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United Airlines mistakenly flies Missouri-bound dog to Japan

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- United Airlines has started an investigation after workers accidentally flew a Kansas City-bound dog to Japan, the airline confirmed.

Kara Swindel was supposed to pick up her German Shepard, Irgo, at a cargo facility ... Read More

Live game show app HQ Trivia founder responds to cheating concerns, big money jackpots

(NEW YORK) -- Lauren May was ecstatic. She jumped up and down, she fought back tears, she screamed out in pure joy. After being on the edge of her seat for what seemed an eternity, she had done it. She had won.

May hadn’t won a new c... Read More

Tech losses lead US stocks lower

(NEW YORK) -- Tech losses pushed U.S. stocks in the red on Tuesday.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 171.58 (-0.68 percent) to finish the session at 25,007.03.

The Nasdaq fell 77.31 (-1.02 percent) to close at 7,511.01, ... Read More

Dog dies on United flight after being placed in overhead bin, airline confirms

(NEW YORK) -- A dog died on a United Airlines flight Monday after being placed in an overhead bin, the airline confirmed to ABC News.

In a Facebook post, a fellow passenger said a mother and her two daughters were boarding the flight with ... Read More

Business executive Antonio Lucio believes diversity has to start from top management

(NEW YORK) -- The importance of diversity in the workplace is not simply a value listed on a company website but a business imperative for Antonio Lucio, the chief marketing and communications officer at HP Inc.

He strongly believes that c... Read More

Coin-operated karaoke machines are taking over South Korea

(HONGDAE, South Korea) -- A dollar can buy a pack of gum, a can of soda or a bag of chips. And in South Korea, it can buy an opportunity to sing karaoke.

In South Korea, karaoke, locally called noraebang, has been a culturally important le... Read More

Dropbox removes folder containing explicit photos of female service members

(NEW YORK) -- The file hosting company Dropbox has taken down a folder containing hundreds of explicit photos of American female service members.

The Dropbox folder of topless and nude images included service women's faces, military dog ta... Read More

Elon Musk 'optimistic' about 2019 test flights to Mars but a 'good chance you will die'

(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The first test flights to Mars could be ready as soon as the first half of next year, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk said, but there’s a “good chance you will die.”

"It’s difficult, dangerous,... Read More

More companies are using technology to monitor employees, sparking privacy concerns

(NEW YORK) -- Sensors and microchips may signal a new era of a connected workforce, but some experts say these technologies also put employees' privacy at risk.

For example, a recent patent submitted by tech giant Amazon describes an elect... Read More

With Tax Day looming, $1.1 billion in taxpayer funds waiting to be claimed

(NEW YORK) -- Tax Day is around the corner. And for 1 million lucky taxpayers, they may be able to cash in from a pot of $1.1 billion in unclaimed funds.

That's the message the Internal Revenue Service wants to get out before April 17, the... Read More

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sentenced to seven years after tearfully begging for 'your honor's mercy'

(NEW YORK) -- "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison with credit for six months served.

The sentence, which was less than half what the government asked for but more than the 18 months requested by the d... Read More

US Steel bringing back 500 jobs in Illinois after President Trump's tariff announcement

(CHICAGO) -- A partially-shuttered Illinois steel plant plans to fire up its blast furnace again, putting as many as 500 people back to work following the Trump administration's move to slap tariffs on imported steel.

U.S. Steel’s Gr... Read More

US stocks rally on strong jobs report

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stocks rallied on Friday after a strong February jobs report.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 440.53 (+1.77 percent) to finish the session at 25,335.74.

The Nasdaq climbed 132.86 (+1.79 percent) to clo... Read More

Trump Organization reveals $151,000 in profits from foreign government patrons

(NEW YORK) -- The Trump Organization revealed Friday it donated more than $150,000 in profits from foreign government patrons to the United States Treasury after last week declining to do so.

"On February 22, 2018, The Trump Organization m... Read More