Big McDonald's comeback runs into trouble

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The all-day breakfast glow may be starting to wear off at McDonald's.

The fast-food chain's comeback was dealt a setback as U.S. sales growth decelerated in…

'Bored' man, leads police on high-speed chase

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A Washington man who led police on a two-county, 49-mile pursuit told authorities that he started the chase because he was "bored."

BlackBerry's new Android device billed as 'world's most secure' smartphone

BlackBerry is on a mission to stay competitive and relevant in the smartphone market even as it kills off its most iconic product.

The Canadian company unveiled…

eHarmony's co-founder and star of its ads is stepping down

Dr. Neil Clark Warren, the wise old matchmaker of eHarmony, is stepping down as CEO.

The octogenarian psychologist who dispenses advice in eHarmony commercials…

Doping whistleblower rips IOC over Rio ban

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One of the key whistleblowers in exposing state-run doping in Russia has warned Olympic bosses they risk scaring others from coming forward by banning her from…

Some Bernie believers still hold out hope

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"We want Bernie" was the loudest cheer throughout the Wells Fargo Center as Bernie Sanders gave his much-anticipated address to the Democratic National…

Camps in talks for Sanders to nominate Clinton

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Representatives for Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are in discussions for the Vermont senator to formally nominate Clinton as the Democratic presidential…

For sale: World's biggest flying water bomber

For the biggest flying water bomber in the world, this is the end.

That's what Wayne Coulson, owner of a seven-decade-old flying boat called Hawaii Mars, said…

A timeline of Michelle Obama saying she'll never run for office

First lady Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia Monday night electrified the crowd and proved once more that she is among…

Britain's mint is making big money from gold rush

The Royal Mint has struck gold with its bullion trading business.

The company, which is owned by the U.K. government, makes billions of coins for 40 countries…

JetBlue eyes flights to Europe

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At a time when some discount airlines are leaving the U.K., at least one American airline smells opportunity.

30 years after 'Aliens,' Sigourney Weaver still leading charge

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More than three decades after Sigourney Weaver first battled space creatures in "Alien," the crusade for more female representation in action films is finally…

Man robs store, escapes on electric scooter

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Authorities are searching for a man riding an electric scooter who they say stole items from a Tucson Walmart.

Abuse at Australian juvenile detention center denounced

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for a national investigation into allegations of abuse and torture at a juvenile detention center.

The…

Trump knocks Dems for not mentioning ISIS

Donald Trump slammed Democrats on Tuesday for not once mentioning ISIS on the first day of the Democratic National Convention and accused his rival party of…

These companies offer paid vacation ... and pay for your vacation

U.S. workers have become notoriously bad about taking all their paid vacation days.

But some employers have sweetened the pot to encourage their staff to not…

Why Verizon wants to buy Yahoo

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Verizon doesn't want to just sell phones and wireless service -- it also wants to become a formidable media company.

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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