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After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

(NEW YORK) -- Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media for its data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone.

YouTube, Google an... Read More

FAA orders emergency inspections of 352 engines following deadly Southwest incident

(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Friday for airlines to inspect engines like the one involved in Tuesday's fatal incident involving Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, according to an FAA spokesperson.
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Harvey Weinstein wants his email back to 'exonerate himself': Court documents

(NEW YORK) -- Harvey Weinstein asked a federal bankruptcy court Friday to force The Weinstein Company to give him access to his email accounts and personal files.

Without them, Weinstein said in court documents obtained by ABC News, he can... Read More

Meet the top megadonors spending millions this election cycle

(NEW YORK) -- Some of the nation's wealthiest donors are writing multimillion-dollar checks to support candidates during this midterm season in high stakes contests across the country.

While it's not unusual for uber-wealthy donors to gild... Read More

US stocks close lower as Apple slumps

(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed in the red on Friday as technology stocks suffered from Apple's sliding shares.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 201.95 (-0.82 percent) to finish the session at 24,462.94.

The Nasdaq sunk... Read More

New York's Central Park will be car-free this summer

(NEW YORK) -- One of the nation’s most iconic urban spaces is kicking out cars.

For a trial period that starts in June, vehicles will no longer be allowed to drive through New York’s Central Park, save for cross-town transverse... Read More

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $1 billion to settle customer abuse claims

(NEW YORK) -- Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $1 billion to settle with two U.S. regulators who accused the nation’s third largest bank of abusing its customers.

The settlement comes two years after Wells Fargo was found to have ope... Read More

Anne Wojcicki, CEO of 23andMe, shares advice for entrepreneurs and overcoming setbacks

(NEW YORK) -- Anne Wojcicki isn’t a typical CEO.

The 44-year-old mother of two who runs the consumer genetics and research company 23andMe, reportedly valued at over $1 billion, prefers a uniform of Lululemon shorts, bikes to work ev... Read More

Gender equality in the sciences is improving, but more work is needed

(NEW YORK) -- Female representation in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has improved somewhat, but a new study looked at the authors of millions of articles and found there is still more work to be done in promoting women ... Read More

This California restaurant uses a color-coded system to help their staff combat sexual harassment

(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Chrissel Orcino had a "code red" at one of her tables.

When Orcino, a server at the Oakland, California, restaurant Homeroom, went to pick up the check for her table of three -- two men and one woman -- something alarm... Read More

Furniture-building robot assembles IKEA chair in less than nine minutes

(JURONG WEST, Singapore) -- Taking hours to set up IKEA furniture or fearing losing all the screws and fixtures could be a thing of the past, sometime in the near future.

Scientists at the Nanyang Technological University’s School of... Read More

'Fearless Girl' is leaving 'Charging Bull,' moving to new home

(NEW YORK) -- The "Fearless Girl" is moving.

The popular statue is done staring down the "Charging Bull" on Broadway and will take a stand in front of the New York Stock Exchange, Mayor Bill de Blasio and State Street Global Advisors, the ... Read More

Men arrested at Starbucks were there for business meeting hoping to change 'our lives’

(PHILADELPHIA) -- The two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks in downtown Philadelphia last week and accused of trespassing said they were there for a business meeting that they hoped would change their lives.

Rashon Nelson and Dont... Read More

Girls Make Beats trains girls in music production to help close the gender gap

(NEW YORK) -- When recording artist and audio engineer Tiffany Miranda walks into a studio, she's used to standing out.

"As a woman, some of the challenges I faced were just people walking in the door and asking where the engineer is while... Read More