No link between unhappy passengers and airline profits, study says

(NEW YORK) -- Every year it seems like there's more to complain about when flying. Higher baggage fees. Shrinking seat sizes. Lack of free food. But do these grievances impact the financial performance of the carrier?

No, according to a ne... Read More

As Princess Eugenie prepares to marry, the next royal wedding will cost millions

(LONDON) -- Another royal wedding is coming our way.

Princess Eugenie, who is Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter, is set to marry longtime boyfriend and British socialite Jack Brooksbank on Oct. 12 at St. George’s Chapel, the same... Read More

Low-cost Primera Air abruptly shuts down, stranding crews and passengers

(NEW YORK) -- Primera Air suddenly shut down on Tuesday, stranding customers and employees — including flight attendants and pilots — on the U.S. east coast and across Europe.

The low-cost carrier issued a surprisingly candid s... Read More

Cocktail parties, apps and mobile vans: The new ways fertility companies are trying to reach women in their 20s

(NEW YORK) -- Questions about fertility that were once a concern for women in their 30s are now being directed at women a decade younger.

As more studies show how fertility gradually declines with age, fertility websites, companies, ads an... Read More

World’s 1st blockchain university to begin teaching in 2019

(NEW YORK) -- A team of Oxford academics hopes to bring university education into the 21st century with the world’s first “blockchain university” when teaching begins early next year.

The pioneers at Woolf University will... Read More

Amazon will raise company's minimum wage to $15 for all employees

(SEATTLE) -- Amazon will be raising its minimum wage to $15 for all employees, the company said in an announcement Tuesday.

The $15 per hour wage will include all types of employee: full-time, part-time, seasonal and temporary.

... Read More

US-Canada trade deal may mean higher car prices

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. and Canada squeezed out a last-minute deal to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement with a pact expected to affect prices on cars and dairy products across North America and allowing President Trump to deliver on one... Read More

There's a subscription service for everything these days – including cars

(NEW YORK) -- Imagine this: a gleaming new car is delivered to your doorstep with a full tank of gas. The baby’s car seat is securely buckled in the back. Your favorite radio stations are pre-programmed. Next month another car shows up. And aga... Read More

Fitbit data used in arrest of 90-year-old man accused of staging suicide in stepdaughter's killing

(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- A 90-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his stepdaughter after investigators gained information from the Fitbit she wore at the time of the incident, according to police.

When authorities responded t... Read More

Man wins $1 million in lottery after playing numbers found in fortune cookie

(NEW YORK) -- A Pennsylvania man was a big winner in the New Jersey Lottery thanks to a fortune cookie he opened years ago.

Ronnie Martin of Long Pond, Pennsylvania, won the $1 million prize at US Gas in Hope Township, New Jersey, the New ... Read More

Instagram names new CEO: Adam Mosseri

(NEW YORK) -- Instagram appointed Facebook veteran Adam Mosseri as the new head of Instagram, the company announced on Monday.

Last week Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, CEO and CTO respectively, resigned abruptly amid... Read More

13-year-old boy attacked by shark near San Diego, airlifted to trauma center

(SAN DIEGO) --  A teenage boy attacked by a shark near San Diego had to be airlifted to a hospital on Saturday morning, according to the City of Encinitas Marine Safety Department.

The teen suffered traumatic injuries to the upper torso a... Read More

Yale researchers develop 'robotic skins' that bring objects to life

(NEW YORK) --  A group of researchers at Yale University has developed “robotic skins” that can turn any inanimate object into a robot, the school announced.

Led by Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, assistant professor of mechanical e... Read More

Tesla is heading into a 'challenging period': Experts

(NEW YORK) --  When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Tesla CEO and chairman Elon Musk for securities fraud on Thursday, it marked the beginning of a “challenging period” for the tech billionaire and the company he fou... Read More