Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial 100 years later

WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Lincoln’s legacy looms over the Capital in the shape of his century-old memorial. He presided over some of the most transfo...…
U.S. silver medalist Gus Kenworthy

SOCHI SCENE: When Dogs Fly

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Gus Kenworthy’s party back in Colorado to celebrate his silver medal in men’s slopestyle skiing is going to have to wait....…
Generic drugs

FDA wants warnings for generic drugs

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Companies behind generic drugs are fighting a proposal requiring them to warn patients of all known health risks. That’s according t...…
FILE - Puppeteer John Henson, the son of the late Muppets creator Jim Henson is seen with Muppets Miss Piggy and Kermit at the Disney/MGM studios in Lake Buena Vista, Florida in this June 15, 1990 file photo. Cheryl Henson says her brother died of a "massive heart attack" died at his home in Saugerties, New York on Friday Feb. 14, 2014. He was 48. (AP Photo/FILE)

John Henson, son of Muppets creator, dies in NY

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (AP) — Puppeteer John Henson, the son of the late Muppets creator Jim Henson, has died in New York. He was 48. Cheryl Henson says her brother died of a ...…
Kickstarter Blog

Kickstarter hacked, account data stolen

According to a blog post and email sent out by Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler, the popular crowdfunding site was hacked Wednesday night. Law enforcement officials...…
File photo

Don’t call! IRS recommends online tax help instead

If you have any questions about your taxes, the Internal Revenue Service recommends you go online. The agency says President's Day weekend typically marks one of the busiest weeks of the tax filing season for its phone lines.…
AP Photo/Matt Dunham

High-tech suits under fire after U.S. speedskating flops

New high-tech speedskating skinsuits, developed with help from a prominent defense contractor and unveiled just before the Sochi Olympics, were a major topic of debate at Adler Arena during Friday's break in the competition.…
In this Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 photo, a slice of prototype pizza, in development to be used in MRE's — meals ready to eat, sits in a packet next to a smaller packet known as an oxygen scavenger, left, at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Natick, Mass. Pizza is in development to be used in individual field rations known as meal ready to eat, or MREs. It has been one of the most requested options for soldiers craving a slice of normalcy in the battlefield and disaster areas. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Military nears holy grail: Pizza that lasts years

NATICK, Mass. (AP) — They call it the holy grail of ready-to-eat meals for soldiers — a pizza that can stay on the shelf for up to three years and still remain good to eat. So...…
In this Feb. 2, 2014 photo people visit the caves at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in northern Wisconsin, transformed into a dazzling display of ice sculptures by the arctic siege gripping the Upper Midwest. The caves are usually are accessible only by water, but Lake Superior’s rock-solid ice cover is letting people walk to them for the first time since 2009. (AP Photo/Minneapolis Star Tribune, Brian Peterson) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

Icicles dazzle in Lake Superior caves

APOSTLE ISLANDS, Wisconsin (AP) — Just as people dress differently when temperatures plunge below zero, so does nature. The arctic siege gripping the Upper Midwest h...…
TX: Scientists grow lungs

TX: Scientists grow lungs in laboratory

Galveston, TX (KTRK) — For the first time, scientists in Texas have successfully grown human lungs in a lab. The video shows working lungs that UTMB scientists g...…
FILE - In this Thursday, June 6, 2013, file photo, a pedestrian uses her cell phone as she passes a Verizon Wireless store on Broadway in Lower Manhattan, in New York. Verizon Communications Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Verizon offers discounts under installment plan

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Wireless is offering discounts of at least $10 a month for subscribers who buy their phones through the company’s installment plan. Befo...…
FILE - In this photo taken May 16, 2011, file photo, the Pepsi logo is seen on a delivery truck at Walmart in Springfield, Ill. PepsiCo Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

PepsiCo sticks by beverages despite struggles

NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo plans to hang onto its struggling North American drinks unit, with hopes that the introduction of naturally sweetened, lower-calorie sodas wi...…
This screen shot released by Facebook shows the new gender option screen. Facebook is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them. Facebook said the changes being rolled out Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, for the company’s 159 million monthly users in the U.S. are aimed at giving gender nonconforming people the opportunity to be transparent about who they really are, whether that’s androgynous, bi-gender, intersex, gender fluid or transsexual. (AP Photo/Facebook)

New gender options for Facebook users

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 differ...…
Oceanic Time Warner Cable

Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comcast Corp. has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion in stock, or $158.82 per share, two people familiar with the matter said late W...…
File photo

Study disputes value of routine mammograms

A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms. The research suggests that these screening X-rays do not lower the risk of dying of breast cancer while finding many tumors that do not need treatment.…