Part of an ongoing series on obesity in AmericaLosing weight in America is big business. Americans spend $61 billion a year on everything from diet pills and exercise videos to meal plans, health club memberships and medical treatment.
With all the recent turmoil in the Middle East, one piece of news that has been overlooked is the revelation that the Obama administration approved the sale of 55 deep earth penetrator bombs to Israel in 2009.The two-year-old transaction was recently reported by Newsweek. No U.S.
Libya's victorious militias are still fighting the last forces loyal to ousted strongman Moammar Gadhafi, but as the military endgame draws closer, some are worrying about the political battles that are just beginning.The question is an old one for revolutionaries: how to go from a military triumph
Alabama and Arizona have some of the toughest immigration laws in the country and behind both states' laws and many others is Kris Kobach, a constitutional lawyer and Kansas Secretary of State.Kobach has helped several other states shape immigration legislation, and he says there's more to come in 2
While the sound of leaves crunching underneath may soon fill the air, one of September’s big activities has been number crunching. Chicago’s Inspector General issued a report suggesting ways the City could boost revenues and trim the fat, and Mayor Emanuel’s budget is expected in a couple of weeks.