Dems stage sit-in on House floor over guns

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3423074" align="aligncenter" width="602"] Rep. Jan Schakowsky joined Rep. John Lewis for a sit-in on the House floor. (Credit: Twitter)[/caption] Rep. John Lewis, the Democratic congressman from Georgia, more…

Rubio launches Senate re-election bid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LA TIMES) Sen. Marco Rubio announced Wednesday that he will seek reelection to the Senate, a risky political move and a reversal from his vow to return to more…

Listening to Mozart lowers blood pressure

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Relaxing to a soothing Mozart symphony can lower the blood pressure as much as cutting salt from the diet or exercising, a new study has shown. more…

Americans spend billions on non-conventional health care

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — Americans spend $30.2 billion out-of-pocket on complementary health approaches annually, a substantial percentage of the $328.8 billion spent in total out-of-pocket health care expenditures, a new more…

Muslim voter registration up 300,000 since 2012

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) More than a quarter million Muslims have become registered voters since the last presidential election, a Muslim group reported on Tuesday. In June there were 824,000 more…

Aussie military cadets 'raped as initiation'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN)Teenage recruits were raped by staff and forced to rape each other as part of initiation practices in the Australian military going back to 1960, a public inquiry more…