McDonalds

Ronald McDonald's makeover (Photo credit: McDonald's via Twitter)

Ronald McDonald is hip and he’s lovin’ it

(AP) -Ronald McDonald is going chic. Or, at least he’s certainly trying to. The McDonald’s icon famous for his wild red hair, yellow jumpsuit and floppy shoes, has gotten a makeover from a theatrical stylist […]

18 hours ago

Passover Haggadah and kiddush cup (AP Photo)

Israelis get kosher cigarettes for Passover

JERUSALEM (AP) — Observant Jews in Israel craving a smoke during the week-long Passover holiday that starts at sundown Monday can now enjoy a rabbi-approved puff.

03/25/2013

Crowd in Hong Kong

Poor in cages show dark side of Hong Kong boom

HONG KONG (AP) — For many of the richest people in Hong Kong, one of Asia’s wealthiest cities, home is a mansion with an expansive view from the heights of Victoria Peak. For some of the poorest, like Leung Cho-yin, home is a metal cage.

02/07/2013