Florida will review its "Stand your Ground" law, but the task force includes many supporters.
MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- In a sport that has been dominated by major multi-car teams with big-time financial backing, Front Row Motorsports is proving that there is still room in NASCAR for the independent operation.
NEW YORK -- For a moment the distinct deliveries of three aces filled adjacent televisions in an inadvertent study of pitching greatness. There were Roy Halladay's compact coil of a windup, Jered Weaver's corkscrew and Tim Lincecum's long-stride slingshot all on simultaneous display.
It wasn't until a man diagnosed with measles ate at her New Jersey diner that Connie Correia Fisher, co-owner of The Pop Shop, discovered that the only thing that spreads faster than an infectious disease is bad news.
"I'm not drunk every night," the Bacardi and Crystal Light-swilling country star says
Investors are turning their attention to earnings, as the reporting season gets underway with a vengeance.
A new consumer survey has crowned In-N-Out Burger as the nation's fast food favorite, while giving low marks to iconic chains such as McDonald's, Burger King and KFC.
Attorneys have dropped a lawsuit alleging that Taco Bell's beef was mostly not beef, both sides in the legal battle said.
From January: What's really in your Taco Bell? Rumors are flying, landing the beef with Taco Bell on AC360's RidicuList.
Taco Bell is steaming mad over a lawsuit alleging that its beef isn't beef, and replied with promises of a counter-suit in an ad slamming the claim as "absolutely false."
There were no diet pills, shakes or detoxes. And no, it wasn't caveman food, grapefruit, Twinkies, Taco Bell or Subway sandwiches.
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We were all set to scribble up a defense* of Taco Bell's Cantina Tacos in light of SF Weekly and Fresno Beehive's gleeful dismissal, but then the Center For Disease Control came out with this:
We need a new individual honor in the NFL. We're calling it the MV non-QB P -- the most valuable player who doesn't play quarterback.
It might not be your local diner, or your mom's kitchen, but Subway is making a big bet that it can entice the morning crowd to see egg yolks in the color scheme of its bright yellow sandwich shops.
It's practically naked, but you won't see any buns on this monster of a sandwich. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the taste test.
After thousands of years of civilization, finally India has Crunchwraps.
In the midst of first lady Michelle Obama's campaign against child obesity and chef Jamie Oliver's prime-time TV initiative for cleaner cooking, the Mud Hens and a chicken chain are crowing about some aggressively fat-laden fare.
Five things to know about Week 1 in Major League Soccer:
Wyclef Jean The Haitian-born musician became emotional as he denied accusations that he misused funds from his charity, Yéle Haiti. Experts on nonprofits said they saw no evidence of serious wrongdoing, other than slowness in filing taxes, CNNMoney.com reported.
The company that brought us the taco-craving Chihuahua, Fourth Meal and double-decker tacos suggests that it can now help fight fat.
Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to seek out covert items at fast food chains around the country.
At its core, sports on TV is simply a prop for beer sales. The viewer essentially must answer the question: What's more important to you, Coors Light's "cold-activated can" or Miller Lite's "taste protector lid"? This marketing malarkey reminds me of another reason I stand proudly with the good folks at Pabst Blue Ribbon -- they don't advertise.
Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to seek out covert items at fast food chains around the country.
Gidget - made famous with the "Yo Quiero Taco Bell" campaign - passes away at 15
The Taco Bell Chihuahua dies of a massive stroke. CNN's Jeanne Moos says adios with career highlights.
Gidget, the 15-year-old dog best known for her Taco Bell ad campaign, died of a stroke Tuesday in Los Angeles, California, said Sue Chipperton, her trainer.
Cheap is chic. The recession has proven that.
No budget for a new computer in this recession? It's a common malady these days.
The hit movie Beverly Hills Chihuahua is just the latest mark the little dogs have made on Hollywood
Curious about how many calories are packed into that burrito or fried chicken you crave? Fast-food company Yum Brands Inc. says it's taking the guesswork out of counting calories
Federal officials hunted for the source of a 16-state salmonella outbreak linked to three types of raw tomatoes, while the list of supermarkets and restaurants yanking those varieties from shelves and dishes grew
You knew you could help save the earth by installing energy-efficient light bulbs or swapping your gas guzzler for a hybrid. But have you heard that drinking Fiji Water and dining out at Taco Bell are supposed to be good for the planet, too?
Natural disasters, revolutionary technology, pro-athlete scandals and national calamities marked 2007 as an unforgettable year.
