Nurse wins $1 million for chip flavor idea

Wasabi ginger chips were a New Jersey nurse's $1 million idea.

Lay's announced Tuesday that Meneko Spigner McBeth won its social-media driven "Do Us a Flavor"…

Report: Majority of men using flex time

I have long thought millennials, who expect flexibility in the workplace, would be the group that would bring an end to the stigma that is too-often associated…

Mental exam set in White House intruder case

Omar Gonzalez

Courtesy Omar Gonzalez's family

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered a full mental competency screening for Omar Gonzalez, who is accused of jumping the White House fence, after a disputed…

White House corrects record on 'unpaid bills'

Obama Kansas speech nationalism

Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

The White House has issued on Tuesday a corrected official transcript of a speech President Barack Obama gave Monday at a Democratic fundraiser in Chicago to…

Rush Limbaugh thinks 'they' think we all deserve Ebola

"You are a tool!" said the Facebook message from a man I'd never heard from before.

That's how I found out that Rush Limbaugh was attacking me on his radio…

Palins describe brawl in police recordings

Bristol Palin describes being dragged through the grass and called a series of obscenities during a massive brawl last month in recordings of Anchorage police…

Mercedes parent unplugs its Tesla investment

Daimler AG announced Tuesday that it has sold its stake in Tesla for $780 million.

The two companies had just finished work on the drivetrain for the Mercedes…

Clinton gets personal in female voters push

Hillary Clinton used her Tuesday appearance in Colorado, where experts see the female vote deciding a number of statewide races, to court women with a personal…

50 states, 50 jobs, one honeymoon

"Why did you turn off the RV?" Alyssa Padgett recalls asking her husband, Heath, as their 29-foot RV careened off an exit toward the small town of Williams,…

Man to Obama: Don't touch my girlfriend

Man jokes don't touch my girlfriend

WBBM

The woman who voted next to President Barack Obama on Monday says she was "embarrassed and just shocked," after her fiancé jokingly told him "Mr. President,…

Obama makes push for Nunn on Atlanta radio

President Barack Obama said political candidates who are running ads against him personally should motivate voters to get out to the polls even more.

"Those…

What will Oscar Pistorius face in prison?

Pistorius taken off to jail

REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Oscar Pistorius began a new life behind bars Tuesday after he was sentenced to a maximum five years' imprisonment for culpable homicide in the death of…

Ex-official: U.S. lost track of terrorists

Ripping the cover off top-secret U.S. surveillance programs pushed foreign terrorists underground and out of intelligence services' reach, a former top…

Ex-counterterror head: 'Imminent threat'

Airstrikes over Syria 9_25_14

REUTERS/U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Matthew Bruch/Handout

The former head of U.S. counterterror operations said Tuesday the "imminent threat" posed by an al Qaeda offshoot in Syria hasn't lessened after a U.S. air…

American released from North Korea

Jeffrey Edward Fowle in North Korea

CNN

Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at his hotel, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State…

Man City stunned behind closed doors in Moscow

Champions League soccer match, CSKA Moscow, Manchester City

Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

The message will have been heard loud and clear across Europe.

Bayern Munich, themselves on the end of a thrashing in the European Champions League semifinals…

Rebound! Stocks erase much of October losses

Stocks NYSE generic man in headset

Brendan McDermid / Reuters

What a difference a week makes.

Mere days ago, spooked investors were asking themselves: Is it time to get out of stocks?

A double whammy of worsening European…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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