USDA says 1 million fewer students are eating federal lunches since 2012
USDA says 1 million fewer students are eating federal lunches since 2012
But FIFA is under pressure to move the event to another country
If you're trying to create the perfect 21st-century city, it helps to start with a blank slate. Even if that slate is a sweltering strip of sand.
Before Robin Williams, there was Jonathan Winters. Winters begat Williams, if only in comedic spirit.
The late-night TV hosts all pay tribute to late comedian
Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement official said. Williams was 63. Coroner investigators suspect "the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia," according to a statement from the Marin County, California, sheriff's office.
The maker of the beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics is reopening a plant that it shut in the face of bad publicity two years ago
This is the first time the company has admitted suffering attendence from animal activists
SeaWorld isn't having a whale of a good time these days.
A new research report concludes that employers that treat their workers well have better stock returns
It turns out the best places to work around the world are also the best companies to invest in.
Experts: If a child seems sad or withdrawn for 2-3 weeks, parents should be concerned
When we lose a beloved superstar like Robin Williams to an apparent suicide and learn he had been battling severe depression before his death, it's natural to think about our own loved ones.
Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? How about job security hinging on your weight or the softness of your hands? What if you couldn't open a bank account or establish a line of credit unless you had a husband to cosign for you? What if you had the grades to attend a school like Princeton, but your gender kept you on the other side of those hallowed, ivy-covered halls?
A few decades ago, marijuana was a topic that relatively few people, mostly counterculture musicians and comedians, spoke about in public. The comedy team of Cheech and Chong made films such as "Up in Smoke" that extolled the pleasures of smoking pot at a time the subject was still taboo.
The Missouri town is wracked by violence after protesters take to the streets
It's a case of he said, he said. The accounts of why a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend couldn't be more disparate.
The first film opened to $65 million over the weekend
The next "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie appears to be locked and loaded.
It wasn’t as if God's voice boomed through sun-parted clouds, telling Kent Brantly to move his family to Liberia.
The technology could be used for law enforcement, space research and more
Before you spill your deepest darkest secrets, or plans for world domination, look around you. Is there a gossipy potato chip bag or leafy green houseplant nearby picking up your conversation?
Cloning Fast Facts
Here's some background information about cloning, a process of creating an identical copy of an original.
"My Parents Open Carry" is a children's book about bearing firearms in public
A children's book about gun rights has benefited from an unexpected boost in sales after it became the subject of a mocking segment on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week.
Here's a look at nuclear power plants in the United States
There are 100 commercial nuclear power reactor units licensed to operate in the United States. These operate in 31 of the 48 contiguous states.
Keke Palmer's newest role is making history.
In the spinoff "Bachelor in Paradise," ABC has rounded up past "Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" contestants to give them a second chance at finding love. (Or is that fame? Perhaps a lucky few will find both.)
Nancy Writebol's family says it was making funeral plans for her last week as she lay stricken with Ebola in Liberia amid the disease's deadliest recorded outbreak.
Doctors know how it spreads and can keep contamination down
Donald Trump is tweeting that "We should not be importing (Ebola) to our homeland."
Supreme Court case likely
Washington—it was a tale of two rulings—the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts. First, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit court of appeals ruled Tuesday against a key component of the law —the federal subsidies for millions of people who signed up for health coverage.
Extreme heat from thermal features at Yellowstone National Park, created by the active volcano below the park, caused oil to bubble on a road surface Wednesday and damage it.
Scientists say the law makes drinking more appealing to teens
On July 17, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which withheld a percentage of highway funds from any state that didn't raise the minimum drinking age to 21.
The trio of two teens and a preteen has gained notice, opened for Guns 'N Roses
A trio of middle school rockers has just unlocked a major record deal.
Considered one of the most prominent Latino members of the Democratic Party
Mr. Castro is coming to Washington.
Soon after the great white shark chomped into his torso, Steven Robles thought everything was over.
A federal judge on Monday said a probate court should decide whether Shelly Sterling had the right to sell the Los Angeles Clippers.
The United States may be winning the war on cigarettes. After decades of public service announcements about the dangers of smoking, fewer teens are lighting up.
Congressional leaders on Tuesday marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex or national origin.
ESPN's live streams have logged over 23 million viewing hours during the 2014 World Cup, enough to make the tournament the most-streamed live sporting event ever.
A new report analyzes the vitamin and mineral content of 1,500 cereals
Most parents are concerned about their kids getting enough vitamins. Should they also worry about giving their kids too much?
Death toll stands at 48
Bodies were strewn in the streets amid a backdrop of burned cars and charred buildings in the small Kenyan coastal town of Mpekeoni on Monday.
Caffeine affects boys more than girls, but only after they hit puberty, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal Pediatrics.
Many programs will give you free room and board in exchange for work
A lot of programs will give you free room and board in exchange for a little work. Trust us, it will be a lot better than spending the summer watching "Maury" re-runs.
By Alan Duke and Todd Leopold
Another creative and artistic giant has bid America adieux. Ruby Dee, the award-winning actress whose seven-decade career included triumphs on stage and screen, has died. She was 91.
Get ready for the tomato-mobile.
Skin moles may indicate a woman's risk for breast cancer, according to two studies coming out this week in the journal PLOS Medicine. More moles could mean a slightly higher risk, particularly in middle-aged women, researchers say.
Ex-"Dirty Jobs" host says he set up foundation to promote hard work
Mike Rowe says he didn't consciously seek a cause to support -- it found him.
He kept quiet about his story until recently when reporters asked the Air Force
It sounds like the plot from an old movie: airline crew members make this passenger announcement, "Is anyone on board a pilot?"
A tsunami of selling hit Quiksilver on Tuesday
Nyong'o tweeted the good news
It continues to be the year of Lupita Nyong'o.
Approximately 20 million people fall ill every year due to norovirus, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which says the food service industry could do much to decrease that number.
Rihanna's presence at Monday's CFDA Fashion Awards nearly eclipsed the ceremony itself, and she did it while wearing almost nothing at all.
Facebook is facing pressure to return money it accepted to run ads promoting its page for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's presidential campaign.
The mass killing near Santa Barbara, Calif., has prompted a proposal to create a “gun violence restraining order” that would temporarily bar a mentally unstable person from buying and possessing firearms after family, partners or friends call police.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., -- Michael Jace, who played a Los Angeles cop in TV's "The Shield," has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his wife, police said Tuesday.
JET magazine will stop publishing a print edition and switch to a digital format in June, the magazine’s publisher announced Wednesday.
An FAA computer system misinterpreted a spy plane's altitude and path
A very old spy plane and a very new computer system played pivotal roles in last week's computer glitch that temporarily paralyzed flight operations in southern California, officials tell CNN.
Climate change isn't something in the far-off future: It's a potentially disastrous reality that's already starting to have effects that are expected to worsen, experts say.