| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:06 PM
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Tuesday that he will introduce a bill to close what he called a "ludicrous loophole" by requiring that people undergo instant background checks when they buy ammunition — just as they must do before they buy a gun....
| Jan 8, 2013
| 1:36 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday as her Arizona hometown paused to mark the second anniversary of a deadly shooting rampage that left...
| Jan 13, 2013
Write about bargains long enough and you start to see certain names pop up regularly in response to your stories and blog posts. That's been my experience with Melissa Muszynski. Whenever I pose questions on where to find the best prices on pumpkins for...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 10:41 AM
The Food and Drug Administration laid out two proposed rules Friday designed to boost food safety and curb illnesses that kill thousands of Americans a year.
The first would require food producers to have formal plans in place to avoid and deal with...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:25 PM
'Pink slime' manufacturer sues ABC News for $1.2 billion in damages
Beef Products Inc. announced Thursday that the company has filed a $1.2 billion lawsuit against ABC News, three reporters (Diane Sawyer, Jim Avila and David Kerley) and others,...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:40 AM
NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (AP) — Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime," claiming the network damaged the company by misleading consumers into believing it is...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:17 AM
NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (AP) - Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday, Sept. 13, over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime," claiming the network damaged the company by misleading consumers into believing...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Over the last decade, I've published more than 500 columns. But none got more reaction than my column of March 15 entitled "Politicians Fiddle While Earth Burns," lamenting the fact that Congress was doing nothing about global warming. Clearly,...
| Jul 17, 2012
As a woman's 40th birthday recedes in the rear-view mirror, she sees a Facebook photo of herself and faces reality: Her makeup routine isn't working for her anymore.
She turns to Jodi Risley, an artist and educator for Make Up For Ever, founded in 1984...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:58 PM
A former employee of Beef Products Inc. is suing ABC News, anchor Diane Sawyer, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and others, saying that their use of the phrase “pink slime” ultimately cost him his job.
Bruce Smith was among 750 people laid off...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 3:29 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Before police say Jacob Tyler Roberts walked into a mall wearing a hockey-style mask, shooting numerous rounds that killed two and injured a teenage girl, he visited the brother of his roommate, hugged him and told him he was...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
SIOUX FALLS - A former worker at a South Dakota beef processor is suing ABC News, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and a food blogger, saying their use of the phrase ''pink slime'' to describe one of the company's products led to him losing his job.