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Battle Lines Drawn Over Fingerprinting Uber and Lyft Drivers

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - No less than Sunday school teachers are often subject to it. So why are Uber and Lyft so averse to having their drivers fingerprinted that they suspended service in a major U.S. city? Fingerprints are widely considered the best way to weed out criminals, but checking them costs more than the simple name-based background reviews the...

Earth-Friendly American Ethanol: An Important Success Story

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - There is little question ethanol is helping America reduce its dependence on foreign oil -- lowering gasoline prices, improving the environment with lower emissions and growing the economy with jobs that can't be outsourced. In 2015 alone, the ethanol industry created and supported more than 350,000 jobs. Ethanol...

The Cadillac Tax and Its Potential Effect on the American Business

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - According to the Galen Institute, as of January, more than 70 significant changes have been made to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since April 2010. These changes range from small clarifications to major shifts. One change that continues to prompt questions from employers and benefits professionals is the pending...

A Traveler's Guide to Avoiding Bed Bugs' Bite

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - At bedtime, it's common for parents to sweetly send their children off to sleep by saying, "Sleep tight -- don't let the bed bugs bite!" But could you imagine the reaction if that was said to vacationers by hotel staff? People wouldn't be able to check out fast enough. Unfortunately, travelers will never be given such...

How Far Are Kids Willing to Go to Help Aging Parents?

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Do your kids have your back? Apparently more so than many of you think. That's the most heartening takeaway in an otherwise cautionary look at the diciest of American subjects -- aging parents -- that comes courtesy of the third biennial "Fidelity Investments Family & Finance Study." Less heartening is that...