Remember the old food pyramid?Until “MyPlate” replaced it a few years ago, the U.S. government's official dietary advice for Americans fit neatly into that triangle.
It may not be obvious from the news coverage, but a good bit of Congress's 2015 agenda just landed on Capitol Hill with a thud. I mean this literally. The federal budget that President Obama recently submitted runs to 2,000 pages.
Ready or not, the race is on — for president, I mean.Yes, Election Day is still nearly two years away, but the candidates are already on the loose. And they're as goosey as ever.
Valentine's Day is all about hearts, so it makes perfect sense that Feb. 14 marked the end of Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness Week for 2015.
By framing measles vaccinations as a matter of choice, Senator Rand Paul made himself — along with all politicians who value individual liberty more than the common good — look silly.
Escalating tensions in Ukraine raise the concern that the “firebreak” between conventional and the tactical nuclear weapons potentially available to all parties in the conflict could be breached, with unforeseen consequences.
Jamie Dimon is annoyed. He's fed up with the populist attitude that's sweeping the country. He's not going to take it anymore.
On January 30, two-time Republican Party presidential hopeful Mitt Romney nixed a third go-around, telling supporters via teleconference that he can better serve America by supporting whomever the party chooses as its 2016 presidential nominee.
Ronald Reagan's assertion back in 1984 that “a nuclear war cannot be won and should never be fought” seems to have become accepted across the political spectrum in the U.S. and abroad. The level of destruction that would result would...
You probably didn't notice, but the Senate passed a milestone a couple of weeks back. Before 2015 was a month old, senators had already had a chance to vote up-or-down on more amendments than they did in all of 2014.
Here's a quiz: Your boss gives you a budget. You ignore it and ask for more money than anyone in your position has ever spent. How long would you expect to keep your job?
The Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs — the military sworn to defend democracy and the same military currently bombing the snot out of ISIS thugs who have been rightly vilified for beheadings — now wants his members to honor a Saudi royal...