The somewhat surprising 219-189 vote came as the House debated a bill funding the Justice Department's budget. The measure now heads to the Democratic Senate.
Companies obscured addictive effects of OxyContin, Percocet and other dangerous opioid painkillers, according to complaint filed on behalf of the People of the State of California.
The Obama administration is developing a more aggressive policy on environmental issues, as the president increasingly sees fighting climate change as one of the core components of his legacy.
The late environmentalist, Sen. Gaylord Nelson, D-Wis., founded Earth Day as an environmental teach-in first held on April 22, 1970.
Several big corporations have reaped millions of dollars from "Obamacare" even as they support GOP candidates who vow to repeal the law.
The mine was operated mostly by African American prisoners who, under Alabama's onvict lease system, had been "leased" to the mine owners. Regardless of how minor their crimes were, all of them rdied in the disaster.
President Obama made celebratory remarks at the White House yesterday after more than seven million signed up for health insurance.
Although breast cancer survival rates increased overall between 1990 and 2010, white women benefited far more than did black women.
Join us Mar. 18 for a conversation with Carolyn Trowbridge, long-time activist in the women's rights movement in Arizona. In her state and others, the right wing is undermining the right of women to determine what happens with their own bodies.
When Guinta asked who in the room supported the Affordable Care Act, all audience members indicated their support.