November 24, 2014 @ 5:09 pm
Counting your calories will become easier under new government rules requiring chain restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores -- and even movie theaters, amusement parks and vending machines -- to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus.
November 24, 2014 @ 5:05 pm
The Food and Drug Administration plans new rules requiring chain restaurants, movie theaters and other retailers that sell prepared foods to put calorie labels on menus and menu boards. The rules will only apply to establishments that have 20 or more locations.
November 24, 2014 @ 4:17 pm
The head of the troubled Phoenix veterans' hospital was fired Monday as the Veterans Affairs Department continued its crackdown on wrongdoing in the wake of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and falsified records covering up the delays.
November 24, 2014 @ 4:08 pm
The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.
November 24, 2014 @ 3:41 pm
Two divergent views of Washington's "mayor for life" stand in stark contrast in the complicated legacy that Marion Barry leaves behind.
November 24, 2014 @ 2:04 pm
Some smart minds came together in the Oval Office.
November 24, 2014 @ 2:01 pm
Michele Flournoy, formerly the Pentagon's policy chief and among President Barack Obama's more hawkish advisers, could be in line to become the first woman to lead the U.S. military after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation.
November 24, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed America's highest civilian honor on trailblazers in the arts, sports and politics, along with a couple of entertainers who are among his personal favorites.
November 24, 2014 @ 1:48 pm
Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration's Middle East crisis management.
November 24, 2014 @ 1:41 pm
U.S. regulators on Monday strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.
November 24, 2014 @ 1:16 pm
Raw sprouts are linked to dozens of cases of food poisoning -- again.
November 24, 2014 @ 1:09 pm
Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, died Saturday.
November 24, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
A key U.S. organization of Middle East scholars has voted to protect the rights of members who support a longstanding Palestinian call for academic boycotts of Israeli institutions but stopped short of taking a stand for or against such activities.
November 24, 2014 @ 11:51 am
Democrats narrowed the list of contenders for their 2016 national convention to three cities on Monday, announcing the party's next presidential candidate will be formally nominated in New York City, Philadelphia or Columbus, Ohio.
November 24, 2014 @ 9:53 am
An Iowa man arrested who had a hunting rifle, ammunition and a knife in his car near the White House has pleaded guilty.