The Brief

Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle walks to a waiting car as he leaves his home on July 7, 2015, in Zionsville, Ind.
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Subway Drops Jared, For Now

The Subway restaurant chain announced it is suspending its relationship with longtime spokesman Jared Fogle after the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a raid at his Zionsville, Ind. home


General Mills Moves Toward Cage-Free Eggs

General Mills is working toward using exclusively cage-free eggs in its products, according to a statement released by the company on Tuesday. The food manufacturing giant did not provide a date by which it will be 100% cage-free, citing the avian flu crisis

Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at an organizational rally on July 7, 2015 at the Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City, Iowa.

Hillary Clinton Criticizes Jeb Bush on Immigration

In her first sit-down TV interview, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton attempted to link her Republican counterpart, Jeb Bush, with other GOP presidential candidates who have staked out positions against immigration reform.


The New Heroin Epidemic

New data released Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that heroin use increased 63% between 2002 and 2013, and heroin-related overdose deaths have nearly quadrupled over the same time period

Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on September 26, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Cosby's Admission Could Help Women's Cases

Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women before sex could bolster criminal and civil claims being pursued by his accusers, their lawyers said after reports on newly released court documents


Most Americans Agree You Should Be 21 to Buy Tobacco

Three out of every four American adults favor increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, according to a study released by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on Tuesday. And 7 out of 10 cigarette smokers agreed

International Cannabis And Hemp Expo Held In San Francisco

Denver Activists Fight for ‘Social’ Marijuana Use

Denver residents are gearing up for another battle in the marijuana wars, collecting signatures to allow "limited social marijuana use." Now, people in the state capital can consume marijuana only inside places like homes or a rare "vape-friendly" hotel room

Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk Unveils New Generation Of Batteries

Elon Musk: Explosion Is 'Huge Blow' to SpaceX

SpaceX engineers don't know what went wrong during the June 28 explosion of an unmanned SpaceX rocket, SpaceX founder Elon Musk said Tuesday. "Obviously it's a huge blow to SpaceX," Musk said