Consumer Report: Some sunscreens fail SPF test

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Consumer Reports found 18 of 20 sunscreens tested fall below the advertised SPF on packaging. To test, Consumer Reports applied sunscreen to panelists' backs and had them soak in a..
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GM recalls 3.2M more US cars for ignition problems

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors says it needs to change or replace the keys for about 3.4 million cars because they could cause the ignition switch to move out of position if they're..
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Starbucks clears college degree path for workers

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Starbucks is giving its baristas a shot at an online college degree, an unusual benefit in an industry where higher education is often out of reach for workers.&nbs..
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4 months into GM recall, only 7 pct. of cars fixed

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - More than four months after General Motors began recalling 2.6 million small cars to fix ignition switches, the company has repaired only 7 percent of the vehicles.&..
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Coal Fired Pizza bakes in Downtown Fort Myers

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You may have seen it under construction, but now you'll start to smell the pizza cooking. The brand new Capone's Coal Fired Pizza opens it's doors to the public ..
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Amazon launches music streaming for Prime members

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Amazon is launching a music streaming service for its Prime members, adding yet another freebie to its popular free-shipping plan ahead of the expected unveiling..
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US opens investigation of air bag ruptures

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether 1.1 million vehicles from five automakers have air bags that could hurt people in a crash.    The Nat..
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Dunkin' CEO: Our sandwiches are snacks, not lunch

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - If you're grabbing a sandwich at Dunkin' Donuts, the chain wants you to consider it a snack, not a full lunch.    The chain has been expanding its sa..
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Microsoft teases new 'Crackdown,' 'Halo' at E3

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's all about the games for Microsoft at E3.    Microsoft focused exclusively on hyping titles coming to its Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles durin..
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Tyson wins bid war for Hillshire with $7.75B offer

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - Meat producer Tyson Foods Inc. has won a bidding war for Hillshire Brands, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs, with a $63 per share offer. ..
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5 things to know about Apple's stock split

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple's resurgent stock may have as much to do with financial engineering as the company's technological wizardry.    In late April, the iPhone ..
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GM recalling 89,000 autos

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - General Motors is recalling more than 89,000 autos because of air bag defects and other problems.    The automaker said Friday that is recalling 31,5..
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US employers add 217K jobs, rate stays at 6.3 pct

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, notching a substantial gain for a fourth straight month and fueling hopes the economy will accelerate after a grim start..
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Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

DETROIT (AP) - Inside General Motors, they called it "the switch from hell."    The ignition switch on the steering column of the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small ca..
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UF team finds possible treatment for greening

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - University of Florida researchers say they've found a possible treatment for a disease that's devastating citrus trees around the state.   &nb..
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Orlando state's 4th largest city, passing St. Pete

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando now has more people than St. Petersburg, making it Florida's fourth largest city.    The Census Bureau says Orlando now has over 255,000..
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The man charged with fixing cruise giant Carnival

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Arnold W. Donald strolls across the Carnival Splendor's lido deck, checking in on passengers. He cozies up, places a hand on their shoulder and asks: Are you having..
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Applications up slightly for US jobless aid

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Slightly more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but claims for jobless aid continue to be anchored near seven-year lows.    The Lab..
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GM ousts 15 employees over ignition-switch scandal

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WARREN, Mich. (AP) - General Motors said Thursday it has forced out 15 employees for their role in the deadly ignition-switch scandal and will set up a compensation fund for crash ..
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Michigan Legislature OKs $195 million for Detroit

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Legislature's $195 million lifeline to help prevent steep cuts in Detroit's pensions and the sale of city-owned art is being hailed as a major st..
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