Mayor Bloomberg wants a 16-ounce limit on the size of sugary drinks sold in New York City. The big soda ban would apply to drinks that contain more than 25 calories per 8 ounces. Diet soda would be exempt.
The head of a typical public company made $9.6 million in 2011, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. The typical American worker would have to labor for 244 years to make what the typical boss of a big public company makes in one.
America's newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former troops in US history. The troubled economy may be a factor.