running

Runner’s pain is no pulled muscle; it’s a baby

An aspiring half-marathon runner in Minnesota whose two-hour training session left her with a sore back was stunned to discover that the pain was not due to a pulled muscle or a slipped disc but that she was about to give birth.…
In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, file photo, Steven Sinofsky, then-president of the Microsoft Windows group, delivers his presentation at the launch of Microsoft Windows 8, in New York. On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Microsoft announced it is preparing an update to Windows 8 for release later this year. It says the changes are designed to address complaints and confusion with the new operating system. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Microsoft to add Outlook to Windows RT tablets

Microsoft will add its popular Outlook email program to more tablets running on a lightweight version of its Windows operating system as part of a free software update later this year.…
cell phone

SF, NY officials to meet over cellphone thefts

Top law enforcement officials from San Francisco and New York plan to meet with some of the nation’s largest smartphone makers to help thwart the rise in cellphone thefts and robberies.…
shark

Big mako shark caught off Calif. could be record

A huge mako shark caught off the coast of Southern California could set a record, but a critic said it should have been released because sharks are threatened worldwide.…
This June 3, 2013 photo shows chef Dominique Ansel making Cronuts, a croissant-donut hybrid, at the Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York. Ansel makes only 200 to 250 Cronuts every morning and has been selling out within an hour. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Crunchy, sweet doughnut-croissant packs bakery

Oh the pull of that elusive reservation at the hot new restaurant. And double-oh the sweet and fatty decadence of a well-made dessert. Combine the two foodie emotions and you’ve got the Cronut.…
WHEAT

Monsanto: Modified wheat ‘isolated occurrence’

The company that developed a genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer says it has tested the parent wheat stock and found it clean.…