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School Debt Spurs 21-Year-Old To Run For Office

Patrick Lockhart's student loan debt inspired him to take a semester off school and run for office to try to make college more affordable for others.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:16:34 GMT
Don't Wear An Ebola Costume, Donate One

A controversial fake Ebola Halloween costume has inspired a donation campaign to fund real hazmat suits for doctors.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:13:28 GMT
How to Max Your Halloween Candy Haul

To come home with the biggest bag of candy this Halloween, you've got to be willing to be a little devil.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:04:06 GMT
Fishy Outcome for Botched IPO by Chinese Firm

Public offering gets suspended after company admitted in prospectus it was in no danger of being punished for exceed international tuna quotas.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:43:27 GMT
FCC Net Neutrality Plan May Make No One Happy

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering a novel strategy that would combine elements of the FCCs options for enforcing rules on Internet providers.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:52:50 GMT
Not Scary: Gas Prices Almost Under $3 Nationwide

The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:50:40 GMT
Endless Debt: Native Americans in High-Interest Loan Trap

Advocates say that Native American communities appear to be more saddled with predatory loans than any other community in the United States.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:50:33 GMT
Chocolate Poses Real Doggy Danger On Halloween

Your pooch might have a cute costume on but that doesn't mean he should get candy like other trick or treaters.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:24:15 GMT
Russia, Ukraine Strike Deal to Keep Europe Warm

Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:12:36 GMT
Trick or Treat, or Shop 'Til You Drop?

Halloween weekend is shaping up to be a big event for retailersjust not for the reason you might think.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:33:04 GMT
Mislabeled Shrimp Rampant at Restaurants and Grocers: Study

From New York to New Orleans to Oregon, consumers are being misled about the shrimp they're buying, according to a survey by an advocacy group.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:25:11 GMT
Espresso Express: Starbucks Plans Delivery Service

Attention java junkies: Starbucks wants to put you one step closer to your morning fix.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:10:25 GMT
Question Mark: Facebook's Zuckerberg Plans Public Q&A

Have a burning question for Mark Zuckerberg? Next Thursday, he might answer it.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:00:35 GMT
Gerber Accused of False Claims on Baby Formula

Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:46:52 GMT
Will Tim Cook Pave the Way for Other Gay CEOs?

As one of the most powerful tech executives in the world, Cook holds a unique position from which he can show the way for other gay corporate leaders.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:43:40 GMT
FTC Sues Dating Site For Making Fake Lovers

The FTC settled its first lawsuit filed against an online dating company. The suit said the site used fake profiles to trick users into paying.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:56:49 GMT
FTC Fines Dating Site For Making Fake Lovers

The FTC settled its first lawsuit filed against an online dating company. The suit said the site used fake profiles to trick users into paying.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:56:49 GMT
What's the Scariest Job in America?

If you think "gravedigger" or "swamp night security guard" is the scariest job in America, the trick is on you.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:29:33 GMT
IBM Supercomputer Watson Will Mine Millions of Tweets

Its part of a deal the two companies announced on Wednesday thats designed to let IBMs clients mine the 500 million daily Twitter messages.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:45:18 GMT
Kohl's Will Open Earlier on Thanksgiving Too

Get ready to finish your turkey and stuffing a few hours earlier this year.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:21:25 GMT
My Word! U.K. Etiquette Experts Say BCCs Are 'Deceptive'

The publisher of a centuries-old guide to British upper-class decorum has deemed the practice of bcc-ing "deceptive."






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:21:24 GMT
U.S. Economy Expands at 3.5 Percent Clip

It's the fourth quarter out of five that the economy has expanded at or above a 3.5 percent annual rate.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:12:41 GMT
Tim Cook Pens Op-Ed, Says 'Proud to be Gay'

Apple's CEO Tim Cook addresses rumors about his sexual orientation in an op-ed piece in "BloombergBusinessweek."






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:36:46 GMT
Best Outlet Stores? Consumer Reports Ranks Them

Outlet stores promise big price breaks over traditional retail stores. But are the savings worth the schlep?






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:20:14 GMT
Billionaires Have Doubled Since the Financial Crisis

Hundreds of millions of people live in abject poverty, while the super-rich amass wealth they may never be able to spend, new study says.






Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:45:22 GMT
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