Skip to main content

Business

How 'Double Bucks' For Food Stamps Conquered Capitol Hill

The federal government is putting $100 million behind a simple idea: doubling the value of federal food benefits when people use them to buy fresh produce. This idea started small but became a hit.

More Than 800,000 Postal Service Employees Victims Of Data Breach

USPS customers were affected as well. The FBI is leading an investigation into the hack, but it's unclear who might be responsible for it.

Chief Joseph Lumpkin

Savannah Swears In New Police Chief

Joseph “Jack” Lumpkin was sworn in as the new police chief of Savannah and announced plans to help curb crime in that community.

5 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Obamacare

If you buy your own health insurance, it's time to check out the options on the Obamacare exchanges. Enrollment starts Nov. 15.

Why Divers In Bonaire Are So Eager To Kill The Beautiful Lionfish

Bonaire is a scuba diver's paradise in the Caribbean. But the invasive lionfish is gobbling up smaller fish that protect the reef. The island is now teaching divers how to spear the lionfish.

Kidney Dialysis Company Expands Into The Hospital Business

DaVita HealthCare partners, a provider of dialysis for kidney patients, says its expertise working with very sick patients can help hospitals expand into wellness and prevention.

Low Gas Prices Haven't Slowed Domestic Drilling Yet

With gas prices plunging below $3 a gallon, motorists have plenty to celebrate. But people in oil-producing states, where low prices mean fewer jobs and less government revenue, are starting to worry.

Sandwich Monday: The Dunkin' Donuts Cronut

This week, we try a mass-produced version of New York City's famous Cronut, the croissant-doughnut hybrid. The real failure here is that Dunkin' Donuts didn't call it a Crunkin' Cronut.

Pages