News bites: Menu labeling comments due Tuesday

The food industry urges the Food and Drug Administration to consider the potential costs to small-business restaurant franchise owners as it writes menu labeling regulations. The FDA is taking comments on its proposal through the end of the day Tuesday.

The New York Times recaps the healthcare cuts on the table as part of debt-ceiling negotiations.

The ACLU objects to a new federal drug enforcement mandate outlined by the Department of Justice.

Doctors struggle to assess whether patients are truly in pain before prescribing painkillers, The Wall Street Journal reports.