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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud, and turned to the local news. A story came on about the mass shooting at a nightclub that took her baby's life.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — American fishermen are digging in for a fight over a congressional proposal to send a message to the rest of the world by shutting down the vestiges of the U.S. harvest of shark fins, prized for soup and traditional medicine in Asia.
McDonald's' "All-Day Breakfast" fueled firm sales gains in the second quarter despite weak growth across the fast food industry, the company reported Tuesday. The company, which is in the middle of an effort to sell off 4,000 company-owned stores to franchise operators, said that comparable sales globally rose 3.1 percent, helped by menu changes. "We're making steady progress on transforming our business to satisfy the needs of our customers around the world, despite a challenging environment in several key markets," said chief executive Steve Easterbrook, who was promoted to revive the flagging fast food chain in March 2015.