Nike to change pregnancy policy in athlete contracts after backlash

(NEW YORK) -- After a group of female track stars alleged they were penalized by Nike for being pregnant, the company said it would do more to protect female athletes' pay during and after pregnancy. ... Read More

Facebook bans Israeli company that it says tried to manipulate elections in Africa, Asia

(NEW YORK) -- Facebook has banned an Israeli company and taken down hundreds of its accounts that were aimed at manipulating elections in Africa and southeast Asia, the company announced on Thursday.

The social media company said that the Isra... Read More

Family's lawsuit against Riddell following son's death will go to trial, judge rules

(NEW YORK) -- A lawsuit against football helmet manufacturer Riddell, filed by the family of a 22-year-old who suffered a seizure and drowned while fishing, will go forward, a judge in Ohio has ruled. The family claims their son's death was a result ... Read More

Queen Elizabeth II is hiring! Her majesty is looking for a social media expert

(LONDON) -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II -- who made headlines earlier this year when she published her first Instagram post -- is now looking for someone to bring her even more into the digital age.

The Royal Household has posted a job f... Read More

Restaurant forgives employee who mistakenly served $5,700 bottle of vintage wine

(LONDON) -- We've all made mistakes at work, though some are more costly than others.

The next time you mess up, however, you'll be hoping your boss is just as forgiving as the owners of Hawksmoor Manchester steakhouse in the U.K., who sa... Read More

MGM might pay $800M to settle lawsuits from Las Vegas shooting that killed 58

(LAS VEGAS) -- MGM Resorts said on Thursday it may pay as much as $800 million in liabilities tied to the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and injured more than 800.

The company, which owns Mandalay Bay, from which St... Read More

SAT will include more context about a students' background using new tool

(NEW YORK) -- The College Board has announced it’s going to start giving more context about a student's background that will accompany their SAT exam score during the college admissions process based on various factors – including some ou... Read More

Walmart tops "Fortune's" list of 500 largest US corporations again

(NEW YORK) -- Walmart topped Fortune's list of the United States' 500 largest corporations by revenue for the seventh year in a row, as online rival Amazon cracked the top five for the first time.

The annual list ranked companies ... Read More

Vacation Supreme: Taco Bell launching boutique hotel

(NEW YORK) -- Billing itself as a "Taco-asis of resort, food, and all things Taco Bell," The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort will launch in Palm Springs, California on Aug. 9.

The "immersive" experience based on the popular fast food ch... Read More

After New Zealand mosque attacks, Facebook changes its livestream policy

(NEW YORK) -- Facebook officials, who have admitted their systems failed to prevent the broadcast of the New Zealand mosque massacre on their platform, have announced a new policy for livestreaming.

"We will now apply a ‘one strike&r... Read More

Lawmakers renew call to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

(WASHINGTON) -- Harriet Tubman, noted abolitionist and celebrated Civil War spy, might be closer to getting on the $20 bill if renewed congressional efforts are successful.

Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., made the case to use the image of the wom... Read More