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  • Lawmakers target Golden Gate Bridge sidewalk fee

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two California lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to block a possible sidewalk toll on the Golden Gate Bridge. Assemblymen Phil Ting and Marc Levine said at a news conference Tuesday that a sidewalk toll would be the wrong message to send when officials are...

  • Stock gains fizzle; Indexes still near records

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is ending the day pretty much it started, leaving indexes near record highs. Investors were weighing an upward revision in U.S. economic growth Tuesday against a drop in consumer confidence. Energy stocks fell 1.6 percent after the price of oil...

  • Iowa posts record egg production as demand soars

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The egg is on a roll. It has never been more popular as a fast-food restaurant breakfast staple, and its appeal has broadened far beyond the day's first meal. High demand has kept egg prices at record levels, even as production soars. "A lot of it has to do...

  • Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater. The Food and Drug Administration announced long-delayed calorie...

  • US economy posts even stronger growth in Q3

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of growth in more than a decade and pulling further ahead of other big economies of the world. The gross domestic product, the country's total output of...

  • Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Nov. 17 to Sunday Nov. 23 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. UNITED STATES 1. Hozier, "Take Me To Church"...

  • How much do you know about how the Internet works?

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential, according to a new Pew Research study released...

  • Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Nov. 17 to Sunday, Nov. 23 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. UNITED STATES 1. The New Basement Tapes, "Kansas...

  • The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    iBook charts for week ending November 24, 2014: Top Paid Books 1. Captivated By You by Sylvia Day - 9780698153462 - (Penguin Group US) 2.The Escape by David Baldacci - 9781455521272 - (Grand Central Publishing) 3.Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - 9780307588388 - (Crown Publishing Group)...

  • Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from and whether trains are running on...

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