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Artificial Sweetener Aspartame Deemed Safe

December 11, 2013 1:48 pm

Artificial Sweetener Aspartame Deemed Safe WebMD Health News By Nicky Broyd Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH More from WebMD Rx for Vegetarians: Check Meds for Animal Products 5-Hour Energy Shots Linked to 13 Deaths How Much Caffeine Is in Your Energy Drink? FDA: 5 Death Reports for Monster Energy Drink Dec. 11, 2013 — […]

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Uproar in Egyptian Court Halts Muslim Brotherhood Trial

December 11, 2013 1:34 pm

An Egyptian judge on Wednesday halted the trial of leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood after they shouted slogans and refused to cooperate with the court. Judge Mustafa Salama said the case of the Brotherhood's General Guide Mohamed Badie and fellow defendants, who are charged with inciting the killing of protesters, would be transferred to the […]

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Picking Spots in Emerging Markets

December 11, 2013 1:34 pm

Louis Mendes of Silver-rated Columbia Acorn International says the fund has found value in niche industrial and tech companies, as well as consumer names, while steering clear of regulated companies and low-cost manufacturing.

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Republicans Hope to Play Santa with Budget Vote

December 11, 2013 1:34 pm

The DC budget train has left the station and appears to be moving full speed ahead. House lawmakers could vote as early as Thursday on the two-year budget deal that could put a pause in Washington's acrimony and remove the threat of another government shutdown. Republicans seem to be falling in line and House Majority […]

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Obamacare Registration Rises in November and More News

December 11, 2013 1:33 pm

What's News: Obamacare sign-ups rise sharply in November. Bipartisan budget deal averts January shutdown. Deaf community outraged over sign interpreter at Mandela's memorial. Pope Francis named "Time" magazine's person of the year. Joanne Po reports. Photo: AP

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Time Names Pope Francis Its 2013 ´Person of the Year´

December 11, 2013 1:33 pm

Pope Francis beat out NSA leaker Edward Snowden, U.S. gay rights activist Edith Windsor, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for Time Magazine's 'Person of the Year' in 2013.

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Elevator company cited in 49ers stadium death

December 11, 2013 1:32 pm

California safety officials have issued more than $50,000 in fines against an elevator company whose employee was killed while working at the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara. Sixty-three-year-old mechanic Don White was killed June 11 by an elevator counterweight. The state’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health cited Schindler Elevator Corp. on […]

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ASIANA HEARING: New crash video released by NTSB

December 11, 2013 1:23 pm

New crash video released by NTSB

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Text saves woman from being sold into sex slavery and prostitution

December 11, 2013 1:15 pm

The woman was kidnapped and tossed into a car, but was able to keep her cell phone. When the man who was driving wasn’t looking she sent the text to a human trafficking hotline where it was forwarded to police. With a description of the car she was in and the road and direction they were going cops […]

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Prosecutors will not charge George Zimmerman in domestic violence case

December 11, 2013 1:14 pm

State Attorney Phil Archer said Wednesday the state will not file charges against George Zimmerman, who was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, battery-domestic violence and criminal mischief following an incident at his girlfriend’s house in Seminole County last month. Zimmerman was arrested Nov. 18 after his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, called 911 and said he […]

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