For years, Americans have turned to the food pyramid as a tool to learn about the different food groups and serving sizes. Now, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has created a simplified icon called MyPlate to help guide individuals on how to put together a balanced meal.
The chairman of the Republican National Committee called for Representative Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) to resign following the lawmaker’s admission that he lied about lewd photos he sent to young women.
As the economy remains stagnant under the watch of President Barack Obama, one of the President’s top economic advisers has decided to retreat to the private sector.
Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal is headed back to court to defend President Barack Obama’s controversial healthcare overhaul. Katyal will be in Atlanta at the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to explain why the law is Constitutional.
Recent analysis from USA Today showed that the United States has $61.6 trillion in promises that have not yet been paid for. The news source reports that last year the economy fell apart at a rapid pace under the watch of President Barack Obama, with $5.3 trillion in new obligations added last year alone.
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a joint press conference to discuss the common issues of their respective administrations. In his opening statements, the President extolled upon the virtues of his close relationship with Merkel.
Facebook will soon roll out a new feature: facial-recognition software to identify users in photos. Facebook users currently have to manually “tag” photos, identifying friends by name through a point-and-click system. The new software will aid in the “tagging” process.
In a Tuesday speech on economic policy, 2012 Presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty took President Barack Obama to task. The former Minnesota Governor chose Obama’s hometown, Chicago, for his first speech as an official candidate for the Republican nomination for the Presidency.
Much has been made about Sarah Palin’s comment that American hero Paul Revere “warned the British that they weren’t going to be taking away our arms,” with many in the media deriding the comment as inaccurate.
The Board of Directors at Goshen College, a private, pacifistic liberal arts college in Indiana, asked President James E. Brenneman to find an alternative to playing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at sporting events.