Florida is known for its oranges and orange juice. For the past decade, a disease called greening has devastated the citrus crop there, and it has spread to other states. Now there's hope for a cure.
Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship heads to prison to begin serving a one-year sentence. He was convicted of conspiring to violate federal mine safety laws after a 2010 coal mine collapse.
FastTrain, a for-profit school in Florida, collected some $35 million in student loans and federal financial aid and used deceptive advertising and pressure tactics to recruit students.
Google says it will ban all payday loan ads from its site. Consumer advocates say the lending practice hurts the poor and vulnerable.
Before Hamas took over Gaza, agriculture was a big contributor to its economy. The U.S. hopes reviving the industry will boost not only farmers, but also security — by creating economic opportunity.
The search giant prohibits ads for dangerous, counterfeit and offensive items, among other things. Now it will also ban ads for loans due in less than 60 days, or with an APR of 36 percent or more.
Imagine a pod that can travel through a tube between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 30 minutes. Hyperloop One is testing a piece of this technology in the Nevada desert on Wednesday.
Lean In author Sandberg got a lot of flak for being tone-deaf to single parents, nonparents, people with fewer resources — but the Facebook executive has a new perspective, says writer Lori Gottlieb.
Novices play better golf when they have expensive brand name equipment, research shows. Brand name products alleviate some performance anxiety but brands have no effect on better players.
The expansion of the Panama Canal, a $5 billion project, opens next month and aims to triple the canal's capacity with bigger ships. A Chinese freighter will be the first one through the new locks.
Voters in the San Francisco Bay Area will vote in June on a proposed property tax which would be used to restore wetlands to protect against rising sea levels. The tax is not based on property value.
More than a year after Staples announced the $6.3 billion merger, a judge has blocked it, saying it would hurt competition in the office supplies industry. The companies then called off the deal.
The fallout continues after the tech website Gizmodo published an article on Monday alleging that Facebook wasn't just relying on algorithms to identify trending topics on the social media platform.
Under current rules, foods containing more than 3 grams of fat per serving can't call themselves "healthy" on labels. But that excludes many foods, like Kind bars, that contain healthful nuts.
In a blow to the coal industry, a new terminal in the Pacific Northwest was denied approval after opposition from environmental groups and a debate between local Native American tribes.
A former Facebook employee claims the social networking site censors news from conservative sources in its trending news section, according to a story in Gawker's Gizmodo blog.
Fast food chains may succeed in entertaining teenagers on platforms like Twitter or Snapchat. But just because a brand makes teens laugh doesn't mean this elusive demographic buy its products.
The "patriotic" cans will be available this month through the November election — just in time for a big sports summer and peak beer-selling season.
Our appetite for the Pacific bluefin — prized for its tender, flavorful flesh — has reduced stocks to just 2.6 percent of original levels. The incentive to save bluefin is ecological — and financial.
As health care increasingly moves from hospitals and doctors' offices to the home, patient medical data becomes more vulnerable to hackers. Dartmouth College researchers hope their product will help.