Marijuana company heads to New York Stock Exchange

(NEW YORK) -- The New York Stock Exchange is about to get greener. Canada-based Aurora Cannabis plans to start trading on the NYSE on Oct. 23, the company announced Thursday.

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A tech investor brought cell phone voting to West Virginia, igniting debate about access and security

(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) -- A few hundred West Virginians are poised to cast a federal election vote on their cell phones this November. And depending on the outcome, they’ll have Bradley Tusk to thank -- or to blame.

Tusk, a 45-year-old ... Read More

Nebraska's pitch to tourists: 'Honestly, it's not for everyone'

(Nebraska) -- Nebraska knows the state is "not for everyone" and it's proud of that in a new ad campaign.

"We're just simply not on people's shopping list for a vacation," said John Ricks, executive director of the Nebraska Tourism Commiss... Read More

MoviePass under investigation by state of New York for misleading investors

(NEW YORK) -- The New York attorney general’s office has launched an investigation into whether the parent company of MoviePass, Helios and Matheson, misled investors about their finances, a source familiar with the investigation confirmed to A... Read More

Twitter releases 'motherlode' of data on alleged Russian, Iranian influence operations

(NEW YORK) -- Twitter has released data on more than 10 million tweets from nearly 4,000 accounts it said were linked to Russia and Iran, which paint a more nuanced portrait of the nations’ purported online influence operations.

The ... Read More

Uber driver who allegedly groped customer charged with kidnapping, wire fraud

(NEW YORK) -- An Uber driver has been charged in federal court after allegedly kidnapping a woman, groping her after she fell asleep and then charging more than $1,000 for the ride after abandoning her on the side of a highway.

Harbir Parm... Read More

Anheuser-Busch sending 300,000 cans of drinking water to areas ravaged by Hurricane Michael

(MEXICO BEACH, Fla.) -- As communities in Florida and Georgia began to rebuild after Hurricane Michael, Anheuser-Busch said it would be shutting down some of its beer lines to get more than 300,000 cans of drinking water to people in need.

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Mega Millions and Powerball have combined jackpot of more than $1 billion

(NEW YORK) -- More than $1 billion in combined potential prize money is up for grabs between the Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries.

The jackpot for the Mega Millions has reached a new record of $667 million, with an estimated cash valu... Read More

An iPhone app that breaks down jump shots like you're LeBron

(NEW YORK) -- An iPhone app that uses artificial intelligence to give any basketball player a professional-level breakdown by tracking the speed, height and angles of, say, a jump shot, launched Tuesday.

HomeCourt is a shot-tracking app th... Read More

Beer shortage due to climate change? Yes, it could happen

(IRVINE, Calif.) -- This is not a drill: As climate change worsens, there could be a beer shortage.

A study published Monday that looked at beer's growing popularity and a potential decline in barley harvests linked to climate change showe... Read More

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

(NEW YORK) -- Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday afternoon in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his family said. He was 65.

Allen's sister, Jody Allen, released a statement on behalf of her family.Read More