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Riot Fest Unveils 2015 Music Lineup

Music lovers in September will be jumping around to the sounds of No Doubt, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop, Motorhead and others. »

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"

The Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary has included new words that will have some people saying “WTF.” The company announced Tuesday it has added 1,700 new terms, many of which are influenced by the internet... »

Cannes' Palme d'Or Celebrates 60th Birthday

Cannes' Palme d'Or Celebrates 60th Birthday

As the Palme d'Or sits in its cushioned box awaiting Sunday's Cannes winner, the film festival's top prize might be taking stock of its own lifetime of achievements — on this, its 60th birthday. »

New Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Burger Includes Hot Dog, Chips

New Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Burger Includes Hot Dog, Chips

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are cramming a summer cookout into one burger. The upcoming menu item is made with a beef patty that is topped with a split hot dog. The meaty duo sits on a layer of Lay’s potato... »

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Damien Escobar Discusses "I Am Me" Tour

Hip-hop violin protege was a hit on America's Got Talent. He visited NBC Chicago to talk about his fall from wealth, his reinvention, his new tour, and efforts to help others. »

Cannes: "Dheepan" Wins Palme d'Or

Cannes: "Dheepan" Wins Palme d'Or

Jacques Audiard's immigrant drama "Dheepan" has won the Palme d'Or, the top honor of the Cannes Film Festival. »

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Riot Fest Moves to Douglas Park for 2015

Riot Fest has announced it will not hold this year's festival in Humboldt Park, following criticism from the area's alderman that the festival caused too much damage to the park. »

McDonald's to Expand All-Day Breakfast Test

McDonald's to Expand All-Day Breakfast Test

McDonald’s will reportedly expand its test of an all-day breakfast menu. »

Starbucks Frappuccino Goes Mini

Starbucks Frappuccino Goes Mini

If even a small Frappuccino seems like too much of an indulgence, Starbucks is now selling a mini version of the sugary coffee drink. »

Hot or Not? McDonald's Brings Back the Hamburglar

Hot or Not? McDonald's Brings Back the Hamburglar

Based on McDonald's latest ad, it looks like the Hamburglar settled down in the suburbs and spent the last decade going to youth soccer games and perfecting his stubble. The company is bringing the burger thief... »

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