Chilling with my Peeps

There comes a time in every food writer's life when they must reluctantly remove thine fancy trousers and succumb to the sugar-fueled enthusiasm the public expresses for mass market Easter candy. Last year, Americans spent nearly $2 billion on Eas

April Fools: Google's smell-o-vision, electronics for cats and bacon mouthwash

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- April Fools is here, and the usual suspects are at it again with fake product launches. Google announced the launch of a new smell search feature, Google Nose.

Obama back on golf course after spending outcry from GOP

Nearly a month after forced spending cuts prompted some Republicans to call on President Barack Obama to cease his weekend golf outings, the commander-in-chief returned to the links for a springtime round Saturday. It's the first time Obama has re

2 dead in China from unusual bird flu strain

HONG KONG (CNN) -- Two people in China have died and another remains critical after falling ill with a strain of bird flu not detected before in humans, the official Chinese news agency Xinhua reported.

'Glee' star Cory Monteith checks into rehab

"Glee" actor Cory Monteith, who's portrayed Finn Hudson on the Fox comedy since it began in 2009, has checked into rehab.

Scores of Tulsa dental patients tested for hepatitis, HIV exposure

TULSA, Oklahoma (CNN) -- They'd gone to W. Scott Harrington's dentist office in a Tulsa, Oklahoma, suburb to have a wisdom tooth pulled or perhaps have their jaw realigned.

South Korea warns North of 'strong response' to any attack

SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) -- The South Korean president on Monday warned North Korea that any provocative moves will be met with "a strong response" as the United States deployed stealth fighter jets in the tense region as part of join

$338 million Powerball winner due in court for owing $29,000 in child support

NEW YORK (CNN) -- The winner of last week's $338 million Powerball jackpot is expected to appear in a New Jersey court Monday on a warrant for unpaid child support.

Who's killing Texas prosecutors? Chilling mystery leaves county on edge

KAUFMAN, Texas (CNN) -- Fears that a white supremacist gang or someone else is targeting Texas law enforcement officials spread Monday to Houston, where the chief prosecutor went under 24-hour protection in the wake of the weekend shooting death of h

Meet the 'Boomstick,' baseball's largest hot dog

What started as a novel food experiment at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas has turned into a super-sized food franchise -- all centered around a two-foot-long hot dog affectionately known as the "Boomstick."