| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
How simple a great idea can be. Once a great thinker explains it simply. A thinker like Ronald Coase, the economist, teacher and sage who has just died at the remarkable age of 102.
The man could explain how and why today's American economy is so...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:30 PM
General Motors, the nation's third-largest advertiser, is set to rejoin the ranks of Super Bowl advertisers after making a colorful exit from the big event in 2013.
GM's Chevrolet, typically the brand in the auto company's portfolio that gets the lion'...
| Aug 28, 2013
Movie ticketing service Fandango has entered into an agreement to acquire Quantum Loyalty Solutions, the owner of Hollywood Movie Money.
Fandango sees the purchase as a way to grow its film promotions business, especially when it comes to offering up...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:34 PM
They were the swinging, sassy voice of the homefront for U.S. service personnel overseas during World War II, singing catchy hit tunes such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Rum and Coca Cola" that delighted Americans and catapulted the Andrews Sisters to...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Call it pop culture or perhaps pop cuisine, but cooking with soft drinks is a time-honored tradition of home cooks. The beverages substitute for sweet syrups in sauces, cakes and more. All colas can be used in these recipes. I especially like the flavor...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:09 AM
HAZELHURST, Ga. - If you're like most people, you love the holidays but shout "Hallelujah!" when the last strains of "Auld Lang Syne" fade away.
That's when it's time for a post-holidays getaway, so take a look at these destinations in Georgia that are...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:26 PM
(Reuters) - A group of food companies that includes conglomerate Cargill Inc has sued a sugar industry trade group, claiming high fructose corn syrup is being unfairly maligned by promoters of "natural" sugar.
The battle is one for consumer hearts, minds...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Touring Egypt’s museums, great mosques, and towering monuments of the pharaohs is a delight. And simply roaming the streets of Cairo day and night is a thrill and a joy for any traveler who likes his culture off the stage and in his face. But the...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study finds that the longer immigrants from Mexico, and their U.S.-born offspring, spend in the United States, the greater their odds of becoming obese.
Compared to similar individuals living in Mexico, researchers found...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday announced his latest partnership with Coca-Cola: The soft drink giant will pay for 50,000 blue recycling carts for Chicago homes and in return gets to put images of Coke products on the lids of the familiar bins.
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:10 PM
New York City barred convenience stores and restaurants from selling outsize sodas. Boston's mayor halted pop sales and soft-drink advertising in city buildings to fight obesity and rising health care costs.
In Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to take...