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Study finds glyphosate in most oat food products

Everything from oatmeal to snack bars contain traces of the herbicide

Laboratory tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found oat cereals, oatmeal, granola, and snack bars contain traces of the herbicide...


Vaping may cause lung disease, new study claims

Researchers say that vaping can damage important immune system cells that protect the lungs

As millions of people have turned to electronic cigarettes in recent years, the only thing that researchers and the industry have agreed upon is that smoki...


CDC monitoring a measles outbreak

More than 100 people in 21 states have reported contracting the virus this year

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday that it is monitoring a measles outbreak.Between Jan. 1, 2018 and July 14, 2018, 1...


Camber Pharmaceuticals recalls Valsartan tablets

Trace Amounts of N-Nitrosodimethylamine impurity were found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient

Camber Pharmaceuticals is recalling Valsartan tablets, USP, in 40-mg, 80-mg, 160-mg and 320-mg doses.Trace Amounts of N-Nitrosodimethylamine impurity w...


Model year 2018 Chrysler Pacificas recalled

The vehicle may suffer a loss of drive or move while in the "Park" position

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling 61 model year 2018 Chrysler Pacificas.The front axle halfshafts may have been incorrectly assembled, preventing the...


FBI warns about potential ATM hacking scheme

By disabling fraud controls, hackers can withdraw large sums of money

The FBI has started warning banks and financial institutions that hackers could be looking to compromise their ATM systems.Krebs on Security -- a blog...


SEC issues warning about self-directed IRA fraud

Included is a special cautions about the promise of cryptocurrency investments

As hand-wringing over dwindling pension trust funds and economic security continues to grow, many people are looking for ways to pump up their nest eggs. O...


Consumer agency ending routine audits of lenders

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will only act on consumer complaints

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is changing the way it monitors lenders for their adherence to the Military Lending Act, passed to protect...


Ryanair cancels 400 flights as pilots strike

Some of the company’s biggest markets were affected by the cancellations

In the midst of a pilot strike, Ryanair was forced to cancel nearly 400 flights in some of its biggest markets. The strike is the largest the airline has s...


J.C. Penney to open 500 baby shops in stores

The retailer will start selling baby items that it previously sold only on its website

Starting Aug. 30, consumers can stop by J.C. Penney to pick up cribs, high chairs, and other baby products in 500 locations. The department store chain...


How a great credit score saves you money

Consumers with the best credit get the best interest rates

You've probably been told that you need a good credit score to get the best rate on a mortgage. It's true, but a new report from LendingTree underscores th...


Cost of living rose faster than incomes in July

A government report puts the annual inflation rate at 2.9 percent

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.2 percent in July, putting the inflation rate for the last 12 months at 2.9 percent, slightly above the Federal Reser...


Polaris recalls Gravely utility vehicles

The utility vehicle’s exhaust header pipe can crack

Polaris Industries of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 2,100 Gravely Atlas JSV 3000 and 6000 utility vehicles.The utility vehicle’s exhaust header pip...


New York's ride sharing cap divides a city

The mayor says Uber and Lyft have driven down wages

New York City's decision to temporarily cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on the city's streets has unleashed passions on both sides -- from the you...


Snapchat reports decline in daily users

The company lost three million daily active users in the second quarter

In its second quarter earnings report, Snap -- the maker of the Snapchat app -- reported a drop in users. The platform’s daily active user count was 188 mi...


Tribune, Sinclair officially break it off

Broadcasters drop their plans for a controversial merger

Tribune Media and Sinclair Broadcast Group have called off their planned merger. It wasn't an amicable break-up.Tribune is suing its former suitor, cla...


Missouri voters strike down right-to-work law

Voters in the state overwhelmingly voted to reject a measure that could have weakened labor union finances

On Tuesday, roughly 67 percent of Missouri residents voted against keeping a right-to-work law, which prohibits unions from requiring fees as a condition o...


U.S. News picks the best new car deals of August

Savvy buyers can find interest-free financing and cash back on popular models

August has traditionally been a good time to purchase a new car or truck since dealers try to clear their lots for the next model year.While model year...


Model year 2018 Volkswagen Tiguans recalled

The LED module for the panoramic sunroof ambient light bar may short circuit.

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 45,457 model year 2018 Volkswagen Tiguans.The LED module for the panoramic sunroof ambient light bar may short...


NEMO Equipment recalls Stargaze recliner chairs

The plastic joint supports attached to the legs of the chairs can break

NEMO Equipment of Dover, N.H., is recalling about 7,500 Stargaze recliner chairs. Some 15,500 were recalled in February 2018.The plastic joint supports...


Health experts release new screen time guidelines

The American Heart Association says parents should set limits on the amount of screen time their kids get

The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a new scientific statement stating that kids shouldn’t have more than two hours of screen time per day....


CEO Elon Musk considers taking Tesla private

Musk says he wants to minimize the distractions that come as a result of swings in stock price

On Tuesday, Elon Musk tweeted about how he’s considering turning Tesla into a private company. The CEO said he’s even secured the funding.Musk expanded...


