New definition of kilogram ditches old metal object for natural constants

(PARIS) -- Scientists from 60 countries voted in a historic event in Versailles, France on Friday to change the definition of the kilogram, basing it on electric currents rather than a single solid ob... Read More

Flying over the Thanksgiving holiday? You could help set a record

(NEW YORK) -- More than 30.6 million people across the country are expected to fly during the Thanksgiving holiday this year and it could set a record.

The current record was set when an estimated 29 million passengers flew during the 2017... Read More

Jennifer Lawrence, Dior face backlash over new campaign

(NEW YORK) -- Luxury brand Dior and actress Jennifer Lawrence are facing claims of cultural appropriation amid backlash from a recent ad campaign.

The actress, who started working with the French fashion house in 2012, and has since starre... Read More

Facebook removed 1.6 billion fake accounts from April to September of 2018

(MENLO PARK, Calif.) -- Facebook removed over 1.6 billion fake accounts between April and September of this year, the company disclosed on Thursday.

"We also took down more fake accounts in Q2 and Q3 than in previous quarters, 800 million ... Read More

Go green or make green: Carmakers know SUVs still vastly outsell electric and hybrid cars

(NEW YORK) -- Go green or go big?

Or both.

Automakers are flooding the market today with hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric battery-powered cars, with more models on the horizon.

Even as production of green cars ra... Read More

Set sail on the world's largest cruise ship

(NEW YORK) -- From a 10-story slide to a high-energy boardwalk on the deck, Symphony of the Seas is changing the family vacation game.

The newest ship in Royal Caribbean’s fleet includes activities that dare its guests to take on the... Read More

David Hockney painting poised to fetch $80M in record-setting auction

(NEW YORK) -- One of the most iconic paintings of the 20th century is poised to shatter the world record for the most expensive work by a living artist sold at auction.

David Hockney's "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" will b... Read More

Need a quick grocery run? Call Ford

(NEW YORK) -- Ford is getting into the food and diaper business.

The carmaker announced a partnership with Walmart and Postmates on Wednesday, that would use self-driving cars to deliver grocery items using Postmates' infrastructure.
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Rare pink diamond jewel breaks price record at auction

(GENEVA) -- A nearly 19-carat rare pink diamond jewel once known as "Fancy Vivid Pink" sold this week at a Christie's auction house in Geneva for a record-breaking, bank account-busting $50 million.

"The saturation, the intensity of this s... Read More

Wisconsin business gives every employee money to buy a gun

(HORTONVILLE, Wis.) -- A family-owned business in Wisconsin that makes whiskey, beer and shot glasses with a decorative bullet built into them that they describe as “bulletproof” gave its company employees an unusual gift -- $500 to purch... Read More

US subpoenas Snap Inc. on IPO disclosures, after shareholder lawsuit over Instagram

(NEW YORK) -- Federal authorities have subpoenaed the social media company Snap Inc in an inquiry that appears to focus on Snap’s March, 2017 initial public offering, the company confirmed to ABC News Wednesday.

Both the Justice Depa... Read More