| Jul 28, 2013
My kids, ages 7 and 9, like the stickers they get after their doctor appointments, but they aren't clamoring to visit the pediatrician just to get them.
It's not that different from their attitude toward fast-food restaurants. They like the toys that...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Wouldn't it be great to just walk around with a burger in your face at all times, without the stress of actually having to hold it? If you can't find the strength it takes to bring a burger to your lips, Burger King's hands-free Whopper holder is here...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Forget the old-fashioned hamburger with a side of fries. This fall, Burger King is offering a burger with the fries built right in.
On Sept. 1, the fast-food chain will introduce the French Fry Burger, a standard hamburger with four French fries inserted...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:15 PM
If you believe people who serve you food should be able to get a living wage, you might want to honor the picket lines of the Connecticut fast-food workers expected to join a national strike on Thursday.
Organizers and local activists say they expect...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Friday's print column It was dismaying. Not that the U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a major gun-control proposal that would have required universal background checks prior to all firearm sales. But that such a proposal, popular though it is in......
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:55 PM
If George Zimmerman had uttered what Paula Deen 'fessed up to saying, the verdict in his trial for the killing of Trayvon Martin would be a foregone conclusion.
He'd be guilty as sin.
"Nigger" is that powerful.
"Nigger" is the word that has left...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Glendale Community College will be offering more classes for the summer and winter sessions, however, full-time faculty members teaching those courses will be seeing smaller paychecks.
Where faculty members had once earned up to $7,200 to teach a three-...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:36 PM
A Cook County correctional officer is being held without bail in Lake County, Ind., after being charged with fatally shooting a fellow motorist who swore at him and threw a cup at his vehicle, officials said.
Edgar Singleton Jr., 61, remains in the Lake...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Anyone active in online social networking has likely received one: A message from someone who clicked on the wrong link, flooding friends' inboxes or feeds with more links about weight loss drugs or shocking photos.
Or you might remember that time Burger...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Dwight Howard can't make up his mind. What else is new?
Rockets or Lakers? 50-50? This is a joke, right?
Or maybe this is just tip of the iceberg for the incredibly indecisive basketball player. Here are 15 other issues Dwight likely can't make up...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Terrance Wise has two jobs in Kansas City — one at a burger joint, a second at a pizza restaurant — but he says his paychecks aren't enough to buy shoes for his three daughters and insure his 15-year-old car. So he decided to draw attention to...