On a day when investigators -- some wearing waders -- searched a wooded ravine as they continued their probe into the death of a man whose body was found less than a mile from the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, the man
Paula Deen has lost another major sponsor.
Smithfield Foods has terminated its contract with the celebrity chef after she admitted using a racial slur.
Her comments became public in a lawsuit deposition.
There appears to be a shift in the United States in favor of relaxing marijuana laws. Making pot legal, supporters say, can simultaneously provide relief for the sick and poke a hole in the operations of drug cartels.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now in critical condition, officials said.
Mandela's condition worsened in the past 24 hours, the South African president's office said, citing Mandela's medical team.