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Illinois Facebook users tagged in photos can now submit claims as part of $650 million settlement

Wachiwit/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Facebook users in Illinois can now submit claims online and receive between $200 and $400 as part of a $650 million settlement by the social media giant over a class-action lawsuit   ... Read More

US airline launches first COVID-19 testing program of its kind

South_agency/iStockBy MINA KAJI, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- United Airlines will be the first airline to offer COVID-19 tests to some of its passengers as the industry urges governments to agree on an international testing protocol as a way   ... Read More

New weekly unemployment filings tick up to 870,000

glegorly/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The latest tally of weekly jobless claims was 870,000 last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday.

While the number of people filing for unemployment insurance has plateaued in recent weeks, the   ... Read More

Airlines under scrutiny over mask policies as parents with toddlers get kicked off flights

tonefotografia/iStockBy MINA KAJI, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Rachel Davis was brought to tears last week as she pleaded with American Airlines gate agents after getting booted from a flight because her 2-year-old son would not wear a mask.   ... Read More

The Debt S-L-A-Y-E-R Method helped woman vanquish $30K in credit card debt

Cedric WellsBy JOEL LYONS, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- When Jordanne Wells' husband, Cedric, was about to turn 30 years old, she planned to buy him an ultimate flight simulator bundle -- a thoughtful gift given his interest in   ... Read More

Facebook hit with lawsuit over Kenosha protest deaths

iStock/Derick HudsonBY: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Four individuals, including the partner of one of the victims of the deadly Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings, have filed a lawsuit against Facebook, the suspected gunman Kyle Rittenhouse and two leaders   ... Read More

Living on the edge: More than 4 in 10 households face serious financial problems during pandemic: POLL

iStock/designer491BY: SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Yolanda Ames knows how to make food stretch: A little bread added to the ground beef, or a little extra water in the macaroni, will help keep her three boys' stomachs full   ... Read More

Walmart Black Friday plans 2020: New in-store experience, more online deals

iStock/Andrei StanescuBY: JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Walmart is gearing up for the busy holiday shopping season with a new experience.

Shopping will look different for many stores amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the retail giant announced   ... Read More

California targets 2035 for all new-car purchases to be zero-emission vehicles

iStock/AvigatorPhotographerBY: AMANDA MAILE, ABC News

(LOS ANGELES) -- California is seeking by 2035 to make all cars sold in the state zero-emission vehicles as part of the state's effort to combat climate change.

Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive   ... Read More

Uncle Ben’s will now be known as Ben’s Original

Thomas Faull/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The bright orange boxed rice brand officially has a new name: Ben's Original.

After several weeks of listening to consumers, employees and stakeholders, Mars Inc., the parent company of Ben's   ... Read More

Beekeepers and bartenders in big cities create sweet, sustainable cocktail supply chain

AberfeldyBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- What sweeter way to celebrate National Honey Month than with a refreshing, herbal cocktail that both tastes delicious and promotes sustainable systems to improve the health of bee colonies.

Beekeepers based   ... Read More

‘We’re ready’ to open Disneyland, park officials say

LordRunar/iStockBy GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Disneyland awaits.

"We are ready to reopen," Patrick Finnegan, vice president of Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney District, said in a conference call Tuesday. "We are hoping for   ... Read More

Adidas and Pixar debut “Toy Story” shoe collection

Adidas, PixarBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Calling all Toy Story fans!

It's been 25 years since the film's release and there's a new collection launching to help everyone celebrate in style.

