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California governor signs law to bar restaurants from automatically handing out plastic straws

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- California has passed a law that will ban restaurants from automatically giving out plastic straws in an effort to help protect the environment, particularly the ocean and marine life.“Plastic has helped advance innovation in our   ... Read More

Apple’s biggest, most expensive iPhone hits stores

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Apple's biggest and most expensive phones -- the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max -- went on sale on Friday, as some analysts wondered if the high prices will turn off customers.The cheapest   ... Read More

More than 100 Uber Eats couriers block London streets in protest over change in pay

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- More than 100 Uber Eats couriers blocked roads in London on Thursday to protest what they said is a significant cut in pay by the company.The couriers, riding scooters and motorcycles, chanted "no money, no food"   ... Read More

Amazon unveils 70 new devices and features in surprise announcement

Amazon(NEW YORK) -- Amazon is unveiling 70 new devices and features, the largest ever dropped in one day, the company said.

Dave Limp, senior vice president of Amazon Devices introduced the products in a surprise announcement at its headquarters   ... Read More

Self-styled ‘weed nuns’ put faith in the healing powers, and profits, of cannabis

ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The Sisters of the Valley, a group of self-styled "weed nuns," are putting their faith in the healing power of cannabis.

Despite their moniker, this nonreligious sorority of radical feminists resides in Northern California farm   ... Read More

Do Facebook ads discriminate against women? ACLU files complaint saying ‘yes’

Facebook(NEW YORK) -- Facebook allows employers to discriminate against women by targeting job listings toward men only — specifically in traditionally male-dominated fields, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.

The ACLU, along with employment law firm Outten &   ... Read More

United’s new boarding method is designed to slash your time in line

United Airlines(NEW YORK) -- Airline passengers crowding around the gate, waiting for their group to be called, has plagued the flight boarding process for a long time. But United Airlines believes its new, simplified approach to boarding will help   ... Read More

Tesla confirms federal probe over Musk tweets, sending shares lower

ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Tesla shares tumbled on Tuesday amid reports of a potential criminal probe over its chief executive officer's statements about taking the company private.

The electric carmaker said it agreed to hand over documents to the   ... Read More

New birthday cake-flavored Oreos celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Mickey Mouse is turning 90 this year! For his big birthday, the chief mouse doesn't just get a basic birthday cake. He gets his very own custom Oreos, of course!

Disney teamed up with milk's   ... Read More

Former ‘Sesame Street’ writer says Bert and Ernie are gay, but the show says otherwise

Peter Timm\ullstein bild via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Following an interview given by a former "Sesame Street" writer who said he wrote the beloved characters Bert and Ernie as if they were gay, the show has said otherwise.

"Sesame   ... Read More

‘My flight doesn’t exist’: Discount airline leaves customers stranded

Level Airlines(NEW YORK) -- When Erin Levi booked a $179 one-way flight to Paris on Level airlines for a friend's wedding a few weeks ago, she joked that it was too good to be true. It was.

When the   ... Read More

First SpaceX passenger: ‘I choose to go to the moon!’

DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images(HAWTHORNE, Calif.) -- SpaceX announced on Monday night that its first moonshot passenger will be Yusaku Maezawa, a billionaire estimated by Forbes to be the 18th-richest person in Japan.

He'll be the first private passenger to visit   ... Read More

SpaceX founder Elon Musk sued by diver who helped with Thai cave rescue

Mark Brake/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Elon Musk was sued on Monday for defamation by a British diver he accused of being a "pedo."

Diver Vernon Unsworth filed a lawsuit against the SpaceX and Tesla founder, over tweets Musk sent   ... Read More

Brit and Co. founder Brit Morin shares the worst advice she never took

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Brit Morin is the force behind the popular digital media and e-commerce company Brit + Co., a go-to destination for millennial women looking for DIY tips and other information on health, beauty, food, fashion, relationships   ... Read More

Amazon probes report workers sold confidential info, deleted bad reviews

Amazon(SEATTLE) -- Amazon is investigating reports that employees have offered to disclose private sales data and delete negative consumer reviews in exchange for cash.

