SACRAMENTO (AP) - Older Californians are continuing to enroll in the state's health exchange at a higher rate than younger residents, according to figures released Thursday. Covered California, which operates the exchange, reported that more than 109,000 people signed up for a health plan through Nov. 30. Nearly 60 percent were ages 45 to 64, although that age group makes up just a quarter of California's population. About 21 percent were 18 to 34, compared ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Many Americans are watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year.
DETROIT (AP) - New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Amazon.com Inc.'s grocery delivery service is rolling into San Francisco.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The cost of flying is headed higher now that Congress has agreed on a budget deal.
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook will join the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index, replacing technology supplier Teradyne Inc., while Abercrombie & Fitch is downgraded from the benchmark index. S&P Dow Jones Indices on Wednesday announced a broader reshuffling of several of its market trackers, effective after the close of trading Dec. 20. Shares of Menlo Park, Calif.-based Facebook Inc. have surged 86 percent this year and picked up nearly 4 percent in after-hours trading. ...
A self-adjusting headlamp, heated gloves, and an "action camera" that records video and tracks via GPS - these are among the trending gadgets to put on your holiday list this year. * SELF-ADJUSTING HEADLAMP: A sensor built on the face of the Petzl TIKKA R+ headlamp measures ambient light in a scene and auto-adjusts its beam. Look down a pitch-black trail and the LED light pumps its max brightness. Now, glance at a close-up object ...
NEW YORK (AP) - So you're ready to buy a new smartphone for your loved one. Which do you choose?
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse.