Pop Culture

Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC

1/1Celebrity Chef Anne Burrell Show Caption Hide Caption NEW YORK (AP) — Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy?A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan on Tuesday, with every table already booked with diners ready to pay between $8 and $22 for such creations as Cheetos meatballs, Cheetos crusted fried pickles, Cheetos tacos, Mac n’ Cheetos…

Big Texas Fair Foods for the Win!

13th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption The State Fair of Texas announced 10 food finalists for the 13th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards. Among the finalists is creator of the “fat smooth” — three deep fried cream puffs drizzled with sugar, chocolate and caramel. The other finalists’ creations include food items…

Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Irving House” for Sale

ILLINOIS HOME OWNER GIVES A TOUR OF THE WORK OF ART

1/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/8Marc Willis, Frankl Lloyd Wright Home Owner Show Caption Hide Caption 5/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/8Frank Lloyd Wright Home for Sale Show Caption Hide Caption 7/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 8/8 Show Caption Hide Caption An iconic piece of architecture, the Frank Lloyd Wright…

How Do Women Choose Their Breast Cancer Treatment

BREAST CANCER TREATMENT REFLECTS WOMAN'S EMOTIONS

How do women make decisions about their breast cancer treatment? Researchers at the University of Michigan asked 23-hundred newly diagnosed women about their emotions when making decisions. Women who worry about making mistakes or those who like to make their own decisions were more likely to consider a double mastectomy, even though it does not improve survival rates. Women who…

Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

1/1Tiger Woods Mug Shot Show Caption Hide Caption FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on a DUI charge earlier this year, a report released Tuesday by prosecutors said. Police in Jupiter, Florida, released the report less than a week after…

2nd defense attorney wants off Bill Cosby’s sex assault case

1/1Bill Cosby Show Caption Hide Caption NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A second lawyer who defended Bill Cosby in his sex assault trial that ended with a deadlocked jury wants off the case before the start of his retrial that’s set for November. Los Angeles-based lawyer Angela Agrusa filed documents Tuesday seeking to withdraw as Cosby’s counsel. Lead defense lawyer Brian…

$28.75 charge to visit Elvis’ grave during vigil upsets fans

1/1$28.75 charge to visit Elvis’ grave upsets fans Show Caption Hide Caption MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny.This year, on the 40th anniversary of the rock n’…

Another Study Finds Alcohol can Protect the Heart

STUDY LINKS HEART HEALTH AND ALCOHOL

Here’s a study you can raise a glass to. New research suggests alcohol consumption might protect the heart. The finding is based on information from nearly 35-thousand adults. Light to moderate drinkers had a lowered risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Heavy drinking however, was found to increase the risk of death from any cause, particularly in men. Moderate drinking…

Medical Marijuana Not as Effective as Once Thought

RESEARCHERS QUESTION MEDICAL MARIJUANA'S USE

Researchers say medical marijuana not as effective in treating health issues as once thought. A major review of research finds little evidence medical marijuana can treat certain conditions. The US Department of Veterans Affairs reviewed data from 27 clinical trials of cannabis to treat chronic pain. There was some evidence it might relieve pain from nerve damage. But they said…

Taylor Swift Verdict

TAYLOR SWIFT HOPES VERDICT INSPIRES ASSAULT VICTIMS

Immediately after a jury determined that Taylor Swift had been groped by a radio station host before a concert in Denver, the singer-songwriter turned to one of her closest allies — her mother — and later said she hoped the verdict would inspire other victims of sexual assault. Swift hugged her crying mother after the six-woman, two-man jury said in…