The ice cream beverage with the quirky name is a Rhode Island staple. It's just coffee syrup, ice cream and milk. Despite its popularity, the origins of the drink – and its name – remain a mystery.
The dressing, a mix of ketchup, mayo and some other stuff, is the subject of rival origin stories. One features a romantic billionaire, the other a Hollywood actress and a humble fishing guide.
Earlier studies suggested that most people put the pounds back on, but a large study that followed people for a decade after bariatric surgery found that the vast majority avoided gaining weight.
Clinics are using stem cells to treat problems ranging from arthritis and torn tendons to paralysis and stroke. But researchers say there's no evidence that the treatments work or are safe.
Connecticut has built a safety net that will send a child-behavior expert to any daycare or pre-K in the state that's having trouble with a disruptive child.
At mass shooting sites from Orlando to Newtown to Virginia Tech, historians are collecting items that mourners and sympathizers leave and preserving them in archives.
Restaurant critic Rick Nelson has been tasting and reviewing all the food at the Minnesota State Fair since 2000. He shares his greatest hits and greatest gross-outs of this year's fair.
Pope Francis canonized Mother Teresa Sunday. The nun was praised for her work helping the poor in India. But critics say she only provided minimal assistance.
As world leaders arrive in China for the G20 summit, China is cleaning up the facade of the city of Hangzhou by closing hundreds of factories for one week, making the skies temporarily smog-free.
In his memoir True Faith and Allegiance, former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales defends the legacy of the Bush administration ahead of the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11.