It’s been dubbed the New York Miracle. Bill Bratton, who returned to his former job as the city’s police commissioner in January, says he wants Los Angeles, Chicago and London to experience it too.
Food labels that help U.S. shoppers decipher nutrition content are set to get their first makeover in 21 years.
Justices Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito appealed to fear with their dissents to the U.S. Supreme Court’s May 23 decision ordering California to shed more than 30,000 inmates from its bloated system.
When Supervalu Inc. decided to put nutritional labels on its food, the U.S. grocery chain was determined not to play nanny to its customers, according to Chief Marketing Officer Julie Dexter Berg.
Nicole Blakey says she can’t stand watching other people buy junk food with the government-issued food-stamp debit cards she’s used to raise three children while earning $9 an hour at a dry cleaner.
Biting into a McDonald’s Corp. french fry should be like “walking on freshly fallen snow.”
Coca-Cola Co. has taken to television to fight back against an obesity epidemic the world’s largest soft-drink maker has been blamed for fueling.
New York City, which had 43 homicides a week in 1990, has been averaging six so far this year. One of the biggest challenges for the next mayor will be to keep it that way.
The U.S. would boost monitoring of poultry processors’ sanitary practices and contamination controls instead of eyeballing each bird for scabs and sores under a plan that would save companies $250 million a year.
A former Bank of America Corp. executive pleaded guilty to participating in a criminal conspiracy to rig the bids on investments sold to municipal bond issuers and profit at the expense of taxpayers.
"He's uniquely experienced to begin this collaboration with cities around the U.S. and the world."
- Michael Jacobson on Mar 20, 2014