December 7, 2012 Unafraid of the supposed barrier between sweet and savory, many chefs are incorporating vegetables like tomatoes, eggplants, and even mushrooms into new dessert recipes. But are they any healthier? Actually, yes, says a nutritionist.
December 7, 2012 Detractors of Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi breached the security perimeter of the presidential palace in Cairo. Some scrawled graffiti on its walls.
December 7, 2012 Somebody poured a solution of industrial strength bleach into a 55-gallon drum, triggering a release of toxic chlorine gas a Tyson Foods plant. Language barriers contributed to the accident, government investigators concluded.
December 7, 2012 Despite intense criticism, both houses of Parliament approved a plan allowing multinationals to open stores and own 51 percent interest in them.
December 7, 2012 An unexpected boost in hiring, with employers adding 146,000 jobs last month, might make it more difficult for Democrats to argue in favor of renewing benefits for the long-term unemployed. More than 2 million people who get extended jobless benefits may lose them in January if Congress doesn't act as part of discussions on the fiscal cliff.
December 7, 2012 From swill of the wine world to hipster fame, boxed wine is growing in popularity. But research suggests that its major impediment is temperature. When stored in the heat, the box ages faster than the bottle, scientists say.
December 7, 2012 The prank call was deeply embarrassing for the hospital, which said it had been "supporting" the nurse through "this difficult time."
December 7, 2012 The just-released photograph shows the moment Obama received a phone call from Gov. Mitt Romney on election night.
December 7, 2012 If President Obama and Congress can't make a deal this month, the economy could fall into recession while tax bills go up for nearly every American. On the other hand, it would do a lot to erase the nation's deficit.
December 7, 2012 Zimmerman's lawsuit alleges NBC deliberately altered 911 calls he placed to a dispatcher; by rearranging the conversation, he claims the network wrongly smeared him as a racist.
December 7, 2012 As the clock ticks, a resolution to stop steep spending cuts and tax increases seems far away. Republicans and Democrats seemed to be sticking to their guns.