McDonald’s earnings fall; so does its stock


Even as the meat scandal in China continued to spread to other fast-food companies on Tuesday, McDonald’s reported disappointing second quarter results that sent More...

Coke’s stock hit by so-so earnings


There was no one opening happiness at Coca-Cola early Tuesday as its stock dropped more than 3% in early trading after the soft drink giant’s second quarter results More...

Higher pump prices fuel inflation pickup in June


A recent pickup in inflation continued in June as consumer prices again rose sharply on higher gasoline costs. The consumer price index increased 0.3% after rising 0.4% More...


Wolff: The rise and fall of Time Warner

  Time Warner and Rupert Murdoch, arriving at something of a final showdown, have represented two divergent strains of modern media for the past 30 years. TW has been More...

With health care, if we waste less, we pay less: Column

America spends more on health care than any other nation and gets less value for it Study after study tells us that we pay too much for health care in the United States, More...

Report: GM halts sale of many used CTS, SRX models


General Motors ordered its Cadillac division’s dealers to stop selling some older versions of two of its hottest More...

Ford’s problem-plagued Pinto still has its fans

The Pintos’ paint jobs screamed in their 1970s-hued glory. The car owners mingled with one another More...

16 Donald Sterling fails in settlement try, trial goes on

  LOS ANGELES – Donald Sterling met with prospective Los Angeles Clippers buyer Steve Ballmer at...

15 What players top the MLB trade deadline wish list?

  With the 100-game mark fast approaching for most major league teams — some have reached...

14 NFC offseason grades: Strong report cards for NFC West

NFL training camps open en masse this week. As the NFC’s 16 teams steam toward preseason,...

Mysterious Giant Hole Opens Up In Siberia


elicopters flying over Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia, Russia made a startling discovery when they spotted More...

Picture purrr-fect! Smart cat feeder uses facial recognition technology to monitor how much your pet eats – and tells you if they’re greedy

Bistro’ uses a camera at the front of a feeder to identify each of the cats Sensors beneath animal and bowl..

Could child sex robots be used to treat paedophiles? Researchers say sexbots are inevitable – and could be used ‘like methadone for drug addicts’

Paedophiles could be given realistic child sexbots as part of their treatment, it has been claimed. Leading robotics experts say the..

Barista: Starbucks Trying to Fire Me for Tiny Tattoo


There are several different ways you can get fired from Starbucks, according to Business Insider—organizing More...

‘Naked and Afraid,’ Florida CrossFit coach survives

He and companion Jaclyn McCaffrey bonded in the buff in Nicaragua. Menaced by prowling pumas and poisonous snakes, Indialantic, Florida resident..

‘Fargo’ will move to Sioux Falls (and to 1979) for second season

FX’s return to Fargo is a step back in time. The second 10-episode season is a virtual reset of the first,..

Total ‘Nerd’ fail: Booger bombs out tech-wise

LOS ANGELES – In the tech-world, it could be nerd fraud. Curtis Armstrong, best known as nerd Dudley “Booger” Dawson from..

10Best: Beach resort kids’ clubs

  For some families, the holy grail of getaways is a beach resort that is kid-friendly but also allows mom and..

Yahoo scoops up analytics firm Flurry

Marissa Mayer’s flurry of acquisitions resumes. Yahoo announced it will scoop up analytics firm Flurry, the 40th startup acquired since Mayer..

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