Worst meal in America; Ebola quarantines; economy grows

July 30, 2014 10:42 PM

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Worst meal in America; Ebola quarantines; economy grows

It's fine. If you walk briskly for 12 hours, you'll burn it all off. The Center for Science in the Public Interest released their Xtreme Eating Awards, ranking meals at more than 200 chain restaurants that are packed high in calories, fat, sugar and salt. The winner, at 3,540 calories, was Red Robin's "monster" double burger, served with "bottomless" fries and a "Monster" milkshake. Cheesecake Factory had the most unhealthy items on the list with three dishes: Farfalle with Chicken and Roasted Garlic (2,410 calories), Bruléed French Toast (2,780 calories) and Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Cheesecake (1,500 calories). Shocked? Disgusted? Get ready for more revelations. The federal government is preparing to require calorie counts on chain restaurant menus nationwide. In the future, you can either be completely apathetic about the state of your arteries, or prepare for massive amounts of self-loathing. Or you could do neither and just take half the day off to work out.

This is diehard solidarity. You wouldn't think people would want to move to a country in the middle of war. But they do. And they are. More than 500 Americans have emigrated to Israel since July 1. On Wednesday, during an apartment-hunting expedition, Malachi Yehuda , a 55-year-old former American s...

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