FILE - This June 16, 2011 file photo shows boxes of Cheerios in a store in Akron, N.Y. Large food companies are trying to head off state-by-state efforts to enact mandatory labeling of genetically modified ingredients by proposing new voluntary labels nationwide. The food industry and farm groups are pushing Congress to pass legislation that would require the Food and Drug Administration to create guidelines for the new labels, which food manufacturers could use. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)

Cheerios get no lift from GMO switch

Plain old Cheerios are no longer made with genetically modified ingredients, but the switch hasn’t yet translated to a boost in sales.

NYC inmate ‘baked to death’ in cell

A New York City official tells The Associated Press that a mentally ill homeless veteran who died behind bars last month “basically baked to…

FILE - In this March 9, 2014 file photo, a Chinese relative of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, center, cries as she is escorted by a woman while leaving a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane, in Beijing, China.  (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

Media absorbed in made-for-TV mystery

The missing Malaysian plane is a made-for-TV mystery where the public’s hunger for the story seems inversely proportional to the amount of s…