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flags-022417.jpg President Donald Trump has called the North American Free Trade Agreement the "worst trade deal in history," but a new Gallup poll found that Americans are split on whether the deal has been good or bad for the U.S. The poll found that 48 percent of Americans think NAFTA has been good for the U.S., while 46 percent think it has been bad for the country.

Lifeexpectancy-022317.jpg Life expectancy at birth in the U.S. is already lower than most other developed nations and is now projected to fall further behind by 2030, according to a new study. It also suggests that by 2030, national female life expectancy in South Korea could break the 90 year barrier.

Trump1-022417.jpg President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI on Friday over its inability to prevent leaks of classified information following media reports of contact between the White House and the law enforcement agency. Trump suggested that the ongoing leaks that have plagued his new administration represent a threat to national security.

The Democratic party's new leadership will be elected at the end of the DNC's Winter Meeting in Atlanta Saturday. The DNC Winter meeting begin on Thursday. There will be two general sessions: one on Friday, February 24 at 10 a.m. to discuss party business, and another on Saturday, February 25 beginning...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help health care providers determine if antibiotic treatment should be started or stopped in patients with lower respiratory tract infections, such as community-acquired pneumonia, and stopped in...

A prominent non-profit advocacy group has criticized US President Donald Trump's statement calling for the United States' dominance among the world's nuclear powers. In a Reuters interview Thursday, Trump said "It would be wonderful, a dream would be that no country would have nukes, but if countries...

Launching an unprecedented global campaign, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is urging everyone to eliminate the use of microplastics and stop the excessive, wasteful use of single-use plastic, to save the world's seas and oceans from irreversible damage before it's too late. Erik Solheim,...

Trump-nuclear-022417.jpg US President Donald Trump has vowed that he will ensure that the United States maintains its dominance among the world's nuclear powers. The businessman-turned politician made his first comments on the sensitive issue since taking office in a Reuters interview Thursday. Trump had said in a December...

With congressional Republicans discussing proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act, public support for the 2010 health care law has reached its highest level on record. Currently, 54 percent approve of the health care law passed seven years ago by President Barack Obama and Congress, while 43...

donaldtrump2-022317.jpg Meeting with top executives from two dozen manufacturing companies, President Donald Trump on Thursday renewed his pledge to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. Trump told reporters the U.S. has lost one-third of its manufacturing jobs since NAFTA and claimed 70,000 factories had closed since...

boehner-022317.jpg Former House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has suggested Congressional Republicans can make fixes to Obamacare but downplayed talk of a full repeal of the healthcare reform law. According to Politico, Boehner told a healthcare conference in Orlando the idea that a repeal-and-replace plan would blitz...

StevenMnuchin-022317.jpg Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is committed to significant tax reform and said the administration wants to get a package through Congress before the August recess. Mnuchin said he is working closely with the leadership in the House and Senate on a combined tax plan.

Trump-RPlogo-022317.jpg As President Trump prepares for his address next week to a joint session of Congress, Republicans say they are more inclined to trust the president, rather than GOP congressional leaders, if the two sides disagree. This was the finding of a latest survey by Pew Research Center on how members of both...

The Republican party chief has said that the Democrats have never been more divided and out of touch with Americans across the country. "The Democrat Party has not been at such a low level of representation in 90 years, and that gap will grow as they continue to ignore the American people," Republican...

trump-whitehouse-022317.jpg The White House has made it clear that all political appointees who are part of the Donald Trump government should support and enact the President's agenda that he campaigned on with the American people. "We want to make sure that the people who staff a Trump administration are committed to a Trump...

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