February 1, 2013 The proposed rules would limit snacks to a maximum of 200 calories and promote options like fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Experts say this many fewer calories each day, over years, can add up to big calorie savings.
February 1, 2013 The monkey the country said it sent to space looks very different from the monkey that came back.
February 1, 2013 Of all the individuals in President Obama's first-term Cabinet, Energy Secretary Steven Chu was arguably the least likely to be found in official Washington. And now that the Nobel Prize-winning physicist is leaving government, there are a few reasons that understanding his legacy might take some time.
February 1, 2013 The retirement comes after a tough year for the service, which was rocked by a prostitution scandal that resulted in the resignation or firing of six agents.
February 1, 2013 Triaminic and Theraflu syrups and "warming liquids," the products implicated in the latest recall announcement, contain acetaminophen and diphenhydramine. But kids were able to open the childproof caps on the products, presenting a risk of poisoning.
February 1, 2013 The closing number marks the first time the stock market measure has broken that barrier at the end of the trading day since October 2007.
February 1, 2013 A new study looking at mass shootings in 25 states found that high-capacity magazines and assault weapons make shootings 54 percent deadlier.
February 1, 2013 Guacamole Fresh is up for an Academy Award later this month. The extremely short animated film is a charming stop-motion take on the beloved Mexican dish. The twist? See the ingredients.
February 1, 2013 Under the proposed rule, employees at nonprofit religious organizations would get access to no-cost contraception, but their employer wouldn't pay for the coverage. The move is another attempt to provide contraceptive coverage without violating the beliefs of religious nonprofits.
February 1, 2013 Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., appears to have reversed his views on an earned path to citizenship, which in a Tea Party-backed 2010 campaign he called "code for amnesty." Some critics say the young Cuban-American lawmaker seems to be looking ahead to 2016 and a possible White House bid.
February 1, 2013 Although a fiscal cliff was narrowly prevented at the beginning at the year, there's another budget deadline approaching. If Congress doesn't act, billions in automatic budget cuts will slice military spending, possibly hurting contractors and some personnel.
February 1, 2013 When it comes to football players suffering brain injuries, many NFL fans seem to have moved past denial, the first stage of coping with a terrible reality. It's followed by anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.
February 1, 2013 WITFThe fight over the Second Amendment could cost Pennsylvania businesses more than $40 million in lost revenue thanks to the postponement of one of the nation's largest hunting and fishing shows. Event organizers had banned the display of legal assault weapons, leading several vendors to boycott it.
February 1, 2013 In a letter to President Obama, Clinton said she was "more convinced than ever" that the U.S. could be a force for good.