The bill's sponsor said it was time to confront "misunderstandings of church and state." The bill would encourage the motto to be placed on public buildings.
Most adults can't digest milk sugar: it's a recent genetic adaptation most common in Northern Europe. The food industry has come up with enzyme supplements and lactose-free products for those who want to enjoy ice cream without a tummy...
A political calculation, not a financial one, may be at the heart of Prime Minister George Papandreou's decision Tuesday to send the EU debt restructuring proposal to voters, observers say. The move infuriated some European leaders.
Many inmates could be released or see their sentences sharply reduced as judges review crack cases starting Tuesday. Congress voted last year to ease sentencing guidelines for crack cocaine. But a decision last summer to revisit old cases sparked...
On Nov. 8, they'll go to the ballot box to vote on whether to block a law slashing the power of public employee unions. The law's backers argue it will help cities and schools hold down labor costs and lift the state's economy. But...
The Catholic Church invested $1 million to form a joint foundation with an adult stem cell research company, and its first project is a conference with scientists to discuss the future of stem cell therapies. Some in the scientific community believe...
Norris and Janis Galatas had planned to be settled at middle age. But then Norris got wounded in Iraq and Janis lost her job. They're barely squeaking by, and they feel like the middle class has been left behind. "It's sad that the...
A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the nation's emergency rooms are seeing far more overdoses of prescription opioids such as OxyContin and Vicodin than heroin or cocaine.
A cemetery in Washington is now offering cremation spots under a putting green for the avid golfer. There's a sand trap that can also accommodate ashes. "The one unique thing about Sunset Hills is that we guarantee [you'll finish] six...
Obama's latest cholesterol numbers would be the envy of most 50-year-old American men. His doctors calls them "ideal," and they're down from his last physical in early 2010.