US stocks close lower on North Korea threats

(NEW YORK) -- Tech stocks stumbled on Monday and Wall Street struggled to gain ground amid new threats from North Korea.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sunk 53.50 (-0.24 percent) to close... Read More

Student finds loophole to pass first test of the semester, to teacher's delight

(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) -- When a Maryland community college student saw on his syllabus that he could bring a “3x5 card” to an exam, he saw a key loophole and took advantage of the opportunity.

Elijah Bowen’s professor at Anne ... Read More

Uber considers next steps after losing license to operate in London

(LONDON) – Uber’s general manager in London wants to “know what we can do” after the company lost its license to operate in the city.

Tom Elvidge told the Sunday Times that while the company hasn't "been as... Read More

Facebook nixes plan to create new class of stock

(MENLO PARK, Calif.) -- Facebook is dropping a plan to create a class of non-voting stock.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the plan was intended to allow him to fund his philanthropic efforts by selling stock while still continuing to co... Read More

Uber loses license to operate in London

(LONDON) -- London is putting the brakes on Uber.

The ride-hailing company won't be issued a new license to operate in London, according to Transport for London (TfL).

TfL said Uber, whose current license would expire by Sept. 30, ... Read More

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg vows to combat election interference

(NEW YORK) -- After months of stonewalling, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg agreed to turn over more than 3,000 Russian-linked political ads that ran during last year’s election campaign to Congress.

In his remarks, made in a Facebo... Read More

Couple quits jobs and travels the world, ending with book deal and marriage proposal

(NEW YORK) -- A couple that wanted to follow their passions in life took a leap of faith.

Kyle James and Ashley Grigsby of North Carolina quit their jobs in 2015 and set off for New York City before heading on a worldwide adventure. They b... Read More

Record closes on Wall Street as Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged for now

(NEW YORK) -- Little movement on Wall Street, but record-setting closes for two major indices on Wednesday, as the Federal Reserve announces no change in interest rates.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 41.79 to end the day at 22,41... Read More

Theresa May calls for internet companies to act more quickly to remove terrorist content

(LONDON) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May called for internet companies to take a harder stance against terrorist content on their platforms Wednesday, speaking at an event in New York with major tech companies.

May wants those compan... Read More

Woman wins $133M Powerball jackpot after playing the same numbers for 30 years

(GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.) -- One Colorado woman's persistence finally paid off after 30 years of playing the exact same lottery numbers -- she won a $133.2 million Powerball jackpot.

Judy Finchum, 67, purchased a winning Advance Play ticket ... Read More

UK store lets you pay by giving cashier the finger

(LONDON) -- A grocery store in the UK has become the first-ever to let customers pay by having them give the finger -- their pointer finger, that is, not its naughty neighbor.

Customers at the Costcutter store in London can present their finge... Read More