When 52-year-old Steve Maes went into Boston's Virgin Megastore the other day, he wasn't in the mood for the greeter who met him at the entrance. He ignored her perky Welcome to Virgin! and proceeded to shop.
As Americans' waistlines spread and obesity reaches epidemic proportions, a growing number of researchers are looking at the possible link between a woman's nutrition during pregnancy and a baby's risk of becoming overweight.
When Minneapolis native Char Steffes got assigned to a project in London for the advertising agency Fallon Worldwide in 2001, love wasn't the first thing on her mind. But in a demanding, intensely social office--where open curvicles replaced walled cubicles, and where a night out meant hitting the pub with coworkers--she fell for Simon Roseblade, a 31-year-old copy editor.
A South Korean lawmaker has quoted intelligence officials as saying they have no evidence North Korea has recently counterfeited U.S. dollars.
It is an American immigration program that is well-known everywhere in the world except the United States, and it could be eliminated before the end of the year.
American congressmen are accusing U.S. companies of providing the tools and otherwise helping China limit public access to the Internet. The criticisms came Wednesday in a briefing sponsored by the Congressional Human Rights Caucus.
A French newspaper has published Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed that have stirred outrage in the Muslim world. France-Soir newspaper says it is simply defending freedom of expression.