An annual ranking of the worst U.S. cities for spring allergies zeroed in on the Southeast but warned of an overall bad season everywhere. Some allergy experts say climate change may fuel earlier, longer, more intense allergy seasons.
Indoor "vertical" farming is a hot trend in the upper Midwest and other parts of the world, though some farms have had more success than others. Now one indoor farm is taking it to new levels in a giant warehouse just outside Chicago.
Some Philadelphia schools are bidding farewell to long lunch lines in favor of family-style eating. It's part of a program that aims to provide nutritious, low-cost lunches in a setting that reinforces social niceties and communication skills.
Nearly one in four of the nation's levee systems evaluated by the federal government are deemed to be in unacceptable condition, posing risks to nearby residents. As AP's Haven Daley reports, the problem levees stretch over 2,000 miles.