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FDA Takes First Step Toward Banning Trans Fats

Updated: 11/07/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took a step toward potentially eliminating trans fats from the food supply with a preliminary determination they are no longer "generally recognized as safe."

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Twitter Prices IPO At $26 A Share

Posted: 11/07/2013 - Twitter late Wednesday priced its shares at $26, as the social networking firm prepares to go public tomorrow morning in the splashiest initial share offering since Facebook's (FB) May 2012 market debut.

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End Of An Era: Final Blockbusters Close in January

Posted: 11/06/2013 - Blockbuster climbed high in the 1990s in the videotape-rental business, boasting more than 9,000 stores at one time. The company announced Wednesday it would close its remaining 300 American stores.

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Detroit Elects First White Mayor In 40 Years

Posted: 11/06/2013 - Detroit Mayor-elect Mike Duggan celebrates his mayoral victory Tuesday night. The mayor-elect tells a newspaper his first priority will be cutting police response times.

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Tsunami Debris Field The Size Of Texas Approaching U.S.

Updated: 11/06/2013 - According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), approximately five million tons of debris were washed into the ocean after the 2011 tsunami in Japan and some of that has already reached beaches in the Pacific Northwest.

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Dow Jones Closes At Record High

Posted: 11/06/2013 - The Dow rose 128 points, or 0.8 percent, to 15,746, beating the record it set last Tuesday by 66 points.

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Hijacker Returns To The United States

Posted: 11/06/2013 - Homesick American hijacker offers to return from Cuba Even though he's a fugitive after being indicted by a U.S. court for the hijacking in 1985, William Potts has been trying to turn himself over to U.S. authorities for more than a year.

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Sebelius: Obamacare "Delay Is Not An Option"

Updated: 11/06/2013 - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday told Congress that it isn't worth delaying the implementation of new Obamacare rules, or taking down the botched HealthCare.gov website, in spite of the ongoing problems.

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23-Year-Old Pro Wins World Series Of Poker, $8.4M Prize

Posted: 11/06/2013 - A 23-year-old poker professional from Michigan won the World Series of Poker main event late Tuesday, lasting roughly 3 1/2 hours in a dramatic card session to push past his last opponent for the $8.4 million title.

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Chef Charlie Trotter Dead At 54

Posted: 11/05/2013 - Charlie Trotter held his own and then some, cooking alongside chefs like Julia Child in his many television appearances.

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