Google venture: Live to be 500

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — “If you ask me today, is it possible to live to be 500? The answer is yes,” Bill Maris says one January afternoon in Mountain View, more…

Apple may sell 1 billion 'life-saving' watches

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Influential technology analyst Toni Sacconaghi said Apple could sell 1 billion watches as the device becomes an indispensable device for monitoring our health. "Long term we more…

Stocks higher as rate-hike fears shaken off

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday, recovering from Friday's sharp decline as investors took a more positive outlook on the strong jobs report. "We're bouncing back more…

Wisconsin now 'right-to-work' state

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) MADISON, Wis. — For decades, states across the South, Great Plains and Rocky Mountains enacted policies, known as “right to work,” that prevented organized labor more…

Public university opens help center for illegals

by Cheryl Chumley -- Illegal immigrants seeking academic counseling, career guidance and other information related to achieving their ambitions have a new Cal State Long Beach resource at their fingertips – a more…

Bank 'breaks into man's home,' won't say why

by Cheryl Chumley --   A former Chicago police officer, Mike Tomasovich, filed a lawsuit claiming that his own mortgage bank, Fifth Third Bank, sent contractors to break into his Estero, Florida, more…

Not lovin' it: McDonald's plunge continues

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — A week after installing a new chief executive, McDonald’s announced on Monday that sales continued to fall in February. The company said its sales in stores more…

'Follow the money' to undo Hillary?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONALJOURNAL) — "Follow the money." That apocryphal phrase, attributed to Watergate whistle-blower "Deep Throat," explains why the biggest threat to Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential dreams is not her more…