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Beastie Boys rapper Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz leaves federal court in Manhattan with his wife Kathleen Hanna after testifying at a copyright trial stemming from a lawsuit his musical group brought against a beverage maker over the use of five of their songs in a video, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in New York.  (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister)

Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock testifies: ‘We like sports’

NEW YORK (AP) — Beastie Boys rapper Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz had an easy answer for a New York lawyer asking why the hip-hop group refuses to endorse products but licensed its music for a watch […]


FDA probing if deaths were linked to energy shots

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of 13 deaths possibly linked to so-called “energy shots” and cautioning consumers to talk to their doctors before they take them or other energy […]


US senators call on FDA to act on energy drinks

NEW YORK (AP) — Two U.S. senators on Friday again called on federal regulators to close what they say are loopholes that allow energy-drink makers to sell products with additives and high levels of caffeine […]


The energy drink caffeine scandal (audio)

Some energy drinks have more caffeine than listed, Consumer Reports finds. In response to an FDA report investigating a link between a popular energy drink and five recent deaths, Consumer Reports launched its own investigation, […]


Parents sue Monster over girl's death

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – The parents of a 14-year-old Hagerstown girl who died in December are suing the maker of Monster Energy Drink, claiming caffeine in the product contributed to her death. The complaint was […]


NY probes energy drink industry

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York officials are investigating marketing and health claims made by several energy drink makers. A person familiar with the inquiry, speaking on condition of anonymity because the investigation hasn’t yet […]



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