Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But..
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New rules on banks' risk in mortgage bonds eased

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - New U.S. rules aimed at getting banks to take on more of the risk when they package and sell mortgage securities are being relaxed with an eye to spurring broader..
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Kimberly-Clark to cut up to 1,300 jobs

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DALLAS (AP) - Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient.    ..
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Packaging error prompts recall of naproxen pills

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina company is recalling nearly 12,000 boxes of pain relief tablets sold at Dollar Tree stores because some cartons contain a different medicat..
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CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves.  Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes.&..
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US regulator: Fannie, Freddie in deal with banks

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal regulator says government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have reached an agreement with major banks that could expand lending.&nb..
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Apple reports record 39.3 million iPhone sales

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Excitement for Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models drove sales of a record 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter, boosting the company's earnings and rev..
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Labor Secretary Perez pushes Obama jobs proposals

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Labor Secretary Tom Perez is seeking to re-energize President Barack Obama's stalled push for raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour and for making..
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British scientists invent new way to wash clothes

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LONDON, England- British scientists have developed a new washing machine that replaces water with plastic beads to pull stains out of clothes. London's White Rose Laundry is trying..
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US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed..
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IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its chip division

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Sam Mount

ARMONK, N.Y. (AP) - IBM is paying $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division. IBM will make payments to the chipmaker over three years, but it will t..
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Obama announces plan to tighten card security

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit..
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APPLE LIVE: iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs debut

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. &n..
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Falling oil prices shake up global economies

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world. Oil exporting countries are bracing for potentially crippling bud..
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Chrysler recalling nearly 907,000 cars, SUVs

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor ..
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CBS debuts stand-alone streaming service

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - CBS is jumping on the cord-cutting bandwagon, launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current ..
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CNN cuts end Mitchell's show on HLN

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Tiffany Paradise

NEW YORK (AP) - Jane Velez-Mitchell and her staff have been laid off due to budget cuts at CNN, ending her nightly program on the HLN network.    Her program, which ..
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Toyota recalls Lexuses in US for fuel leak risk

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - Toyota is recalling about 423,000 older-model Lexus luxury cars in the U.S. because a gasket can leak fuel and possibly cause a fire. The recall is among three globa..
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Peanut farmers deal with fallout from salmonella

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Federal agriculture officials say there will be significantly fewer peanuts pulled from the ground in eastern New Mexico this harvest season.   &..
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Whole Foods to roll out rankings for produce

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," ''better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices. &nbs..
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