By The Associated Press
States seeking a larger share of the nearly $80 billion a year the federal government hands out for food stamps have resorted to several practices that some lawmakers say are abuses of the system:
-Fourteen states and the District of
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The 1,000-page "farm bill" being debated in the Senate is somewhat of a misnomer. Four of every five dollars in it - roughly $80 billion a year - goes for grocery bills for one of every seven Americans through food stamps
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Your choice for a daily caffeine fix could be correlated with your political leanings, a recent report from Buyology Inc. suggested.
Republicans ranked Dunkin' Donuts as their "most desired coffee
shop," the study of 4,000 Americans' neurological reactions to various
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The co-owner of a Nashville restaurant has been found dead inside the restaurant's walk-in cooler and police say they believe he may have accidentally locked himself inside.
The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/M1mWKb ) that 47-year-
By The Associated Press
STAY THE COURSE: India's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged Monday due to inflation concerns, thwarting hopes of a rate cut to kick-start flagging growth in Asia's third-largest economy.
WORRIES: Most economists
By BY LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - The most common type of obesity surgery may increase patients' chances for alcohol abuse, according to the largest study to demonstrate a potential link.
Patients who had gastric bypass surgery faced
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has pleaded not guilty to attacking a bicyclist with sausage links and a wrench before making off with jewelry and the bike.
Michael Baker, of Holbrook, was arraigned Monday on charges including assault and battery with
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The toxic side effects of an experimental cancer drug from Onyx Pharmaceuticals may outweigh its benefits for patients with a type of blood cancer, federal health regulators said Monday.
The Food and Drug
By ERIKA KINETZAP Business Writer
MUMBAI, India (AP) - India's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged Monday due to inflation concerns, thwarting hopes of a rate cut to kick-start flagging growth in Asia's third-largest economy.
By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A group of Roman Catholic nuns began a nine-state bus tour protesting proposed federal budget cuts Monday, saying they weren't trying to flout recent Vatican criticisms of socially active nuns but felt called to show how