1 2 Money Helping homeless college students March 6, 2014, 5 a.m. Georgia is creating an outreach program to help homeless students at the state's public campuses. Nationwide, more than 58,150 college students identify themselves as homeless. 6 8 Money PRO/CON: Permitting online gambling Feb. 25, 2014, 5:24 a.m. Should the government regulate online gambling, or should it ban it? Two writers give their opinions on the matter. 2 3 Money Hearing held on bid to form first college athletes union, QB speaks Feb. 24, 2014, 5 a.m. Northwestern's quarterback co-founded the newly formed College Athletes Players Association. He testified that he was paid scholarship money to play football. Money Two TV cable giants to merge into one company Feb. 14, 2014, 10:21 a.m. Comcast Corp. will buy Time Warner Cable Inc. Many are worried that the companies joining forces could mean more expensive cable TV for customers. Money Icy Mother Nature is eating up salt by the tons Feb. 11, 2014, 5 a.m. Storm after storm has hit much of the U.S. this winter. Counties, communities and consumers are running out of rock salt and ice melt. Money Parliament to Buckingham Palace: Pare back your spending, fix your palaces Feb. 6, 2014, 11:43 a.m. British lawmakers have taken the royal family to task, saying that they need to cut their expenses and find ways to make more money, not to mention do some repairs. 1 3 Money US population patterns still show effects from recession, Census says Feb. 6, 2014, 5 a.m. People are not moving from state to state as much as they used to. They're staying put. Money Drought forces Hearst Castle to pool resources Feb. 4, 2014, 5 a.m. California's tourist attraction is conserving water any way it can. The outdoor Neptune pool will be used to water the landscape, and the estate's six fountains have been shut. 1 3 Money The market's booming for used electronics Feb. 3, 2014, 5 a.m. Many consumers want to buy the latest gadgets. So they sell their old ones. And bargain buyers are snapping them up. Money His Panther takes to water like a duck Feb. 3, 2014, 5 a.m. On the California coast, the founder of WaterCar took his jeep-like model for a spin - on the ocean. Money For China's workers, the New Year means money spent and travels taken Jan. 31, 2014, 5 a.m. The Lunar New Year festival puts pressure on Chinese workers to spend money on gifts for family and friends, and travel to their home villages during the busiest time of year. Money Futsal, a small and fast style of soccer, picks up just as fast in LA Jan. 28, 2014, 5 a.m. The growing popularity of futsal is expected to triple the number of places to play in the next two years. 1 4 Money Farmer grows crops in water fertilized by fish Jan. 27, 2014, 5 a.m. "It's the only farming method where you can produce both a protein product and a farming product," the farmer says of the fish he raises and the vegetables he grows through aquaponics. Money Boats go fishing for trash in Rio's big bay Jan. 27, 2014, 5 a.m. The 2016 Olympic Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro. Garbage-collecting boats are sweeping Guanabara Bay to catch trash like plastic bags, TVs, sofas and even refrigerators. 4 6 Money World's 85 richest have wealth equal to half the world population Jan. 22, 2014, 5 a.m. The fortunes of a few dozen billionaires are equal to the entire wealth of the poorer half of the world's population, the British charity Oxfam reported. Money West Virginia's capital gets water back after a chemical leak Jan. 15, 2014, 5 a.m. Charleston, W.Va., had been without water for five days because of a chemical spill. 1 7 Money U.S. South and West show faster rises in their populations than rest Jan. 10, 2014, 5 a.m. The biggest population growth occurred in Texas, California and Florida, according to the Census Bureau. 2 Money Companies step up recruitment of U.S. vets Jan. 3, 2014, 5 a.m. Many military veterans are struggling in adjusting to civilian life, and finding a job. Some businesses are increasing their efforts to hire ex-service members. 1 Money For young women, gender gap narrows for wages, report says Dec. 20, 2013, 5 a.m. But will it be fleeting as they age, and as some have children, like it did for women before them? Money Farmers speak out about shocking video of abuse at a Wisconsin dairy farm Dec. 18, 2013, 5 a.m. Some farmers say some of the treatment of sick cattle shown on video could be explained as necessary, while a state senator wants criminal charges filed. 2 Money To coin a phrase, Fed says the paper buck stays here Dec. 18, 2013, 5 a.m. Some lawmakers want to replace the buck with a coin. But the U.S. central bank says minting the coins would be much more expensive. And paper money lasts longer than many people think. Money Anger over probation for rich teen in drunk driving crash that killed 4 Dec. 16, 2013, 5 a.m. At the trial, a psychologist said the teen suffered from "affluenza," meaning he was too spoiled by his parents to understand the consequences of his actions. 6 Money PRO/CON: Should the fast-food industry pay better wages? Dec. 6, 2013, 5 a.m. Activists have called for restaurant chains to pay workers $15 an hour. Two writers give their opinions about the proposal. Money Amazon aims for drone deliveries, but it won't be overnight Dec. 4, 2013, 5 a.m. U.S. skies will be open to drone traffic by 2015. While the FAA gets ready to conduct tests, some states are scrambling to land drone companies. Money Will Xbox zombies eat up more sales than PlayStation crawlers? Nov. 22, 2013, 5 a.m. Microsoft's Xbox One will battle it out with Sony's PlayStation 4 this holiday shopping season. Xbox has exclusive games like "Dead Rising 3" while PlayStation has "Basement Crawlers." Money Will tech savvy digital givers respond to Philippines aid requests? Nov. 21, 2013, 5 a.m. It depends on the emotional impact images from the typhoon disaster have on them, experts say. Money Amid a retail wallet race, shopping trumps turkey Nov. 18, 2013, 5 a.m. Will food, family and football give way to stores, sales and shoppers as big retailers open on Thanksgiving Day?