Last week Congress delayed an upgrade of codes that govern the U.S. health system. Some say this will waste millions of dollars and make cost-saving and life-saving research more difficult.
What's the etiquette around using your laptop in public? If you stop for lunch at the August First Bakery in Burlington, Vt., keep your computer in your bag. The cafe is banning screens.
Car dealers across the country have been fighting electric carmaker, which sells its vehicles directly to consumers. Tesla argues it needs to pitch its product differently, but what about competition?
As companies scramble to patch a bug that exposed much of the Internet for two years, you can protect yourself by practicing some good Web hygiene.
Americans have very little choice over their cable Internet provider. This is largely because of a decision made 12 years ago, when the U.S. went one direction and the rest of the world went another.
Comcast and Time Warner executives ran into stiff opposition as they pitched their proposed merger to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The deal would give the combined company a large share of both pay TV and broadband internet service markets. In both cases, lawmakers wanted to know how consumers would be affected.
Toyota is recalling 6.4 million vehicles due to defects. The recall comes at a time of heightened scrutiny of automakers, only weeks after Toyota agreed to a $1.2 billion settlement with the U.S. government for misleading consumers.
If you know Ciroc and Patron, you may well be listening to a lot of songs that name-check brand-name alcohol. And if you're a teenager, you may be binge drinking a lot more, researchers say.
The number of "stay at home" moms in the U.S. has been on the decline for decades. But a newly released Pew Research Center survey shows a 6 percent increase from 1999 to 2012.
This week, President Obama signed executive orders aimed at narrowing the gender wage gap, but some critics say they don't actually address the issue.
The recall involves some of the Japanese automaker's top-selling vehicles, including some model years for the Camry sedan, RAV4 SUV, Corolla, Yaris and Matrix.
Math classes at Oak Grove Lutheran School in Fargo, N.D., made a number of investments. One of the classes beat out investment clubs at universities including Cornell, Columbia and NYU.
Tax Day is less than a week away. The Government Accountability Office examined the work of 19 paid tax preparers – 17 got things wrong.
New research explores gender disparities in business school enrollment by the different ways men and women appear to process ethical compromise.
If you bank online or sign into work remotely using a virtual private network, your data may not be safe. A flaw in the encryption program OpenSSL could expose much of the encrypted traffic.
Manischewitz has been bought by a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital for an undisclosed amount. The new owner wants the 126-year-old brand move beyond its niche on the kosher shelves.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining the automaker for not answers all of its questions about ignition switch problems, but General Motors says it's doing its best to comply.
Google, Yahoo and other major Internet companies use OpenSSL to protect your data transactions with them. Turns out a bug called Heartbleed has been exposing much of their data, and yours.
Banking regulators at the FDIC and the Fed are voting on whether to impose tougher rules on big banks. Analysts think that the new regulations, which are expected to pass, will hurt growth prospects.
Dozens of people lost their homes in the massive slide in Oso, Wash., but few are likely to see an insurance payout. That's because mudslide coverage is not included in a typical homeowner's policy.