With 60 votes, Democrats can beat a Republican filibuster – and they're increasingly confident of getting there by wooing party moderates.
US says Security Council is wrong venue for taking up Gaza report suggestions of Israeli war crimes.
The Supreme Court Wednesday looks at whether Chicago officials took too long to return property seized in drug busts to owners who turned out to be innocent.
The USS New York, a Navy warship named to commemorate the 9/11 attacks, is on its way to be formally commissioned in New York this November. But many New Yorkers have never heard of it.
From Taiwan to France to Singapore, many countries offer more comprehensive coverage at a cheaper cost.
Health clinics are an integral part of the country's healthcare system. They are intended to help heal or prevent further development of illnesses.
Comprehensive free prenatal and postnatal care for all is one of the pillars of France's much-admired medical insurance model.
Hospitals are required to post the average billing cost of operations and treatments for everything from strokes to fevers.
The Japanese offer a case study of how diet and lifestyle can improve the health of a nation.
A swipe of a card gives doctors instant access to a patients information, saving time and keeping costs low.
Polls show that Americans' views on healthcare reform are complex – and often contradictory.
America's Health Insurance Plans, an insurer trade group, has released a study warning of sizable hikes for healthcare premiums. But outside experts have criticized the study's methodology.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's approval rating is now at 27 percent according to a new poll. It's the second lowest rating for a California governor in 50 years – and the legislature's is worse.
The Senate Finance Committee passed its healthcare bill Tuesday along party lines – with the exception of Olympia Snowe's vote. But her comments suggest that the bill will be difficult to pass on the Senate floor.
Olympia Snowe was the only Republican to vote Tuesday for the Senate Finance Committee's healthcare bill. This is not the first time she has broken with her party.
The decline in abortions corresponded with increased contraceptive use, though access to contraception remains uneven in the developing world.
White House official Anita Dunn said Fox News was an 'arm of the Republican Party' Sunday. It's the latest example of how the network and the Obama administration are at 'war.'
The two economists were awarded Nobel Prizes Monday. Eleven of the 13 Nobel Prizes went to Americans, but that's hardly an endorsement of the country's policies.