• United States Jul 19, 2019

    Weed Killer Chemical and Kids’ Cereals: Toxicity Experts Debate the Risk of Glyphosate

    Various oat-based products like cereals, trail mixes and snack bars tested positive over the past year for a chemical in a widely used weedkiller that is linked to cancer, according to the Environmental Working Group, an advocacy organization. While several experts say not to panic, they note that a debate exists over how great a risk the chemical poses to...

  • United States Mar 26, 2019

    Family Who Owns Krispy Kreme, Panera, Peet’s Coffee Acknowledges Nazi Past

    One of Germany’s richest families, whose company owns a controlling interest in Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Panera Bread, Pret a Manger and other well-known businesses, plans to donate millions to charity after learning about their ancestors’ enthusiastic support of Adolf Hitler and use of forced laborers under the Nazis, according to a report Sunday. In a four-page report, the Bild newspaper...

  • United States Jul 20, 2018

    Amid Lawsuit, Bayer to Stop Selling Essure Birth Control Implant in US

    The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the U.S., the only country where it remains available. Bayer said the safety of its Essure implant has not changed, but it will stop selling the device at the end of...

  • Commissioner Apr 10, 2018

    FDA Puts Restrictions on Birth Control Implant But No Recall

    U.S. health officials on Monday placed new restrictions on a permanent contraceptive implant that has been subject to reports of painful complications from thousands of women. But the metal implant, called Essure, will remain on the market. The Food and Drug Administration said only women who read and have the opportunity to sign a brochure about the risks of the...

  • Chicago Sep 26, 2017

    ‘Saturday Night Live’ Adds 3 Cast Members for Season 43

    “Saturday Night Live” is adding three new cast members for its new season.
    NBC said Tuesday that the trio will join the show when it returns Saturday for its 43rd season.
    The newcomers are Heidi Gardner of Kansas City, Missouri, Luke Null of Cincinnati and Chris Redd of St. Louis.

  • Canada Jun 29, 2017

    Large Study Links Key Pesticide to Weakened Honeybee Hives

    A common and much-criticized pesticide dramatically weakens already vulnerable honeybee hives, according to a new massive field study in three European countries. For more than a decade, the populations of honeybees and other key pollinators have been on the decline, and scientists have been trying to figure out what’s behind the drop, mostly looking at a combination of factors that...

  • NBC May 20, 2017

    Vanessa Bayer Leaving ‘SNL’ After Seventh Season

    “Saturday Night Live” is losing cast member Vanessa Bayer following this weekend’s season finale.
    Bayer is finishing her seventh season with NBC’s comedy institution, and her memorable impressions include Miley Cyrus, Rachel from “Friends” and Jonah the Bar Mitzvah Boy. She’s been with the show longer than any other female cast member.

  • fox news Apr 22, 2017

    Chelsea Clinton: Someday, Someone’s Mother Will be President

    Chelsea Clinton stayed away from politics and stuck to the subject of childhood obesity Friday at a Variety magazine event honoring prominent women and their charity work — except for her last line....
    Responding to a pointed quip hours earlier from emcee Vanessa Bayer, a “Saturday Night Live” cast member, that none of the honorees’ mothers was president of the United...

  • author Jul 29, 2016

    Chelsea Clinton Speaks at the Democratic National Convention

    Chelsea Clinton Speaks at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night.

  • Canada May 31, 2016

    Grandfather Stung 150 Times While Trying to Dislodge Bee Hive

    A Florida grandfather in Fort Pierce was stung more than 150 times while trying to remove massive bee hive from his ex-wife’s home while wearing in a protective “bee suit” he bought himself. Michael Ledlow says he was trying to get rid of bees to protect his 8- and 12-year-old grandchildren, one of which has Leukemia. “I volunteered,” he said….

  • actress Oct 7, 2015

    Amy Schumer Shows Her ‘Humbler’ Side for ‘Saturday Night Live’

    Despite all of her immense success and fast fame, Amy Schumer has no problem staying grounded ahead of her “Saturday Night Live” hosting gig Saturday.

  • Pennsylvania May 13, 2015

    More Than 40 Percent of Bee Hives Died in Past Year: Study

    More than two out of five American honeybee colonies died in the past year, and surprisingly the worst die-off was in the summer, according to a federal survey. Since April 2014, beekeepers lost 42.1 percent of their colonies, the second highest loss rate in nine years, according to an annual survey conducted by a bee partnership that includes the U.S....

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