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Black Women's Equal Pay Day: Black women won't reach equal pay with white men until 2130, report finds

By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Black women will not achieve equal pay with white men for at least another century, according to a report released Thursday."What that means in real terms is that my daughter and my daughter’s daughter will not see pay equity in their lifetime if…... Read More

New Fisher-Price toys let kids work, cook and work out from home like their parents

By GOOD MORNING AMERICA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The realities of quarantining during the coronavirus pandemic are now showing up in the aisles of children's toys.Toy giant Fisher-Price has debuted three new toys for kids that reflect all the things adults are doing at home today, from working to cooking…... Read More

The untold story of the real 'Aunt Jemima' and the fight to preserve her legacy

BY: JON SCHLOSBERG and DEBORAH ROBERTS(CHICAGO) -- Under the grass it is barely noticeable: an unmarked grave covering one of America’s "Hidden Figures" for nearly a century.You probably have never heard her name, but Nancy Green has likely been in your kitchen before. Green created the Aunt Jemima recipe, and…... Read More

As Americans await financial help, Trump's unemployment relief move confuses states

By SOO RIN KIM, LAURA ROMERO and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The president’s recent executive action designed to bring economic relief to families struggling during the pandemic does not mean a new round of government checks are about to arrive in the mail.Instead, Donald Trump's recent announcement about additional…... Read More

California judge orders Uber and Lyft to classify drivers as employees

BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE(LOS ANGELES) -- A California judge on Monday said Uber and Lyft cannot classify their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees, delivering a major blow to the rideshare giants that have fought to block their drivers from receiving employee protections such as sick leave and overtime pay.The…... Read More

Coalition of major CEOs pledge to hire 100,000 Black, Latino, Asian workers in New York

BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE(NEW YORK) --  A coalition of more than two dozen business leaders from some of New York City's largest employers together are pledging to hire 100,000 Black, Latino, Asian and low-income workers over the next 10 years.CEOs from 27 major businesses, including JPMorgan Chase and Google, announced the…... Read More

Eloquii debuts clothing rental service for sizes 14 and up: Here's what to know

BY: JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES(NEW YORK) -- Clothing rental services continue to be a hot topic even through these unprecedented times, and that's part of the reason plus-size retailer Eloquii has decided to come to the forefront with something many people are already excited about.On Tuesday, the company announced Eloquii Unlimited,…... Read More

You can spend the night in the world's last Blockbuster

BY: GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN(BEND, Oregon) -- Before streaming services, there was Blockbuster. Remember the excitement of the trip to the local store, wandering the aisles and looking for the perfect Friday night movie? If you were lucky, maybe your parents even let you pick out a candy from the display…... Read More

Mnuchin says new federal unemployment will be available from states within two weeks

By BENJAMIN SIEGEL and SARAH KOLINOVSKY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said that states will be able to "execute" new weekly federal unemployment benefits of up to $400 within two weeks, after the Trump administration repeatedly declined to offer a timeline for the new benefits announced…... Read More

Remote learning hacks: Affordable educational resources, Wi-Fi signal tips

By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE and JACLYN ROTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As schools across the country slowly reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, 12 out of the 15 largest school districts in the United States have chosen to go back to school remotely. While it’s a safer option, it poses an…... Read More

SpaceX and ULA score multi-million dollar military launch contract

By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- SpaceX and United Launch Alliance scored a lucrative multi-million dollar contract to launch national security missions for the U.S. government.The deal puts Elon Musk's private space exploration company in charge of 40% of launch mission services from the U.S. Space Force's Space and…... Read More