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New study: Parents of better-educated kids live longer

A new Pew Research study shows that parents whose kids graduate from college live an average of two years longer than those with children who don't.

House calls making a comeback, thanks to smartphones

What's old is new again, thanks to some new smartphone apps. House calls are making a comeback. In the 1930's house calls accounted for 40-percent of medical visits but that dropped to just one-percent by the 1980's.

Cancer plaguing a growing number of Ground Zero rescuers

Cancer is plaguing a growing number of Ground Zero first responders and rescuers. The New York Post reports the number of cancer cases in this group has doubled since last year.

Oops! Senate makes $2 billion error

Just a few days ago this seemed like a done deal. Now, what appears to be a math error and political posturing has the highway bill gridlocked.

Is 2014 the deadliest year for flights? Not even close

This month we saw three airline crashes in the span of a week: Malaysia Airlines flight 17, Transasia Airways flight 222 and Air Algerie flight 5017. That's a lot, but this year is *not* the deadliest for flights.

Wednesday is National Cheesecake Day!

Dessert lovers rejoice, today (Wednesday) is National Cheesecake Day! The Cheesecake Factory wants to help you celebrate. The restaurant chain is offering any slice of cheesecake for half price.

Delta Airline offering free in-flight entertainment soon

No need to nap the next time you fly Delta. The airline is offering free in-flight entertainment, beginning Friday.

A new study says dogs can feel jealousy

Dogs are known as our best friends and apparently, they don't want you to forget it!. A new study says canines can feel jealousy.

Closing arguments set for Monday in Sterling vs. Sterling battle over Los Angeles Clippers

Closing arguments are set to begin today (Monday) in the battle over the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar

Discount Store Dollar Tree is buying its larger rival Family Dollar for 8-point-5 billion dollars. Dollar Tree has just over 5-thousand stores and an annual revenue of 7-point-8 billion.

What? I'm not overweight

Many overweight kids don't seem to see themselves that way, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Shop now if you want to save on back to school items

So have you done your back to school shopping yet? Retail experts say now is the time to get it done if you want to save some money.

Apple sued by employees over labor issues

Apple has another employee class-action lawsuit to contend with. In the suit, employees say they were denied meal breaks and rest periods which is in violation of California Labor Law.

General Motors to pay victims $400 million to $600 million

General Motors announced Thursday that it expects to pay between 400-to-600 million dollars to compensate victims of a faulty ignition switch tied to at least 13 deaths. The automaker listed the figure in its quarterly results.

Is President Obama's health care law working?

Is President Obama's health care law working? According to a new CNN/ORC International survey, most Americans say yes.