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Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes gives Vice President Joe Biden a tour of her company in Newark on July 23, 2015. (CBS)

Vice President Biden Visits Bay Area Company That Could Soon Revolutionize Healthcare

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden toured a medical manufacturing facility in Newark on Thursday that he called a “laboratory of the future.”

07/23/2015

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Apple, Levi Strauss Throw Support Behind LGBT Equality Act Introduced To Congress

A bill introduced in Congress Thursday by Nancy Pelosi and other members that pushes for equality for members of the LGBT community is getting support from tech giant Apple.

07/23/2015

How To Freeze You Kid's Credit

How I Forced Credit Bureaus To Freeze My Child’s Credit

When I first began covering credit freezes, I was shocked that the bureaus would not let me freeze my child’s credit, widely believed to be the single best tool to prevent financial ID theft.

07/23/2015

Flag of the People's Republic of China. (CBS)

China’s Run Ending? Hedge Fund Changes Stance From Bull To Bear

A big time China supporter is re-thinking the country’s prospects

07/23/2015

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Bay Area Couple Says They Were Attacked By Lyft Passengers Sharing Ride

A Bay Area couple said their experience with Lyft became a nightmare when they were attacked by two men sharing a ride with them in San Francisco early Wednesday morning.

07/23/2015

Wine grapes. (CBS)

Grape Harvest Starts Early In Napa Valley Wine Country

Every year, the people who make Mumm Napa sparkling wines celebrate the first day of the harvest crush with a dignified ceremony. While the cork-popping may be traditional, the timing of Wednesday’s party is anything but.

07/22/2015

An Uber application is shown on a smartphone. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber Allowed To Keep Growing In New York City After Striking Deal

New York City and Uber struck an eleventh-hour deal that backs off, for now, placing a cap on the number of cars the ride-hailing company can have on the streets of the nation’s largest city.

07/22/2015

An example of carrots that are sold at stores versus others that are thrown away. (endfoodwaste.org)

Walmart, Whole Foods Urged To Sell ‘Ugly’ Produce At A Discount

A sanitation worker who was moved by the amount of perfectly good – but ugly-looking – fruits and vegetables getting thrown away has started a movement to get food stores to embrace the sale of the misshapen produce.

07/22/2015

A Microsoft logo is seen during the 2015 Microsoft Build Conference on April 29, 2015 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Thousands are expected to attend the annual developer conference which runs through May 1. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Microsoft Cracking Down On Revenge Porn In Search Results

Along with a slew of websites and social media platforms, Microsoft is beefing up its policies around “revenge porn” and opting for a new system to help victims report abuse.

07/22/2015

Baby boomers at a job fair. (CBS SF)

Smart Job Tips For Baby Boomers And Seniors

Jill Schlesinger looks at job opportunities for retirees in today’s Jobs Report.

07/22/2015