WASHINGTON — Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn at the movie theater.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, left open the possibility Thursday that House Republicans might risk a lapse in government funding next month — otherwise known as a shutdown — in order to stop President Barack Obama from using his authority to shield millions of illegal immigrants from deportation. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The for-profit college sector filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to halt new regulations of its industry.
WASHINGTON — A new report says the Veterans Affairs Department and other government agencies are not doing enough to help women who serve in the military. It comes as the number of women in the military is increasing dramatically.
As online hacking becomes more common, interest in the individuals and groups behind such cyber attacks rises. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with David Kushner of The New Yorker on the origins of one of the most infamous hacking groups, “Anonymous.” Continue reading
The women of Senegal are entering an unprecedented age of political empowerment. A breakthrough law doubled the number of women in the country’s parliament, far surpassing the United States’ female representation in Congress. Women all over the country are mobilizing … Continue reading
In comparison to the dysfunction of Congress, how productive are state leaders, and how willing are they to work across party lines? With the nation’s governors gathering in Washington for their annual meeting, Democrat Pat Quinn of Illinois and Republican Bill Haslam of Tennessee join Judy Woodruff to discuss the minimum wage, organized labor, education and other agenda priorities. Continue reading
In the company’s first-ever published transparency report, AT&T released information Wednesday about government and law enforcement requests for customer information. The report documents more than 300,000 requests for user data in 2013. By releasing the report, which AT&T says it … Continue reading
With the latest powerful storm, the city of Philadelphia broke a 130-year record for snowfall in a season. Judy Woodruff talks to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett about how his state is coping with keeping citizens safe and warm during relentlessly wintry weather. Continue reading
The U.N. lead envoy on Syria was able to press the reset button Friday for talks aimed at ending the country’s civil war. Despite strong disagreement over conditions of the talks, the two sides have agreed to meet Saturday. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner briefs Hari Sreenivasan from Geneva. Continue reading