Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 9:10 am
Americans spend about $4 billion a year on weight-loss supplements. And the Food and Drug Administration spends a lot of effort policing distributors who market fraudulent products that are tainted with unsafe, banned drugs.
But a study published Tuesday finds that buyers should beware: Just because the FDA recalls a product because it contains dangerous substances, doesn't mean the product disappears from the market.
Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 10:27 am
Activists in Hong Kong, angered by what they perceive as little progress in talks on democratic reforms with the government, marched to the home of the territory's chief executive to demand his ouster.
Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 1:55 pm
The Pentagon says it will investigate a video released by the self-declared Islamic State showing its fighters purportedly rifling through crates of U.S. arms intended for Kurdish forces fighting the extremist group.
Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said: "We're still taking a look at [the video] and assessing the validity of it."
Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 10:56 am
Updated at 10:55 a.m. ET
Jeffrey Fowle, an American held since May in North Korea for allegedly leaving a bible at a club for foreign sailors, has arrived at a U.S. Air Force base in his home state of Ohio after Pyongyang released him on a "special dispensation."
Fowle, 56, landed early today at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton. He disembarked carrying two bags and was met with embraces from family members.