A prosecutor told jurors in opening statements Monday that George Zimmerman fatally shot Trayvon Martin “because he wanted to,” not because he had to, while the neighborhood watch volunteer’s attorney said the deadly shooting of the teen was carried out in self-defense.
When it comes to ruling on California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the U.S. Supreme Court has many options.
James Gandolfini, whose portrayal of a brutal, emotionally delicate mob boss in HBO’s “The Sopranos” helped create one of TV’s greatest drama series and turned the mobster stereotype on its head, died Wednesday in Italy. He was 51.
Who is most at risk for heat-related illnesses? What are the best ways to stay cool? The CDC has a few tips and tricks for you to help beat the heat this summer.
This skillet hash recipe means you’ve got a great one-pot dish in your back pocket for any busy or late night when you want a simple but hearty meal.
Issuing an appeal for a new citizen activism in the free world, President Barack Obama renewed his call Wednesday to reduce U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles and to confront climate change, a danger he called “the global threat of our time.”
Do you remember that whole line of “Over the Hill” birthday party decorations that were so popular as baby boomers hit 40? It was funny in 1987. At 40, it may be time to level up.
Pep up your morning with this vitamin-enriched drink! Fresh green grapes and sweet delicious apple make a healthy, refreshing punch.
Bourbon isn’t always the first drink on everyone’s list – sometimes strong, definite higher alcohol content. Still, it’s a truly undiscovered world of flavor, layers and notably wonderful cosmos of deliciousness.
Caramel is by far a serious sweet. There is definite science involved. You will need to purchase a candy thermometer, and you’ll certainly want all the little ones, if you have them, out of the kitchen, just in case of a spill.
Beer enthusiast Kathleen Slauzis discusses summer beers and craft saisons from around the country.
Pulling a perfectly grilled steak off your backyard grill is one of the grandest feelings. Here are some tips to follow that can help you grill a perfect steak.
A massive storm system surged Thursday toward the Mid-Atlantic after causing widespread power outages but largely failing to live up to its billing in ferocity through the Upper Midwest.
This simple recipe is a perfect Southern side dish when summer squash are in abundance.
A crispy exterior and golden color, polenta fries may be mistaken for potato fries. A great side dish to your summer grilling menu, polenta takes very little effort to cook, and you can customize the flavor.
It’s the summertime, and you know what that means! Time to fire up that grill! But before you do, The National Fire Protection Association has a few safety tips to help you have a fun and safe grilling season.
“We’re becoming increasingly concerned that a major severe weather event will unfold,” said Russell Schneider, director of the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla.
A man accused of holding three women captive in his home for about a decade pleaded not guilty Wednesday, and the defense hinted that a trial can be avoided with a plea if he escapes the death penalty.