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Dow closes above 26,000 for the first time in day of gains on Wall Street

(NEW YORK) -- Another new record on Wall Street as the Dow closed above 26,000 for the first time in history.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly surpassed the 26,000 milestone on Tuesday, but retreated later in the session. On Wednes... Read More

'We want to help America,' Apple CEO Tim Cook says of moving foreign money back to US

(CUPERTINO, Calif.) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook opened up to ABC News after the company announced earlier Wednesday that it will be investing $350 billion in the U.S. economy over the next five years, creating more than 20,000 jobs.

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Walmart distributing first-of-its-kind opioid disposal product

(BETONVILLE, Ark.) -- Walmart is offering a first-of-its kind opioid disposal product for free at all of its pharmacies, according to a company statement.

The product, called DisposeRX, enables patients to responsibly dispose of leftover m... Read More

Medieval Times features queen as lead for first time in history

(LYNDHURST, N.J.) -- Long live the queen!

After 34 years of casting a king as the lead, the Medieval Times has featured a queen in charge.

Erin Zapcic, who has performed with Medieval Times for seven years, most recently as the ... Read More

Dow hits 26000 points but loses early gains

(NEW YORK) -- Despite the Dow hitting a new record of 26,000 Tuesday, U.S. stocks pulled back and closed in the red.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 10.33 (-0.04 percent), finishing the session at 25,792.86.

The Nasdaq fel... Read More

Beleaguered YouTube star Logan Paul: 'Everyone deserves a second chance'

(LOS ANGELES) -- Beleaguered YouTube star Logan Paul is looking for a second chance following the fallout he's faced in response to a video he uploaded Dec. 31, which appeared to show a lifeless, hanging body in Japan's so-called suicide forest.
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NYT exec speaks out: 'We are not the opposition to the current administration'

(NEW YORK) -- The New York Times introduced a new paywall in December that slashed its free articles in half, from ten to five. The move was all part of Meredith Kopit Levien's mission to understand where news consumption is headed.
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The ways consumers are at risk of fraud and what they can do if their information is compromised

(NEW YORK) -- Although consumers enter January preparing to spend less than they did during the holiday season, cybercriminals are still as active as ever and many Americans face the risk of credit fraud.

Based on findings in the Read More

Growing California almonds takes more than half of US honeybees

(NORWICH, N.Y.) -- It can be hard to see how important honeybees are to daily life. Just by looking at fully grown oranges, apples and almonds, the honeybee wouldn’t necessarily get marquee credit for their growth.

But, bees pollinat... Read More

Family sues Norwegian cruise line after daughter allegedly assaulted by crewmember

(MIAMI) -- A family from Iowa is suing Norwegian Cruise Line in a civil case after their 12-year-old daughter was allegedly sexually assaulted by one of the ship’s crewmembers in her cabin. A jury trial in Miami last February found the accused ... Read More

CVS vows to put an end to altering of beauty imagery in its stores

(WOONSOCKIT, R.I.) -- Drug chain giant CVS Pharmacy announced Monday it will take new steps toward letting customers know when an image used on social media or in marketing and in-store materials has been digitally altered.

The company is ... Read More

Michelle Williams responds to controversy over pay gap with Mark Wahlberg

(LOS ANGELES) -- Michelle Williams is responding to the controversy over a pay gap in which she was paid less than 1 percent of what her male co-star, Mark Wahlberg, received for reshoots of the film, "All the Money in the World."

The actr... Read More

11-year-old aspiring journalist gets dream offer after a chance tweet

(WASHINGTON) -- A chance tweet by a relative of an 11-year-old aspiring journalist in Connecticut led to her getting an invitation to spend a day at the place where she would one day like to work, The Washington Post.

It all start... Read More

Girl Scouts join fight over bridge named for segregationist

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) -- Lawmakers can expect face-to-face meetings with Girl Scouts from across Georgia next month at the state Capitol, where the young Scouts plan on treating legislators to a milk-and-cookies reception.

These girls bearing gi... Read More