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This illustration shows in vitro fertilization, in which a single sperm is injected into the cytoplasm of an egg. Image by Brand X Pictures and Getty Images. As women age, the likelihood of chromosomal abnormalities climbs, and with it, the risk of...
WASHINGTON — Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There’s almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country’s problems. A...
The $1 trillion spending measure was unveiled late Tuesday and will be scrutinized in advance of a House vote Thursday. 2013 file photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: A breakdown of what’s in the lengthy government...
Senator John McCain speaks to reporters about the release of a report on CIA interrogations of high-value terrorists. A U.S. Senate panel released its highly-controversial report into harsh interrogation tactics of Al-Qaeda terror suspects on...
Former CIA head Michael Hayden at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on May 18, 2006. Photo by Joe Marquette/BloombergWASHINGTON — The head of the CIA during President George W. Bush’s second term said Wednesday...
Students at Doherty Middle School get their healthy lunch at the school cafeteria, on June 18, 2012 in Andover, Massachusetts. Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Congress is taking some whole...