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NEW YORK (AP) — They help give Coke its distinctive bite and Doritos its cheesy kick. But the artificial and natural flavors used to rev up the taste of processed foods remain a mystery to most Americans. "Artificial and natural flavors" have become ubiquitous terms on food...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An off-duty St. Louis police officer shot and killed a black 18-year-old who had fired at him, authorities said Thursday. The killing led to an angry demonstration, with some protesters likening it to the August killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white...
NEW YORK (AP) — The punk trio Green Day, the short-lived British band The Smiths, "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers and Sting are among the first-time nominees for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Six of the 15 nominees for the hall's Class of 2015 announced...
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Brianna Watts and Rachel Duncan hoped that this time it would be different — this time the clerk behind the counter wouldn't say no. Three months ago, the Greenville, South Carolina, couple had gone to the probate judge's office with paperwork in hand,...
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Brianna Watts and Rachel Duncan hoped that this time it would be different — this time the clerk behind the counter wouldn't say no. Three months ago, the Greenville, South Carolina, couple had gone to the probate judge's office with paperwork in hand,...
AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — After 43 years, Raymond Bogart finally got his prison guard cap back, and with it a flood of memories of being held hostage in the notorious Attica prison uprising. The navy blue cap, stained and brimless, still had a scrap of paper in the liner with Bogart's...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Potential presidential contenders Hillary Rodham Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be campaigning in the Philadelphia area Thursday for Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates, as they compete in the state's voter-rich southeast corner. Christie...
AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — After 43 years, Raymond Bogart finally got his prison guard cap back, and with it a flood of memories of being held hostage in the notorious Attica prison uprising. The navy blue cap, stained and brimless, still had a scrap of paper in the liner with Bogart's...
DENVER (AP) — Recreational marijuana sellers are reaching out to novice cannabis users with a raft of edible products that impart a milder buzz and make it easy for inexperienced customers to find a dose they won't regret taking. In many ways, the marketing shift is the pot-...