We tried the 'Shroom Burger, a breaded and deep-fried cheese-stuffed portobello mushroom patty in a bun.
Older adults are particularly vulnerable to scams; more than a quarter of the victims of financial fraud are over 60, according to the FTC. But now there are products on the market designed to protect seniors' nest eggs.
Retired school teacher Ruth Heimer could have used some help. She usually donated about $50 a month to her favorite charities.
Well, now there's a way to do that for a smartphone. A Silicon Valley startup called Better Finance is lending money so that just about anyone can buy the latest iPhone or Samsung Galaxy.
Adriana Perez is expected to give birth to a baby girl in about two weeks.
That wouldn't be remarkable, except that Perez's husband, Gerardo Hernandez, spent most of the last decade-and-a-half in U.S. federal prison for leading a Cuban spy ring.
Hernandez was released last week as part of a prisoner swap with Cuba. He returned to Havana and raised eyebrows when he was greeted by his very pregnant wife.
It turns out, the U.S.
Doug Madory, the director of Internet analysis at Dyn Research, told The New York Times and other news organizations that North Korea's Internet access became unstable late Friday.
More than 22,000 "dreamers" are now eligible to apply for a license in Arizona, something they were blocked from doing in 2012, thanks to an executive order by Gov. Jan Brewer.
Today, only about 100,000 Khoisan, who are also known as Bushmen, remain. Stephen C. Schuster, professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, has published new research about the tribe, many of whom now live in poverty, their cultural traditions endangered.
"We have asked the Columbia Journalism School to conduct an independent review – headed by Dean Steve Coll and Dean of Academic Affairs Sheila Coronel – of the editorial process that led to the publication of this story.
A coalition in Oregon and the Democratic governor of Washington want to juice sales of electric cars by providing more state incentives.
But some critics say more taxpayer giveaways for those drivers are unnecessary.
Biological anthropologist Habiba Chirchir and her colleagues at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History were studying the bones of different primates including humans.
Now her anguished face is splashed across Spanish newspapers' front pages.
Bergdahl is the U.S. soldier who was held for five years by the Taliban in Afghanistan. The U.S.
But getting from river (or carp farm) to table is not so simple.
Washington’s new voter-approved background check law appears to have prevented the sale of a rifle to a man with a warrant out for his arrest.
It could be the first time the new law was put to the test.
The statement from the company, Myanmar Wanbao, said it had "just been informed of the death of a female resident from Moe Kyo Pyin village," adding: "The events leading up to her death are still unclear." [Some news sources call the village Mogyopyin.]
By December, an array of diving birds that nested at far northern latitudes are wintering on temperate waters across the continent.
If we could watch them under water, we'd see this Common Loon racing like a torpedo. A goldeneye dives under water and swims about 10 feet from the surface, while scoters get down to 30 feet in search of clams and mussels.
But if one bird stands out as the most beautiful diver, it has to be the Long-tailed duck. Propelling itself beneath the surface with its wings, it seems to fly through the water, sometimes to depths of more than 60 feet!
The incident occurred in a Milwaukee park at around 4 in the afternoon. Officer Christopher Manney, who is white, was trying to frisk Dontre Hamilton, as he slept.