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California becomes first U.S. state officially prohibiting plastic bags

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- California has fired the first salvo in what could be a national war on plastic bags.

Are stock gauges showing troubling signs?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- This isn't September 2008. No Wall Street firms are in danger of going belly up. The market hasn't just suffered a Flash Crash like in May 2010.

The link between obesity and cancer

(CNN) -- You likely know that being overweight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. But did you know it also increases your risk for cancer?

Volvo offers e-shoppers grocery delivery to car trunks

(CNN) -- In the digital age, consumers expect more and more from their cars, and all brands are pushing the technological envelope.

Hong Kong protesters more helpful than harmful

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Big demonstrations are always a little uncomfortable. Trash piles up, personal space is non-existent and bathrooms are in short supply.

Blood moon returns, and this time it's bigger

Blood moon, Act II, opens soon in the heavens near you. And it will be bigger than Act I.

GM recalls 524,000 vehicles tied to two injuries

General Motors recalls 524,000 autos to deal with a flaw tied to three accidents and two injuries.

1 million GM cars with fatal defect still on road

More than 1 million General Motor cars with a defect tied to at least 23 deaths are still on the road today.

New airport scanner could make traveling easy

(CNN) -- Imagine if going through airport security was just a matter of walking past a stretch of wall. No pat-downs, no X-rays, no metal detectors, and no need to remove any clothing.

Tobacco plant may be key to Ebola drugs

As Thomas Eric Duncan remains in isolation at a hospital in Dallas, and American journalist Ashoka Mukpo prepares to be transported home, many are wondering: Will they receive an experimental drug like other Ebola patients treated in the United