The FDA has released its mock-up of a proposed new label for food. On it, calorie counts go big and bold. What’s out? Listing calories from fat. What else is new? More details on added sugars.
If you’re in the Pacific, there’s a better chance you’re nodding along with Cat Power rather than grooving to Fantasia — but that reverses if you’re across the country in the South Atlantic.
Sriracha and other spicy condiments make us feel so good, even when they burn so bad. So what’s going on in our tongues? A video breaks down the beloved hot sauce into its molecular components.
President Vladimir Putin isn’t the first Russian leader to try to rebuild Sochi, but it’s not so clear his project will ultimately be more successful than his predecessors.
Joaquin Guzman, Mexico’s most powerful drug trafficker, has been captured, devastating his Sinaloa drug cartel. But many in his home state resent the arrest, having considered him a hero for the poor.
Renowned concert pianist Alice Herz-Sommer, once thought to be the oldest living Holocaust survivor, has died at age 110. Her story is told in the Oscar-nominated film, The Lady in Number 6.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has outlined his military spending priorities. His proposed cuts signal that the size of the armed forces, which grew to fight two wars, can’t be sustained.
Starting Thursday, three American Indian tribes can prosecute non-Indians for some domestic violence crimes. The change stems from a provision included in the Violence Against Women Act.
The agency responds to a January incident in which a Utah elementary school served students food – and threw it away when their accounts were found to have a negative balance.
You could almost hear the sigh of relief from Democrats when the White House announced President Obama’s 2015 budget wouldn’t include a proposal that would have lowered Social Security benefits.
The Guardian correspondent reveals that as he wrote negative things about the NSA, strange things happened to his computer.
Wal-Mart sales and income slumped in the past year. The retail giant says its customers are being hurt by cuts in government benefits, higher taxes and rising health-care costs.
Bogdana Matsotska said she would not compete in the slalom event on Friday. The alpine skiing competition was considered her best event at the Winter Games.
Canada is still tops for Americans, Gallup says. But the polling company says attitudes toward other countries have shifted — particularly for North Korea and Russia.
For many women, a safe, healthy labor lasts longer than the times cited as normal, according to guidelines from the nation’s obstetricians. Giving women more time ups the odds of a vaginal delivery.