California regulators have identified toxins in children’s nap mats, spray-foam insulation and paint strippers as part of a far-reaching law that could affect consumers, manufacturers and retailers across the U.S.
Randall Shepherd, a 36-year-old father of three who needs a new heart after childhood battles with rheumatic fever, is one of 98 Arizonans no longer eligible for state-paid transplants after Governor Jan Brewer and the Legislature eliminated funding.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said it will probe a fair-housing coalition’s complaint that 22 lenders failed to offer Federal Housing Administration mortgages to borrowers who should have qualified.
Jung Lim plans to offset the cost of rising mortgage rates by using an adjustable-rate loan to buy a home for his expanding family. For the California endodontist, the money he’ll save makes up for the ARM’s risky reputation.