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Studies examine U.S. meals in schools

School meals may be beneficial to students and be better in nutritional quality than meals brought from...

Texas school board approves textbooks criticized for religious bent

The Texas State Board of Education, whose decisions can have national ramifications, on Friday approved nearly 100...

Brown family blasts prosecutor’s handling of case

Attorneys for Michael Brown’s family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police...

Ferguson erupts after no indcitment from grand jury

When will it stop? A grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in...

Obama defends moves on immigration

President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation...

The Cosby controversy: From TV dad to accused sexual predator

Bill Cosby has dominated headlines for much of the last month as accusations of sexual assault pile...

Brown family blasts prosecutor’s handling of case

Brown family blasts prosecutor’s handling of case

Attorneys for Michael Brown’s family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed their calls for peace following a night of violent protests in which several businesses were burned to the ground.

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The attorneys said the grand jury process was rigged from the start to clear Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting death of Brown. And they criticized …

November 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Ferguson erupts after no indcitment from grand jury

Ferguson erupts after no indcitment from grand jury

When will it stop?

A grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown is over and done with. But anger over that decision is not, nor is the prospect of more arson, more looting, or more violence — actions that have already rattled the eastern Missouri city.

Activists are set to rally Tuesday in more than 115 cities in the United States, speaking out in support of Brown’s family …

November 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Report: Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of rape

Report: Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of rape

Former supermodel Janice Dickinson accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, telling “Entertainment Tonight” in an interview aired on Tuesday that the comedian raped her.

Dickinson is the latest of a handful of women who have accused Cosby of sexual assault — allegations the comedian has repeatedly said are untrue. He has never been prosecuted.

In the interview, Dickinson claims Cosby assaulted her in 1982 after the two had dinner in Lake Tahoe. She alleges he …

November 19, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank dead at 57

Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank dead at 57

A member of the Sugarhill Gang, whose pioneering hit “Rapper’s Delight” brought hip hop to mainstream audiences 35 years ago, died Tuesday of complications from cancer.

“Big Bank Hank,” whose real name was Henry Jackson, died early Tuesday in Englewood, New Jersey, according to David Mallie, who manages the two surviving Sugarhill Gang members. The New York native was 57.

A beefy, boisterous presence onstage, Hank handled vocals in the early to middle portion of “Rapper’s Delight,” which despite its …

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Studies examine U.S. meals in schools

Studies examine U.S. meals in schools

School meals may be beneficial to students and be better in nutritional quality than meals brought from home, suggests two new studies looking at U.S. students.

Elementary school students are more likely to eat breakfast at school if it’s provided in the classroom, compared to another location, researchers write in JAMA Pediatrics.

Additionally, breakfast in the classroom was tied to better school attendance.

A second study in the same journal found that lunches sent with kids to school may be …

November 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

McDonald’s recalls lollipop whistles over choking concerns

McDonald’s recalls lollipop whistles over choking concerns

U.S. restaurant chain McDonald’s Corp is recalling about 2.5 million lollipop whistles because young children can choke on the parts, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Monday.

The Oakbrook, Illinois, company has received two reports of children who coughed out pieces of the Hello Kitty Birthday Lollipop Whistles they had sucked into their mouths, the commission said in a statement. One of the children received medical attention.

Parts inside the whistle can come loose, it said. About 2.3 million …

November 10, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Mentally tough Cowboys no longer ‘panic’ when facing big deficit

Mentally tough Cowboys no longer ‘panic’ when facing big deficit

It was a frustration born of 8-8 and 8-8 and 8-8, of not making the few extra plays that win a few extra games that determine the difference between a trip to the playoffs and another infuriatingly average season.

“I think we’ve always been tough,” Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten said. “I think being poised is what we’ve done a better job of … not really panicking when we’re down at the half and then going and doing …

November 24, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Minnesota Vikings’ Peterson banned for rest of NFL season

Minnesota Vikings’ Peterson banned for rest of NFL season

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was banned for the rest of the 2014 season as NFL chiefs accused the star of showing no remorse for beating his four-year-old son with a tree branch.

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell said the league will not consider reinstating Peterson before April 15 of next year and ordered him to undergo counseling, therapy and treatment.

The league players’ union said it will appeal and hope to have the case heard by an …

November 19, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Reviews

2015 Hyundai Sonata

2015 Hyundai Sonata

The previous Hyundai Sonata was an especially bold move—one that’s paid off, drawing attention to Hyundai with its daring yet practical...

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2015 Cadillac Escalade

2015 Cadillac Escalade

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade is all-new, with an exterior design that sparkles and shines even more than ever, and an interior...

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Infinity Q70: Flagship of Luxury

Infinity Q70: Flagship of Luxury

The Infiniti Q70 — previously known as the M (or the M37 or M56) — doesn’t just serve as a very...

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Other News

Studies examine U.S. meals in schools

School meals may be beneficial to students and be better in nutritional quality than meals...

Nov 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Texas school board approves textbooks criticized for religious bent

The Texas State Board of Education, whose decisions can have national ramifications, on Friday approved...

Nov 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Brown family blasts prosecutor’s handling of case

Attorneys for Michael Brown’s family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the...

Nov 25, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Mentally tough Cowboys no longer ‘panic’ when facing big deficit

It was a frustration born of 8-8 and 8-8 and 8-8, of not making the...

Nov 24, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Obama defends moves on immigration

President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat...

Nov 24, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Ferguson braces for finding on shooting of unarmed black teen

Residents of Ferguson, Missouri, prepared on Wednesday for a grand jury report expected soon on...

Nov 19, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

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