By MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Tough competition in the U.S. and the weakening economy abroad was a double whammy for McDonald's in the third-quarter, sending the burger chain's net income down nearly 4 percent.
McDonald's said it was adjusting some of its plans to
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - What do a Navy mom, Big Bird and AARP have in common? They want President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney to leave them alone.
Both candidates are drawing on personal stories and pop culture references in campaign ads, daily speeches
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Higher gas costs drove up U.S. consumer prices in September for the second straight month. Outside energy, there was little sign of inflation.
The Labor Department said Tuesday that the consumer price index rose a seasonally
By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKIAssociated Press
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A pet food company is voluntarily recalling dog treats that could be contaminated with salmonella.
Nature's Recipe announced Saturday the recall of a limited supply of its "Nature's Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken,"
By PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - The world stood at the brink of Armageddon for 13 days in October 1962 when President John F. Kennedy drew a symbolic line in the Atlantic and warned of dire consequences if Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev dared to cross it.
An American U-2 spy plane
By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The nation's largest meat company, Tyson Foods Inc., announced Friday that it will do an animal treatment audit of suppliers' farms.
The news comes as animal welfare activists have been pressuring Tyson to move away from cramped
By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer
Robert Munson has heard the conventional wisdom: Vice presidential debates aren't supposed to matter. But in an election this close, he and millions of others tuned in Thursday to a candidate faceoff that many said may not have changed their vote, but firmed
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign signaled their first debate strategy shift Thursday in a tweet.
Hours before the vice presidential debate, the campaign sent out a photograph on Twitter of Joe Biden rehearsing for the primetime event. There
KHQ.COM - Tyson Foods, Inc., a Pine Bluff, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 67,269 pounds of packages labeled as Honey BBQ Flavored Boneless Chicken Wyngz because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.
Buffalo Style Boneless Chicken Wyngz were packaged in bags meant for
By Winnie YuFrom Completely You
Not long ago, I didn't even own a cell phone. All I had was a small disposable phone that I kept buried in my purse in the event of an emergency. It was too embarrassing to even take out, as my daughter liked to tell me. Then I got smart and got a smartphone --