Obama to Raise Minimum Wage for Contract Workers
President Barack Obama is raising the minimum wage for federal contractors from $7.25 to $10.10.
Caffeine Common in Kids, Young Adults; Mainly Soda
A new study says nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine.
New System Seeks to Ease Traffic Snarls in La.
State police say a new statewide training system will get roads reopened more quickly following accidents.
Obama Praises CVS for Pulling Tobacco from Shelves
President Barack Obama is praising CVS Caremark for its decision to stop selling tobacco products at its drugstores.
Nothing Controversial in Super Bowl Ads
What Super Bowl ads will people discuss over the water cooler a day after the big game?
Utah Ape Hopes to Pick Super Bowl Winner Again
If you're still waiting to make a prediction on Sunday's Super Bowl, you may want to hold off until Thursday when a Utah ape who has correctly picked the winner six straight years makes his selection.
NYC Mayor de Blasio Won’t Attend Super Bowl
New York City is co-hosting the Super Bowl this weekend but its mayor will not be in attendance.
Obama Hiking Minimum Pay for New Federal Contracts [Survey]
The White House says President Barack Obama will sign an executive order setting the minimum wage for workers under new federal contracts at $10.10 an hour. The president will announce the increase in his State of the Union address.
FDA Says Nutrition Facts Label Will Get a Makeover
After 20 years, the nutrition facts label on the back of food packages is getting a makeover.
Highway Dept. Taps Ads as Source for New Revenue
Motorists soon may see an explosion of advertisements plastered on state roads, bridges and rest areas in Louisiana's latest bid to raise cash during lean times.