International News Archive - December 07, 2010


The OECD and the EU Commission said on Tuesday that over half of adults in the European Union are overweight or obese, placing more pressure onto their own health, their nations' health systems and the wider economy.

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.