PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Jean Nidetch, a New York housewife who tackled her own obesity, then shared her guiding principles with others in meetings that became known as Weight Watchers, the most widely known company of its kind, died Wednesday. She was 91.
The Pennsylvania State Police is sending 300 troopers and other personnel to help authorities in Baltimore as they try to maintain peace and prevent a repeat of looting and arson that erupted earlier this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The health of singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell has been the subject of conflicting information, with her website stating she is alert and expected to make a full recovery but a longtime friend saying in a court filing that she was unconscious and unable to care for herself.
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — The 28 ice cream flavors are just a cool memory. Those fried clam plates? All but eighty-sixed. Howard Johnson's restaurants — the once-ubiquitous orange-roofed eateries that nourished baby boomers before the rise of burgers and burritos — have almost disappeared.