(NEW YORK) -- Police departments across the United States could have another gadget to add to their repertory: a Spider-Man-like device that fires a tether that can entangle and restrain a target.
The device, called the BolaWrap, discharges an ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Facebook on Tuesday revealed changes to policies for combating hate and extremism on its namesake platform and on Instagram, including updating its definition of terrorist organizations and revamping detection efforts.
Some online privacy experts, however, said ... Read More
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Scores of workers for Uber and Lyft were driving passengers around in Portland, Oregon, despite having offenses ranging from traffic violations to criminal records that should have barred them from doing business as a ride-share ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- After widespread reports that the coworking startup WeWork was going to go public imminently, the company announced in a statement that it was delaying its initial public offering until some time by the end of ... Read More
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(NEW YORK) -- Libby Wadle is a seasoned professional in the retail industry.
She joined the J. Crew Holdings Group in 2004 and helped launch the label's denim brand, Madewell, two years later. What was once a ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Police agencies across the country are having trouble keeping and hiring police officers, according to a new survey obtained by ABC News.
Produced by the Police Executive Research Forum, the survey shows a "triple threat" for ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Global oil prices spiked Monday by a whopping 20% seemingly overnight after an attack on a major oil facility in Saudi Arabia.
With global consumption at 100 million barrels of oil a day, the sudden rise ... Read More
(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) -- Walmart is doubling down on car seat safety for National Baby Safety Month with a first-of-its-kind recycling event.
The longtime top retailer kicked off a car seat trade-in event Monday that will span nearly 4,000 ... Read More
(LONDON) — Global oil prices spiked 20 percent when markets reopened on Monday, after a weekend attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities suspended the production of 5.7 million barrels a day. That amounts to roughly 5 percent of the ... Read More
(BEND, Ore.) -- An Oregon man who survived cancer not once, but twice, has finally gotten some luck on his side.
Stu MacDonald purchases a megabucks ticket once a week and usually, his wife Claudia tells him to "get ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Purdue Pharma, the makers of the highly addictive painkiller OxyContin, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Sunday as part of an agreement for settling a myriad of lawsuits it faces over the nation's opioid crisis.
The agreement ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Parents of young children know all too well that car seat installation can be a recipe for major headaches. But Cars.com's new list may help make buckling up your babies a breeze.
Kicking off Child Passenger ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- A North Carolina man touting himself as one of the captains in the burgeoning black travel community is being accused by a group of vacationers of failing to deliver on promises of a dream voyage on ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- One company is catering to people's fascination with space by planning to build an enormous hotel for tourists who want to experience life beyond Earth's atmosphere.
The Gateway Foundation plans to build a rotating space ... Read More
(DETROIT) -- More than 49,000 union workers for General Motors walked off their jobs Sunday night and went on a nationwide strike after negotiations for a new labor contract hit a stalemate.
During a news conference in Detroit Sunday ... Read More