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Raw chicken. (CBS)

Chlorine In U.S. Processed Chicken Holding Up Trade Deal With Europe

It’s called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or T-TIP for short. The ambitious trade and investment agreement is now getting hammered out between the U.S. and the European Union. But it’s hit a massive stumbling block – over how Americans process a favorite food: chicken.

11/08/2014

A rendering of the BART Airport Extension. (BART)

BART Expects Oakland Airport Extension To Open By Thanksgiving

The Bay Area Rapid Transit extension between the Coliseum Station and Oakland International should be operational for the Thanksgiving travel crush, according to system officials.

11/07/2014

Patrons at the Hookah Nites Cafe smoke hookah pipes January 18, 2006 in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Santa Clara County Bans Sale Of Flavored Tobacco Products Often Marketed Towards Young People

Santa Clara County has become the first jurisdiction in the western United States to adopt a law banning the sale of flavored tobacco products that are often marketed towards young people, a county spokeswoman said Thursday.

11/06/2014

soda, soft drinks

Store On Oakland/Berkeley Border Narrowly Avoids Sugary Beverage Tax

Shoppers at a store on the border of Oakland and Berkeley has missed a new tax on sugary beverages by inches.

11/06/2014

Picture taken on February 15, 2012 shows an employee of German luxury car maker Audi working on an Audi A4 car on the assembly line at the Audi plant in Neckarsulm, southwestern Germany. Audi is re-calling 850,000 A4s worldwide due to problems with the airbags is was learned on October 23, 2014. (THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Audi Recalling 102,000 Cars To Fix Air Bags

Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 luxury cars in the U.S. because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash.

11/05/2014

The new Airbus A380 painted in full Emirates Airlines Colors

Emirate Airlines Service To San Francisco For Its Massive, Uber Luxe A380 Jets Begins Dec. 1

Luxury will be flying high over San Francisco come December when the world’s largest most luxurious planes are in the skies.

11/04/2014

Soda vending machine (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Soda Tax Vote: Berkeley Measure D Wins Big, San Francisco Prop E Fizzles

Voters on both sides of the Bay went to the polls Tuesday to decide decide whether they wanted a tax on their Cokes, Pepsis and other sugary soft drinks.

11/04/2014

Eileen Joyce

Older Americans, Still Saddled With Student Debt, Find Social Security Benefits At Risk

An estimated 2 million Americans age 60 and older who are still carrying student debt and learning too late that their Social Security benefits could be in jeopardy.

10/31/2014

Fireball Whiskey

Popular Fireball Liquor Recalled In Europe Over Antifreeze Ingredient

European drinkers are in for a bit of a buzzkill after a popular liquor label is being recalled due to a chemical that’s also found in antifreeze.

10/29/2014

Ride Share App

AT&T Sued By Government Over Misleading Customers On Data Plans

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company—slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

10/28/2014

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