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More U.S. Teens Using 'Morning After Pill'

Jul 30
A report from the federal government indicates teen usage of the "morning after pill" has increased dramatically.

Home Buying Tips From HGTV's Mike Holmes

REAL ESTATE | By Alicia Rancilio | Jul 30
Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those problems.

What's in the 6-Year Senate Transportation Bill

INSURANCE | By Joan Lowy | Jul 30
The Senate is moving toward the likely passage this week of a sweeping, six-year transportation bill, but the House is putting off consideration of the measure until this fall.

Strong Home Sales, Limited Supply Lift US Home Prices in May

REAL ESTATE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Jul 30
U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.

US Agency Denies Request for Fiat Chrysler Investigation

INSURANCE | By Tom Krisher | Jul 30
U.S. auto safety regulators have rejected a request from an advocacy group to investigate power system failures in almost 5 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles that potentially could cause stalling and other problems.

Software Turns Smartphones into Tools for Medical Research

INSURANCE | By Brandon Bailey | Jul 30
Smartphone apps are the latest tools to emerge from the intersection of health care and Silicon Valley, where tech companies are also working on new ways of bringing patients and doctors together online.