| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Forget Ted Cruz, Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton or even Doug Gansler and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown. An emerging political force in the recent months, including time during the federal shutdown, doesn't represent the Republican or Democratic party — at...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:27 AM
If there was any doubt about how cowed America is by the gun lobby, it was erased today by Howard Schultz, the president, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company. After months of controversy over whether patrons should openly be allowed to carry...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I respectfully disagree with your editorial characterizing Starbucks' CEO Howard Schultz as having caved to the gun lobby ("Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby," Sept. 19).
The company recently decided to make their restaurants less welcoming to...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:15 AM
As a member of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, I am shocked and confused over why Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz recently banned smoking within 25 feet of the company's coffee shops but continues to allow customers to carry loaded weapons...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:43 PM
A gun control group founded in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is ramping up pressure on social media websites to ban gun sales on their platforms, part of a corporate policy advocacy push that has emerged as the issue of firearms...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
There are cogent arguments in favor of raising the federal minimum wage for private-sector employees. One maintains that employees who benefit from a higher minimum wage will almost surely spend all the additional money they earn. The cumulative effect of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:20 AM
ESCAZU, Costa Rica Starbucks Corp. has long bought some of its best beans a few dozen miles from this ritzy suburb of Costa Rica's capital.
Now it is betting Costa Rica, and other coffee-rich Latin American nations, will be a source not only of fine...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Dumb Starbucks, the parody coffee shop in Los Feliz that launched a thousand tweets (and probably more), has caught the eye of the green monster to the north from which it takes its name.
Starbucks Corp., only the largest coffeehouse chain in the world,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz is passing off day-to-day duties at the world’s largest coffee chain to his chief financial officer.
Schultz will focus on blending the company’s bricks-and-mortar, e-commerce, digital, card and...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Starbucks Corp. said after the market closed Thursday that its first-quarter revenue soared 12% to reach a record $4.2 billion -- but not enough to hit the nearly $4.3 billion that analysts had anticipated.
The Seattle coffee giant beat projections...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:01 AM
The federal government shutdown has now gone on for more than a week, and Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz is none too pleased about it.
In a letter to other business leaders posted late Monday on the company's website, Schultz is...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:48 AM
The investigation into the illicit drug trafficking website known as Silk Road has broadened to Britain, where four men were arrested on suspicion of selling controlled substances.
The suspects, one in his 50s and the others in their 20s, were...