Romaine lettuce is unsafe to eat in any form, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday in a broad alert in response to a new outbreak of illnesses caused by a particularly dangerous type of E. coli contamination. The CDC told consumers to throw away any romaine lettuce they may already have purchased. Restaurants should not serve it, stores should not sell it, and people should not buy it, no matter where or when the lettuce was grown. It doesn't matter if it is chopped, whole head or part of a mix. All romaine should be avoided.
Ten games into their season, the Minnesota Vikings look nothing like a Super Bowl team. The huge contract that they handed to quarterback Kirk Cousins in free agency during the offseason has not been money well spent. Cousins threw two interceptions Sunday night, Nov. 19, in Chicago, one of which was returned for a key fourth-quarter touchdown in the Vikings' 25-20 loss to the Bears, which dropped Minnesota's record to 5-4-1.
PARADISE, Calif. - Amid a throat-piercing haze, disabled retiree Michael French walked with effort across a parking lot to submit a DNA sample to California authorities that he hopes will help him locate his missing niece. French, 62, said he and other relatives have searched for Wendy since a fast-moving wildfire - the most destructive in California's history - swept through 11,000 homes and buildings in Paradise and adjoining mountaintop communities on Nov. 8, leaving at least 71 dead.
Ruling sends reporter back to work after he was barred following run-in with Trump.
The family of a North Carolina teacher missing in a remote part of Mexico received the news on Thursday that Patrick Braxton-Andrew was killed by drug cartel members in late October.
More than a hundred remain unaccounted for, an ever-changing list of names amid the frenzy of new and canceled missing persons reports.
Roy Clark, a country guitarist, singer and cornpone comedian who headlined the hit variety show "Hee Haw" and was known for crossover hits including "Yesterday, When I Was Young," died Nov. 15 at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was 85. The cause was complications of pneumonia, according to a statement from his publicists, Sandy Brokaw and Jeremy Westby.
Police in Milton, W. Va., had calls about suspicious-acting raccoons twice in as many days.
Stan Lee, a writer and editor often credited with helping American comics grow up by redefining the notion of a superhero, including the self-doubting Spider-Man, the bickering Fantastic Four, the swaggering Iron Man and the raging Incredible Hulk, died Nov. 12 at a hospital in Los Angeles. He was 95. The Associated Press reported the death, citing an attorney for Lee's daughter. The cause was not immediately available.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — It was Al Franken's seat. Karin Housley keeps bringing that up as she campaigns against Democrat Sen. Tina Smith, who was appointed when he resigned after multiple women accused him of touching them inappropriately. Housley calls it "the #MeToo seat."