Amazon fires employee for sharing customer email addresses

(NEW YORK) -- Amazon fired an employee for handing over customer email addresses to a third party seller on the site, the company confirmed on Monday.

On Friday the e-commerce giant said it had notified affected customers, adding that the ... Read More

Foreign language app marks Columbus Day by adding indigenous Navajo, Hawaiian languages

(NEW YORK) -- A foreign language app with more than 300 million users is marking Columbus Day, which is alternatively recognized as Indigenous Peoples Day, by launching classes in two native languages.

The Duolingo app, which is free, has ... Read More

Banksy pranks auction, shreds $1.4M painting moments after sale

(LONDON) -- A million-dollar piece of artwork by mysterious street artist Banksy was left in shreds before an aghast audience seconds after it was auctioned off for a record $1.4 million on Friday. The British artist, whose identity is still unknown ... Read More

Credit Karma CEO wants to take the 'dread' out of personal finance

(NEW YORK) -- Not everything in FinTech (financial tech) is as sexy as cryptocurrency. But it can mean more than using Venmo to pay back your friends for your share of the bar tab. That's Credit Karma CEO Ken Lin's take, anyway.

Credit Kar... Read More

NYPD investigator’s conduct under review in Harvey Weinstein sexual assault case

(NEW YORK) -- The New York Police Department and the Manhattan District Attorney’s office are reviewing the conduct of a lead police investigator in the Harvey Weinstein sex assault case, sources briefed on the matter confirmed to ABC News.
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Senate approves measure giving airline passengers new rights

(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would give airline passengers new rights and should help make an often frustrating experience easier.

But the bill, which authorizes funding for the Federal Aviation Administration... Read More

No link between unhappy passengers and airline profits, study says

(NEW YORK) -- Every year it seems like there's more to complain about when flying. Higher baggage fees. Shrinking seat sizes. Lack of free food. But do these grievances impact the financial performance of the carrier?

No, according to a ne... Read More

As Princess Eugenie prepares to marry, the next royal wedding will cost millions

(LONDON) -- Another royal wedding is coming our way.

Princess Eugenie, who is Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter, is set to marry longtime boyfriend and British socialite Jack Brooksbank on Oct. 12 at St. George’s Chapel, the same... Read More

Low-cost Primera Air abruptly shuts down, stranding crews and passengers

(NEW YORK) -- Primera Air suddenly shut down on Tuesday, stranding customers and employees — including flight attendants and pilots — on the U.S. east coast and across Europe.

The low-cost carrier issued a surprisingly candid s... Read More

Cocktail parties, apps and mobile vans: The new ways fertility companies are trying to reach women in their 20s

(NEW YORK) -- Questions about fertility that were once a concern for women in their 30s are now being directed at women a decade younger.

As more studies show how fertility gradually declines with age, fertility websites, companies, ads an... Read More

World’s 1st blockchain university to begin teaching in 2019

(NEW YORK) -- A team of Oxford academics hopes to bring university education into the 21st century with the world’s first “blockchain university” when teaching begins early next year.

The pioneers at Woolf University will... Read More

Amazon will raise company's minimum wage to $15 for all employees

(SEATTLE) -- Amazon will be raising its minimum wage to $15 for all employees, the company said in an announcement Tuesday.

The $15 per hour wage will include all types of employee: full-time, part-time, seasonal and temporary.

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US-Canada trade deal may mean higher car prices

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. and Canada squeezed out a last-minute deal to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement with a pact expected to affect prices on cars and dairy products across North America and allowing President Trump to deliver on one... Read More

There's a subscription service for everything these days – including cars

(NEW YORK) -- Imagine this: a gleaming new car is delivered to your doorstep with a full tank of gas. The baby’s car seat is securely buckled in the back. Your favorite radio stations are pre-programmed. Next month another car shows up. And aga... Read More