Features by Sally Herships

Obama's fuel efficiency standards may be too high

Big carmakers are fighting against the Obama administration's latest proposal for fuel efficiency standards.
Posted In: Auto

Orange juice prices near two-year high

Pestilence and mother nature damage orange crops in Florida and Brazil, raising juice prices to near their historic high.
Posted In: Agriculture

Girl Scout camps up for sale

To deal with declining membership, the not-for-profit is taking a cue from corporate America: merging local groups and selling off part of its most valuable assets -- land.

Military tobacco - a follow up to our investigation

Last month on Marketplace, I published a report from my year-long investigation about how Army, Air Force and Coast Guard bases in more than a do...
Posted In: military, tobacco

HLN's next step, post-trial

CNN's HLN channel got big ratings while covering the Casey Anthony trial, but now that the case is over, it could lose viewers as well as advertisers.
Posted In: Entertainment

PepsiCo has new ad campaign

After years of focusing on newer healthy products, PepsiCo mounts a summer TV campaign for its slumping core product.

Where have all the coconuts gone?

Thailand's recent drought and unusually heavy flooding could dry up the latest trendy drink taking the U.S. by storm: coconut water.
Posted In: Food

Jumping through hoops for decent interest rates on checking accounts

Consumers can find relatively high checking account interest rates these days. But there's a catch -- or a couple.
Posted In: Banks

Cramming gets a hearing

The Federal Communications Commission looks into hidden charges on phone bills.
Posted In: Crime

Tang sales skyrocket to $1 billion annually

The astronaut-approved orange drink now comes in a variety of local flavors for overseas markets. It's one reason sales have doubled in the past four years.
Posted In: Food


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