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Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke
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Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday. And the poor performance of diet sodas in particular led to a shake-up in the top 10 U.S. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace

Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace

The newest weapon in the breakfast wars is a biscuit shaped like a taco. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Cheap Wines Bring Costly Health Risks, Lawsuit Alleges

Cheap Wines Bring Costly Health Risks, Lawsuit Alleges

Many popular, inexpensive brands of wine made and distributed in California, including Trader Joe's famed "Two... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When

Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When

The Federal Reserve made its first overtures on Wednesday that it is seeking to hike interest rates, but Fed Chair... Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Chicago McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Employee Burns

Chicago McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Employee Burns

McDonald's employees in Chicago lobbied for more safety standards at the restaurant. Demonstration comes one day... Watch »

Mar 17, 2015
Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs Over Next 2 Years: CEO

Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs Over Next 2 Years: CEO

Target's CEO said Tuesday that the huge American retailer plans to cut several thousand jobs over the next two years... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News

Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News

News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Cuba's New Luxury Niche: Elite Jumping Horses

Cuba's New Luxury Niche: Elite Jumping Horses

After Fidel Castro banned horse racing, the sport picked back up in 2005. Through horse racing, Cuba has found a way... Read »

Feb 19, 2015

Elite Jumping Horses of Cuba

Already renowned for fine rum and fancy cigars, Cuba is carving out a new luxury niche that is attracting Latin... View »

Feb 19, 2015
Toy Museum Announces Video Game Hall of Fame

Toy Museum Announces Video Game Hall of Fame

The museum that houses the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the creation of the World Video Game Hall of... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
U.S. Gas Prices Falling Below $2

U.S. Gas Prices Falling Below $2

Now is the perfect time to start planning a road trip, because by the end the weekend, the national average for gas... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Target to Shut Down Stores in Canada

Target to Shut Down Stores in Canada

Target says it will shut down 133-store Canadian operation after failed expansion Read »

Jan 15, 2015
Whole Foods Microbrewery Set to Open in San Jose

Whole Foods Microbrewery Set to Open in San Jose

Whole Foods is brewing up something other than organic groceries. The company is about to open its first... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Group Works to Repeal CA Plastic Bags Ban

Group Works to Repeal CA Plastic Bags Ban

A move is underway to overturn a state law before it even takes effect. Larry Gerston reports. Watch »

Dec 1, 2014
Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand

Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand

The family of reggae legend Bob Marley says it is launching what it calls the "world's first global cannabis... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Hold the Mayo: SF Startup Sued Over Product Name

Hold the Mayo: SF Startup Sued Over Product Name

A spread without eggs is no mayonnaise. That's the crux of the lawsuit filed against Hampton Creek Foods, the... Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Report: Ballmer Could Claim $1B For Buying Clippers

Report: Ballmer Could Claim $1B For Buying Clippers

Billionaire Steve Ballmer bought the Los Angeles Clippers in August for $2 billion, but he could write off as much... Read »

Oct 26, 2014
Businesses Hiring, But Still Stingy With Raises

Businesses Hiring, But Still Stingy With Raises

U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, a survey by the... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Chrysler Recalls More Than 900K Vehicles

Chrysler Recalls More Than 900K Vehicles

Chrysler is recalling nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars for failing alternators and heated power... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Amazon to Open First Retail Store

Amazon to Open First Retail Store

The online retail giant Amazon will be opening its first-ever physical store in the heart of New York City, the Wall... Read »

Oct 10, 2014

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