OAKLAND, Calif. - Holy Toledo, it's a deal.

Burger King and Starbucks said their Chinese stores have stopped using meat from a supplier that local media accused of selling expired chicken and beef.

Maybe Baylor is going about this all wrong. Or maybe Baylor is doing the only thing it can possibly do.

Microsoft Corp. missed analyst estimates for profit in the company's first earnings release since picking up Nokia's mobile business in mid-April.

People who experienced the death of a parent in childhood appear to be more likely to die prematurely themselves, new research shows.

Two hundred and sixty-one days ago, Detroit Tigers president/general manager Dave Dombrowski hired Brad Ausmus to be the new skipper - a solid if not inspired decision.

BERLIN - Government debt in the European Union edged up in the first three months of the year following gains in nations at the center of the region's financial crisis, data released Tuesday showed.

The secret to schizophrenia, psychiatry's most abiding mystery, may lie in the DNA associated with the body's immune system, according to a genome-wide study published online Tuesday.

Pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine who had cordoned off the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 appear to have cut into and carted off parts of the plane.

WASHINGTON - Inflation in the United States increased by a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent in June, slower than in May but marked by rising petrol prices, the government reported Tuesday.

Miami Hurricanes coach Al Golden seemed comfortably unencumbered Monday as he sat with reporters at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Kickoff - even if he had no idea who his starting quarterback would be at Louisville on Labor Day night.

NEW YORK - Coca-Cola Co. sold more beverages in the second quarter, worldwide brand Coca-Cola volume grew 1 percent, Sprite rose 6 percent and Fanta was up 2 percent due to sponsorship of the FIFA World Cup, the company said Tuesday.

Former University of Illinois offensive lineman Shawn Afryl died of cardiac arrest on Monday night, according to his former high school football coach. Afryl was 22.

A California packing company has voluntarily recalled fruit sold at Trader Joe's and Costco due to the possible contamination of listeria monocytogenes, CBS News reported. The fruit has not been linked to any illnesses at this time.

Michael Sam, gay player= Distraction, please go away. Michael Vick, dog killer= Deserves a chance.

Tuesday brought another busy day for the Bulls, who engaged the Timberwolves about disgruntled All-Star forward Kevin Love while formally announcing the signings of Doug McDermott and Aaron Brooks.

Director Mike Cahill has spent a lot of time, the past couple of years, thinking about coincidences, "big ideas" and the human eye.

New Jersey's largest police department will be placed under federal oversight for repeatedly violating residents' civil rights, using excessive force and failing to discipline officers for a wide range of misconduct, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.

WASHINGTON - While European and American tastes for McDonald's are waning, its successes in Asian markets helped it attain higher revenues overall in the second quarter, the world's largest fast food chain said Tuesday.

A few months ago I wrote a story about some young guys who make a living playing "Call of Duty," a video game where the object is to gun down your foes before they can shoot you. It's a testosterone-rich environment, but women play, too, and a while back I came across a YouTube video of an all-female team competing at a big tournament.

Thee piano man. The entertainer. The stranger.

Beyonce and Jay Z's HBO concert special will debut Sept. 20.

Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic "Helter Skelter" about the Manson family murders, written with former prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi, died July 10 in San Francisco. He was 83.

Karl Albrecht, a reclusive German billionaire who with his younger brother Theo turned his mother's corner store into a worldwide grocery empire, has died. He was 94.

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday met with a group of schoolgirls who escaped from the terrorist group Boko Haram and the parents of the abducted girls, about 100 days after nearly 300 girls were seized.

The Federal Aviation Administration has prohibited U.S. airlines from flying to or from Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport after a rocket strike was reported one mile from the Israeli airport Tuesday morning.

Wall Street analysts may be underestimating the value of Time Warner's CNN unit, people with close knowledge of its operations said.

BAGHDAD - He fought alongside U.S. troops battling al-Qaida militants on the streets of Adhamiya, one of Baghdad's most treacherous districts during the long American-led occupation. Now he is ready to take up arms against the Iraqi government that he once fought to preserve.

The increasingly costly and divisive border crisis is pushing federal investigators to crack down on money-laundering schemes they say are being used to smuggle thousands of Central American children into the United States.

Corporations eyeing the Supreme Court's recent ruling on Obamacare's contraception mandate might want to get their doors hammer-proofed - there's a new god in town.

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