| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:38 AM
A 6-year-old boy who was attacked by a mountain lion while hiking with his parents in Cupertino, Calif., is now recovering at home after being treated at a hospital.
The boy was released Monday afternoon after treatment for puncture wounds and cuts to...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Most of us--even the experts!--underestimate how many calories we eat. That's because portion sizes can be hard to judge without measuring or weighing everything you eat.
Simplify the process by using the U.S. Department of Agriculture's MyPlate model....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
City officials are in talks with two grocery store businesses in the hope of convincing at least one to locate to the Southeast Community.
"We have in the past year or two contacted every grocery store that would go in the Southeast Community, in...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
With the new school year, parents' attention is turning to school lunches.
Traditionally, the U.S. Department of Agriculture used the National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and dairy commodities.
Children consumed animal...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:34 PM
East Stroudsburg University officials say they have overwhelming demand for the two suite-style residence halls built on campus in the last several years.
A third building has been in the works for more than three years, but was delayed as the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There's a war over your salad dressing, and the front line has been drawn in California.
The Golden State is considering first-of-its-kind grading standards for olive oil that could have far-reaching consequences for the $5.4-billion global industry....
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Pastor Elbert Street noticed a small crack in the wall behind the pulpit at Grace Christian Baptist Church.
It widened. Then a branch appeared. A cluster of leaves unfurled.
That was when Street realized that something was growing between the walls of...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair. But the 11-year-old Parkton girl hasn't been to the State Fairgrounds in Timonium as much as she'd like since Baltimore County public schools opened...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing lifting a ban on imports of fresh Chinese citrus fruit.
The announcement Thursday comes one week after China said it had reopened its doors to American citrus exports.
Under the proposed rule, China...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:40 PM
When New York resident Jillian Civitano saw a picture of Tink on a Texas dog dealer’s website, she fell in love and purchased the 2-pound Maltese puppy.
She was told the dog was born in South Korea and brought to Texas. But soon after Civitano...