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Google Plus will shut down in April

(NEW YORK) -- Google is planning a shutdown for Google Plus after revealing a new bug in the software compromised the data of more than 50 million users.Watch the video below for more: Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Delta bans emotional support animals on long-haul flights

(NEW YORK) -- Delta Airlines will soon enforce new restrictions for customers who are traveling with service and emotional support animals.Emotional support animals will no longer be allowed on flights that are longer than eight hours, the airline announced Monday.The new policy will also prevent passengers from traveling with service…... Read More

New app reunites missing pets with owners by using facial recognition

(NEW YORK) -- A new app that uses innovative, facial recognition is now being used to reunite people with their missing pets. Pet owners can upload a photo of their missing dog or cat and click "lost" on the free app. After typing in some basic information, the app, known…... Read More

Instagram gift guide pairs products with hashtags

(NEW YORK) -- This holiday season, Instagram is introducing something special -- its first #InstaGiftGuide, which pairs six popular hashtag trends with gifts produced by more than 30 brands.You can get the purr-fect gift for your #CATSOFINSTAGRAM loving friends, hilarious #ISEEFACES-worthy gifts, stylish gifts for those friends who love the…... Read More

10-year-old collects over 1,000 toys for charity

(PITTSBURGH) -- While other children across the U.S. are busy making their holiday wish lists, one Pennsylvania boy has made it his mission to make sure other kids get toys this season.Colby Jeffrey, 10, collected over 1,000 toys this past Saturday for Toy for Tots in Washington, Pennsylvania, according to…... Read More

Kind stranger gives up first class seat to mom and baby on flight

(NEW YORK) -- In a random act of kindness, a man gave up his airplane seat for a mom and baby flying to a children's hospital.On Dec. 6, Kelsey Zwick was traveling from Orlando to Philadelphia with her 11-month-old daughter Lucy when the stranger, later revealed to be Jason Kunselman,…... Read More

Retailers set online sale prices for 'Green Monday'

(NEW YORK) -- With Christmas fast approaching, retailers are offering some last minute deals for online shoppers on Monday. Known as Green Monday, the day is similar to Cyber Monday and usually falls on the second Monday of December. Some of the biggest discounts you can find online this Green…... Read More

BaubleBar founder says worst advice she ever heard was 'fake it until you make it'

(NEW YORK) -- Daniella Yacobovsky and Amy Jain are the best friend duo behind BaubleBar, the fashion, jewelry and accessories brand founded in 2011 that has attracted the likes of Meghan Markle, Olivia Palermo, Bella Hadid and countless other A-listers.In its seven-year history, the company has grown exponentially, becoming a…... Read More

Breakaway pilots' union threatening to strike against Virgin Atlantic right before Christmas

(NEW YORK) -- A splinter pilots' union is threatening to strike against Virgin Atlantic right before Christmas, demanding the airline recognize it at the negotiating table.The Professional Pilots Union is threatening to walk out days before the holiday rush if the United Kingdom airline doesn't negotiate with the group and…... Read More

FCC investigating whether mobile carriers misrepresented their coverage

(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communications Commission has launched an investigation into whether major mobile carriers submitted incorrect coverage maps to the agency, falsely representing the locations where their high-speed Internet was accessible.The FCC's Mobility Fund Phase II program asked mobile providers to submit data "current, standardized coverage data" to determine…... Read More

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou will remain in jail as Canadian court outlines case against her

(NEW YORK) -- Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer and heir apparent to Chinese tech giant Huawei, will at least be spending the weekend in a Vancouver jail after a bail hearing on Friday.Court was adjourned at about 4 p.m. local time with no decision made on bail, so the daughter…... Read More

Marlboro owner Altria to invest nearly $2 billion in cannabis company Cronos

(NEW YORK) -- Altria Group, Inc., the owner of tobacco brand Marlboro, announced a $1.8 billion investment in cannabis company Cronos. The deal would give Altria a 45 percent stake in Cronos, with the ability to increase ownership to 55 percent in the next four years. Altria will also have…... Read More

Unemployment rate remains at 3.7% as 155K jobs added in November

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs to their payrolls in November, the Labor Department reported Friday morning, falling short of economists’ expectations.Economists had anticipated seeing around 200,000 jobs added last month.The Bureau of Labor Statistics said most of the job gains were in health care (32,000), manufacturing (27,000), and…... Read More

Kathleen Kraninger confirmed to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

(WASHINGTON) -- Kathleen Kraninger was narrowly confirmed by the Senate to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Thursday, putting an end to an ongoing debate about the leadership of the agency.Kraninger, who served as the director for general government programs at the Office of Management and Budget, was confirmed by…... Read More