| May 25, 2013
| 3:34 PM
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Canary Islands — These islands are Europe's Florida: a subtropical climate, sandy beaches edged with palms, even theme parks as large as those in the United States.
Yet, many Americans don't have a clue where these seven...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:27 PM
For years, politicians and labor unions have pilloried Wal-Mart and other large employers for paying workers so little that many qualify for government health insurance at taxpayers' expense.
Now critics fear the public will get stuck with an even...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Stumbling around in the wee hours after an evening out on the town? If you’re hankering for some fast food between midnight and 4 a.m., McDonald’s wants your business.
The Golden Arches are making a grab for what may be the only...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
XIAMEN, China — Forget everything you think you know about Chinese food when you travel to mainland China. Even if orange chicken is on the menu, it won't look or taste anything like the sweet, gooey, fried stuff you're used to picking up at your...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Jennifer Aniston is a bit of a delicate flower, at least when it comes to chowing down on fast food.
In a New York magazine interview focusing on skin and beauty — categories the A-lister scores high in — she was asked if she'd ever...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:13 AM
After 16 years of serving food amid faux animals, greenery and falling water, the Rainforest Cafe at South Coast Plaza closed Sunday, a company executive confirmed.
"The mall decided not to renew our lease," Keith Beitler, Rainforest Cafe's chief...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Some brittle and warped, others as smooth and flat as the day they left the processing shop, the 35-millimeter negatives trickle in to Xiao Ma's dank recycling depot in north Beijing, collected by a network of trash pickers. Stuffed into old rice bags and...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Before a small crowd of flashing cameras, curious onlookers and hungry attendees, the men stuffed and artfully hand-folded the dumplings with tiny twists.
Soon after, out they came from bamboo steamers during a small gathering Monday afternoon at...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:41 PM
You might think that customers buying their lunch at McDonald’s would order meals with fewer calories if someone handed them a slip of paper reminding them that women should eat no more than 650 calories at lunchtime and men should not exceed 800...