'Blood in the water': Media 'sharks' devour Deen

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_468885" align="alignright" width="313" caption="Chef superstar Paula Deen"][/caption] How did Paula Deen, a spunky 66-year-old TV chef, go from being the much-loved "queen of Southern cuisine" to exiled more…

Mortgage rates: Biggest hike since '87

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) This week's sharp increase in mortgage rates — the biggest one-week leap in 26 years — won't likely be repeated, but a long era of historically more…

McDonald's not lovin' Israel's settlements

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) McDonald's Israel on Wednesday said it would not open a branch in the city of Ariel, located beyond the Green Line. Omri Padan, the local more…

NFL criminal cases put focus on vetting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Two felony charges in one day were more than a bump in the NFL's offseason. They pointed to an ongoing problem for the league — players more…

Inside Paula Deen's PR mess

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS News) The fallout continues for Paula Deen more than a week after her admission surfaced that she used a racial slur in the past. Caesars Entertainment, Wal-Mart more…

Chick-fil-A prez deletes anti-gay-marriage tweet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/Money) Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy took to Twitter Wednesday to announce his disappointment with the Supreme Court's decisions on same-sex marriage -- but he deleted the tweet shortly more…

Deen fans lash out at Wal-Mart

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/Money) Paula Deen supporters lashed out on Facebook and Twitter against the companies that terminated partnerships with the southern cooking star in light of her racially insensitive remarks. more…