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McDonald's Workers to Get Pay Hikes
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McDonald's Workers to Get Pay Hikes

McDonald's says it's raising pay for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving economy. Read »

46 minutes ago
Best and Worst April Fools' Jokes of 2015

Best and Worst April Fools' Jokes of 2015

It is officially April 1, notoriously known as a time for bad jokes, pranks and fools. Read »

4 hours ago
Amazon Promises One-Button Shopping With

Amazon Promises One-Button Shopping With "Dash"

Amazon Prime subscribers will soon be able to order everyday products with the push of a single button, thanks to... Read »

Mar 31, 2015
Starbucks to Introduce New

Starbucks to Introduce New "Cold Brew" at Chicago Locations

Starbucks customers in Chicago will soon see a new drink popping up on menus in the area. Read »

Mar 30, 2015
McDonald's to Test All-Day Breakfast

McDonald's to Test All-Day Breakfast

Could you soon get an Egg McMuffin breakfast sandwich after 10:30 a.m.? Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Frappuccino Turns 20, Starbucks Releases New Flavor

Frappuccino Turns 20, Starbucks Releases New Flavor

Starbucks’ popular frappuccino beverage has turned 20 and to honor the drink’s big birthday, the company has debuted... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
McDonald's Launches Big Mac Fashion Collection

McDonald's Launches Big Mac Fashion Collection

You might be able to smell like Burger King’s Whopper, but now you can also look like McDonald’s Big Mac. Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Target 5:  Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Target 5: Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most Read »

May 8, 2012
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May 8, 2012
Kraft Nears Merger With Heinz

Kraft Nears Merger With Heinz

Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Heinz on Wednesday announced that they will merge to create The Kraft Heinz Co. Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace

Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace

The newest weapon in the breakfast wars is a biscuit shaped like a taco. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Why Less is More for Playboy.com

Why Less is More for Playboy.com

Playboy's website is now safe for work—well, some of it. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Many popular, inexpensive brands of wine made and distributed in California, including Trader Joe's famed "Two... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Target Agrees to Pay $10M to Settle Data Breach Suit

Target Agrees to Pay $10M to Settle Data Breach Suit

Target has proposed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought against the retailer following a... Watch »

Mar 19, 2015
Honda Adds 105,000 Vehicles to Air Bag Recall

Honda Adds 105,000 Vehicles to Air Bag Recall

Recall is the first for Honda Pilot regarding potential problems with driver's air bags made by Takata Corp. Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When

Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When

The Federal Reserve made its first overtures on Wednesday that it is seeking to hike interest rates, but Fed Chair... Read »

Mar 19, 2015
State Farm Gets FAA Approval to Test Drones

State Farm Gets FAA Approval to Test Drones

State Farm says it has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to test the use of drones. Read »

Mar 18, 2015
M Burger Dishes Out Free Burgers to Celebrate Birthday

M Burger Dishes Out Free Burgers to Celebrate Birthday

M Burger fans will want to hear this—the popular Chicago-based chain will give out free burgers with any purchase... Read »

Mar 18, 2015
McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Worker Burns

McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Worker Burns

Demonstration comes one day after employees around the nation filed 28 health and safety complaints against the Oak... Watch »

Mar 17, 2015

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