Attention Dieters: FDA Ruling Will Require Calorie Counts at Restaurants

New requirements will make sure eateries "conspicuously" inform customers of nutrition information.

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White House Protestors Underwhelmed by Obama's Ferguson Comments

On a night of high national tensions and violence, protestors at the White House were disappointed by President Obama's speech about the Ferguson grand jury.

Why Is the Smithsonian Standing Behind Bill Cosby?

The comedian thinks people should have "the integrity not to ask" about the allegations against him. The institution apparently agrees.

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Can Your Job Help Your Brain Age More Gracefully?

A new study looks at whether retired surgeons have better memory skills than retired painters.

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Is Chocolate a Superior Memory Food?

Important ties between food and mental functioning keep emerging.

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A Public-Private Innovation Classroom

The Center for Leadership Development invites business leaders to brainstorm alongside feds.

The Supreme Court has been asked to intervene in the office’s keeping wraps on opinions in such serious subjects as domestic surveillance and torture of suspected terrorists.

Obama Administration Took Unusual Step in Releasing Justice Memo on Immigration

Office of Legal Counsel’s opinions are often kept behind closed doors.

The History of Cabinet Shakeups, Charted

As the size of the United States Cabinet has ballooned from 11 departments in 1947 to 15 today, there has been significant turnover.

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Consider the People You're Grateful For

How about that mentor who helped shape your career path?

New Lois Lerner Emails May Be Retrieved

IRS says it is cooperating with watchdog, laments budget cuts.

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How to Stop Annoying Behaviors and Handle Offensive People

The level of inattention in daily life is stunning.

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Half of Americans Think Climate Change Is a Sign of the Apocalypse

What a new report on theology and global warming means for public policy

Chuck Hagel Is Out at the Pentagon

The defense secretary is leaving the top post at the Pentagon after less than two years in office. By Stephanie Gaskell