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After a month-long fast, church pays off $100,000 in debt for 34 college students

(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- A group of 34 college seniors set to graduate in May had their student debts paid off thanks to a local church that raised more than $100,000 during a month-long fast.Mya Thompson, a senior at Howard University, was one of the 34 students at the Washington, D.C.,…... Read More

Tips to save on rising grocery costs

(NEW YORK) -- If you’ve taken a trip to the supermarket lately, you may have been hit with a higher grocery bill at checkout.The United States Department of Agriculture is forecasting food prices to increase up to 2 percent overall, with even bigger jumps expected in categories like dairy, fresh…... Read More

The ultimate Presidents Day deals and what to buy now

(NEW YORK) -- Presidents Day is just around the corner and the sales are already starting to heat up. ABC News' Good Morning America teamed up with Lori Bergamotto, style director of Good Housekeeping magazine, to find the biggest can't-miss deals for the upcoming holiday weekend and help breakdown which…... Read More

Long Island City realtors still hopeful after Amazon pulls New York campus deal

(NEW YORK) -- Real estate agents in the New York City neighborhood where Amazon was set to build one of its newest campuses are lamenting the retail giant's announcement to pull the deal after the industry saw an uptick as a result of the plans.Amazon canceled its plan Thursday to…... Read More

'They just took their ball and went home in a pout': New York City bookstores respond to Amazon headquarters announcement

(NEW YORK) -- Amazon announced Thursday morning it was canceling its plans to build a massive new headquarters in Long Island City, a waterfront section of New York City's borough of Queens.One group that's not sad to see the online retailer go? New York City's independent bookstores, some of which…... Read More

Amazon pulls out of New York headquarters plan

(NEW YORK) -- Amazon has canceled its plans to build a headquarters in New York City, according to a company spokesperson."After much thought and deliberation, we’ve decided not to move forward with our plans to build a headquarters for Amazon in Long Island City, Queens," Amazon spokesperson Jodi Seth told…... Read More

Tech firm warns of online dating scams, Nigerian connection

(NEW YORK) -- Men and women looking for prospective romantic partners online should take note of these two: Laura Cahill, who described herself as an aspiring young model living in Paris, and Britney Parkwell, who pointed to her relative youth as a 27-year-old from sunny San Jose, California.There's one big…... Read More

Major investor questioning conduct of National Enquirer's parent company after allegations from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

(NEW YORK) -- The National Enquirer, which is under fire after the world’s richest man, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, accused the publication of blackmail, has another problem...and this one comes with dollar signs.The NJ State Treasury, which has hundreds of millions of dollars in a fund heavily invested in the…... Read More

New Starbucks zodiac chart finds the drink to perfectly match your personality

(NEW YORK) -- Find the Starbucks drink that perfectly matches your zodiac sign this Valentine's Day!Starbucks unveiled the 2019 Starbucks Zodiac, complete with beverage recommendations that take common personality traits between each sign and their beverages.The coffee roastery released the chart just in time for Valentine's Day on Instagram with…... Read More

Victoria Beckham is officially launching a beauty line

(LONDON) -- Ahead of her fashion show scheduled for this weekend at London Fashion Week, Victoria Beckham announced she will officially be launching her own beauty line."So I'm very excited to announce that I am about launch Victoria Beckham Beauty," she said in a video on Instagram that also revealed…... Read More

The biggest Scotch whisky export market is now the U.S. -- by far

(LONDON) -- The United States is now by far the largest market for Scotch whisky in the world, according to recently released data.An analysis of official figures from the U.K. government by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) found that exports to the U.S were worth $1.3 billion in 2018, a…... Read More

Leslie Moonves, fellow executives, engineered CBS stock dump prior to damning disclosures: Lawsuit

(NEW YORK) -- Former CBS chief Les Moonves tried to profit from his ouster by selling CBS stock before the company publicly disclosed the sexual harassment allegations he faces, a new lawsuit alleged.The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court, named several other current and former CBS executives who, collectively, are…... Read More

IRS struggling with shutdown backlog, new laws, 'antiquated' technology

(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of a massive tax code overhaul and an unprecedented government shutdown, taxpayers are asking why long-expected refunds seem to be shrinking or disappearing and whether they'll owe a surprise bill to the IRS.A new report offers details on how the IRS is struggling to keep…... Read More

Bill Gates says he wants to raise taxes on the wealthy and that 'there's a lot to admire' about Jeff Bezos

(NEW YORK) -- Bill Gates said on Tuesday he favored raising taxes -- especially on the wealthy -- and dodged a question about fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos and his fight with The National Enquirer.The Microsoft founder also reflected on the lack of women hired in the early days of Microsoft…... Read More