Food and drink

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2011 file photo, a car approaches a sobriety checkpoint set up along a busy street in Albuquerque, N.M. A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate the “entirely preventable” 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
January 17, 2018 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two or three if states follow a blueprint by a prestigious scientific panel for eliminating the "entirely preventable" 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year. The U.S. government-...
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January 17, 2018 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's more than 10,000 drunken driving deaths a year are "entirely preventable," according to a government-commissioned report released Wednesday by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Here are the report's key recommendations for addressing the...
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FILE- In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, a cod that will be auctioned off sits on ice at the Portland Fish Exchange, in Portland, Maine. Cod were once the backbone of New England's commercial fishing fleet, but catch has plummeted in the wake of overfishing and environmental changes. Officials now say there are some positive signs for the cod stock, and quotas are set to increase slightly this spring after years of heavy cutbacks. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
January 14, 2018 - 10:27 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal statistics say America's catch of cod is at an all-time low, but the fishery might finally experience a rebound in the coming fishing year. Cod were once the backbone of New England's commercial fishing fleet, but catch has plummeted in the wake of overfishing and...
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This photo provided by The Coca-Cola Co. shows examples of Diet Coke's rebranding effort. The Coca-Cola Co. says it is adding a slimmer 12-ounce Diet Coke can, refreshing the logo and offering the 35-year-old drink in four new flavors, including mango and ginger lime. The company said Diet Coke’s new look and flavors were aimed to appeal to millennials. (Courtesy of The Coca-Cola Co. via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 2:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda's slumping sales. Coca-Cola Co. said Wednesday it's adding a slimmer 12-ounce Diet Coke can, updating the logo and offering the 35-year-old drink in four new flavors, including mango and ginger lime. The taste...
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January 09, 2018 - 7:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two U.S. lawmakers are asking federal regulators to open an investigation into stock sales that reaped a $25 million profit for Intel's CEO several weeks before the company disclosed a serious security flaw threatening millions of computers, phones and other devices. Sen. Jack...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 photo, small yellow and red "drop tomatoes" are spawning new recipes at a restaurant in Tel Aviv, Israel. The “drop tomato” is about the size of a blueberry and Israel’s Kedma company in the southern Arava desert says it is the smallest one ever developed in Israel, perhaps even in the world. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
January 08, 2018 - 7:37 am
MOSHAV IDAN, Israel (AP) — They say bigger is better, but in the succulent world of cherry tomatoes, one Israeli company is going smaller than ever before. The "drop tomato" is about the size of a blueberry and the Kedma company in the country's southern Arava desert says it is the smallest one...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 file photo, Dale Moncur, left, and Cedric Anderson of Palm Beach County Traffic Operations, hold a sign for the new President Barack Obama Highway in preparation to change it from the "Old Dixie Highway" in Riviera Beach, Fla. On Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, The Associated Press reported that stories circulating on the internet about President Donald Trump ordering the name of the highway changed back to “Old Dixie” are untrue. (Lannis Waters/Palm Beach Post via AP)
January 05, 2018 - 3:08 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Fire Dept: Room Full Of Servers, Hard Drives...
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In this image taken from CCTV provided by Brian Ingberg, shows a man stealing a bottle of vodka from Cafe 33 bar in Copenhagen on Tuesday Jan. 2, 2018. Copenhagen police were on Thursday Jan 4, 2018, were investigating the theft of a bottle of vodka claimed to be the world's most expensive at 1.3 million US dollars.(Brian Ingberg via AP)
January 05, 2018 - 8:02 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say a valuable bottle of vodka that was reported stolen from a Copenhagen bar has been found. Copenhagen police say the bottle — which is worth $1.3 million, according to its owner — was recovered intact. Police say the investigation is continuing. The...
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January 04, 2018 - 3:41 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A half-ton (0.45 metric tons) of butter has been transformed into a sculpture celebrating Pennsylvania's dairy industry and heralding the start of the state's 102nd Farm Show. Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding says the sculpture unveiled Thursday highlights the careers...
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January 02, 2018 - 2:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is testing the use of fresh beef in another burger, the latest move by the fast food chain to swap out frozen beef as it seeks to improve its image. The company said Tuesday that the new burger, called Archburger, is being tested in seven McDonald's restaurants in Tulsa,...
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