• facebook August 17, 2019 5:57 am

    Hundreds Come to Honor El Paso Victim After Public Invited

    When Jordan Ballard read that one of the victims of the El Paso massacre had few relatives and the public was invited to her funeral, the Los Angeles resident bought a plane ticket and flew to Texas to honor a woman she had never met. She was one of hundreds of strangers who braved 100-degree (38 Celsius) heat to pay...

  • Attorney December 7, 2018 7:00 pm

    Factory Worker Gets 5 Years for Putting Glass Shards in Fast Food Cups

    A Kentucky man caught placing glass shards into shipments of plastic foam cups to fast-food restaurants has been sentenced to five years in prison. A statement from U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman on Thursday said 44-year-old Waylon J. Horton of Munfordville pleaded guilty in July to tampering with consumer products. Horton was charged in 2016 after Michigan-based Dart Container Corp....

  • NBC July 10, 2018 6:24 pm

    IHOP Switches Name Back From IHOb for Pancake Promotion

    IHOb is no more. About a month after changing its name from IHOP to IHOb as part of a marketing campaign aimed at promoting its new line of hamburgers, the pancake chain is going back to its original name and has changed its Twitter handle accordingly. The change back to the restaurant’s original name came as it introduced an upcoming...

  • California April 14, 2018 11:48 pm

    AP Investigation: Doctors Keep Licenses Despite Sex Abuse

    Even as Hollywood moguls, elite journalists and top politicians have been pushed out of their jobs or resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct, the world of medicine is more forgiving, according to an Associated Press investigation. Even when doctors are disciplined, their punishment often consists of a short suspension paired with therapy that treats sexually abusive behavior as a symptom...

  • Indiana December 14, 2017 2:11 pm

    Man Robbed 3 Fast Food Restaurants in 3 Days in Hammond, Police Say

    Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected of robbing three fast food restaurants in three days this month in Hammond, Indiana.

  • judge July 26, 2017 2:09 pm

    South Florida Social Media Stuntman Arrested in Dunkin' Donuts Burglary

    A South Florida man who’s achieving viral fame for videos showing him swiping food and making scenes in stores is now finding himself on the wrong side of the law.

  • United States June 20, 2017 9:35 pm

    Diners Prefer Fast Food to Sit-Down Restaurants, Survey Says

    When it comes to food, more Americans are looking for convenience over quality these days. NBC News reports that satisfaction with full-service restaurants has reached its lowest point in 10 years, according to a report on Tuesday from the American Customer Satisfaction Index. The survey of 5,500 Americans also found that fast food restaurants rated higher than full-service restaurants in...

  • Donald Trump September 14, 2016 11:51 am

    Americans Got a Raise Last Year for the 1st Time Since 2007, Census Bureau Says

    Americans finally got a raise last year after eight years of stagnating incomes. The typical U.S. household’s income rose 5.2 percent in 2015 to $56,516, the Census Bureau said Tuesday. Even with the solid gain, that remains below the median household income of $57,423 in 2007, when the Great Recession began. The median is the point where half of households...

  • spokesman January 27, 2016 8:59 pm

    Wendy's Investigating Possible Security Breach

    Those who have recently eaten at Wendy’s fast food restaurants may want to check their credit card statements for suspicious activity, as the chain is investing a possible security breach. Wendy’s — based in Dublin, Ohio — says it learned from payment industry contacts this month of reports indicating fraudulent charges may have occurred on cards used at some locations....

  • New York April 16, 2015 1:29 am

    Low-Wage Workers Rally in Fight For $15 Movement

    Hundreds of fast food workers marched in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday, joining thousands across the country to push for higher wages.

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