By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, said on Monday it will remove the "humanely raised" claims from a store brand of chicken to settle a federal lawsuit claiming the retailer deceived consumers because the animals were raised under standard commercial farming conditions. Kroger and the lawyers for a California consumer filed a statement in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Friday agreeing to dismiss the case with prejudice. ...
U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in afternoon trading Monday. The market is coming off a turbulent week during which it was shaken by concerns over shaky global growth prospects. Investors were looking ahead to earnings news from a number of big companies later this week including General Electric, Intel and Bank of America.
BEIJING (AP) — Spider-Man could soon swing over Beijing, chasing Optimus Prime and despicable minions through a $3.3 billion Universal theme park aimed at capitalizing on China's rising middle class and growing demand for all things animated.
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army warned on Monday that mandatory budget cuts due to resume in fiscal 2016 would be devastating to a service that is already facing huge risks as it tries to keep forces ready for battle, replace aging equipment and respond to crises around the world. "We have to have a national security debate ... because there is too much going on," U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno told reporters at the annual Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) conference. ...
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A century and a half after Confederate officer James Malbone wrote his Civil War diary partly in code, a couple of Yankees have figured out why he took the precaution: He liked to gossip.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Two Colorado men climbing some of the state's most famous mountains both fell after going off an unfamiliar trail on their way down a peak, killing one man and leading to the rescue of the other two days after they went missing.
Officials at Philadelphia International Airport say they are following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and federal customs and border protection officials to identify passengers displaying possible symptoms of communicable diseases such as Ebola.