Posted: 07/23/2013 - A Food and Drug Administration review concludes that menthol cigarettes pose a greater public health risk than regular cigarettes.
Posted: 07/23/2013 - President Barack Obama is enrolling some star power to promote health care.
Posted: 07/22/2013 - More than 70 protesters were handcuffed and taken to jail during the weekly Moral Monday protests at the North Carolina General Assembly, bringing the total number arrested in the current legislative session to about 900.
Posted: 07/22/2013 - U.S. researchers are about to test a way to thwart one of chemotherapy's most despised side effects - to see if giving the scalp a deep chill can prevent hair loss.
Posted: 07/22/2013 - American motorists are bracing for further increases in gas pump prices this summer after average national prices rose 12 cents in the past week alone.
Updated: 07/21/2013 - A German roller coaster maker is sending officials to a North Texas amusement park to inspect a ride after a woman fell to her death.
Posted: 07/18/2013 - The House is ready to make the final tweaks to its Republican rewrite of the sweeping No Child Left Behind education law that governs every school in the country that receives federal education dollars.
Updated: 07/18/2013 - State consumer protection officials are visiting the Wayne County base to offer tips to service members and their families on how to avoid being cheated by scam artists.
Posted: 07/18/2013 - The General Assembly is ready to transfer control of the state's busiest airport away from the city of Charlotte to a new panel, but a final decision may rest with the courts.
Posted: 07/18/2013 - Primetime Emmy nominations have been announced in Los Angeles, and the Netflix series "House of Cards" is making Emmy history.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - Asiana Airlines has abandoned its plans to sue a San Francisco TV station over the use of racially offensive names.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - Syfy is announcing a sequel to "Sharknado," which became an instant campy classic with its recent airing.
Posted: 07/17/2013 - Bruce Springsteen dedicated his protest song "American Skin (41 Shots)" to teenager Trayvon Martin during a concert in Limerick, Ireland.