The gap in bachelor-degree attainment between the nation’s richest and poorest students by age 24 has doubled during the last four decades, according to a report released Tuesday.
California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products.
Shannon and Jerry West have been in their home since 2009. But when Shannon lost her job last year, it threw their family for a loop.
A federal court has issued an injunction shutting down a Southern California drug maker accused of violating the law in the manufacturing and distribution of dietary supplements.
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating engine compartment smoke or fire complaints in two Jeep Cherokees, and air bags that didn’t inflate properly in two Nissan Rogues.
Chipotle says it stopped serving pork at hundreds of its restaurants after suspending a supplier that violated its standards.
Northern California authorities are telling a Placer County couple to prune back their deluxe treehouse.
The new year is expected to bring rising chicken egg prices across the U.S. as California starts requiring farmers to house hens in cages with enough space to move around and stretch their wings.
Keurig is recalling more than 7 million of its single-serve coffee brewing machines after reports that a number of them had spewed hot liquids and injured dozens of users.
All December long, rain has dampened holiday shopping in Old Sacramento. Business owners say sales are down. One shop owner says they’re down as much as 20 percent compared to last year, when we had a warm, dry fall.
Regional officials say the Reno area can handle a growth spike fueled by construction of Tesla Motors’ $5 billion battery factory, but it will involve a hefty price tag with uncertainty over who will foot the bill.
You never know when you’re going to need flood insurance. Even if your mortgage lender doesn’t require insurance, this round of storms might have you thinking twice about getting coverage.
The 2012 Christmas Book was unveiled today by luxury retailer Neiman Marcus in Dallas.
Advertising is supposed to make you WANT a product. But some time, the claims go too far. Here are a few products over the years that have made false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims…and got caught! It does not include the dozens of diet pills that have been fined for making false claims.
The 2012 North American International Auto Show is under way in Detroit. Here is a look at some of the new cars expected to hit showrooms this year.
Who knows if the economy will improve in 2012? But there is some bright money news. Some things will cost less this year. DealNews.com put together a list of ten items that will likely be cheaper in 2012.
With the down economy and the rising value of some goods (and creatures), thieves are targeting some odd items to sell for a quick buck. Here is a list of the top 5 Weird Things People Are Stealing from TIME/Moneyland.
Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.
Every year, toy makers and sellers hope there will be a runaway hit toy to help spur excitement around the holidays and boost sales. Toys R Us is betting that 15 toys ranging from a flying, inflatable remote-control fish to tiny collectible monsters will be big hits this season.