Slated to release Oct.   ... Read More

Tesla announces plans for low cost batteries, $25,000 car

Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesBY: MICHAEL DOBUSKI and LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS(FREEMONT, Calif.) -- Tesla has announced new, internally-produced batteries for its electric cars, signaling a major shift from the automaker that, if successful, could significantly reduce the cost of   ... Read More

Airlines push for coronavirus testing before international flights

Guvendemir/iStockBy MINA KAJI and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. aviation industry is urging the government to establish COVID-19 testing protocols before international flights as way to safely reopen travel routes that have been cut amid the   ... Read More

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Illinois Facebook users tagged in photos can now submit claims as part of $650 million settlement

Wachiwit/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Facebook users in Illinois can now submit claims online and receive between $200 and $400 as part of a $650 million settlement by the social media giant over a class-action lawsuit   ... Read More

US airline launches first COVID-19 testing program of its kind

South_agency/iStockBy MINA KAJI, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- United Airlines will be the first airline to offer COVID-19 tests to some of its passengers as the industry urges governments to agree on an international testing protocol as a way   ... Read More

New weekly unemployment filings tick up to 870,000

glegorly/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The latest tally of weekly jobless claims was 870,000 last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday.

While the number of people filing for unemployment insurance has plateaued in recent weeks, the   ... Read More

Airlines under scrutiny over mask policies as parents with toddlers get kicked off flights

tonefotografia/iStockBy MINA KAJI, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Rachel Davis was brought to tears last week as she pleaded with American Airlines gate agents after getting booted from a flight because her 2-year-old son would not wear a mask.   ... Read More

The Debt S-L-A-Y-E-R Method helped woman vanquish $30K in credit card debt

Cedric WellsBy JOEL LYONS, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- When Jordanne Wells' husband, Cedric, was about to turn 30 years old, she planned to buy him an ultimate flight simulator bundle -- a thoughtful gift given his interest in   ... Read More

Facebook hit with lawsuit over Kenosha protest deaths

iStock/Derick HudsonBY: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Four individuals, including the partner of one of the victims of the deadly Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings, have filed a lawsuit against Facebook, the suspected gunman Kyle Rittenhouse and two leaders   ... Read More

Living on the edge: More than 4 in 10 households face serious financial problems during pandemic: POLL

iStock/designer491BY: SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Yolanda Ames knows how to make food stretch: A little bread added to the ground beef, or a little extra water in the macaroni, will help keep her three boys' stomachs full   ... Read More

Walmart Black Friday plans 2020: New in-store experience, more online deals

iStock/Andrei StanescuBY: JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Walmart is gearing up for the busy holiday shopping season with a new experience.

Shopping will look different for many stores amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the retail giant announced   ... Read More

California targets 2035 for all new-car purchases to be zero-emission vehicles

iStock/AvigatorPhotographerBY: AMANDA MAILE, ABC News

(LOS ANGELES) -- California is seeking by 2035 to make all cars sold in the state zero-emission vehicles as part of the state's effort to combat climate change.

Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive   ... Read More

Uncle Ben’s will now be known as Ben’s Original

Thomas Faull/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The bright orange boxed rice brand officially has a new name: Ben's Original.

After several weeks of listening to consumers, employees and stakeholders, Mars Inc., the parent company of Ben's   ... Read More

Beekeepers and bartenders in big cities create sweet, sustainable cocktail supply chain

AberfeldyBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- What sweeter way to celebrate National Honey Month than with a refreshing, herbal cocktail that both tastes delicious and promotes sustainable systems to improve the health of bee colonies.

Beekeepers based   ... Read More

‘We’re ready’ to open Disneyland, park officials say

LordRunar/iStockBy GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Disneyland awaits.

"We are ready to reopen," Patrick Finnegan, vice president of Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney District, said in a conference call Tuesday. "We are hoping for   ... Read More

Adidas and Pixar debut “Toy Story” shoe collection

Adidas, PixarBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Calling all Toy Story fans!

It's been 25 years since the film's release and there's a new collection launching to help everyone celebrate in style.

Slated to release Oct.   ... Read More

Tesla announces plans for low cost batteries, $25,000 car

Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesBY: MICHAEL DOBUSKI and LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS(FREEMONT, Calif.) -- Tesla has announced new, internally-produced batteries for its electric cars, signaling a major shift from the automaker that, if successful, could significantly reduce the cost of   ... Read More

Airlines push for coronavirus testing before international flights

Guvendemir/iStockBy MINA KAJI and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. aviation industry is urging the government to establish COVID-19 testing protocols before international flights as way to safely reopen travel routes that have been cut amid the   ... Read More

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