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Dreaming of a green Christmas? Four ways to enjoy a sustainable holiday

(NEW YORK) -- The holidays bring a wealth of blessings, good feelings and extra garbage.The Environmental Protection Agency estimates 25% more waste is produced around the holidays.But a little ingenuity and some strategic choices can help reduce garbage and maybe reduce emissions that contribute to greenhouse gasses. The tree: Real…... Read More

Trial begins for state AGs' lawsuit over T-Mobile and Sprint 'megamerger'

(NEW YORK) -- California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said he is "confident that the law is on our side" as he leads a coalition of states suing to block T-Mobile and Sprint from merging into one of the nation's largest wireless carriers in a consequential trial that got underway Monday.The…... Read More

Sneaker Con is Comic Con for booming 'sneakerhead' culture

(ANAHEIM, Calif.) -- Sneaker Con, arguably the world’s largest and most popular sneaker convention show, was held this year at the Anaheim Convention Center where sneaker fanatics convened to buy, sell and trade the latest and rarest kicks from Air Jordans to Yeezys."This is the biggest event we’ve done in…... Read More

High-tech job growth concentrated in just 5 cities, driving 'national inequality,' report finds

(WASHINGTON) -- The majority of job growth in high-tech industries is concentrated in just a handful of metropolitan areas in the U.S., and this regional divide drives "national inequality" as the rest of the nation struggles to keep up, according to a new report.More than 90 percent of the country's…... Read More

Longer-lasting avocados that fight food waste to go on sale in Europe

(NEW YORK) -- A groundbreaking technology first developed in the U.S. that extends the shelf life of avocados has made its way across the pond.Food technology startup Apeel Sciences announced Monday that it would stretch its distribution overseas with Nature's Pride so European markets can get a taste of its…... Read More

Actor from controversial Peloton ad speaks out on backlash

(New York) -- Sean Hunter, the actor at the center of the now infamous Peloton ad, spoke out about the sting of public backlash and cancel culture on "Strahan, Sara & Keke."“I kept watching it, trying to find what was negative about it. And I don't know, I just don't…... Read More

Walmart Christmas sweater removed after complaints

(NEW YORK) -- One ugly Christmas sweater is definitely on the naughty list this year.A men’s ugly sweater that was sold online through Walmart Canada depicted a smiling Santa Claus sitting at a table with three lines of white powder that many were quick to claim resembled cocaine, with the…... Read More

Green Monday 2019 offers holiday deals before Christmas

(NEW YORK) -- It's hard to believe, but there's just 10 days left before the Christmas shipping cutoff. With Thanksgiving falling on a much later date this year, retailers are now pushing consumers to get their shopping done in a shorter window than last year.But on Monday, a new shopping…... Read More

Tesla on Autopilot slams into police cruiser, driver claims he was checking on his dog

(NEW YORK) --  A Tesla on Autopilot slammed into two vehicles on Saturday, one of which was a Connecticut State Police cruiser, officials said.The driver of the Tesla told police that he put the car on Autopilot because he was checking on his dog in the backseat, according to a…... Read More

US added 266K jobs in November, unemployment remains at 50-year low

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. economy added a solid 266,000 jobs in November, exceeding economists' exceptions, according to the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday. Average hourly earnings rose by 7 cents to $28.29 and unemployment remained at a 50-year low of 3.5%.Employers added the most…... Read More

Uber reveals nearly 6,000 incidents of sexual assaults in new safety report

(NEW YORK) -- Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assault from both riders and drivers across the United States in 2017 and 2018.The San Francisco-based ride-hailing company voluntarily released the information, among other data, in its first-ever safety report on Thursday. In 2017, Uber recorded 2,936 reports…... Read More