The New York Times
Updated: 4 hours 44 min ago
The Food and Drug Administration will propose major changes to nutrition labels on food packages, including more prominent calorie counts and the adjustment of some portion sizes.
The Maronite Catholic Church in the United States will ordain its first married priest on Thursday after Pope Francis gave his permission.
Thirteen workers were exposed to radiation during a recent leak at the nation’s underground nuclear waste dump near Carlsbad, preliminary tests announced Wednesday show.
A federal agency on Wednesday sued ITT Educational Services, a major owner of for-profit colleges and trade schools, alleging predatory lending and other charges.
Mayor Mike Duggan on Wednesday laid out an ambitious vision for his bankrupt city, promising to buy new ambulances and buses, among other initiatives.
An unexpected decision in Colorado by Cory Gardner, a two-term Republican congressman, was unwelcome news for Democrats who hoped Mark Udall’s seat would be safe.
The house and its working-class locale near Bakersfield, Calif., served as inspiration for many of the musician’s songs.
In a meeting with a subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee, the former service members argued that commanders should be removed from sexual assault cases.
Discoveries made by Mr. Rona, a professor at Rutgers, piqued interest in deep-sea mining and the origins of life on earth.
Phosphorus runoff from farms and lawns has helped to create a vast blanket of toxic algae each summer, a United States-Canadian agency said.
The Food and Drug Administration is considering a fertility technique that combines the genetic material of three people to avoid certain defects.
The measure would have allowed business owners to refuse to serve gay people and others if doing so ran counter to their religious beliefs.
In a closely watched “patent trolls” case, justices seem as concerned about the language of the ruling as the ruling itself.
President Obama will press Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel to agree to a framework for a conclusive round of peace talks, officials said.
Although significant, the ruling will have no immediate effect, since the judge issued a stay on his decision pending a likely appeal.
Scientists announced on Wednesday that they have verified the existence of 715 more planets orbiting other stars, bringing the total of exoplanets, as they are known, to about 1,700.
Cape Wind, the much-delayed offshore wind project proposed for Nantucket Sound, said it would finish its financing this fall and begin producing power by 2016.
The environmental report was called tainted because an early draft included analysis by a contractor that had previously done work for the company seeking to build the Keystone XL pipeline.
President Obama will ask Congress to overhaul corporate and business taxes to pay for a four-year, $302 billion transportation bill.