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Live: Super Bowl 50 | Broncos go up 24-10 late; near Super Bowl win

Follow along with news, analysis and social media updates throughout the game. Also, stick around for reviews of commercials and the half-time show. Get unlimited digital access to all of The Times' NFL coverage. Try it today for just $0.99 7:17 P.M. The Broncos are just wrapping up loose ends...

Laws written by men to protect women deserve scrutiny, Supreme Court told

History holds a lesson for the Supreme Court, the brief warns: Be skeptical of laws protecting women that are written by men. The nation's past is littered with such statutes, say the historians who filed the friend-of-the-court brief, and the motives were suspect. Some protected women from "the...

Violations with spinach, catfish cited in FDA warning letters

A Harbor City, Calif., food manufacturing facility and a Bronx, N.Y., seafood importer received warning letters that were recently released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Environmental samples taken inside the New York food...Show More Summary

Confessions of a former GMO virgin

Back in the late 1990s, I was a GMO virgin. I had never heard of GMOs — genetically modified organisms —  nor had I ever had any contact with them, much less allowed any of them into my body. But that was soon to change. I attended a workshop about a new advance in agriculture... Continue Reading

Safer wings than yesterday’s for the big game next year?

Standards to prevent 50,000 illnesses through reductions in Salmonella and Campylobacter set by USDA last week might just work. If they do, Americans who yesterday are said to have dined on 1.3 billion chicken wings during Super Bowl 50, are likely to take notice. And one year from now, it’s also likely Secretary of Agriculture... Continue Reading

Winter to make comeback on howling winds

With a high of 43 degrees at O'Hare International Airport, and a low of 34, Sunday's average temperature was 14 degrees above normal. This was the 17th straight day the city logged above average temperatures. Monday readings will average closer to normal, as a major shift in our weather pattern...

Sheriff: Texas teen kills mom, 2 neighbors, then himself

A 19-year-old killed his mother and two neighbors before turning his gun on himself in a shooting that brought SWAT and various emergency vehicles to a rural area in Texas, authorities said Sunday. Uvalde County Sheriff Charlie Mendeke said Dylan Westerburg gunned down his mother Friday afternoon...

Four Brewers | Ten Times the Sierra Nevada

Season 3, Episode 5 – This week, we’re drinking ten different beers form Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. This week, it’s a… The post Four Brewers | Ten Times the Sierra Nevada appeared first on

In Flint, Hillary Clinton casts herself as a problem-solver - and looks past New Hampshire

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton made a quick detour on Sunday afternoon from the campaign trail in New Hampshire to express her outrage directly to the residents of this struggling, post-industrial city over the scandal that poisoned their municipal water supply. "I want you to...

Ahead of New Hampshire primary, questions for Rubio, Trump and Cruz

This was supposed to be the strongest Republican presidential field in memory, but with two days remaining before the New Hampshire primary, cracks are showing. Each of the top three finishers in Iowa - Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas), billionaire developer Donald Trump and Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) - will...

Spanish police arrest 7 on suspicion of jihadi links to Islamic State

Spanish police arrested seven suspected members of a jihadi cell linked to the Islamic State group and Jabhat al-Nusra militants during raids Sunday in the eastern provinces of Valencia and Alicante, and in Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta. Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said the...

'King Lear,' via Belarus, rages and storms at Chicago Shakespeare

If a King Lear could still be said to exist anywhere in the world, then Alexander Lukashenko, the president of the Republic of Belarus, is about as close a candidate as you could find. In office for more than two decades, the monarchical dictator of the outlying Eastern European nation holds all...

2 dead, others wounded, during Orlando, Fla., club shooting

A shooting erupted inside a nightclub packed with hundreds of people in the city's tourist district early Sunday, killing two people and injuring 10 others, authorities said. It was the second mass shooting at a Florida nightclub this weekend. The shooting took place just before 1 a.m. with about...

Why Taco Bell Spent $5 Million to Introduce the Quesalupa

Marketing for the future. Fact: Taco Bell's newest creation, the quesalupa, has been a long time coming and now it's here. America's biggest quasi-Mexican chain just spent at least $5 million on a 30-second commercial during Super Bowl 50 this afternoon to confirm that every American can order this food thing at any Taco Bell location in the U.S. Show More Summary

Would a Tax on Beef Really Help the Environment (and Our Health)?

We spoke to Oxford researcher Dr. Adam Briggs about the implications of a "beef tax" for consumers.

Guacamole Potato Skins

It’s Super Bowl Sunday, and though I’m not throwing a party, I decided to make a little something special for my husband and me to enjoy while he watches the game and I sit in the recliner beside him and read a book (A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler, in case you want […] The post Guacamole Potato Skins appeared first on FatFree Vegan Kitchen.

New Orleans Hurricane Cocktail Recipe

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Chicago aldermen, grow a spine

Chicago's workers' compensation program shells out $100 million a year in disability payments to government workers who are hurt on the job. That's a lot of money, and taxpayers deserve to know whether the program is being administered correctly. They don't. Do Chicago aldermen think that's OK?...

Roger Goodell's 'couch' analogy doesn't sit well with Dave Duerson's family

The son of late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson joined the chorus criticizing Roger Goodell for how the NFL commissioner recently compared risks of playing football to “risks to sitting on the couch.” Goodell was widely panned after his pre-Super Bowl press conference Friday for alluding to childhood...

How to Drink Yerba Mate in South America

For some South Americans, a well-prepared mate will replace a morning coffee just as well as a 5 o’clock tea. The best part? It’s naturally caffeinated leaves give drinkers stimulation in the form of a balanced sense of focus and alertness that lasts throughout the day.

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