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Freestocker/iStock(NEW YORK) — More than 2 million pounds of chicken products were voluntarily recalled over concerns they may be contaminated with “extraneous” materials, specifically metal, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service. Approximately 2,071,397 pounds of Simmons Prepared Foods poultry products were part ofRead More →

Elizabeth Groginsky, an education executive for the District of Columbia, won appointment Wednesday as New Mexico’s first Cabinet secretary for early childhood education — a critical job as the state ramps up spending on prekindergarten and other programs to prepare youngsters for school. Groginsky will be leaving her job asRead More →

PhotosbyAndy/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) — A 10-year-old boy was shot in the back of the head and critically injured in Philadelphia, authorities said. The shooting happened Wednesday just after 3:30 p.m. in the city’s Frankford section, according to Philadelphia Police Department. The little boy, identified by family as Semaj O’Branty, was walking homeRead More →