Nearly 45 years ago the nation was watching as 1,300 men looked to a Birmingham preacher to help lead them out of modern day governmental bondage. History would record their dramatic struggle for simple dignity.
In only a few weeks, the eyes of the nation will...
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A new law in the most obese state in the nation says Mississippi cities and counties can't ban the Big Gulp or put other local regulations on food and drink.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2687 Monday, and it became law immediately.
"It is simply not the role of government...
By CANDICE CHOI
AP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of Twinkies to a pair of investment firms, one of which has said it hopes to have the cakes back on shelves by summer.
Hostess Brands Inc. is selling Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos and other brands, to Apollo Global Management and...