McDonald's says it's offering training to combat harassment

McDonald's Corp. says it's enhancing training and offering a new hotline for workers in response to mounting allegations of sexual harassment. On Tuesday, the labor group Fight for $...

This big league catcher was also a spy during World War II

Moe Berg was a big league catcher who became a big time spy during World War II. Filmmaker Aviva Kempner tells his story in a new documentary, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he was a mysterious ...

Millennial Money: If 'budget' bums you out, try renaming it

Webster's New World dictionary defines budget as: "a plan or schedule adjusting expenses during a certain period to the estimated or fixed income for that period." If that doesn't so...

Burger King to expand sales of new meatless burger to Europe

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Burger King will launch in Sweden a version of its Impossible Whopper, the plant-based burgers that have attracted attention in the United States for resembling meat far mor...

Frenchman in vegetative state kept alive after appeal to UN

PARIS (AP) — A last-ditch appeal to the United Nations has forced French doctors to resume life support for a man who has been in a vegetative state for years and whose case has drawn attention across...

Taiwan missed a chance to sign FTA due to Fukushima food ban: Japan academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party government missed an opportunity to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Japan when it came to power in 2016 because it failed to resolv...

Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity's impact

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day's fundraising campaign means to children in need, and he's eager to spread the word. "I ...

'3 strikes' sentencing reform leaves out Washington inmates

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A small group of inmates, disproportionately black, are set to stay in Washington state prisons for life — left out of the latest in a multi-year wave of reforms easing tough-on-...

Town hall on enemy turf? Fox News debate divides 2020 Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders appeared on a Fox News town hall and attracted nearly 2.6 million viewers. Elizabeth Warren turned down a similar chance while branding the network a "hate-for-profit ...

New Zealand Rugby, Crusaders investigate Cape Town incidents

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Rugby and the Crusaders Super Rugby franchise have opened investigations into two allegations of inappropriate player behavior in South Africa last weekend. ...

Food vendor says fired cafeteria worker didn't follow rules

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The president of a food service company that fired a New Hampshire school cafeteria worker is accusing her of allowing a student who couldn't pay for lunch to take extra items ...

After long journey, bear spared by governor returns home

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bear whose life was spared two years ago by New Hampshire's governor has returned to her home turf near Dartmouth College after traveling thousands of miles since her relocation...

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. food agency is threatening to suspend aid to areas under the control of Yemen's Houthi rebels, if they do not take measures against theft and fraud in food distribution. ...

'Tortilla movement' seeks to restore Mexico's iconic food

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As Mexico City's 9 million residents sleep in the pre-dawn darkness, busy hands are already preparing the day's corn tortillas in the small kitchen of Molino El Pujol, a tortilla sh...

$15 minimum wage becomes part of 2020 presidential landscape

Almost the entire 2020 Democratic presidential field has joined the labor movement driven by fast food workers to implement a federal minimum wage of $15, almost double the current figure. ...