| Apr 6, 2009
Two weeks ago, a federal judge ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to allow 17-year-olds to buy the emergency contraceptive pill Plan B without a prescription and to consider allowing such purchases by younger girls as well. Previously, the...
| Nov 9, 2009
Certain groups of kids are more likely to exclude meat than others -- and teens top the list.
In a 2009 poll by the Vegetarian Resource Group, an advocacy organization, for example, 11% of girls ages 13 to 15 said they were vegetarian. A 2001 survey of...
| Apr 26, 2010
MINNEAPOLIS - If anyone had asked me if there was such a thing as aerobics for yogis, I'd send them packing with a lecture about dippy oxymorons. But that was before last month, when I tried Lisa Van Ahn's IntenSati class at the Calhoun Beach Club in...
| Sep 13, 2008
George Putnam, the pioneer television news anchorman and conservative commentator whose distinctive stentorian voice was familiar to millions of Southern Californians during his heyday in the 1950s and '60s, died today. He was 94.
Putnam, who had been...
| Sep 21, 2008
What I feared most was the screaming. Desperate cries from a freaked-out pig might ruin bacon for me forever.
I'd spent the previous two days hanging out with happy hogs at the idyllic Newman Farm on the Arkansas- Missouri border. I watched them trot...
| Oct 25, 2008
| 3:20 PM
Best known for playing Marcia on " The Brady Bunch," Maureen McCormick has a new generation of fans, thanks to her spunky appearances on reality shows such as "Celebrity Fit Club" and "Gone Country." But reality TV has nothing on the actress's drama-...
| Jul 28, 2009
| 12:53 PM
Weekend Anchor 6 & 11; Reports Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Nights.
Richmond rocks. I must say that I feel fortunate to be working in such a cool, historic city - one that has both a small town and big city feel to it. It's also great to have landed at...
| Aug 13, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The feds have started investigating whether consumer protection regulations were violated last week by a Continental Airlines flight stranded overnight on a Minnesota airport apron.
Forty-seven passengers had to spend thenight aboard...
| Jul 16, 2008
"Top Design" has gotten a makeover with 13 new contestants and a new host.
Bravo's "Top Design" returns for its second season with a baker's dozen of competitors and a new host, India Hicks, on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Hicks was a popular...
| Feb 12, 2009
| 2:50 PM
Smokin' Season 8 ... "American Idol" contestant Casey Carlson is a bikini girl without the attitude. FHM has called her " 'American Idol's' sexist ever contestant," and she can sing too! For her Kansas City audition, the 22-year-old University of...
| Jan 6, 2008
Q: I understand that there is a new law that will let people pay their mortgage by using their 401(k) savings. Is that a good idea? -- S. T. Minneapolis
A: U.S. Senator Norman Coleman, of Minnesota, has sponsored a bill that could give some struggling...
| Jan 19, 2008
| 7:19 PM
No. 16 Englewood 66, Patrick Henry 55
MLK Dream Classic
Records: Englewood 14-2; Patrick Henry 5-6.
Halftime: Englewood 24-22.
Summary: Trailing 19-12 in the second quarter, Englewood went on a 9-0 run behind three close-in baskets from senior C...