It's World Rabies Day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests a celebration to learn about how to prevent the spread of the fatal disease.
Spain's northeast region of Catalonia held its final bullfight last weekend, after voting to ban the practice last year. But elsewhere in the country, many Spaniards say the ban is more about politics than bullfighting and they expect the...
High cotton prices and bad droughts have conspired to create conditions that have created a national peanut shortage. Consumers like Jennifer Rice will have to pay more to put peanut butter sandwiches in the lunch box.
The judge ruled that federal law doesn't prohibit the state from requiring schools to check the immigration status of students or from requiring police to determine the status of suspected illegal immigrants. She upheld the Obama administration...
The Affordable Care Act always promised to be a hot button issue in the 2012 presidential campaign. But it promises to loom even larger, now that the Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to take the case, making very likely a high-...
Some of Georgia's House Republicans say an early presidential primary could make the state a player in the 2012 election. U.S. Representatives Phil Gingrey and Jack Kingston say an early primary could be advantageous depending on the race...
Georgia is asking the Supreme Court to strike down the entire health care overhaul. Attorney General Sam Olens said today the state filed an appeal of a portion of the ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. That decision struck down the...
A new report says federal subsidies pay farmers to grow crops used in junk food that’s linked to high child obesity rates. The U.S. spent $6 billion on these subsidies last year.
The U.S. Senate this week passed a bill to give Peace Corps volunteers whistleblower protection, more sexual assault training and a victim’s advocate. Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson co-sponsored the bill in response the murder of Georgia woman in Benin...
In almost a year since a ban on baggy pants took effect, Albany officials said they’ve handed out almost 200 citations and collected nearly $4,000 in fines.