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Why Starbucks won't recycle your paper coffee cup
When you drop that used white paper cup into the bin next to the door at a Starbucks, have you done your part to save the planet? Starbucks has long hoped that you would think so. After all, there's no better way to attract an affluent, eco-conscious clientele than to convince customers that your disposable product is "renewable."
Reports: Paula Deen restaurant closes
A wildly popular Georgia restaurant at the center of a lawsuit that left the reputation of famed Southern celebrity cook Paula Deen in shambles has reportedly closed.
VIDEO: Two-Legged boxer pup's first trip to beach goes viral
Two-legged boxer pup, Duncan Lou Who, stole the Internet's hearts after he had his back legs amputated.continues to delight others by taking his first run on the beach.
VIDEO: Firefighters sing song from 'Frozen' to calm girl stuck in elevator
Firefighters in Reading, Mass., sing the Disney power ballad known by children everywhere -- "Let It Go" -- to calm a 4-year-old stuck in an elevator.
Monday is the deadline to sign up for health law
Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama's health care law. So far, about 4 out of every 5 people enrolling have qualified for tax credits to reduce the cost of their premiums.
Search for murder suspect and girl extends to Ga.
Digital billboards along metro Atlanta freeways are flashing descriptions of a murder suspect from the Washington, D.C., area who police believe could be traveling with a missing girl.
Poor aren't alone in living check to check
When you hear the term "paycheck to paycheck," you probably think of low-income households struggling to make ends meet. That's even the title of a new HBO documentary highlighting the plight of America's working poor.
VIDEO: Teen killed by train saving girlfriend's life
Hundreds gathered in a small Northern California town to honor the life of Mateus Moore, who was hit by a train while trying to save his girlfriend.
Statistics the best guide to filling in your NCAA bracket
Nine of college basketball's past 11 champions have entered the NCAA Tournament as a No. 1 seed. Just as many have ranked high in offensive efficiency.
The 10 types of ER patients
You're sitting in the waiting room, icing your sore ankle. The teen-ager to your right is moaning and clutching his belly. The woman to your left is coughing into her mask. A stretcher rolls by with a man yelling at the top of his lungs. An ambulance arrives.
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