A U.S. company that supplies meat to some fast-food chains in China has pulled all of its products, some of which were chicken nuggets sold in Hong Kong, made by a Chinese subsidiary.

A U.S. company that supplies meat to fast-food chains in China has pulled all its products made by a subsidiary. An expose revealed some of the products were mishandled and had expired.

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The human Y chromosome (left) holds the code for "maleness"; that's the X on the right.

The string of genes that make a man a man used to be much bigger, and some geneticists say it may be wasting away. Back off, others say. Y has been stable — and crucial — for millennia.

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Fans dressed as stormtroopers from Star Wars attend this year's Comic-Con event in San Diego.

Also: an excerpt of Haruki Murakami's new book; notable books coming out this week.

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People ignore information about their health.

People sometimes avoid information because they're afraid of bad news. But this "information aversion" can lead people to avoid medical tests that could save their lives.

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A worker dries coffee beans at a coffee plantation in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala, in February 2013.

Central American coffee farmers are facing off against a deadly fungus that has wiped out thousands of acres of crops. Coffee companies like Starbucks are pooling money to support them in the fight.

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