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First Lady's school lunch plan hits a snag

First lady Michelle Obama’s drive to stop a Republican-led effort to slow adoption of nutrition standards for school meals, a centerpiece of her anti-obesity “Let’s Move” campaign, was dealt a setback in Congress. 165 more words

Childhood Obesity

Drought may yield benefits for wineries and wine lovers

Nestled on a hillside in northern Virginia, Breaux Vineyards’ 105 acres of vines are looking good this year, according to General Manager Chris Blosser.

While California still makes the vast majority of American wine, all 50 states produce it. 715 more words


Program helps vets open franchises

Editor’s note: Overseas, they fight for freedom. In America, they fight for jobs. “Voters in America: Vets Wanted?” is the first part of a CNN In America documentary series on American voters. 150 more words

How We Live

Virtual schools on the rise, but are they right for K-12 students?

by Athena Jones, CNN

CHANTILLY, VIRGINIA (CNN) — It’s a Tuesday morning in January, and seventh-grader Katerina Christhilf is learning algebra. But it’s no ordinary class. 1,164 more words