| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:57 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. cancer lobby group is urging the Surgeon General to conduct a sweeping study of the impact of sugar-sweetened beverages on consumer health, saying such drinks play major role in the nation's obesity crisis and require...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:03 AM
PepsiCo. Inc., purveyor of sodas and brands such as Quaker, Frito-Lay and Gatorade, has a new sacred cow: dairy.
This month, the soft drink giant will venture into the increasingly active yogurt market, starting with products in 17 markets in the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:22 PM
The road to wealth in the stock market leads to companies that regularly pay — and increase — their dividends, according to Wellington financial analyst Marc Lichtenfeld.
"Invest in great companies that raise their dividends every year and...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:29 PM
A Chicago Park District program funded by Coca-Cola will try to fight obesity and diabetes by offering nutrition education as well as exercise classes run by armed forces veterans, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday.
The Park Families Wellness...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Tucanos Brazilian Grill brings South American flavors to Newport News. The chain’s first East Coast location is set to open Dec. 21 in City Center.
The restaurant expects to hire 225 people and is taking applications for all positions at 704...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:31 PM
He likely doesn't know it, but Goose Gossage can be credited in helping lead a Newport Beach team to national victory.
The former major league pitcher's distinctive facial hair so inspired John Cornuke, the captain of Team Nuclear, that he decided to...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:27 AM
PepsiCo Inc., the international food and beverage giant that owns Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and other brands, shuffled some of its top management positions in an attempt to create a line of succession behind current chairman and chief executive Indra...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Special effects came a long way in the 1950s and '60s. Before there was 2001: A Space Odyssey there was The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, which was quite revolutionary for its time. Special effects master Ray Harryhausen made unforgetable stop-motion monsters...
| Jan 6, 2011
Gov. Pat Quinn, who is usually pretty good with political symbolism, is poised to embarrass himself and enrage the populace with the upcoming inauguration festivities. Rich Miller has a roundup of the growing obejctions to our self-congratulatory pols...
| Feb 9, 2011
Mark Sanchez's 17-year-old fling? According to a surreal Deadspin story, the New York Jets quarterback allegedly "hooked up" with a 17-year-old high schooler. (The article does not include a response from the NFL star.) Apparently that's legal in New York...
| Mar 2, 2011
Among the luminaries converging this week at the TED conference in Long Beach: bold-face names such as philanthropist Bill Gates, singer Jason Mraz, “Super Size Me” director Morgan Spurlock as well as chefs, magicians, roboticists and paper-...