The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and treat physical education as a core subject.
House lawmakers are ready to pass legislation that links student loan rates to the financial markets.
A cold low pressure system will remain over the Pacific Northwest through much of the week.
A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is showing a big drop in teen birth rates that some experts say is startling.
The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage says he wants to represent himself at his upcoming trial.
Attorney General Eric Holder says four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009.
The Senate has rejected a Republican amendment to turn the federal food stamp program over to the states.
Five men are under round-the-clock U.S. surveillance in Libya, wanted for questioning in the attack last year on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.
Officials say the man who was shot to death by authorities in Orlando, Fla., this morning was a Chechen immigrant who was being questioned about his ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
It takes this robot a while to get going - but once it does - it's very fast - the second fastest running robot ever developed. According to its creator Sangbae Kim, what this robotic cheetah lacks in speed it makes up for in efficiency.
He led the IRS at a time when it was giving extra scrutiny to applications from conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status -- but Douglas Shulman is telling Congress that he knew little about what was going on.
Microsoft thinks it has the one. The company says the Xbox One, its next-generation entertainment console, will go on sale later this year.
A new poll finds that teens are sharing more about themselves on social media.
An official says toxicology tests on the Newtown school shooter's body did not turn up any alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medication.
A judge has agreed to postpone a probable cause hearing for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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