Top Three Cities With Highest Rents Are In California

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Palo Alto, CA) -- The top three cities with the highest median rent in the U.S. are in California's Bay Area. According to the Lovely Rental Market Report, Palo Alto is number one when it comes to the most expensive rent. Renters in Palo Alto are paying a median rent of more than 36-hundred-dollars a…

Toys “R” Us: “Breaking Bad” Dolls On “Indefinite Sabbatical”

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Toys "R" Us is breaking up with "Breaking Bad." Responding to protests about its stock of action figures based on the hit AMC drama, the toy retailer has decided to pull the dolls from store shelves. "Toys "R" Us spokeswoman Kathleen Waugh told NBC News that the action figures, which include toy drug…

Social Security Benefits To Increase 1.7%

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Social Security benefits will be going up slightly in January. The Social Security Administration on Wednesday announced a one-point-seven percent increase in monthly benefits, which will take effect in 2015. That works out to about 20-dollars a month extra for nearly 64 million Americans.

Consumer Price Index Up Slightly In September

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Undated) -- The nation's Consumer Price Index was up for the month of September, but just barely. The Labor Department reports its CPI was up point-one-percent. Energy prices fell for a third straight month, most notably in gasoline prices. Analysts say the weak inflation scenario could mean the Federal Reserve will hold off on raising…

Johnson & Johnson Commits $200 Million To Ebola Vaccine

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Johnson & Johnson is committing 200-million dollars to developing an Ebola vaccine. The drugmaker says the money will help accelerate production of a vaccine program. Johnson is one of several drug companies working or collaborating on an Ebola vaccine.