Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test. As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and Gorgonzola on cheese made in the United States.
On Wednesday, “Da Vinci: The Exhibition,” a comprehensive look at Leonardo da Vinci’s life, work and Italian heritage, opens for an unlimited run at the Venetian, and it’s much bigger and better than the first exhibition in 2012.
It's time to suit up: Men's Wearhouse is buying Jos. A. Bank for $1.8 billion. Men's Wearhouse Inc. will pay $65 per share, a 5 percent premium to Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.'s closing price Monday of $61.83.
"Octomom" Nadya Suleman has pleaded not guilty to a fourth count of welfare fraud. The single mother of octuplets and six other children appeared briefly for arraignment Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Joe McGinniss wasn't one to let a story tell itself. Whether insisting on the guilt of a murder suspect after seemingly befriending him or moving next door to Sarah Palin's house for a most unauthorized biography, McGinniss was unique in his determination to get the most inside information, in how publicly he burned bridges with his subjects and how memorably he placed himself in the narrative.
By Christopher Torchia and Gerald Irmay, Associated Press
Oscar Pistorius' friend testified Tuesday that the Olympian twice fired guns in public in the six months before he killed his girlfriend, once without warning through the sunroof of a moving car following an angry altercation with a policeman who had handled Pistorius' pistol.
Nye County sheriff's officials say an alleged gunman is sought on a murder charge and five relatives are being held pending immigration proceedings following the shooting death of a 25-year-old man last week at a dairy in rural Amargosa Valley.