By DAVID DISHNEAU and MATTHEW PERRONEAssociated Press
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - The highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drink has been cited in five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack, according to reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating.
The reports claim that people
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Parents who want to reduce their kids' exposure to pesticides may seek out organic fruits and vegetables, but they aren't necessarily safer or more nutritious than conventional foods, the nation's leading pediatricians group says in
NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is being slapped with a lawsuit that claims that the world's largest retailer and its staffing agencies broke federal minimum wage and overtime laws by requiring temporary workers to appear early for work, stay late to complete work and work through lunches
NEW YORK (AP) - Kroger says it has stopped stocking sprouts as of Monday because of their "potential food safety risk."
The nation's largest traditional grocer joins Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, which pulled sprouts in 2010.
The grocer says current technology can'
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Don't feed the bears. The Washington Fish and Wildlife says a new law that took effect in June prohibits intentionally feeding bears and other wild carnivores or leaving out food or garbage that attracts them. Violators could be fined up
NEW YORK (AP) - Pfizer said Monday it will buy NextWave Pharmaceuticals Inc., a company that makes a liquid attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug, in a deal worth as much as $700 million.
The Food and Drug Administration approved NextWave's drug Quillivant XR in September, and the once-
By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - In the bird world, they make endangered condors seem almost commonplace.
The unique Great Gray Owls of Yosemite, left to evolve after glacial ice separated them from their plentiful Canadian brethren 30 millennia ago, are both
By SOPHENG CHEANGAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - A Chinese factory supervisor who caused an uproar by tearing up a poster of Cambodia's late King Norodom Sihanouk was transferred Tuesday to a city court where she could face formal charges for insulting the monarchy and inciting
By KRISTI EATON and WALTER R. MEARSAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - George McGovern never slowed down, never stopped working - not even after losing the 1972 presidential race in a historic landslide that would have politically felled many others.
Instead, he met defeat with humor,
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. WHERE IN THE U.S. THE RACE FOR PRESIDENT WILL BE DECIDED
AP analysis of the past three presidential races shows 106 counties in nine states may determine who wins.