break during ABC's "The View," Mitt Romney is praised in a different spot for his "
By DAVID CRARY and KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Michael Jolton was a young father with a 5-year-old son when Colorado legalized medical marijuana in 2000. Now he's got three boys, the oldest near adulthood, and finds himself repeatedly explaining green-leafed