Mother of Uber CEO dies in boating accident, father in serious condition

(NEW YORK) -- Bonnie Kalanick, the mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, has died in a boating accident near Fresno, California, according to a statement from the ride-sharing company.

His father... Read More

Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in Sicily

(PALERMO, Italy) -- First Lady Melania Trump wore an eye-catching multicolored jacket that retails for more than $51,000 while stepping out in Sicily on Friday.

The piece was designed by Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana, which pos... Read More

US stocks close mixed ahead of holiday weekend

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stocks closed mixed ahead of the holiday weekend.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 2.67 (-0.01 percent) to finish at 21,080.28.

The Nasdaq climbed 4.94 (+0.08 percent) to close at 6,210.19, and the S&... Read More

CPSC warns parents to keep fidget spinners 'away from young children' after swallowing incidents

(NEW YORK) -- Incidents involving a popular child's toy known as "fidget spinners" are being investigated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission after two separate reported cases of children swallowing parts of the gadget sparked concerns.
Read More

The history of San Francisco's landmark Golden Gate Bridge as it turns 80

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The time was May 1937. Franklin D. Roosevelt was president, after winning reelection to a second term. German air ship The Hindenburg had burst into flames over New Jersey, killing 35 people, and the Spanish Civil War was raging ac... Read More

Theater responds to backlash of women-only screenings of “Wonder Woman”

(AUSTIN, Texas) — The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Austin, Texas, is responding to complaints that it will host a women-only screening of Wonder Woman next week.

Some moviegoers called out the theater for separating men from w... Read More

Apps that help find refunds after a purchase

(NEW YORK) — Don’t you hate it when you buy something and then you find out a few weeks later it’s been discounted? We all hate feeling like we overpaid.

The good news is there are two apps that can help you with that: Ea... Read More

US stocks close higher with sixth straight day of gains

(NEW YORK) -- It a sixth straight day of gains on Wall Street, with both the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 closing at new records.

The Nasdaq added 42.23 (+0.69 percent) to close at 6,217.34, and the S&P 500 finished at 2,415.07, up 10.68... Read More

BBB issues nationwide warning about Payless Car Rental

(WASHINGTON) — The Better Business Bureau is issuing a nationwide warning to customers about Payless Car Rental, a major car rental company found at airports across the country.

The BBB says it has received more than 800 complaints a... Read More

Everything you need to know about the Congressional Budget Office

(WASHINGTON) -- The Congressional Budget Office released its latest analysis of the Republican's health care bill on Wednesday, finding that the GOP plan would increase the number of people without health insurance by 14 million next year and 23 mill... Read More

What happens when a man on a flight says he can't sit next to a woman

(NEW YORK) -- Renee Rabinowitz was all set up in her business-class seat on El Al Flight 28, which would take more than 10 hours to get her from Newark, New Jersey, to Tel Aviv, Israel, when she was asked to move.

According to a group repr... Read More