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Bagged spinach recalled on listeria fears

The Kroger chain of grocery stores announced Tuesday that it has issued a voluntary recall of bagged spinach on fears of listeria contamination.

Chicago teachers end strike

Hundreds of thousands of Chicago schoolchildren will return to class Wednesday after the teachers union voted to suspend its strike.

Judge says Arizona can enforce immigration law

A federal judge on Tuesday allowed Arizona to enforce the most controversial part of its immigration enforcement law, the "show me papers" provision giving police the power to question the immigration status of people when enforcing o

Snowboarder Shaun White arrested in hotel fracas

Olympic snowboarding medalist Shaun White has been charged with vandalism and public intoxication after pulling a fire alarm at a hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, police said Monday.

Sex abuse files prompt calls for Boy Scouts ousters

A sex abuse support group called on the Boy Scouts of America to oust any official still with the organization who was involved in covering up child sex crimes.

Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson Welcome Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban to the Judges' Table

  When AMERICAN IDOL’s 12th season debuts in January 2013, superstar judge Mariah Carey – t

New York health board approves ban on large sodas

New York City's Board of Health voted Thursday to ban the sale of sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and other venues, in a move meant to combat obesity and encourage residents to live healthier lifestyles.

New monkey discovered

Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) -- Scientists are claiming they have discovered a new species of monkey living in the remote forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo -- an animal well-known to local hunters but until now, unknown to the outside world.<

Obama condemns killing of U.S. ambassador to Libya

(CNN) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of the United States ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, in a rocket attack on the U.S. Consulate in the city of Benghazi on Tuesday.