When David Novak, the 54-year-old CEO of Yum Brands, was flying to Australia last February, videos of rats scampering through a Taco Bell in New York City hit the web. "Honesty, consistency, and continuity of communication are key to managing through these issues," he says of how he handled every executive's nightmare, adding that it typically takes "six to nine months to fully recover" lost sales anytime there's a food-safety issue.
As a 16-year-old waitress at an IHOP, Julia Stewart had a feeling she'd one day run a company. What she didn't know was that she'd head the one where she was waiting tables.
CNN's Christine Romans reports that recent beef recalls have renewed calls for country-of-origin labeling.
Yum Brands Inc., parent of the KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut fast-food chains, said Friday it could have to make some additional material tax payments stemming from a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service.
Yum Brands Inc. reported Wednesday higher quarterly earnings and raised its profit forecast for the year as strength in China and a lower tax rate offset weak results at its Taco Bell chain in the United States.
Paris Hilton spent her first day of freedom Tuesday in her family's Bel-Air mansion, receiving visitors and gifts of flowers and balloons.
A pet food maker's CEO and the father of a girl who may need a kidney transplant after being sickened by tainted spinach were just two of those who came to Washington Tuesday to call for much tougher oversight of the nation's food supply.
When dozens of rats were seen scurrying around a closed KFC/Taco Bell restaurant in New York City's Greenwich Village last month, other franchise owners knew they would pay the price for one store's transgressions.
A pack of a dozen or more rats scurrying around a closed KFC/Taco Bell restaurant in New York City's Greenwich Village early Friday morning prompted shrieks from onlookers and fodder for the morning television talk shows, which aired video of the infestation.
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. said Tuesday it was recalling packages of fresh mushrooms after it a routine inspection revealed the possible presence of the deadly bacteria E. coli.
Watching the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, I couldn't help but notice that announcers Lester Holt and David Frei referred to the show dogs as athletes. I have to agree, and not just because pro athletes such as David Eckstein and Nate Robinson are eligible to compete in the Toy group category.
Major gauges looked to open higher Tuesday as some good earnings and talk about a bid for a Dow component offset news that U.S. trade gap hit a record level last year.
New York Times Co. We were wondering how Billy the paperboy could afford that gold-plated Huffy... News carriers and retailers in Worcester, Mass., get an unexpected bonus with their usual shipment of the Telegram & Gazette: the credit and debit card numbers of 240,000 subscribers to the paper and its sister publication the Boston Globe, both owned by the New York Times Co. The security breach is the result of a recycling program in which paper from the Telegram & Gazette's business office is reused to wrap bundles of newspapers.
About 300 people have reported becoming sick after eating at an Olive Garden restaurant in northeast Indianapolis, a spokesman for the Marion County Health Department told CNN Friday.
An ingredient used in 70 percent of Taco Bell's products, lettuce, probably caused an E.coli outbreak that sickened dozens of people in the U.S. Northeast, food safety officials said on Wednesday.
Taco Bell reopened most of the more than 90 restaurants that it closed in the Northeast following an E. coli outbreak that sickened as many as 67 people, a company spokesman told CNN Tuesday.
Taco Bell reopened most of the more than 90 restaurants that it closed in the Northeast in recent weeks following an E. coli outbreak that sickened as many as 64 people, a company spokesman told CNN on Tuesday.
Sixty-four cases of E. coli bacteria related to the outbreak that hit several Taco Bell restaurants in the Northeast in the past two weeks have now been confirmed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
More than 120 people in six states may be infected with the strain of E. coli bacteria involved in an outbreak that may be linked to Taco Bell restaurants, officials said Friday.
As many as 84 people in five Northeastern states have been confirmed as having the strain of E. coli bacteria involved in an outbreak believed to be linked to Taco Bell restaurants, officials said Thursday.
In New York City's latest effort to stamp out transfat, national chains may be better suited to adapt than the friendly neighborhood restaurant, says one industry representative.
I'm thinking of starting a hedge fund. Let's be clear: I'm in it for the money.
The Kentucky Derby will showcase a sponsor for the first time in its 131 years of horse racing, as the chain that owns KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut has inked a deal with the race.
It's taken Martin Lawrence six years to resurrect Hattie Mae Pierce, the zaftig alter ego of FBI agent Malcolm Turner, who again goes undercover -- this time as a nanny spying on Tom Fuller ("Desperate Housewives' " Mark Moses), a father of three who's created a computer worm that could threaten homeland security.
Taco Bell is giving major league baseball a chance to feed America.
