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California Lawmakers Look At Sugar Tax on Certain Beverages

California Lawmakers Look At Sugar Tax on Certain Beverages

California State lawmakers appear to have a goal to curb sugar consumption throughout the Golden States with new sugary beverage legislation.  The set of bills, headed up by five state lawmakers, include new measures... 
FDA Looks Into New Sunscreen Regulations and Guidelines

FDA Looks Into New Sunscreen Regulations and Guidelines

The United States Food and Drug Administration has finally issued a long-awaited update to sunscreen guidelines.  The focus of this change is to actually strengthen regulations for over-the-counter sunscreens.  If... 
Scientists Make Life-Altering Discovery In Antarctic Ice

Scientists Make Life-Altering Discovery In Antarctic Ice

This week scientists have announced the discovery of small creatures frozen deep in a body of water, buried under more than one kilometer of ice in Antarctica.  The discovery is actually a result of efforts from the... 
Arizona Office of AG Holds For-Profit Schools Accountable for $22 Million in Student Debt Relief

Arizona Office of AG Holds For-Profit Schools Accountable for $22 Million in Student Debt Relief

Towards the end of last week, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the AG’s Office—along with that of 47 other states as well as the District of Columbia—reached a multimillion dollar settlement with Career Education... 
Should More People Consider a “Dry January”?

Should More People Consider a “Dry January”?

In both the United States and the United Kingdom, these winter holidays can be quite a festive time. And for many people on both sides of the pond, these festivities involve a lot of alcohol. For some people, though, the winter... 
Gap Cites Drooping Sales and Rising Rents Among Reasons They Are Closing Flagship Fifth Avenue Store

Gap Cites Drooping Sales and Rising Rents Among Reasons They Are Closing Flagship Fifth Avenue Store

Gap (or “The Gap,” as it is also affectionately called by shoppers) has announced the plan to close one of its stores.  While store closures are pretty common these days, particularly among large franchises like The Gap, this... 
New York City Passes New Minimum Wage Requirement For App-Based For-Hire Vehicle Drivers

New York City Passes New Minimum Wage Requirement For App-Based For-Hire Vehicle Drivers

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission approved, on Tuesday, approved new measures that would enact minimum pay requirements for all app-based for-hire vehicles (FHV) like Juno, Lyft, and Uber.  The new pay structure goes... 
Is it Game Over for GameStop?

Is it Game Over for GameStop?

Gaming retail store Gamestop has released its fiscal report for the third quarter (ending on November 3) and the numbers do not look very good at all.  The 3rdfiscal quarter report shows Gamestop posted a net income loss of more than...