- Russian Opposition leader attacked with a cake Updated: Feb-10-16 2:44 am
MOSCOW - A prominent Russian opposition figure says he has been attacked - with a cake.
- NYC's Carnegie Deli reopens after building code violation Updated: Feb-09-16 7:17 pm
NEW YORK - New York City's Carnegie Deli has reopened after being closed for 10 months due to illegal gas use.
- Lonely Planet names Philadelphia top US destination for 2016 Updated: Feb-09-16 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Lonely Planet gave some love to The City of Brotherly Love on Tuesday, ranking Philadelphia the No. 1 place to visit in the United States in 2016.
- Syria attacks stir humanitarian response as thousands flee Updated: Feb-08-16 5:10 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N.'s emergency relief coordinator says his organization and humanitarian partners are working to provide food, water and medical aid as a Syrian government offensive in Aleppo sends tens of thousands fleeing toward the border with Turkey.
- Chipotle urges workers to stay home if they're sick Updated: Feb-08-16 3:57 pm
NEW YORK - Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food safety procedures.
- Home brewing bill on tap in state legislature Updated: Feb-07-16 3:38 pm
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - A bill has been proposed in the state Legislature that would allow homebrewers to bring their beers to brewfests throughout Wyoming.
- Award-winning NE Iowa brewer gains dedicated following Updated: Feb-07-16 10:26 am
DECORAH, Iowa - Sitting halfway up a hill on the northwest side of town, next to a Pizza Ranch and across the street from a gas station, is the taproom for Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. Served behind the bar is beer that's considered among the best in the world.
- Transgender student asks school system to use preferred name Updated: Feb-07-16 9:01 am
MILLERSVILLE, Maryland - Matthew Nolte's report card is stacked with A's, but he scratched out the name on it - which is not Matthew - until the paper wore away, leaving a rectangular hole.
- Southern Oregon wines' gaining clout, could bring tourists Updated: Feb-07-16 2:05 am
MEDFORD, Oregon - The winsome wines of southern Oregon are gathering acclaim far beyond the Cascades and Siskiyous.
- Pace picks up, anticipation of Grand Parkway around Houston Updated: Feb-06-16 5:00 pm
HOUSTON - Country Bumpkins Cafe is where northwest Harris County's rural past meets its suburban future. It's not unusual to see BMW luxury sedans and John Deere tractors in the gravel parking lot along Telge Road.
- Lake Village pairs with US agency to boost health, economy Updated: Feb-06-16 2:05 pm
LAKE VILLAGE, Arkansas - Lake Village will partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this year to plan expansions to the city's community garden and trails, the agency announced last week.
- Water in southwestern Iowa town of Elliott declared safe Updated: Feb-06-16 1:19 pm
ELLIOTT, Iowa - Officials have declared the water in the southwest Iowa town of Elliott safe to drink.
- Drinking long intertwined in Dubuque's culture Updated: Feb-06-16 10:49 am
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Wherever Sue Greene looks, she sees alcohol ingrained into the fabric of Dubuque's culture and history.
- Bend brewing boom includes nanobrewers Updated: Feb-06-16 2:05 am
BEND, Oregon - From the outside, the two-story building behind the Anderson home on NW Third Street resembles any other detached garage on a residential street in Bend.
- Businessman seeks leniency in halal beef export fraud case Updated: Feb-05-16 5:36 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Supporters of a prominent businessman and Muslim community leader packed a federal courtroom Friday to ask a judge to spare him prison time for committing fraud in exporting halal beef products to Malaysia and Indonesia.
- EPA: Traces of contaminant found in 3 Colorado water systems Updated: Feb-05-16 5:35 pm
DENVER - Traces of widely used and potentially harmful chemicals have shown up in three drinking water systems in Colorado, prompting officials to shut down three wells and start looking for the source.
- Unabashed gluttony takes center stage at Philly's Wing Bowl Updated: Feb-05-16 5:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA - With those around him sick and stuffed, Dennis Rodman needed to brush up on the rulebook.
- France cracks down on food waste by supermarkets Updated: Feb-05-16 11:36 am
PARIS - French supermarkets will be forbidden from destroying unsold food and encouraged to donate to charities or farms instead as part of a national campaign against food waste.
- Possible wood slivers prompt H-E-B ice cream recall Updated: Feb-04-16 10:12 pm
SAN ANTONIO - H-E-B supermarkets have issued a voluntary recall for its Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream over possible wood pieces in the product.
- Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears Updated: Feb-04-16 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients.
- Gulf investors to buy majority stake in Kuwait's Americana Updated: Feb-04-16 5:51 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A consortium of Gulf Arab investors has agreed to buy a majority stake in Middle Eastern food firm Kuwait Food Company, which operates regional franchises of KFC, Krispy Kreme and other well-known Western brands.
- Syrian refugees struggle to buy food as aid dwindles Updated: Feb-04-16 2:33 am
KAWERGOSK CAMP, Iraq - Perwin Shamsaddeen Ali, a Syrian refugee living in a tent camp in northern Iraq, has been reduced to cooking one meal a day for her family of four.
- 12th annual Local Foods Conference set in West Fargo Updated: Feb-04-16 2:25 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A two-day conference focusing on local foods is being held in West Fargo this weekend.
- University of Maine System chooses Sodexo as its vendor Updated: Feb-03-16 4:15 pm
BANGOR, Maine - The University of Maine System is awarding its $12 million annual dining services contract to Sodexo, which says it's focusing on local food in campus cafeterias.
- Vintners say Idaho wine grape quantity down, quality up Updated: Feb-03-16 2:14 pm
CALDWELL, Idaho - Weather in 2015 made for a smaller wine grape harvest in Idaho, which officials say could affect production of some favored wine varieties.