By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Paula Deen's merchandise and media empire is fast unraveling.
Retailers Target Corp. and Home Depot Inc. and diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk became the latest companies to sever ties or distance themselves from celebrity cook Paula Deen
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Better news on jobs and consumer spending pushed stocks higher early Thursday.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose more than 100 points after the first half-hour of trading, putting it on track for its third jump in as many days. Bond yields
NEW YORK (AP) - Better news on jobs and consumer spending are pushing stocks higher in early trading.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 112 points, or 0.8 percent, at 15,022 after the first few minutes of trading Thursday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 10 points, or 0.7
NEW YORK (AP) - Paula Deen says that anyone who's never sinned should pick up a rock and throw it at her. The celebrity chef dissolved into tears during a "Today" show interview Wednesday, trying to explain she wasn't a racist despite saying in a legal deposition that she
By Robyn Ross,
The hits just keep on coming for Paula Deen.
Smithfield, a company that specializes in pork products, is terminating its partnership with the celebrity chef who has a line of hams with them, the company told TMZ.
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"Smithfield condemns the
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month.
The company that went bankrupt after an acrimonious fight with its unionized workers last year is back up and running under new owners and a leaner
By ANTHONY McCARTNEYAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Courtrooms have supplied the epilogue to Michael Jackson's life. They've provided the forum where his debts have been settled, his final days dissected and his life depicted as a cautionary tale.
In nearly four years of court