Uber says nixing forced arbitration for assault, harassment victims won't apply to class-action suits

(NEW YORK) -- The rideshare company Uber announced Tuesday that it is doing away with a rule that forced arbitration on passengers and drivers who come forward claiming they've been sexually harassed or assaulted. But the move is drawing some critici... Read More

Amazon customer says she was charged over $7K to ship toilet paper

(ATLANTA) -- Two Amazon customers are complaining that they were charged outrageous prices to ship everyday household paper products.

Georgia resident Barabara Carroll told Read More

'Ludicrous' that artists aren't paid for music made before 1972: Smokey Robinson

(WASHINGTON) -- Smokey Robinson and the Miracles recorded hits like Shop Around, I Second That Emotion, and Tears of a Clown. But those classic tunes don't enjoy the same copyright protections as songs recorded after 1972 and digital streaming servic... Read More

Royal wedding may bring big economic boost for UK

(LONDON) -- The thrill of the impending royal wedding extends far beyond the United Kingdom, as travelers are eager to join in on the pomp and circumstance.

From themed flights and royal walking tours, the masses of tourists who are expect... Read More

How to maximize your vacation time and why it is so important to use

(NEW YORK) -- Summer is just a few weeks away, meaning the time when many Americans hit the road for vacation is upon us.

Seventy-four percent of civilian workers had access to paid vacations in 2017, the most recent data available, accord... Read More

Tesla Model S was in Autopilot mode during Utah crash, driver says

(SALT LAKE CITY) -- The Utah driver who slammed her Tesla Model S into the back of a fire truck last week said the vehicle's Autopilot feature was engaged at the time of the crash, according to police.

The 28-year-old driver, whose identit... Read More

After SCOTUS win, Christie says sports betting in NJ could begin within weeks

(NEW YORK) -- Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent more than seven years fighting for legalized sports betting in his state. Now the former governor and ABC News contributor anticipates sports betting will begin in New Jersey in just a few wee... Read More

African woman removed from United flight after white passenger complained she smelled 'pungent': Lawsuit

(HOUSTON) -- An African woman has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against United Airlines charging she and her two young children were removed from a flight and publicly humiliated after she had a confrontation with a white passenger.

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Entrepreneur discusses how her serious illness led to her starting her own women's health business

(NEW YORK) - Before age 16, Suzie Welsh did not envision she would be working in healthcare, business, or a combination of the two.

A trip to Malawi during her teenage years, however, set her on a unique path towards medicine and entrepren... Read More

Picasso painting worth $70 million 'accidentally damaged' before auction

(NEW YORK) -- It sounds like something out of a hidden-camera prank show, but someone made a very expensive mistake while preparing for an auction at Christie's this week.

The New York auction house announced on Sunday that someone had "ac... Read More

Be careful of pop-up ads for computer help as tech-support fraud is growing

(NEW YORK) -- You know those pesky pop-ups advertising tech support for your computer? Be careful. The FBI highlights tech-support fraud as a growing trend in the agency's latest report on cybercrime.

The most common type of online crime s... Read More

Oprah Winfrey dishes out life advice in her USC commencement speech

(LOS ANGELES) -- In her address to the graduating students of the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Friday morning, Oprah Winfrey delivered a speech that rivaled the one she made at the Golden Globe... Read More

Tennessee and New York feud over Long Island iced tea's origin

(NEW YORK) -- Kingsport, Tennessee, is staking a claim on the Long Island iced tea.

The city of Kingsport claims the popular cocktail was created in 1920s Prohibition-era Long Island, an island in the Holston River in Kingsport, by the lik... Read More

Spotify scraps R. Kelly music from its playlists

(NEW YORK) -- Thanks to a new "public hate content and hateful conduct policy," Spotify has decided to remove all traces of R. Kelly's music from its playlist offerings, reported Billboard.

Fans won't hear the R&B singer's tracks on an... Read More