Mississippian American Indian culture rose to power by farming corn. New evidence suggests dramatic change in climate might have led to its collapse in 1300s.
These days, one of the south's best chefs is Vish Bhatt, a man born 9,000 miles away. And his Indian-inflected cuisine reflects a changing South.
New York City's big soda ban was set to start today, until an eleventh-hour decision by the New York State Supreme Court put a stop to Mayor Bloomberg's plan.
For the first time in thirty years, studies are showing declines in childhood obesity rates.
Mississippi has the highest obesity rate while Colorado has the lowest. Indiana is one of the 12 states with an obesity rate over 30 percent.