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Black Women's Equal Pay Day is a reminder of the continuing pay gap

(NEW YORK) -- Aug. 22, eight months into the year, is approximately how far into 2019 a black woman must work to earn what a typical white male was paid at the end of 2018, according to the organizers of Black Women's Equal Pay Day.In other words, it takes the…... Read More

'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown is launching her own vegan makeup line

(NEW YORK) -- Millie Bobby Brown is launching her own vegan makeup line called Florence by Mills.The Stranger Things star announced the new line by posting a video about it on Instagram."Every young person deserves to have a good start with their skin. I want it to be vegan, clean,…... Read More

San Francisco International Airport bans sale of small plastic water bottles

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- If you’re looking to buy a small plastic water bottle when you go to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), you’re out of luck.A ban on the sale of plastic water bottles under 1 liter went into effect Tuesday, according to ABC San Francisco affiliate KGO-TV, but travelers…... Read More

A traveler left a pet snake behind at a TSA checkpoint

(NEW YORK) -- It wasn't quite "Snakes on a Plane."A 15-inch thin, black snake with a yellow band around its neck was discovered Monday night on the floor of a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint in Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport by a "youngster," according to the TSA. A…... Read More

Trump White House insists economy is strong but weighing tax cuts amid recession fears

(WASHINGTON) -- Even as President Donald Trump insists the U.S. economy is “the best in the world,” he is also weighing pursuing another round of tax cuts amid concerns about a possible looming recession."He's looking at at tax cuts again, we think that spurs on the economic expansion," White House…... Read More

125-year-old dime sells for $1.32 million

(CHICAGO) -- A dime doesn’t buy much these days, but this rare dime that recently sold at auction cost a pretty penny.The 1894-S Barber dime is considered among the rarest and most coveted coins in the country -- only nine are known to exist -- according to auction house Stack’s…... Read More

How this woman paid off more than $222K in student loan debt

(NEW YORK) -- A 35-year-old who paid off more than $222,000 in debt accumulated through student loans shared how she pulled it off in a celebration video that has since gone viral.Caitlin Boston donned a purple spandex bodysuit and a Korean wedding crown and danced to Lizzo's "Good As Hell"…... Read More

Chicken fight: Popeyes, Chick-fil-A and more face off in latest viral Twitter feud

(NEW YORK) -- It's the fast-food food face-off we've all been waiting for, and people are watching to see which chicken sandwich will reign supreme. In one corner, we have chicken sandwich veteran Chick-fil-A, whose longtime slogan boasts, "We didn't invent the chicken, just the chicken sandwich."In the other corner…... Read More

Target to roll out new food and beverage brand next month

(MINNEAPOLIS) -- In an effort to further make its stores a one-stop shop for customers, Target announced on Monday it is launching a new food and beverage brand next month.The brand, called Good & Gather, is the retailer's largest owned brand launch and is expected to roll out in stores…... Read More

President Trump dismisses fears of US economic recession

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and his top advisers on Monday continued to dismiss talk that the the U.S. economy is showing signs it could be headed for a recession amid his trade war with China.After telling reporters Sunday “We have the strongest economy, by far, in the world,” the…... Read More

One-third of economists predict US recession in 2021

(NEW YORK) -- Among 226 economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics, 34% said a recession would hit the U.S. in 2021, an increase from 25% who believed so in February.The new survey, released Monday by the Washington-based organization, also revealed that fewer economists expected a recession to…... Read More