Congress targets global child-trafficking scandal

by Bob Unruh -- Members of Congress are targeting an international child-trafficking scandal, asking Turkey to provide evidence and seeking a full and "transparent" investigation in the Netherlands over allegations that a more…

Woman ticketed for giving food to hungry

by Bob Unruh -- Just days after Phoenix reversed its ban on a Christian woman's distribution of free bottled water in 112-degree heat, a nearby city has ticketed a woman for giving more…

Study: Bad news affects women's health

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON.CBSLOCAL) — A new study has found that a woman’s sensitivity to stress is heightened by reading bad news stories. The same study also reportedly found that men more…

Marijuana backers court conservatives

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — It's not all hippies backing November's marijuana legalization votes in Colorado, Oregon and Washington. Appealing to Western individualism and a mistrust of federal government, activists have more…

Breakfast cereals cutting sugar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SUN-SENTINEL) — Nestle SA and General Mills Inc will cut sugar and salt in the children's breakfast cereals they jointly market outside North America, the latest attempt by more…

Meningitis outbreak 'nowhere near the end'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The meningitis outbreak that has so far killed 15 people and sickened more than 200 others is "nowhere near the end," a top medical expert said more…

Churchgoers sweat before holiday gorging

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SUN-SENTINEL) — The Bible has a lot to say about the evils of gluttony. It’s one of the Seven Deadly Sins. Still, almost everyone eats too much on more…

Experts: White bread is not bad for you

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — White bread has been “demonised” by health campaigners and TV nutritionists and is actually an important source of vitamins and minerals, new research claims. A paper more…

Did 'man boobs' kill King Tut?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.com.au) — His demise has variously been blamed on murder, leprosy, a snake bite or a fall from a chariot. Now a new theory about the death of more…