| Mar 20, 2015
| 6:46 AM
As the stench of backed-up sewage permeated the restaurant, a West Philadelphia McDonald's continued selling Big Macs, Quarter Pounders, and fries over four days last fall, installing porta-potties in the parking lot but never notifying the city, which...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 1:05 PM
Award-winning TV anchorman and producer Bill Kurtis broke the ice at his lecture at Elgin Community College in Elgin by showing a clip from the comedy "The Legend of Ron Burgundy," for which he provided narration and a 2009 commercial for AT&T broadband...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 9:48 PM
A federal judge on Tuesday cleared the way for Seattle's new minimum wage law to take effect as planned next month, rejecting claims by franchises of big national chains that it discriminates against them.
In his 43-page decision Tuesday night, U.S....
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:43 AM
Shake Shack opened its first Baltimore location on Monday morning and about 25 people lined up in freezing temperatures to be the first ones inside.
Just before the doors opened at 11 a.m., Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Shake Shack CEO Randy...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:58 AM
McDonald's is taking a fresh look at everything from its organizational structure to its menu while sticking to financial plans that include billions of dollars in share buybacks and dividends, the company's financial leaders said Thursday.
| Mar 10, 2015
| 10:26 AM
Hug your children, cue the "Godzilla" music and brace yourselves for a life-altering event. The fast-food world as we know it may soon be coming to an end.
McDonald's, known for its triple cheeseburgers, Big Macs and chicken nuggets, may soon add leafy...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 9:35 AM
After taking a major hit on social media for offering musicians free food instead of a paycheck, McDonald’s has turned about-face on its policy toward the bands that play its showcase stage at this year’s South by Southwest Music Conference in...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:57 AM
Burger King has dropped soft drinks from its children's meal menu, the latest change at a fast-food chain as advocacy groups urge restaurants to promote healthier fare, especially for children.
Burger King followed the lead of McDonald's, which...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 6:30 PM
Thought the Soviet Union was anti-American? Try today's Russia.
After a year in which furious rhetoric has been pumped across Russian airwaves, anger toward the United States is at its worst since opinion polls began tracking it. From ordinary street...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:29 PM
After shaking up its menu and its advertising, McDonald’s took its boldest step toward a turnaround late Wednesday, replacing its chief executive with its top brand officer.
The Oak Brook-based restaurant chain said current CEO Don Thompson will...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:51 AM
Chicago will have a robust presence in the Super Bowl, at least during the many commercial breaks.
NBC confirmed this week the network has sold out its inventory of 70 units at $4.5 million per 30-second spot. The Super Bowl XLIX broadcast from...