The Obama administration issued new support for offshore wind power projects this week as part of the president's Climate Action Plan. While land-based wind power has expanded in recent years, the renewable energy source has struggled to gain hold off the coasts.
More details on the eight-state plan to promote the sale of more electric cars have been released. The goal is to have sold more than 3 million electric cars by 2025 in the US.
MInimum wage reform is gaining steam around the country, and Senate Democrats will soon introduce legislation raising it nationally to $10.10. But we need to be more ambitious. We should be raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Ford recall will include nearly 435,000 cars and SUVs that need repairs for rusting frame parts or faulty seats. One crash but no injuries are linked to the Ford recall.
The sharing economy is inspiring innovative shared housing arrangements: From millennials sharing rented mansions, to baby boomers sharing mortgages, increasing numbers of Americans are opting for a cheaper lifestyle, richer in companionship.
Child identity theft is a huge problem because it can go undetected for years. One study says 1 in 10 children have someone else using their Social Security number.