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Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 09:30 AM PDT

First Lady Calls For End of E-Cigarette Marketing To Youth

First Lady Calls For End of E-Cigarette Marketing To Youth

Melania Trump is calling on companies to stop marketing e-cigarettes to children, saying they're addictive and dangerous. The first lady - who has a 13-year-old son, Barron - says teenagers and young adults...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 03:27 PM PDT

'Laughed Out of Interviews': Trans Workers Discuss Job Discrimination

'Laughed Out of Interviews': Trans Workers Discuss Job Discrimination

Aveda Adara, a 41-year-old transgender woman, said the mistreatment she faced due to her gender identity led her to quit her job at a major health care company just outside Houston, Texas. “I was constantly...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 06:09 PM PDT

US Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

US Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university. In an email to the associate vice...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 12:17 PM PDT

Victims, Families Gain Key Role in Purdue Bankruptcy Case

Victims, Families Gain Key Role in Purdue Bankruptcy Case

Victims of opioid addiction weren't in the room when OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma persuaded half the state attorneys general to settle claims over the company's role in the nationwide overdose epidemic. Now...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 10:09 AM PDT

GM-UAW Talks Take Turn for Worse; Settlement Not Near

GM-UAW Talks Take Turn for Worse; Settlement Not Near

Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors have taken a turn for the worse, hitting a big snag over product commitments for U.S. factories, a union official...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 05:33 PM PDT

The Business of Scaring: Halloween Drives Massive Traffic, Sales at Theme Parks

The Business of Scaring: Halloween Drives Massive Traffic, Sales at Theme Parks

Halloween may not be until the end of October, but for theme parks, it started all the way back in September. Haunted houses, creepy mazes and coaster-riding ghouls can be found at amusement parks big and small...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 05:09 PM PDT

How to Use Google’s New Shopping Tool to Get Alerts When Stuff Goes on Sale

How to Use Google’s New Shopping Tool to Get Alerts When Stuff Goes on Sale

Google rolled out a new shopping search tool this week with a price tracking option that can help you save money. You can search for different products you might buy — a T-shirt, board game or new video game...

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 06:44 PM PDT

Startups at TechCrunch Disrupt Take Aim at Old Industries

Startups at TechCrunch Disrupt Take Aim at Old Industries

The name says it all: TechCrunch Disrupt is a conference for entrepreneurs looking to bring disruptive change to an industry, using all the tools of Silicon Valley. In past years, the San Francisco edition of...

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 05:29 PM PDT

Purdue Opioid Deal Blasted as Records Show $13B to Sacklers

Purdue Opioid Deal Blasted as Records Show $13B to Sacklers

Attorneys general representing nearly half the states and lawyers for more than 500 local governments on Friday blasted the terms of Purdue Pharma's offer to settle thousands of lawsuits over the nation's opioid...

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 03:27 PM PDT

Texas Woman Says Potential Employer Shamed Her Over Bikini Photo

Texas Woman Says Potential Employer Shamed Her Over Bikini Photo

A Texas woman said she was shamed online by a potential employer who took a photo of her in a bikini from her Instagram account and shared it on the company's page while warning other applicants that it was...

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