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Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 08:27 PM EDT

How the Gov't Spends $38 to Collect $1 of Student Loan Debt

How the Gov't Spends $38 to Collect $1 of Student Loan Debt

It's estimated that about 44 million Americans are living with student loan debt, adding up to more than $1 trillion owed. Around 8 million borrowers have given up on paying back more than $137 million,...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 05:10 PM EDT

Qualcomm Seeks to Ban iPhone Imports, Sales

Qualcomm Seeks to Ban iPhone Imports, Sales

Chipmaker Qualcomm is asking U.S. trade regulators to ban iPhone imports, according to a new lawsuit. Apple has allegedly infringed on six of Qualcomm's patents that improve iPhone battery life, according to...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 05:04 PM EDT

Renewable Energy Surges Past Nuclear for 1st Time in Decades

Renewable Energy Surges Past Nuclear for 1st Time in Decades

For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 03:20 PM EDT

Tesla Loses Spot as Most Valuable Carmaker in US, for Now

Tesla Loses Spot as Most Valuable Carmaker in US, for Now

After three months as the nation's most valuable automaker, a bad week in an otherwise stellar year has knocked Tesla from the top perch as the nation's most valuable automaker. Tesla's growth remains stellar...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 08:47 PM EDT

Hobby Lobby Fined $3M for Smuggled Iraqi Artifacts

Hobby Lobby Fined $3M for Smuggled Iraqi Artifacts

Arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a federal case over smuggled Iraqi antiquities it bought to demonstrate its "passion for the Bible." NBC News reports that prosecutors...

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 12:28 AM EDT

'I'm a Creep': Silicon Valley Investor Resigns After Misconduct

'I'm a Creep': Silicon Valley Investor Resigns After Misconduct

The co-founder of Silicon Valley's 500 Startups is stepping down from the company after admitting he made inappropriate advances toward women in the workplace. Dave McClure announced his resignation and an...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:35 AM EDT

Tesla Says Its Model 3 Car Will Go Into Production Friday

Tesla Says Its Model 3 Car Will Go Into Production Friday

The first Tesla Model 3 electric car for the masses should come off the assembly line on Friday with the first deliveries in late July, the company's CEO says. CEO Elon Musk, in several Twitter messages...

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 01:50 PM EDT

Oreo Makes, Mails Wild Cookie Flavors for Fans

Oreo Makes, Mails Wild Cookie Flavors for Fans

What's your dream Oreo flavor? Ask, and you may receive. Oreo is surprising some fans who submit their ideas for cookie flavors with actual boxes of their creations.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 02:41 PM EDT

Warren Buffett Buys 700 Million Shares in Bank of America

Warren Buffett Buys 700 Million Shares in Bank of America

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said Friday it will amass a 700-million-share stake in Bank of America, making Buffett the largest shareholder in two of the nation's largest banks. Berkshire said that it...

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 11:15 AM EDT

Nike to Start Selling Sneakers Through Online Giant Amazon

Nike to Start Selling Sneakers Through Online Giant Amazon<br /><br />

Nike said it will sell some of its sneakers through e-commerce giant Amazon, part of a plan to make its swoosh-branded products available in more places online. Shoppers can already find Nike goods on...

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