Under a healthcare reform deal struck by Sen. Ben Nelson, Nebraska would be the only state that wouldn't have to pay for new Medicaid recipients. South Carolina's attorney general is threatening to file a legal challenge if the proviso is part of the final healthcare bill.
A man covered in frost is seen running in Russia's Siberian city of Omsk on Jan. 7 after temperatures dropped to -22 degrees Fahrenheit.
Health concerns and angry protests have prompted partial bans on US beef imports in Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea – most recently by Taipei on Tuesday. The recurring dispute has strained relations.
Big winter storm galloping across the US has been blamed in three road deaths. Conditions are grounding flights in Minneapolis, other cities.
After seeing their colleagues stranded by Arrow Trucking, truck drivers and companies reach out to help.
President Obama hailed a key vote in the health care bill Monday morning. Several more Senate votes remain before a potential conference committee could take up the legislation.
President Obama lauded the Senate's healthcare reform compromises as well as a symbolic agreeement at the Copenhagen climate-change summit. Both highlight Obama's willingness to accept what is politically possible.
Republicans have ratcheted up the rhetoric against the Senate healthcare reform bill during the past two days. They hope to capitalize on public doubts about healthcare reform.
If the debacle of August's healthcare reform town halls told Democrats anything, it was this: Don't send your legislators back to their districts without a bill to defend.
An Oklahoma law would require women having an abortion to fill out an anonymous questionnaire, the results of which would be made public. A legal challenge to the law will be decided Feb. 19, a judge said Friday.