No president in U.S. history has been targeted en masse in lawsuits filed by Catholic bishops and institutions till now: President Obama is facing a tsunami of suits opposing the contraception mandate in his healthcare reform law.
A U.S. egg producer linked to an outbreak of salmonella knew of the possible presence of the bacteria in its hen houses as far back as 2008, records show.
U.S. lawmakers accused Toyota Motor Corp. of focusing on public relations more than public safety in dealing with the recent recalls of 5.6 million vehicles.
Lawmakers Wednesday zeroed in on the causes of the oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, saying the companies involved weren't careful enough.
U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order Wednesday ensuring federal funding restrictions for abortions aren't superseded by the new healthcare law.
Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas, said he yelled "baby killer" as Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., spoke during the healthcare debate but in a different context.
Two U.S. lawmakers said Friday Toyota didn't offer evidence it tested its electronic engine controls as a possible source of sudden, unintended acceleration.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says a separate bill could be drafted to get anti-abortion Democrats to back healthcare reform legislation.
Congressional Democrats, facing a possible Republican win in a special election, are working on Plan B to pass a healthcare bill quickly, lawmakers said.
Americans are almost evenly split on whether abortion should be covered by any health plan receiving federal subsidies, a survey indicated.