A federal appeals court considers Tuesday how far the government can go in forcing a business — in this case cigarette makers — to warn consumers about its product. The FDA wants large, graphic warning labels on cigarettes to scare smokers, but tobacco companies say that violates their right to free speech.
The second of three winning tickets in last month's $656 million record-breaking Mega Millions lottery has been turned in. Earlier, the winning ticket sold in Kansas was claimed. No one has come forward in Illinois yet.
When kids are infested with head lice, a certain amount of panic — even desperation — can spread through a household. Parasite expert Dale Clayton knows that nightmare all too well, but now he also has a solution — using hot air to dry lice out and kill them and their eggs.
More families in financial stress are relying on schools to feed their children breakfast, lunch and dinner. In the past few years, a federally subsidized school dinner program has spread from six to all 50 states.
People are more likely to get screened for colon cancer when their doctor gives them a choice of methods. Pushing colonoscopies alone may keep people from getting screened at all, according to a new study.
Fishing fanatics have been waiting months for the first cast of Illinois' spring trout season. More than 60,000 rainbow trout have been stocked into waterways throughout the state. In the next few weeks, nearly a quarter of those fish will be caught by seasoned anglers and newcomers to the sport.
An Oklahoma judge set a $9.1 million bond for each of the two men suspected in Friday's shootings of five black people in Tulsa. Three of the victims died. Authorities delayed charging the suspects until next week.
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