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Researchers asked this question: Is a company better off spending big money for a Super Bowl ad or buying several spots for that same amount of money at a less expensive time of the year?
CEO Don Thompson is leaving struggling McDonalds. His successor is Steve Easterbrook, the company's chief brand officer.
Seattle Seahawks' star running back Marshawn Lynch, who rarely talks to the media, blends his bad boy personality with his good deeds reputation in his hometown of Oakland, Calif.
If you own a stock, you're betting that the company will be worth more in the future. But there is another kind of bet you can place: A bet that will make you money if things go bad.
Loretta Lynch faced questioning from senators in her bid for confirmation. Republicans used the opportunity to criticize the president's executive actions on immigration and Eric Holder's record.
Steve Inskeep talks to ABC White House correspondent Jonathan Karl, who moderated a panel discussion of potential Republican presidential candidates earlier this week at a donor's gathering.