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What Business and Government Should Do When Innovation Outpaces Regulation
Regulations

What Business and Government Should Do When Innovation Outpaces Regulation

Through education, proactive self-regulation and collaboration with regulators, industry leaders can help speed the process of rule-making.
Jan Verleur
Despite Changes to Federal Dietary Guidelines, the Rules of Healthy Eating Have Never Changed
Personal Health

Despite Changes to Federal Dietary Guidelines, the Rules of Healthy Eating Have Never Changed

Vilifying a nutrient -- from fat, cholesterol to sugar -- doesn't necessarily lead to a more balanced, healthful diet. Instead, it often has the opposite effect, experts say.
Laura Entis
3 Reasons You Should Care About Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
Debt

3 Reasons You Should Care About Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Despite the severity of the crisis, Congress has not made resolving it a priority, and the issue has been barely mentioned in presidential debates.
Chris Matthews
The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President
Politics

The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President

Sorry, Mr. President. Companies that treat their employees well are the rule in American business, not the exception.
Ray Hennessey
United Airlines Slapped with $2.75 Million Fine Over Flight Delays
United Airlines

United Airlines Slapped with $2.75 Million Fine Over Flight Delays

The second-largest U.S. carrier at times did not return wheelchairs to customers promptly or give them adequate help, according to Department of Transportation.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Support Nationalized Parental Leave
parental leave

Why Entrepreneurs Should Support Nationalized Parental Leave

The U.S. is the only industrialized nation in the world that does not provide working moms (or dads) with support during the vital first few months of a newborn's life. It's time for change.
Peter Gasca
U.S. Files Civil Suit Against Volkswagen for Environment Violations
Volkswagen

U.S. Files Civil Suit Against Volkswagen for Environment Violations

The allegations in the lawsuit carry penalties that could cost Volkswagen billions of dollars, a senior Justice Department official said.
What the Fed's Rate Hike Means for You
Money

What the Fed's Rate Hike Means for You

Here's what the rate hike means to you and your wallet.
China Says Hack of U.S. Government Was Not State Sponsored
Cyber Attacks

China Says Hack of U.S. Government Was Not State Sponsored

The cyber attack was the work of criminals, according to China's official Xinhua news agency.
Is Google Spying on Students? The Electronic Frontier Foundation Believes So.
Google

Is Google Spying on Students? The Electronic Frontier Foundation Believes So.

The computer company is reportedly collecting data through its automatically enabled 'Sync' feature in Chrome.
Nathan McAlone
How Will You Register Your Drone? A Look at the Proposed Rules.
Drones

How Will You Register Your Drone? A Look at the Proposed Rules.

The newly proposed guidelines will be considered as the FAA and DOT draft the final rules.
Nina Zipkin
8 Ways Real Estate Is Your Smartest Investment
Real Estate

8 Ways Real Estate Is Your Smartest Investment

Rental properties are among the most secure, reliable and tax-advantaged investments available to entrepreneurs.
Grant Cardone
Drone Owners Will Soon Have to Register With the Federal Government
Drones

Drone Owners Will Soon Have to Register With the Federal Government

A task force is being asked to flesh out how the registration will work to put a system in place ahead of the holiday season.
Nina Zipkin