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Rotten Meat Scandal Spreads

Reuters | Adam Jourdan | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well...

Coffee Is Evil

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 07.18.2014 | Comedy
Karen Ann Kennedy

If you haven't yet had your first cup of coffee, I urge you to think it through before you take that first sip. Coffee is unlike any other liquid on the planet.

The No. 1 Song This Summer

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

There is one way to ensure the music of the summer reverberates into the fall and beyond. It is by discovering the song of the soul. The No. 1 hit will not be found on Billboard's charts or iTunes but inside of you and is waiting to be sung. It is music that will last forever.

How I Used Instragram to Buy a New Outfit

iJustine | Posted 07.16.2014 | Style
iJustine

Having a social following is great and I often look to you guys to help me make decisions.

Travel Enthusiast Andrew McCarthy Savors The Sights Of Seattle

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel

With just 24 hours in the Northwest, travel guru Andrew McCarthy made it his mission to pack the day full of the best bites, sights and sounds of Seat...

10 Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks to Die for

So Good | Posted 07.09.2014 | Taste
So Good

Sure, you can walk into Starbucks and order something off of the menu like everyone else. Or you could get in the know and order something off the sec...

Why The NRA Is Staying Silent On Target's Gun Ban

Mike Weisser | Posted 07.04.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

The notion that public space is safer if people don't walk around with guns seems to be spreading -- and it's interesting that the NRA's response so far to Target's new policy has been no response at all.

Mom Finds Surprising Breastfeeding Ally In Teen Barista At Starbucks

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents

Stories about mothers who breastfeed in public tend to end in insults, tears, and all other sorts of negativity. So it's refreshing to hear about a mo...

Not Investing in Employee Training Is Risky Business

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

When it comes to employee training, some small businesses are torn. They want their workers to be well equipped and productive, but they fear that these newly trained folks will desert them for higher-paying jobs at larger companies.

Half Caff Gaff

Linda Roy | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy
Linda Roy

On a particularly trying day befitting the choice of a comforting cup of something that will strain my wallet, if not my sensibilities, the local donut shop is passed over in favor of the one which makes me feel an ounce -- or eight -- of privilege.

Sorry, Starbucks: An On-Campus Degree Is Better Than an Online One

Jane White | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics
Jane White

It's clear that this nation faces a student debt crisis. There's been a lot of buzz over Starbucks' recent announcement that it would pay the full cost of tuition at Arizona State University's online program for its employees' junior and senior years.

LOOK: Starbucks' Latest Move For Gay Rights Is Simply Grande

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Starbucks marked the 40th anniversary of Seattle Pride by raising an enormous 800 square foot rainbow flag over its headquarters in the Evergreen Stat...

The World's Coolest Starbucks

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.23.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

With innovative design, unique architecture that fits within the city's landscape and unusual concepts, these are the Starbucks worth visiting.

Starbucks Announces Price Hike

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 06.20.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is raising prices on some of its drinks by 5 cents to 20 cents starting next week, and customers can also soon expect to p...

Could an Adopt-a-Loan Program Take a Bite Out of Student Debt?

Adam Levin | Posted 06.23.2014 | College
Adam Levin

The private sector adopts all sorts of things -- highways, parks, medians, pets, pet projects -- so why not student loans? With the right tax incentives, an Adopt-a-Loan program could help ease the current financial quagmire of $1.3 trillion in student loan debt.

Starbucks Isn't Spending As Much As It Wants You To Think For College Program

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 06.20.2014 | College

NEW YORK (AP) — The scholarship portion of a new education program Starbucks is offering to help workers pay for an online degree consists of a disc...

Which Starbucks Employees Are Likely to Benefit From ASU Degrees?

Maureen Conway | Posted 06.19.2014 | Education
Maureen Conway

Starbucks announced this week that it will offer full tuition reimbursement for employees seeking a bachelor's degree. There are a couple of stipulations, however.

Summer's Top 10 Food Pit Stops In America

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.18.2014 | Taste

Are you planning on stopping here this summer?

Starbucks and Arizona State Create a New Education Pathway

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

The first lesson is it's about the student. The promise of an education is not a "point in time" moment but a life long, evolving, arduous road filled with roadblocks and hidden surprises.

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: Obamacare Is 'A Net Positive'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business

Despite its disastrous rollout, Obamacare has been a good thing overall, according to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. “I think it’s a net positi...

Tyler Kingkade

ASU Says Starbucks Partnership Isn't About Making Up For Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.17.2014 | College

Representatives from Arizona State University insisted Tuesday that the school's new partnership with Starbucks was not struck to make up for budget c...

America Can't Afford College That's Unaffordable

Howard Schultz | Posted 06.20.2014 | Business
Howard Schultz

We hope more employers will join us in making an investment in tomorrow's workforce by increasing access to a college degree. We need a new approach from leaders who will join us in taking up the mantle to do the right thing: for our companies, for our communities, for our country.

Starbucks Announces Plan Help Cover Tuition Costs For Workers

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 06.16.2014 | College

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at Arizona State University at a st...

Joe Satran

Starbucks' New La Boulange Isn't Fast-Casual, But 'Slow-Chic'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 06.13.2014 | Taste

Duck confit and Edison bulbs?!

Starbucks To Introduce Free Wireless Charging At Stores

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology

No more fighting for outlets at Starbucks. Soon, you'll be jockeying over a wireless recharging mat. Starbucks announced Thursday that the chain wi...