Concoctions that seem to break caloric records are a central part of the rodeo food experience. If you're going to indulge, a Texas dietician offers tips to help keep you from popping a belt buckle.
Fox's hip-hop drama Empire ends its first season Wednesday as a huge hit, thanks to black viewers. But NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says it also has sparked a complex debate over TV stereotypes.
The Secret Service director is asking Congress to give the agency funding to build a replica White House at its training compound in suburban Maryland.
At least eight people died as gunmen opened fire on people visiting the Bardo Museum, a tourist attraction in Tunis. Police reportedly are inside the building and have surrounded two of the attackers.
Ole Miss scored 62 points in the second half last night to dig its way out of a hole and into the big bracket, on the first day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
War crimes prosecutors ordered the arrests, believed to be the first that are directly linked to the worst atrocity in Europe since World War II.
Partisan bickering and lots of stress for kids and teachers as Common Core exams begin.
The envelope arrived Monday; the agency did not announce to whom the letter was addressed. Further tests are being conducted to confirm the results.
A new law in Oregon is designed to make voting easier. Advocates are looking to it to increase turnout, but that might not necessarily be the result.
While 25 states have passed right-to-work laws, Democrats in the Kentucky Legislature have long blocked attempts to pass legislation. Now there's a county-by-county effort to pass these laws locally.
A storage failure at a coal-fired Duke Energy plant sent tens of thousands of tons of ash into a North Carolina river last year. They want to move the waste to two abandoned clay mines.
Women who cooked the meals they saw prepared on television weighed more, on average, than those who simply watched, a study shows. The findings challenge the notion that home cooking is always best.
Commentator Frank Deford talks about efforts to rattle NCAA basketball players taking free throws.
If he succeeds in forming a coalition government Netanyahu would begin a historic fourth term as prime minister of Israel.
Kraft Foods is recalling about 6.5 million boxes of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal. The company said it knows of no related injuries.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), which includes more than 4,000 ministers and 1.8 million members, will let individual churches decide whether to perform gay marriage ceremonies.
The Gullah people, who are descendants of West African slaves, want to return to land the U.S. government took away during WWII. But the land has been a wildlife refuge for 40 years.
Almost 400 years after his death, researchers have found bone fragments that seem to match what they know about the celebrated author's burial.
The investigation started with a sergeant accused of wire fraud and other federal charges. It has expanded to involve offensive messages and more than a dozen officers.
A study with more than 3,000 babies found those who were breast-fed had slighter higher IQ test scores, stayed in school longer and earned more money as adults.