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USA Today: McDonald's board has named a new CEO after months of declining numbers for the company. After the news broke this morning, McDonald's sock jumped 4%. The current CEO, Don Thompson is a 25-year McDonald's veteran, has only been in charge of the company for about two years.
The Pusch Ridge girls soccer team defeated Tanque Verde 2-1 on Tuesday night, clinching the Division III, Section VI championship and clinching a spot in the state playoffs.
(NewsUSA) - It's a fact. When you give kids a chance to create their own meals, they're more likely to eat them. It's also true that kids don't often make the wisest choices. That's why parents are grateful for fruit. Naturally delicious and notoriously healthy, fresh fruit is the perfect ingredient for getting kids to the table. It's a smart food that tastes like a treat.
Bloomberg Business: At least a dozen elite colleges, including Duke, Dartmouth and Columbia, have made a mostly unprecedented choice to offer extensions of January application deadlines. The schools are not, however, admitting more students or suffering from low applications numbers. They're extending the deadlines so they can reject more students — more applications mean more rejections, which heightens a college's prestige in the world of higher education.
NPR: Jordan says it is ready to meet the demands of ISIS militants in order to save the life of a Jordanian hostage.
CNN: Benjamin and Kristi Strack, the parents found dead alongside their three children in their Springville in September, Utah, killed themselves and their children fearing the apocalypse.
(NAPSI)—A groundbreaking restaurant guide offers recommendations from the true experts: the world’s top chefs.
The cravings for sushi, cold beer, delicious cocktails and a friendly atmosphere were all quenched at Mr. An’s, 6091 N.Oracle Road last week.
With two zoning code changes to two separate locations, the undeveloped properties on the east side of First Avenue in Oro Valley are soon going to be built upon.
For more than 50 years, Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) have been one of the top lifestyle choices for older adults across the country. CCRCs are popular because they offer unique value and protection against the high costs of long-term care.
Want your kids to eat right and get moving more? With childhood obesity being a major problem in this country, this sentiment is top of mind for many parents and guardians. But you have more power than you may realize to steer them in the right direction, say experts.
Aaron Anderson is living the dream. It may not have been the dream he envisioned as a kid, but being paid to play basketball was a dream come true for the former Mountain View standout.
(BPT) - When hosting a big game day party, you plan the food, TV location, seating arrangements and decorations for your big game-watching party. In the same fashion, Ted Harper, the team sports dietitian of the New England Patriots, meticulously plans the diets of his team members to maximize each player’s performance and recovery.
(BPT) - Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Everyone has heard that saying, but unfortunately, breakfast is also often the most forgotten meal of the day. Instead of enjoying a hearty, nutritious breakfast, many people opt for simple alternatives on the go because they believe creating a well-rounded breakfast will take too long. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.
(BPT) - While hosting family and friends at home can be a fun, bonding experience, the extra traffic can create less than comfortable quarters. Give your overnight guests a bathroom retreat specially designed to meet their needs away from home. With some slick, yet simple, lavatory upgrades, your only worry will be ensuring your guests remember to leave.
Complete with mutton chops, marijuana, and mystery, director Paul Thomas Anderson's complex adaptation of the even more complex Thomas Pynchon novel is a haze filled journey down the rabbit hole of 1970's California - and a viewing experience unlike any other.
Selling property today requires close attention to facts and not overlooking the details, and savvy sellers will want to don their “buyer’s hat” when preparing to list their home.
Yahoo! News: French parents in the city of Valenciennes recently named their baby Nutella, for the chocolate-hazelnut spread, but a local judge decided that wasn't in her best interest.
CNN: An asteroid the passed Earth yesterday, officially known as 2004 BL86, has its own small moon. NASA released black and white photos showing the asteroid, a third of a mile in size, spinning through space, with its 230-foot-in diameter moon following behind.
Bloomberg: The Dow Jones Industrial Average saw its biggest drop since October, as a slide in durable-goods orders and disappointing results from companies like Microsoft Corp. increased concern over the economy’s strength.
(BPT) - On game days, sports fans love to gather around the TV with family and friends, while treating themselves to fun foods and snacks. But hosting a gathering can keep you cooking in the kitchen when you’d rather be in on the action. Here’s an easy guide for creating delicious foods that will score big on flavor, while ensuring a stress-free experience for everyone involved - including you.
(BPT) - Whether you’re smitten after dating for only a month or your relationship has a soothing rhythm after many years of marriage, your affections deserve to be celebrated this Valentine’s Day. Finding the perfect way to say you care, however, is often easier said than done. Stop stressing and consider these top trends and unique gift ideas, all custom-fitted to the length of your relationship.
The craft beer craze takes center stage in Tucson next month, as the Old Pueblo preps for an onslaught of visitors, special events and beer-centric celebrations.
Reuters: Facebook has been ordered to block a list of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad by a Turkish court. The court threatened to stop access to the website entirely if the company does not comply.