The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is committing $500 million to spend over the next ten years on programs stopping childhood obesity. Continue reading
How do you think the “elder boom” will impact the American economy? Tell us your thoughts on Twitter this Thursday, Feb. 5, from 1-2 p.m. EST. Continue reading
There’s a dark space on the Internet where crass remarks, seemingly fueled by hatred for hatred’s sake, live and thrive. They belong to “trolls” — the term given to those who spew insults to people on Twitter, YouTube, in the comments section, and elsewhere online for no clear reason. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — From food safety to tobacco and politically charged drug approvals, Margaret Hamburg reset the course of the embattled Food and Drug Administration, an agency that had often been seen as ineffective. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama condemned those who seek to use religion as a rationale for carrying out violence around the world, declaring Thursday that “no god condones terror.” Continue reading
Health insurance giant Anthem said Wednesday that a database holding the personal information of tens of millions of its customers and employees was breached in a cyberattack. Continue reading
Brian Williams recanted on Wednesday a 12-year-old story that he was aboard a helicopter that was shot down by enemy fire during the Iraq War invasion in 2003.
The Federal Communications Commission unrolled a plan to preserve equal access to the Internet for all users, treating broadband in a way that’s similar to a public utility. Leading up to the announcement, more than 4 million commenters weighed in on the net neutrality debate at the FCC in the past year. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the decision. Continue reading
Internet service providers, including those selling wireless connections, would be prohibited from slowing down or speeding up web traffic, under rules proposed Wednesday by a top U.S. regulator that would subject the broadband industry to unprecedented regulation.
The Supreme Court is taking another look at President Barack Obama’s health care law, and this time it’s not just the White House that should be worried.