Study finds asbestos in some crayons

An advocacy group says toxic chemicals can be found in certain school supplies

Some crayons sold at Dollar Tree stores across the U.S. have trace amounts of asbestos fibers, according to recent tests by the U.S. Public Interest Resear...


Missouri to vote on right-to-work referendum

Labor unions are facing a major test in today’s primary election

With Missouri’s primary elections today, perhaps one of the biggest issues on the ballot is Proposition A, in which voters will have the chance to amend th...


Princeton Review rates 2018's best colleges

Elite schools are rated in 62 different categories

While college students are preparing to head back to campus, their younger counterparts are preparing for their last years of high school and thinking abou...


FCC now considering how to define a robocall

The decision could determine how many annoying calls you get each day

Republicans and Democrats in the Senate agree that illegal robocalls are a growing nuisance, but they don't agree on how regulators should define them. In...


Lyme disease now in all 50 states, study finds

Researchers say Lyme disease is a bigger risk to U.S. residents than ever before

Lyme disease has now spread to all 50 states and the District of Columbia following a significant uptick in cases between 2016 and 2017, according to a new...


T-Mobile to launch cheaper ‘Essentials’ plan

The new plan will cost $10 less per month than the carrier’s other unlimited basics plan

This Friday, T-Mobile will launch a plan just for customers who only use their smartphones for its basic services. The carrier’s Essentials plan includ...


Average cost of college books declines slightly

But colleges requiring the purchase of ebooks could send costs higher again

Along with tuition, the cost of textbooks has been a significant driver of skyrocketing higher education costs.But in an unexpected turn of events, the...


Superbugs evolve to survive hand sanitizer

Researchers say a 'new wave of superbugs’ can withstand the alcohol used in hand sanitizers

Hospital “superbugs” have become increasingly resistant to alcohol-based hand sanitizers and disinfectants in recent decades, a new study suggests.Afte...


Star Natural Meats recalls raw pork sausage

The product contains milk and soy, allergens not declared on the label

Star Natural Meats of Astoria, N.Y., is recalling approximately 20,000 pounds of raw, non-intact pork sausage.The product contains milk and soy, allerg...


Arctic Cat recalls snowmobiles

The handgrip can break, posing an injury hazard

Arctic Cat of Thief River Falls, Minn, is recalling about 255 Arctic Cat snowmobiles.The handgrip can break, posing an injury hazard to the rider.N...


Apple becomes first $1 trillion company

The firm's market cap reached a milestone on a strong earnings report

Apple, as a company, moved into rarefied air Thursday as it became the first American company to be worth $1 trillion.A company's value, or market cap,...


E-cigarette sales have soared as prices have fallen

A new study finds that sales for all types of e-cigarettes and e-liquids increased in all 50 states

Sales of e-cigarettes and similar vaping products have skyrocketed over the past five years as their prices decreased substantially, according to a new stu...


Economy adds 157,000 jobs in July

The unemployment rate in the U.S. has dropped to 3.9 percent

The economy added 157,000 jobs last month as the nation's unemployment rate dropped to a near-record low of 3.9 percent.That was fewer jobs than the co...


Gas prices tick up amid high demand

But prices at the pump remain remarkably stable in most states

With families hitting the road for August vacations, fuel prices are slowly rising. The national average price of regular gained two cents a gallon in the...


Brookstone files for bankruptcy

The company will close its remaining 101 mall stores

Brookstone filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal court today, marking the company’s second bankruptcy filing in four years.The company is in the p...


Chrysler recalls 1.1 million RAM pickup trucks

The tailgate could unlatch and open while the vehicle is being driven

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling 1,149,237 model year 2015-2017 RAM 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks equipped with a power locking tailgate and either a...


BMC recalls Timemachine 01 bicycles

Insufficient space between the front wheel and downtube poses a fall hazard

BMC USA of San Diego, Calif., is recalling about 430 Timemachine 01 bicycles.Variations in tire dimension, tire pressure, head set play and ride load,...


BMW steps up EV efforts with new production plant

The luxury automaker picked Hungary as the location for its new $1.2 billion production plant

BMW announced this week that it will build a new production plant near Debrecen, Hungary.The German automaker said it will spend approximately $1.2. bi...


Tesla whistleblower sues for defamation

Martin Tripp claim's CEO's public charges against him are untrue

Former Tesla engineer Martin Tripp has filed a $1 million defamation lawsuit against Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk over Musks public accusations against Trip...


Fed keeps interest rates at current level

But the rate that influences mortgages crosses a key threshold

The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee concluded its regular meeting today, saying it was keeping the federal funds interest rate at its present level,...


Why Wednesday is the best day to take off

A mid-week break can be highly beneficial to workers, according to science

Thinking of taking a day off? Experts say taking a Wednesday off can be more refreshing than taking a three-day weekend.Taking a Wednesday off can brea...


Loblaw recalls $10 Chicken Fries

The product may be contaminated with Salmonella

Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling $10 Chicken Fries that may be contaminated with Salmonella.Seven cases of Salmonella Enteritidis illness have bee...