An Amazon spokesperson told ABC News on Monday that the company launched an internal probe   ... Read More

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California governor signs law to bar restaurants from automatically handing out plastic straws

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- California has passed a law that will ban restaurants from automatically giving out plastic straws in an effort to help protect the environment, particularly the ocean and marine life.“Plastic has helped advance innovation in our   ... Read More

Apple’s biggest, most expensive iPhone hits stores

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Apple's biggest and most expensive phones -- the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max -- went on sale on Friday, as some analysts wondered if the high prices will turn off customers.The cheapest   ... Read More

More than 100 Uber Eats couriers block London streets in protest over change in pay

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- More than 100 Uber Eats couriers blocked roads in London on Thursday to protest what they said is a significant cut in pay by the company.The couriers, riding scooters and motorcycles, chanted "no money, no food"   ... Read More

Amazon unveils 70 new devices and features in surprise announcement

Amazon(NEW YORK) -- Amazon is unveiling 70 new devices and features, the largest ever dropped in one day, the company said.

Dave Limp, senior vice president of Amazon Devices introduced the products in a surprise announcement at its headquarters   ... Read More

Self-styled ‘weed nuns’ put faith in the healing powers, and profits, of cannabis

ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The Sisters of the Valley, a group of self-styled "weed nuns," are putting their faith in the healing power of cannabis.

Despite their moniker, this nonreligious sorority of radical feminists resides in Northern California farm   ... Read More

Do Facebook ads discriminate against women? ACLU files complaint saying ‘yes’

Facebook(NEW YORK) -- Facebook allows employers to discriminate against women by targeting job listings toward men only — specifically in traditionally male-dominated fields, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.

The ACLU, along with employment law firm Outten &   ... Read More

United’s new boarding method is designed to slash your time in line

United Airlines(NEW YORK) -- Airline passengers crowding around the gate, waiting for their group to be called, has plagued the flight boarding process for a long time. But United Airlines believes its new, simplified approach to boarding will help   ... Read More

Tesla confirms federal probe over Musk tweets, sending shares lower

ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Tesla shares tumbled on Tuesday amid reports of a potential criminal probe over its chief executive officer's statements about taking the company private.

The electric carmaker said it agreed to hand over documents to the   ... Read More

New birthday cake-flavored Oreos celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Mickey Mouse is turning 90 this year! For his big birthday, the chief mouse doesn't just get a basic birthday cake. He gets his very own custom Oreos, of course!

Disney teamed up with milk's   ... Read More

Former ‘Sesame Street’ writer says Bert and Ernie are gay, but the show says otherwise

Peter Timm\ullstein bild via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Following an interview given by a former "Sesame Street" writer who said he wrote the beloved characters Bert and Ernie as if they were gay, the show has said otherwise.

"Sesame   ... Read More

‘My flight doesn’t exist’: Discount airline leaves customers stranded

Level Airlines(NEW YORK) -- When Erin Levi booked a $179 one-way flight to Paris on Level airlines for a friend's wedding a few weeks ago, she joked that it was too good to be true. It was.

When the   ... Read More

First SpaceX passenger: ‘I choose to go to the moon!’

DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images(HAWTHORNE, Calif.) -- SpaceX announced on Monday night that its first moonshot passenger will be Yusaku Maezawa, a billionaire estimated by Forbes to be the 18th-richest person in Japan.

He'll be the first private passenger to visit   ... Read More

SpaceX founder Elon Musk sued by diver who helped with Thai cave rescue

Mark Brake/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Elon Musk was sued on Monday for defamation by a British diver he accused of being a "pedo."

Diver Vernon Unsworth filed a lawsuit against the SpaceX and Tesla founder, over tweets Musk sent   ... Read More

Brit and Co. founder Brit Morin shares the worst advice she never took

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Brit Morin is the force behind the popular digital media and e-commerce company Brit + Co., a go-to destination for millennial women looking for DIY tips and other information on health, beauty, food, fashion, relationships   ... Read More

Amazon probes report workers sold confidential info, deleted bad reviews

Amazon(SEATTLE) -- Amazon is investigating reports that employees have offered to disclose private sales data and delete negative consumer reviews in exchange for cash.

An Amazon spokesperson told ABC News on Monday that the company launched an internal probe   ... Read More

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