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The Pepsi Generation: Fat, Poorer and Diabetic

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Epstein

With the link between soda and obesity now conclusive, consider the damage being done to our children. There should be a fee on soda and other sweetened beverages.

French Delights Overshadow Economic Slump, Uncertainty

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

France may be in a slump, with a hyper-kinetic president intent on structural reforms to counter mounting deficits, but it remains the number one international destination for visitors offering more delights than can be fathomed on a 20-day visit.

Venezuela: Why We Banned Coke Zero

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's Health Ministry said Friday it banned sales of Coca-Cola Zero because the company failed to declare that the no...

Pharmaceutical Drug Pushers Lead to National Overdose

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francesca Biller

I only hope that some woman is lucky enough to be with a man who becomes afflicted with one side effect Viagra claims, a condition known as priapism, ...

What Do Handmade Soap, Recycled Tires, And Yoga Have In Common With Coca Cola And Walmart?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

A shift is now taking place in the way we live that is affecting us all. It asks us to reconsider what our priorities are, who we want to share our li...

Obama Administration Calls for End to Crack-Powder Sentencing Disparity

Jasmine Tyler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jasmine Tyler

Congress and the administration have an obligation to show the country that our criminal justice practices will be fair and sentences proportional to the offense.

Pepsi Suing Coca-Cola Over Powerade Ads

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MILWAUKEE — PepsiCo Inc. sued rival Coca-Cola Co. on Monday over ads for a new version of Coca-Cola's sports drink Powerade, saying the campaign...

KOSHER COKE Flying Off The Shelves! | LILY FU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Those celebrating Passover aren't the only ones buying up the kosher versions of Coke at grocery stores. Plenty others are scooping them up because Pa...

Coke: Obama Administration's Drink Of Choice

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In apparent homage to the new President, PepsiCo has plastered the sides of buses and bus stops in the nation's capital with slogans like "Yes You Can...

Ireland: Dutch Woman Jailed 6 Years For Swallowed Bags Of Cocaine

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Dutch woman who swallowed cocaine worth £520,000 in an attempt to smuggle it into Northern Ireland has been jailed for six years....

Coca-Cola Removing "Classic" From Coke Label

New York Times | Stephanie Clifford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After 24 years, one of the most famous blunders in marketing history is quietly coming to end. The Coca-Cola Company is dropping the "Classic" from i...

SNL's Classic Coke Year

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dennis Perrin

Little wonder that Tina Fey says she would've been frightened to work on the original SNL. It wasn't for the faint-hearted.

Colombia Calls Cocaine Users "Predators Of The Rain Forest"

Jessicah Curtis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jessicah Curtis

If you're into charlie, snow, or a few lines of snort, Colombia's Vice President Francisco Santos Calderón has a message for you: your cocaine use is...

Olympic Sponsors: For the Chinese, Winners and Losers

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

As the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing has come to a close, all eyes are on return on investment. Were the millions of dollars forked out by both international and local brands worth it?

The Triumph of the Normal: Overwhelming Olympic Imagery Swamps Dissonant Voices

Monroe Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Monroe Price

A bonanza of advertising narratives, hardly critical of China, are now about to appear globally -- including ads illustrating how Coca Cola connects China benevolently to other cultures by using the Olympics as a bridge.

Coca-Cola Profit Rises As Sales Jump

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATLANTA — The Coca-Cola Co. reported Wednesday a 79 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit and maintained its growth targets despite a slowing U....

Coke Muscles In On Arabian Pepsi Territory

Los Angeles Times | Raed Rafei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Prompted by a recent surge of prosperity in the Middle East, the giant American beverage companies have engaged in a fierce race to win the soft-drink...

Coke Buys 40 Percent Stake In Honest Teas

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Coca-Cola Co., the world's No. 1 soft drink company, said Tuesday it bought a 40 percent stake in organic tea maker Honest Tea, adding to its offe...

Detroit Businessman Accused Of Selling Fake Coca-Cola

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal authorities say a Warren man hasn't been selling "the real thing" to area restaurants. Officials say Cecil Donald St. Pierre has been offering...

Coca-Cola CEO Isdell To Step Down

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Coca-Cola Co. said Thursday that Neville Isdell will step down as chief executive of the world's biggest soft drink maker on July 1, and will be succe...

Facebook Courts Nike, Apple, Sony, And Others For New Ad Platform

Radar | Neel Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With the November 6 D-Day of Facebook's new advertising platform approaching, speculation is mounting as to what, exactly, the Palo Alto-based company...