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Trump administration recommends postal rate increases

(WASHINGTON) -- A new Trump administration report on the financial challenges facing the U.S. Postal Service could lead to cost increases for online retail giants like Amazon.Released during the holiday shopping season, the Treasury Department suggested that the Postal Service needs more flexibility in setting rates and that, “packages have…... Read More

Wells Fargo customer explains how computer glitch cost him his home

(NEW YORK) -- Financially strapped, Jose Aguilar said it felt as though he'd let his family down in 2015 when Wells Fargo foreclosed on his mortgage. But his disappointment redoubled earlier this year when the bank sent him a letter that said a system glitch caused him to lose his…... Read More

Dow dives nearly 800 points on fears of economic slowdown

(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged on Tuesday amid fears of an economic downturn, led by disappointing bank earnings and unresolved trade issues between the U.S. and China.The Dow closed 799 points or 3.1 percent lower at 25,027. Shares of major U.S. banks also took a dive…... Read More

The NYPD, the nation's largest police department, puts its eyes in the skies with new drone program

(NEW YORK) --  The nation’s largest police force said Tuesday it is adding drones to its crime-fighting arsenal.More than a dozen unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) will be used for search and rescue, to investigate hazardous materials, and to access crime scenes in tall buildings.The move is particularly significant benchmark for…... Read More

Police chased the 'unresponsive' driver of a Tesla S that was on Autopilot for 7 miles in California. How can that happen?

(NEW YORK) -- In the early morning hours, California Highway Patrol chased a grey Tesla Model S for an unfathomable seven miles down Highway 101 as the driver slept, police said.Redwood City Area CHP officers said they observed Alexander Joseph Samek, a local Los Altos politician, driving at around 3:30…... Read More

Venture capitalist behind Glossier, Warby Parker, on how to pitch your company

(NEW YORK) -- Kirsten Green is the venture capitalist behind Jet.com, Glossier, Warby Parker, Outdoor Voices, Birchbox, Away, and many more well-known companies. As the head of Forerunner Ventures, a venture capital firm, her job is to spot ambitious entrepreneurs who are seeking to be a part of the next…... Read More

Woman sues Hilton for $100 million, alleging employee filmed her in the shower

(NEW YORK) -- A woman says she was secretly recorded by a hotel employee while showering at a Hampton Inn & Suites three years ago. Now, she has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Hilton, the hotel's parent company.The woman, who has not been named, says the employee, whom she…... Read More

Trump claims 'BIG leap forward' in China trade talks, but details unclear

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted optimistically that relations between the United States and China “have taken a BIG leap forward!” and predicted that “very good things will happen” after he reached a temporary truce with China’s President Xi Jinping in the ongoing trade war over the course…... Read More

Waitress carries son on her back during shift

(GREENBACK, Tenn.) -- It's a situation every working mom faces at one time or another: you need to get to work, but you have no one to watch your child. What can you do?If you're Kori Dotson, the answer is simple. You strap your toddler to your back and you…... Read More

Feds accuse Fugees founder and former DOJ official of ties to Malaysian financial conspiracy

(NEW YORK) --  A founding member of the Fugees music group and a former Justice Department official took part in a conspiracy to funnel tens of millions of dollars into the United States to help a Malaysian fugitive try to influence a series of Justice Department investigations and anti-crime efforts,…... Read More

Marriott's data breach is large, but it's not the largest

(NEW YORK) -- The Marriott International data breach on Friday affected up to 500 million customers — larger than the entire U.S. population — but it's not the latest large-scale hack to hit a corporation. That distinction goes to Yahoo — now owned by Verizon — which experienced the largest…... Read More

Marriott says data breach may affect up to 500M Starwood hotel guests

(NEW YORK) -- Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said personal information for as many as 500 million guests may have been compromised in a security breach of its Starwood reservation database. The Maryland-based hospitality company said in a statement Friday that an investigation recently revealed there had been…... Read More

What's in Trump's new trade deal with Mexico and Canada?

(BUENO AIRES, Argentina) -- When President Donald Trump signs the revised North American trade agreement Friday at the G-20 summit in Argentina, he will get a step closer to delivering on a campaign promise -- to replace NAFTA or terminate it -- after a week fraught with negative economic headlines.Just…... Read More

Payless dupes fashion influencers into paying hundreds for $20 shoes in ad campaign

(LOS ANGELES) -- A handful of fashion influencers paid hundreds of dollars for shoes from the budget retailer Payless after the company rebranded as the high-end "Palessi" for a day in an ad campaign.The campaign, created by the advertising agency DCX Growth Accelerator, shows how Payless took over a boutique…... Read More