By LARRY LAGEAP Sports Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Alex Karras was a man of many roles.
Fearsome NFL defensive lineman. Lovable TV dad. Hilarious big-screen cowboy.
And in the end, a dementia victim who blamed the NFL for his illness along with thousands of former players in lawsuits accusing the
By JAMIE STENGLEAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - In the months after Doug Robinson started driving a truck, he noticed his clothes were increasingly more snug-fitting. He was already overweight but soon realized that spending up to 11 hours behind the wheel, frequently eating fast food and not
By The Associated Press
Red Lobster is launching its biggest menu revamp in a decade on Oct. 15. The chain plans to expand the number of non-seafood items and boost the number of lighter options it offers to broaden its appeal.
Here's a look at excerpts from the Florida-based chain's
By JOHN RABYAssociated Press
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The notion of putting beans in chili has been a sensitive topic as long as competitive cook-offs have been around.
So this year the International Chili Society is saying: Let's do both.
For the first time, the ICS will have traditional
By DAVID B. CARUSO and JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Over a decade, New York City has outlawed smoking in bars and offices, banned trans fats, and forced fast-food restaurants to list calorie counts on their menus.
Now, the Big Apple has set its sights on sugary beverages with
By CARRIE ANTLFINGER and DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
SISTER BAY, Wis. (AP) - Walk into Cherry Republic's store in the heart of the nation's biggest tart cherry producing region, and you could end up with jam or salsa with fruit that had to be imported from Poland.
Cherry Republic can
By MICHELLE LOCKEFor The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Marion Cunningham, the home-cooking champion whose legacy can be found in the food-spattered pages of "Fannie Farmer" cookbooks in kitchens across America, has died at age 90.
Cunningham, who had been ill for some years, died
By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Looks can be deceiving. Take Seamus Mullen.
In his signature work shirt and with his youthful demeanor, the 38-year-old chef looks the picture of ruddy health - like he'd just hopped off a tractor at the Vermont farm he grew up on - as he
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAP Business Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc. is opening a hometown restaurant to showcase its products.
The company, still based in Smithfield, Va., where it was founded in 1936, is opening the Taste of Smithfield on Tuesday to help boost its
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (AP) - At a time when overcooked spaghetti and Chef Boyardee defined Italian food for most Americans, Marcella Hazan dared them to try a bite of something new.
That was roughly 40 years ago. Since then, her many