Food and drink
  • Georgia, the center of U.S.poultry production, is adding its voice to a string of states asking Washington to help ease pressure on corn prices by suspending rules that send a large share of the crop to produce ethanol.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 12:05 PM EDT
  • In an Aug. 13, 2012 photo grower Alan Spinniken examines a bin filled with Early Gold apples in his orchard near Suttons Bay, Mich. Spinniken lost about one-third of his crop because of bad weather but said he’s grateful things weren’t worse.

    Apple-picking, a cherished autumn tradition, is off to an early start in the Northeast and Upper Midwest as growers deal with aftershocks from wacky spring weather that hammered fruit crops.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 29, 2012, 1:57 PM EDT
  • In this Wednesday, March 10, 2010 photo, bartender Sean McGuinness pauses while working at the Resurrection Ale House, Wednesday, March 10, 2010, in Philadelphia. An anonymous complaint that the Philadelphia bar was selling beer that has not been properly licensed with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board led to raids on three upscale bars last week in which police confiscated three quarter-kegs and 317 bottles of beer that believed to have not been properly registered with the state.

    If you're hungry and it's late at night, Philadelphia is the place to be, says Esquire magazine in naming Philly "The Late Night Capital of the United States."

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 05, 2012, 10:56 AM EDT