No one knows exactly how farmers use antibiotics. Many public health experts say the government should collect and publish detailed information because antibiotic-resistant bacteria are an increasingly urgent problem. But many farm groups are opposed.
Prime Minister David Cameron said it was clear the Parliament did not want a military intervention. Britain is a key piece of the international coalition President Obama was counting on if he chose to launch a strike in Syria.
A RAND Corp. analysis says the health overhaul won't lead to big price increases for insurance. In some states individual policies may cost a bit more, while in others the premiums will decline or remain about the same.