Features by Gigi Douban
Posted In: regulations, OSHA, Chemical Safety Board, texas, fertilizer plants
Following the blast of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, the push for new regulations appears to have stalled out.
Posted In: middle class, Obama, Economy, Illinois
Who earns median wage and what kind of education, housing, healthcare and retirement savings can they afford?
Posted In: Boehner, Republicans, Obama, middle class, federal budget
President Obama says he is going to refocus his efforts on the economy. How much can he really do?
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, obesity, health care
One of the Vivus' latest tactics is to market its drug straight to consumers. Starting this fall, you'll see Qsymia ads in magazines and on television. But it may still be too expensive for some.
Posted In: daytime talkshows, television
Meredith Vieira, former host on “The View” and “Today,” is set to debut a daytime talk show next year. What's the state of daytime TV and why does it seem like everybody has a talk show?
Posted In: Health, medical devices, cybersecurity
The Food and Drug Administration wants manufacturers to improve the cybersecurity of medical devices.
Posted In: sequester, military, defense
Monday is day one of the sequester-driven defense cuts, including a one-day a week closure of all domestic military grocery stores.
Posted In: Housing, home prices, mortgage rates, interest rates
Do fast-rising interest rates threaten the growing recovery in housing? Experts say prices are still low enough to attract buyers.
Posted In: Supreme Court, gay marriage, DOMA, referendum
After yesterday's Supreme Court decision, the same sex marriage ban in California, Prop 8, is effectively no more. So what's the future of referenda in the wake of the high court decision?
Posted In: Auto, auto industry, GM
U.S. auto sales are expected to show strong growth in May as Americans snap up new cars and switch to more fuel efficient models. It's great for the car companies, but the deals aren't as sweet for consumers.