By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - The American Medical Association on Wednesday put its weight behind requiring yearly instruction aimed at preventing obesity for public schoolchildren and teens.
The nation's largest physicians group agreed
WASHINGTON (AP) - Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after its policy meeting:
Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in April suggests that the economy has been expanding moderately this year. However, growth in
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The first serious proposal to compensate victims of forced sterilization failed Wednesday when North Carolina legislators said they were not approving any money for them. One ardent supporter declared: "At this point, I
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. gained Wednesday after a Goldman Sachs analyst raised urged investors to buy shares of the electric car maker ahead of the delivery of its new Model S sedans.
THE SPARK: Analyst Patrick Archambault increased the six-
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
The shunned Simpson-Bowles deficit-reduction report is finally getting some love: from both the Obama and Romney camps.
Republican challenger Mitt Romney has been talking up the plan and criticizing President Barack Obama for
By DINA CAPPIELLOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Democrat-controlled Senate defeated a bid Wednesday to block the Environmental Protection Agency from setting the first federal standards to reduce toxic air pollution from power plants.
By CANDICE CHOIAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - For college-bound students, the easy money seems to be everywhere.
The website for Discover's student loans says it can help: "Cover up to 100 percent of your college tuition, housing, books and more." An
By DON MELVIN and TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that the euro is under "acute stress" and piled pressure on Germany by advocating a series of measures to pull Europe out of its crisis that its
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Acme Packet slid 7 percent Wednesday as Jefferies & Co. downgraded the stock, citing a faster investment transition by phone companies from traditional phone lines to wireless.
THE SPARK: Analyst James Kisner cut Acme Packet to "Hold
By JOHN SEEWERAssociated Press
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio congressional candidate known as "Joe the Plumber" is running a campaign video in which he suggests that Nazi gun controls contributed to deaths during the Holocaust because Jews didn't have firearms to defend