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Little beer, big business

Craft? Micro? Increasingly, "nanobrews" slake local thirst

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Olive Garden continues to get creative with breadsticks

Olive Garden isn't finished dreaming up new ways to use its breadsticks.

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Taco Bell, Pizza Hut give artificial ingredients the boot

The country's biggest food makers are facing pressure from smaller rivals that position themselves as more wholesome alternatives.

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Wanna make big bucks? Become CEO of a media company

They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.

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RECALL ROUNDUP: Cars, poultry top the list

Get a look at some of the products that have been recalled this month.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Survey: U.S. schools beef up safety measures

Public schools have increased security with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Move over Bacardi – there’s a new rum in town

Pernod Ricard is poised to sell its Cuban-made rum in the U.S. once a 53-year-old trade embargo is lifted, going head-to-head with Bacardi.

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Your knockoff makeup is too good to be true

Counterfeit makeup, some being sold online, contains untested and dangerous ingredients including rat droppings and urine, police say.

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Fly the crowded skies

The summer skies will be filled with passenger planes, as a record number of travelers are expected.

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‘Most American’ crams whole cookout into one burger

Burger? Hot dog? How about both, with some sides thrown in.

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Survey finds decline in school bullying

More than 20 percent of students age 12 to 18 say they were bullied in 2013.

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Latest self-driving Google car heading to public streets

It can drive, brake, and recognize road hazards without human intervention.

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Battling Amazon, Walmart to test $50 unlimited shipping

The new, unlimited service for online shoppers will be priced below Amazon's widely popular $99 per year Prime service.

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USDA develops first government label for GMO-free products

The Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.

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Facebook to publish news in an ‘instant’

Facebook will let nine news outlets publish articles directly to the social network's mobile news feeds.

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Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

You can expect to pay far less for gas this summer than you have in at least six years!

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Only 3 of 7 midsize SUVs perform well in crash tests

The Nissan Murano and Jeep Wrangler were among the best performers, but several others failed to make the cut.

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Starbucks hopes ‘Mini Frappuccino’ tempts new customers

The coffee chain is launching its latest drink - a smaller version of a summer favorite.

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New treatments may transform cancer care

A new type of blood test could spare patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care.

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Tracy Morgan settles suit with Walmart over fatal crash

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The "SNL" star sued the retail giant over a semi crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.

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French Open: Sharapova and Federer advance while Halep exits

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Russia's Maria Sharapova returns the ball to compatriot Vitalia Diatchenko during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in Paris. Sharapova won 6-3, 6-1.

Simona Halep became the highest seeded player to exit the French Open so far while the two second-seeds Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova advanced.

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Ex-FIFA vice president Warner arrested, freed on $2.5M bail

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FILE - In this Thursday, June 2, 2011 file photo, suspended FIFA executive Jack Warner gestures during a news conference held shortly after his arrival at the airport in Port-of-Spain, in his native Trinidad and Tobago. Organizers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have distanced themselves from fresh allegations of corruption surrounding the Gulf nation's winning bid for the tournament in 2010. The Tuesday March 18, 2014 edition of British newspaper The Daily Telegraph alleges it has evidence that former FIFA vice president Jack Warner and his family were paid almost $2 million from a company controlled by Mohamed Bin Hammam, a Qatari who used to be an executive committee member of world football's governing body.

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner turned himself in to Trinidad police shortly after they issued an arrest warrant at the request of U.S. authorities.

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LiLo is (finally) finishing her community service

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The "Mean Girls" star had to log 125 hours before May 28 after a judge rejected her previous effort.

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Nelson Cruz hits a 3-run blast in the 9th as the M’s down the Rays

Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz follows the flight of his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Brad Boxberger during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mariners' Chris Taylor, and Robinson Cano also scored on the hit. The Mariners won the game 3-0.

Felix Hernandez pitched a four-hitter to become the major's first eight-game winner and the M's complete a 3 game series sweep of the Rays.