Almost 70 percent of Americans have been overweight or obese in recent years, and more than 78 million people in the country have been counted as obese.
The problem has many sources, but one of them is obvious: increased portion sizes.
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One unsettling result of the debate over gun violence has been a spike in firearm purchases. New figures released by the FBI suggest that Americans bought firearms in record numbers in November, December and January.
In the past few months Vladimir Putin has terminated the work in Russia of the U.S. Agency for International Development, ended American adoptions of Russian children and, most damagingly, drastically reduced the audience and credibility of U.S.