Even a slight weight gain can hurt employment chances of a job seeker, especially women, according to a new study from the journal Plos One. In the study, it was found that people are less likely to select overweight women in a customer-facing job than an overweight man.
Facing a potential government shutdown, the Senate finally voted Wednesday to approve a short-term government funding bill. The Senate voted 72 to 26 in favor of the continuing resolution, which will fund the government through December 9th.
Former Republican Senator John Warner, R-Virg., crossed party lines and endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, offering some harsh criticism of Republican nominee Donald Trump in the process.
Members of Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of legislation that would allow families of the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for damages. This marks the first time during Obama's presidency that his veto has been overturned by Congress.
As part of an effort to avoid a government shutdown, House leaders reached an agreement late Tuesday to allow a vote on an amendment providing funding to address the drinking water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan. The agreement will see lawmakers vote on an amendment from Reps. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., and John Moolenaar, R-Mich., that would provide $170 million in federal aid to Flint.
The revolutionary NextGen technology called Data Communications (Data Comm) is now operational at Washington Dulles International Airport.
"There is tremendous benefit in this change in the way pilots and air traffic controllers communicate," said Jim Eck, Assistant Administrator for NextGen.
Following Hillary Clinton's recent bout with pneumonia, the results of an Associated Press-GfK poll show that voters are more confident Donald Trump is healthy enough to be president than they are about the former Secretary of State. Fifty-one percent of voters said they are "very" or "extremely" confident Trump would be healthy enough to serve as president.
A five-month-old boy is the first baby to be born using a new technique that incorporates DNA from three people, said a report Tuesday.
The birth of the child, as a result of the 3-parent technique, was reported by New Scientist magazine.
The controversial technique, which allows parents with...
The Hillary Clinton Campaign is airing a new television ad, "Watch" featuring First Lady Michelle Obama as she makes the case why Hillary Clinton is the best president for America's children.
This is the First Lady's first TV ad for the campaign. It comes a week after the campaign released a radio...
After Monday night's presidential debate, Donald Trump's campaign brought in a massive fundraising haul of $18 million.
"As a result of Donald Trump's huge debate win last night, we had a massive fundraising day bringing in more than $18 million," said Steven Mnuchin, Finance Chairman of the Trump...
An estimated 84 million people tuned in to watch the first of the three presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday, setting is a new record.
They broke the previous record of 80.6 million viewers when Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan debated in the 1980 presidential election.
Former Israeli leader and veteran statesman Shimon Peres is dead.
Peres, who suffered a stroke two weeks ago, died Tuesday at the age of 93.
A doyen of Israeli politics through a career spanning nearly seven decades, he served twice as Israel's prime minister and once as president.
He is to...
With a potential government shutdown looming, Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to block a short-term government funding bill. The Senate held two separate votes on moving forward with the stopgap spending measure but fell short of the sixty votes needed both times.
While Rudy Giuliani described Monday's first presidential debate as a great victory for Donald Trump, the former New York Mayor suggested he would skip the next two debates if he were in the Republican nominee's shoes.
On the heels of Monday night's contentious presidential debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump claimed the only thing that might have bothered him was Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's reference to his criticism of a former Miss Universe. Trump told "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday that the exchange "maybe" got under his skin.