Alerts from the CDC and FDA warn consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce while the organization investigates another E. coli outbreak that’s linked to the salad favorite. The outbreak has touched 11 states and Canada already.
Girl Scout Troop 4029 leader Elizabeth Steffel says she was fired by the The Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes after organizing fundraisers for the three Chippewa Falls area scouts who were killed.
Facebook unveiled a new tool, “My Time on Facebook,” on its mobile app that tells you how long you spend on the site each day, over a week. You can find it in settings and can set notifications for if you go over the limit.
Genzada Pharmaceuticals in Sterling, Kansas has FDA approval to begin human clinical trials for a new cancer treatment. The drug is derived from a flower native to the Middle East that Genzada grows in Kansas.
A Republican party chair in Columbiana County, Ohio, shared a photo on Facebook saying deadly wildfires are God’s punishment to liberal California. The GOP leader deleted the meme and resisted Democrats’ calls for him to resign.
Right Coast Pizza, located in Greeley, Colorado, apologized for a Thanksgiving ad that seemed to joke about Native Americans catching smallpox from pilgrims. Owner Justin Vogel said it wasn’t meant to be racist.
Police in Victoria, British Columbia are looking for a cyclist who was captured on video picking up his poop and throwing it on the windshield of a driver. The cyclist also broke a mirror, police said.
Arthur Posey, 30, arrested at Willie’s Chicken Shack restaurant in New Orleans after police say he made a bomb threat. He told police he used the phrase “blow the bathroom up” in reference to a bowel movement.
Air Force Col. Vance Spath, the former judge in Guantánamo’s USS Cole death-penalty trial, spent more than half his tenure on the war court bench seeking a job as an immigration judge in the Department of Justice.
More than 40 linked to the Ghost Face Gangster white supremacist prison gang were indicted in Georgia in November, feds say. The gang is active in the state and is known for drug trafficking and violent crime.
A “fully nude” man was “exposing himself and his genitalia” while standing by a window at the Westin Hotel at Denver International Airport, police say. Pilot Andrew Collins says he didn’t know people could see.
Joshua Dean Wade, 33, of tiny Poteau, Oklahoma, is charged with first degree murder after police there say he shot and killed his uncle with a compound bow and arrow, normally used for hunting big game.
A BBC “Dynasties” documentary crew filming emperor penguins in the Antarctic broke a rule of documentary making when it helped a group of mothers and chicks that fell down a ravine. Viewers and fellow filmmakers defended the move.
The City of Garden City voted to lay off 100 percent of the Missouri police department due to budget problems. A week later, the mayor informed the police chief he say been “suspended without pay indefinitely.”
Did a parent pose as a ref to help his son’s high school football team? Parents at Simeon Career Academy in Illinois are suing, saying Richard Mercado dressed up to help Nazareth Academy win the quarterfinal.
Patrick Braxton-Andrew, the NC grade school teacher found dead last week in Mexico may have been mistaken for an undercover DEA agent, because he “asked a lot” of questions about local culture, reports say.
Jimmy Dean is offering sausage scented holiday gift wrap as part of its recipe gift exchange. The wrapping paper smells like sausage, and you can get some by participating in the sausage recipe challenge.
A Chipotle manager in St. Paul, Minnesota was fired this week after a video posted on Twitter showed employees refusing to serve five black men and asking them to prove they had the money to pay for their meals before placing their orders.