NEW YORK — An industry tracker says bottled water overtook soda as the No. 1 drink in the U.S. by sales volume last year.
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RICHMOND, Va. — The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to back out of a lawsuit over transgender students’ bathroom access is a disappointment that will keep transgender children in limbo, said 17-year-old plaintiff Gavin Grimm, who’s become a national face of the issue.
MILWAUKEE — The national cheese spotlight this week turns to Wisconsin where else? as judges get ready to sniff, taste and touch thousands of samples in the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest.
The national contest alternates each year with the world cheese-off. Judging is Tuesday and Wednesday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, with winners announced Thursday.
NEW YORK — Cursive writing is looping back into style in schools across the country after a generation of students who know only keyboarding, texting and printing out their words longhand.
SALE, Morocco — It is a school of last chances, both for its students and for the fading art that they are learning, stitch by stitch.
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — For a decade now, women have donned their old prom and bridesmaid dresses even wedding dresses for an evening of charitable revelry in suburban Detroit. And the idea is catching on.
As the annual retro-shindig known as the Mom Prom gained attention, founder Betsy Crapps started getting more calls and emails from women interested in holding similar events.
LOS ANGELES—It was one of the most awkward moments in the history of the Oscars, of television, in entertainment—heck, maybe in American history.
And somehow Warren Beatty, Hollywood's ultimate smooth leading man, was at the centre of it.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — The billionaire industrialist Charles Koch and hair braider Jocelyn DoCouto have at least one thing in common. They are both part of a national movement to deregulate the business of African-style braiding.
LONDON — While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 ‚Äî with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed country, a new study predicts.
MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar say they have seized one of the largest and most advanced superyachts in the world over an unsettled bill dispute between its owner and its German builder.
The Gibraltar Chronicle newspaper reports that shipbuilder Nobiskrug claims 15.3 million euro ($16.2 million) in overdue payments for the 143-meter (468-foot) -long Sailing Yacht A.