The South Carolina landmark that’s both loved and lampooned has gained national celebrity. But the peach’s bright paint has soured over the years, so it’s getting a makeover — to the chagrin of some.
Expensive versions of prescription opioids that are tougher to cut, crush and inject are less likely to be abused, legislators hope. But some doctors call the bill well-meant, but ill-advised.
Six months ago, President Obama announced executive actions that would protect millions of immigrants who are undocumented from deportation. But those actions are on hold pending a lawsuit.
The paper, published in Science, suggested conversations could increase support for same-sex marriage. Researchers who tried to replicate the study say the data were not collected as described.
Stephanie Packer’s debilitating illnesses leave her in a lot of pain. But she is opposed to a California bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide.
Kentucky has one of the best-run health exchanges in the country, Kynect. It’s led to the second-biggest drop in uninsured nationwide. But if a GOP primary result holds up, its days could be numbered.
The vote in the Republican-controlled unicameral legislature was 32-15 — enough support to override a threatened veto from Gov. Pete Ricketts.
Emails from informal adviser Blumenthal to Hillary Clinton on U.S. policy in Libya have been subpoenaed by a House committee. He’s no stranger to controversy, but Clinton says he’s just an old friend.
In one exchange, a broker told a trader, “mate yur getting bloody good at this libor game … think of me when yur on yur yacht in monaco.”
Newly declassified materials include books, magazines and letters found during the 2011 raid on the al-Qaida leader’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley is asking the Obama administration pointed questions about what is being done to investigate alleged fraud, waste and abuse by Medicare Advantage plans.
Four banks agreed to plead guilty to currency manipulation and pay over $5 billion in fines. Officials say the banks used secret codes to manipulate the exchange rate between U.S. dollars and Euros.
Corey Knowlton of Dallas won an auction last January for a hunting permit that would allow him to kill a black rhino weighing about 3,000 pounds.
A pipeline rupture spilled some 21,000 gallons of crude. Some beaches were evacuated, and it’s unclear if they will reopen in time for Memorial Day.
The “boat people,” as they’ve been called, have been stranded at sea for weeks with little food or water. Indonesia and Malaysia say they will take them in temporarily.