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Steve Nash NBA star with Wheaties box

REUTERS/Jeff Topping

Americans aren't eating their Wheaties

Apparently Americans are not eating their Wheaties. Cereal sales at the some of the nation's largest food manufacturers have gone stale lately as consumers' appetites shift toward healthier breakfast options.

Syria map

CNN

Kerry: Syrian leader using chlorine weapons

Top U.S. military leadership has approved a plan to strike ISIS targets inside Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told a House panel Thursday.

Hagel said President Barack Obama was briefed on those plans, approved by Hagel and the chairman of t...

Joan Rivers blurb

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Source names Joan Rivers' throat doctor

The doctor who began a biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords before she suffered cardiac arrest last month has been identified by clinic staffers as Dr. Gwen Korovin, a source close to the death investigation said.

Korovin is the same doctor who a clinic...

Jonathan Dwyer

KPHO/Pool

NFL player posts bond in domestic abuse case

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection with domestic abuse allegations, authorities said Thursday.

The Cardinals deactivated Dwyer after news of the arrest, according to a news rel...

Jonathan Dwyer

KTVK

NFL enduring off-field PR nightmares

The bad news keep piling on the National Football League.

Petro Poroshenko addresses Congress

House TV

Ukraine looking beyond photo-op in Washington

American leaders offered Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko a high-profile platform Thursday to advocate for greater support to his besieged military, though whether that support would ever materialize remained in doubt.

King Fire, California wildfire

Augie Martin/CNN

Emergency declared as California fires rage

California's governor has declared a state of emergency in two counties in the north of the state where wildfires have torched tens of thousands of acres, destroying some homes and threatening others.

Thousands of firefighters have been deployed to tr...

Scotland independence referendum, voters at polling place

Paul Hackett/Reuters

Scotland votes in independence referendum

Scotland's voters are heading to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in a landmark referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. There, they will face a straightforward yes/no question: Should Scotland be an independent country?

Skeletons found holding hands

University of Leicester

Skeletons found 'holding hands' for 700 years

Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined.

Australian police spokesman

Australian PM: Public execution plot foiled

Two men were charged Thursday in connection with a terror plot that Australia's prime minister said involved plans to carry out a public execution.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said authorities obtained intelligence about a "demonstration killing" -- a...

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