Features by Sally Herships
Posted In: sequester, furloughs, IRS, EPA, HUD
As a result of sequester, the IRS, HUD, the EPA and Office of Management and Budget become part of the biggest wave of government office closures since 1995.
Posted In: texting, safety
AT&T and other mobile carriers are uniting to help prevent teens from texting while driving. What technology exists, and does it work?
Posted In: Science, space, Kepler, space exploration
Space scientists say Kepler has already found enough potential and confirmed planets to keep them busy for years.
Posted In: television, the office, syndication
A look at the afterlife of a sitcom like "The Office," which ends this Thursday night. Can anything be gained from internet royalties and syndication?
Posted In: advertising, television, home videos
"America’s Funniest Home Videos" is opening its 23-season deep library to advertisers. Nothing sells like pets, babies and humor.
Posted In: Credit card, reward cards
Banks are desperate to get new business from stable, responsible borrowers. So they're amping up the credit card perks.
Posted In: higher education, summer, summer vacation
As getting into college becomes ever more competitive, more students are spending the summers creating fodder for college applications.
Posted In: gun sales, loans, guns
Not everyone has the cash upfront to buy a new gun. We look at the world of financing a firearm purchase.
Posted In: apple
An explanation to the puzzle of why Apple is borrowing funds, while also rewarding shareholders with higher dividends.
Posted In: tobacco, smoking, e-cigarettes, cigarettes
While cigarette usage has dropped, profits for the tobacco industry are expected to be up.