| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:38 PM
Ethel Miles didn't think her son had a chance.
Even though 6-foot-8-inch Darius Miles is considered among the three best players in the nation, mom was convinced that Brett Melton of Mahomet-Seymour would win the Mr. Basketball of Illinois award.
| Nov 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Would you be more inclined to go to church if services came with a Big Mac and a side of fries? That's the idea behind McMass, a group whose goal is to put a McDonald's franchise in a church.
The group, led by Paul Di Lucca, a creative director at...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Angelenos have a lot to deal with when we wake up on the weekdays. The hustle and bustle of the morning rhythm rarely makes breakfast a first priority.
More often than not, we have to settle for the drive-thru: scream into the menu microphone, hand over...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Russia ordered the closure of four McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday after government health inspectors declared the U.S.-based fast food chain was serving contaminated products.
Rospotrebnadzor, the Russian state consumer protection...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:20 PM
A Pop Tart and ice cream concoction called the Carl's Jr. Pop Tart Ice Cream Sandwich has hit a Newport Beach location of the fast food chain.
If you just did a double take and reread that last sentence because it was one of those oh-my-God-is-this-...
| Jun 20, 2013
To the right of the counter at Brother Tim's Vegetarian Fast Food, a photo of a lean African-American man, at work in a kitchen, grinning, leaps out from the faded page of a decades-old news clipping. The story opens, "Tim Thompson is a one man crusade...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:27 AM
When it's 2 a.m. and you've been out partying, chances are your appetite isn't thinking straight. It wants a Big Mac, with a side of hash browns -- and there's absolutely no way that voice on the drive-through intercom is telling you no.
Well, now you...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:02 PM
A lone paparazzo stood under a neon sign just outside the large red doors of Chi Lin on Sunset Boulevard, where the new Chinese restaurant opened Monday night. He looked around, camera ready, reminding patrons they were on the Westside.
Alas, there were...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
McDonald's has introduced a new durian crunch McFlurry flavor to its dessert kiosk menus in Singapore. But for anyone who's actually smelled the spiky fruit, you may be scratching your head and asking why?
Some people love the stuff. Some people...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:42 AM
The parents of a 4-year-old child in Dundee, Mich., were surprised to find a pipe packed full of pot in their kid's Burger King meal Wednesday night.
According to Dundee Police Chief Dave Uhl, a 23-year-old employee admitted to trying to hide the drugs...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:57 PM
McDonald's has launched a website devoted to financial advice and tips for its employees called Practical Money Skills for Life, and in the process possibly signaled the fast-food giant isn't paying employees a decent wage.
The site is intended to make...