Controversial new rules regarding overtime pay went into effect Monday, with the Bush administration and labor advocates squabbling over how many U.S. workers are affected.
Pepsi has a drink for every occasion, whether it's trick-or-treating, sitting 'round the yule log or running for the border, offering two new holiday-themed soft drinks and a new Mountain Dew drink available only at Taco Bell.
Major League Baseball has tapped Taco Bell as its first national fast-food sponsor since 1987, with a published report saying the sport picked it over a pitch from McDonald's.
The past year has presented myriad threats for fast-food companies. Mad cow disease emerged for the first time in the U.S., and the diet industry's war on carbohydrates moved into high gear. Meanwh...
In medieval times monks cloistered in monasteries pondered ancient texts and scribbled with quill pens to find answers to such imponderables as how many angels can dance on the head of a pin. In th...
Like many people, I frequently travel to San Francisco and Los Angeles, either for business or to visit friends. But until recently, I had not driven between the two cities, a stretch renowned for ...
1 Call your assistant and tell him you're out of pocket for all July. Really, it's been far too long since you've properly celebrated Lasagna Awareness Month. While you're at it, send a shout-out u...
It was weird enough when Jeff Bezos popped up in ads for Taco Bell. But when Bill Gates recently made a special guest appearance on Frasier, it kept us up at night. What's to stop all of corporate ...
This fall, Chris Barrett and Luke McCabe will become the first corporate-sponsored college students. First USA Bank will pay their tuition at Pepperdine University and the University of Southern Ca...
If you live with a teenager, you may think he or she is a little peculiar. (Strange. Inscrutable. Maddening. Pick your adjective.) But here's something even more so: federal unemployment statistics...
You can get ratings on just about anything these days--movies, wine, vacuum cleaners. Last March, Consumer Reports even rated supermarket taco dinners on the basis of "flavor and texture" scores as...
Stroll on by any message boards devoted to tech investing and you'll soon find investors arguing about gorillas, tornadoes and kings. No, these people aren't crazy. They're just Gorilla Gamers. Pro...
You'll always know where you are with Garmin's StreetPilot ColorMap GPS ($700; 800-800-1020;www.garmin.com), the best and latest in portable navigation devices. Using the government's global-positi...
David Novak, vice chairman and president of Tricon, is no stranger to creating and promoting big-time brands. At PepsiCo, Novak worked on Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew and two of the chains that would b...
From the earliest cave art to the latest Taco Bell commercials, man has looked to the animal kingdom and said, "Yo quiero self-understanding." Here's our guide to the current literary menagerie.
You eat breakfast. (Size does matter.) Read the paper. (Size does matter.) Drive to work. (Size does matter.) Grab some lunch, watch TV, pick up some groceries. (Size does matter, size does matter,...
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There are three reasons to suspect that running PepsiCo's restaurant empire--due to be spun off as a stand-alone company this fall--is one of the most daunting jobs in corporate America. The first ...
When you don't eat animals or anything derived from them, finding a place to graze in an unfamiliar town can be tough. Michael Koss, the vegan CEO of stereo speaker and headphone maker Koss Corp., ...
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Hungry? You've come to the right place. America has about 30,000 supermarkets, some 13,000 discounters selling food, 93,000 convenience stores, and about 400,000 fast-food joints, diners, and resta...
Ah, the joys of international investing! Why, it's gotten so easy for Americans to buy stock of foreign companies that many investors have forgotten exactly what it is they're buying.
THE CRASH scene at the intersection of 40th Street and 26th Avenue in Tampa is chaotic and tense. The two cars are bent and battered. Their drivers and passengers are not bleeding, but they are sha...
The FORTUNE 500 industrial companies, which have shed about a quarter of their work force over the past decade, may seem like bad bets for job hunters. But there are exceptions: -- Johnson Controls...
THE ECONOMY STINKS, sales are drooping, and just when things can't get much worse, a rival cuts prices to steal market share. Your market share. The textbook says don't panic, just ride it out, mat...
OUR GOAL is simply to be the best consumer products company in the world,'' says PepsiCo Chief Executive Wayne Calloway. Is he joking? Doesn't everybody know from the Coke vs. Pepsi battles that Ca...
EVERY MANAGER should know by now that what the customer really wants is service. Personal service, the kind that is delivered by live bodies behind the sales counter, a human voice at the other end...
You may think that risk goes with limited partnerships as fleas go with dogs. But if you pick carefully, one breed of real estate partnership offers the safety of blue-chip stocks plus the generous...
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