United Airlines turns to NASCAR pit crews for quicker turnover

(NEW YORK) -- Getting planes back in the air quickly between flights means money for an airline, which is what has United Airlines looking to the breakneck racing pits of NASCAR for tips.

NASCAR pit crews usually have just over 10 seconds ... Read More

Journalist, teacher get caught up in YouTube's struggles with hate speech

(NEW YORK) -- Independent journalist Ford Fischer received three emails from YouTube on Wednesday. The first two detailed why videos he had posted to his channel had been taken down. Six minutes later, the third email arrived announcing that he'd no ... Read More

These grooms' love story might shake up the toy industry

(NEW YORK) -- When Matt and Nick Jacobi-Caprio became engaged, they knew there were a couple of little girls who would be over-the-moon excited for them.

It was their Barbie-loving nieces.

Matt Jacobi-Caprio went on the hunt fo... Read More

Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapuetics agrees to pay $225 million to settle criminal and civil investigations

(NEW YORK) -- Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics has agreed to pay a $225 million settlement to resolve the federal government's criminal and civil investigations into the company's illegal marketing of a powerful but highly-addictive painkiller,... Read More

FCC allows telecom companies to block illegal robocalls

(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on Thursday to allow telecom providers to block illegal and unwanted calls before they reach consumers, saying it will make an immediate difference for those plagued by scam calls.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders criticizes Walmart over worker wages at shareholder meeting

(NEW YORK) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders took his criticism of American economic inequality to one of its alleged perpetrators on Wednesday, condemning leadership of the retail giant Walmart over low employee wages at its annual shareholder meeting in Arkan... Read More

YouTube sends mixed signals after gay Latino journalist reports harassment

(NEW YORK) -- A gay Latino journalist publicly reported years of harassment to YouTube this week, setting off yet another round of escalating criticism regarding how the video sharing platform polices content on its site.

On May 30, Vox's... Read More

Former exec sues Goldman Sachs after allegedly being fired for being 'too gay'

(NEW YORK) -- A former Goldman Sachs executive sued the bank for discrimination on Wednesday, saying he was fired after reporting repeated instances of homophobia and discrimination.

William Jarrad Littleton, a former vice president and ei... Read More

Catholic Church lobbyists spent $10.6M to fight legal efforts to support victims of sex abuse: Report

(NEW YORK) -- Survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests have long sought justice in the courts but their opposition has benefited from the deep pockets of the Catholic Church itself, according to a new report.

Several states have consi... Read More

Amazon promises 'Prime Air' drone delivery 'within months'

(LAS VEGAS) -- Amazon Inc. said it's taking deliveries to the next level -- quite literally -- within a few months by using drones.

The company made the announcement Wednesday at its re:MARS Conference in Las Vegas, with the company's CEO ... Read More

ADP Report: 27,000 jobs added in May

(ROSELAND, N.J.) -- The number of jobs added by private employers in the U.S. grew minimally from April to May, the latest employment report from ADP shows.

According to the joint survey released by the payroll processor and Moody's Analyt... Read More

RIP iTunes: Apple says your music is safe

(NEW YORK) -- When Apple announced that it would kill iTunes, music aficionados, who have perhaps already been burned by MySpace losing 12 years of music, worried.

What about non-Apple music?

For now, the answer seems to be rel... Read More

Trump administration restricts US travel to Cuba by banning group tours, cruise ship port calls

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration has announced new steps to further restrict Americans' travel to Cuba, including banning group tours and cruise ship stops to the island nation.

The changes are meant to tighten the economic pressur... Read More

Apple is saying goodbye to iTunes

(NEW YORK) -- It's the end of iTunes -- at least as we know it.

At its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that its iTunes app, a game-changer when it was introduced in 2001, will be replaced with three ... Read More