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NFL at 100: Iconic moments mark history of NFC title games

With “The Catch” that sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl and “The Blown Call” that kept New Orleans at home, NFC championship games have two seminal moments that rank with just about any in postseason history. There's plenty…

Why you need more Vitamin D in the winter

Vitamin D is sometimes called the sunshine vitamin. FotoHelin/Shutterstock.com Winter is upon us and so is the risk of vitamin D deficiency and infections. Vitamin D, which is made in our skin following sunlight exposure and also found in oily…

Celebrity Birthdays: Jan. 18

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Kevin Costner, Martin O'Malley, DJ Quik, Jonathan Davis, Jason Segel, Angelique Kerber and more.

Singapore and Switzerland, islands in the storm

We live in unsettled times. Angry mobs are striking and marching in France. Paris is nearly paralyzed. Protest is pandemic around the world: in Poland they march against a creeping autocracy, in Hong Kong they oppose mainland China's heavy hand,…

Ask the Weather Guys: Is there energy in snow?

Q: Is there energy in snow? A: Snow is a form of solid water, and water is the only substance that occurs naturally in all three phases — solid, liquid and invisible gas — in the Earth’s atmosphere. Of course,…

USDA proposes allowing 'more flexibility' in school lunches

The US Department of Agriculture on Friday announced two new proposals that would give school nutrition professionals "more flexibility" in what they serve to students. The Washington Post reports the proposals would allow schools to reduce the amount of vegetables…