| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:53 PM
On Thursday, hundreds of millions of Americans risked obesity, heart disease and indigestion by eating large quantities of food with no precise knowledge of the caloric content. If many of them felt regret on Friday, it was not because they were duped...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:21 PM
The hotly contested governor's race that attracted national attention cost more than $30 million for television commercials, consultants and other campaign expenses.
The biggest single contributor was the State of Connecticut, which paid out $13...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Few states have experienced the political volatility that Colorado has over the last two decades.
Control of the Legislature flipped back and forth. The state see-sawed in presidential contests.
The last two years, though, have been particularly...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Rihanna wore a sparkly Tom Ford unitard to perform on the National Mall in Tuesday's Veterans Day Concert for Valor. And, unusual for her (remember the gown with pasties?), she was covered from neck to toes. [The Cut]
Myla Dalbesio, whose size 10 frame...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The viral video of the week, at least among policy wonks, shows one of Obamacare's key architects saying that the health care law passed only because the administration deceived the public. MIT professor Jonathan Gruber spoke candidly — and...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:20 AM
Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.
The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Billions of dollars of property damage along the Eastern Seaboard. Sharply reduced yields of corn, wheat and soy at Midwestern farms. Rising sea levels threatening military installations in Southern California.
These and other risks from climate...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Barely four months into her post as commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Cynthia Lopez sits atop an agency responsible for the smooth operation of an industry that generates a whopping $7 billion in direct...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Richard Baker, 39
Exec VP, marketing and distribution, FilmNation Entertainment
Take one self-described nerd, mix marketing expertise gained at the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival and the Weinstein Co., and hire him at FilmNation to oversee marketing plus...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has given $100,000 to a group supporting Bobby Shriver's bid to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the latest in a flurry of late contributions.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer who spent more than 50 years dressing royalty, Hollywood celebrities and U.S. first ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Hillary Clinton, died Monday. He was 82.
A spokesman for his wife, Annette de la...