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Improved fuel efficiency is one of the easiest and practical solutions society can implement to combat climate change, but its unintended consequences are large: potholes and shaky bridges all across the U.S. map.
Thanksgiving is a time for friends and families to gather, share a big meal and reflect on their blessings. Along with that comes the expectation of a full-on turkey dinner, not to mention the stress associated with planning, doing and expense.So consider the alternatives.
Financial service companies spend billions of dollars a year marketing their products and services — credit cards, checking and savings accounts, car loans, mortgages and home equity products.
Ever found a few bucks on your cellphone bill because of some kind of texting scam you had no idea you were a part of?
It's been quite a year on Wall Street. Record highs, record fines. Regardless, with the holidays approaching, we could all use a drink.Once again, the folks at Wall Street consulting and PR firm Cognito have come up with their Financial Holiday Cocktail Menu. So what's to drink?
SAN JOSE, Calif. — A Silicon Valley jury on Thursday added $290 million more to the damages Samsung Electronics owes Apple for copying vital iPhone and iPad features, bringing the total amount the South Korean technology titan is on the hook for to $930 million.
DETROIT — Kia Motors Corp. is recalling more than 96,000 minivans in the U.S. and Canada because a suspension part can break and cause drivers to lose control of the vehicles. The recall affects Sedona minivans from 2006 through 2012. They were sold or registered in Canada and in 20 U.S.
McDonald’s is once again getting grilled over its employee advice, this time suggesting ways to get out of holiday debt that include returning unopened purchases and bringing a sack lunch.
SEOUL, South Korea — LG Electronics Inc. said it is investigating a claim that some of its smart TVs send information on home viewing habits back to the company without consent.
Wine snobs usually turn their noses up at celebrity wine labels, but the rosé from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie is apparently the real deal.Wine Spectator magazine just ranked the Jolie-Pitt & Perrin Côtes de Provence Rosé Miraval from Chateau Miraval No.
They finally did it. After trying for several sessions to break through the 16,000 closing barrier for the Dow, investors gave up their qualms and hurdled the milestone Thursday.The Dow unofficially closed at 16010.12, up 109.
WASHINGTON —Angelcare Monitors Inc. is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors following the death of two infants due to strangulation. The U.S.
The brands Kanye West targets in his recent spate of angry word salads usually suffer silently. But the subject of his most recent ire, Amazon-owned online shoe seller Zappos, decided to fight back with a cheeky rejoinder.
The 2014 Honda Accord was named “Green Car of the Year” at the L.A. Auto Show on Thursday morning, with jurors — who include "Tonight Show" host and car fanatic Jay Leno — hailing the sedan for bringing an assortment of environmentally friendly technologies into the mainstream.
Tesla's Model S, the focus of a federal investigation, has topped the latest owner satisfaction survey from Consumer Reports (CR).In the annual survey of new car buyers Model S owners gave the electric car a rating of 99 out of 100.
This Christmas, what do you get for the girl who has everything? Or maybe just the girl who, despite how many hours you search, never fails to return your gift?According to the National Retail Federation, a number of shoppers are turning to gift cards — but not just for ultra-picky recipients.
With a new year fast approaching, CNBC's personal finance reporter Sharon Epperson has some tips on how you can begin 2014 with some attainable and profitable financial goals.In 2014 she suggests you can begin getting your financial matters in order, and you can do that one minute at a time.
We love our mobile phones. It’s hard to imagine life without them. But that doesn’t mean we’re happy with our wireless providers. Oh, no. We’re not.“No one is ever going to be completely satisfied with their phone service,” said Eddie Hold, an industry analyst with the research firm NPD Group.
U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, with the S&P 500 in recovery mode after its longest-running loss streak in eight weeks, after the government reported fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was 87 points higher, led by UnitedHealth Group.