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Starbucks Tests Stout-Flavored Latte

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout.

Starbucks Raises Rainbow Flag to Celebrate Pride

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jun 27, 2014
To celebrate Seattle Pride’s 40th anniversary, Starbucks officials raised a huge 800-square-foot rainbow flag overs its headquarters in Washington state Monday.

Starbucks-Owned Chain to Offer Burgers

Wednesday May 28, 2014
Starbucks is dipping its toe into the burger business, with plans to open an outpost of its La Boulange chain that caters to the dinner crowd.

LaBarbera Wants You to Dump Oprah’s ’Lesbian Tea’

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday May 14, 2014
A lesbian-inclusive ad campaign run by Starbucks, a week prior to Mother’s Day, has Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality president Peter LaBarbera going after the coffee giant with one of his "dreaded" email campaigns.

Oprah Gives Starbucks Tea a Celebrity Shot

By Candic Choi | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
Oprah Winfrey announced that Oprah Teavana Chai Tea will be sold at Starbucks cafes beginning April 29.

Starbucks Unveils Tea Bar in New York City

By Candice Choi | Thursday Oct 24, 2013
Starbucks is opening a new cafe in New York City, and it won’t serve any coffee. The Seattle-based company on Thursday plans to open its first Teavana "tea bar," where people can order specialty drinks and small dishes in a trendy, cafe-like setting.

Starbucks Progressive Puts it in Hot Seat on Guns

By Candice Choi | Wednesday Sep 18, 2013
Starbucks has always set itself apart by taking strong positions on progressive political issues. Now that reputation has landed the company in the middle of the heated national debate over gun laws.

US Businesses Come Out in Support for SCOTUS Rulings

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 26, 2013
A number of well known companies who have backed LGBT rights in the past applauded the Supreme Court’s rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8.

What’s in Your Venti? Starbucks Starts Counting Calories

By Candice Choi | Thursday Jun 20, 2013
Which has more calories - a small caramel Frappuccino or a similar sized Iced Caffe Mocha? Starting June 25, customers will be able to see calorie counts in Starbucks’ 11,000 U.S. locations.

Santorum: Gay Marriage Support is Suicide for GOP

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 10, 2013
Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum said if the Republican Party supports gay marriage it would be "suicidal."