Congress just passed legislation to create a national GMO labeling standard. If signed into law, it would override more stringent measures that went into effect in Vermont on July 1. Neither the food industry nor advocacy groups that oppose GMOs are pleased with the result.
An estimated 250,000 Filipinos fought for the United States during World War II. There are very few of these veterans left — just a few thousand — but a new immigration program might give them a chance to be with their children at the ends of their lives.
Making a bold play for the political center ground in an election year that has seen the hard right and the hard left become louder and more shrill, Clinton vowed to "be a president for Democrats, Republicans, and Independents."