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Starbucks' mass training after controversial arrests will focus on 'implicit bias'

Starbucks (PHILADELPHIA) -- Hoping to quell calls for a national boycott, Starbucks stands to lose millions of dollars by shutting down thousands of stores for one afternoon in May ...

Honeymoon-bound newlywed gets well-wishes from United passengers, thanks to sister

Kelli Shultz (AUSTIN) -- When Kelli Schultz discovered that she'd be on the same flight as her newlywed sister en route to her honeymoon in New Zealand, she couldn't ...

This company recycles event flowers and donates them to people in need

Rachel Scott/ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Weddings and events often have the most beautiful floral arrangements, but after the event is over, the arrangements can end up in the ...

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Chesnot/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media for its data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents ...

FAA orders emergency inspections of 352 engines following deadly Southwest incident

WPVI-TV (NEW YORK) -- The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Friday for airlines to inspect engines like the one involved in Tuesday's fatal incident involving Southwest ...

Harvey Weinstein wants his email back to 'exonerate himself': Court documents

Charley Gallay/Getty Images for TWC (NEW YORK) -- Harvey Weinstein asked a federal bankruptcy court Friday to force The Weinstein Company to give him access to his email accounts ...

Meet the top megadonors spending millions this election cycle

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Some of the nation's wealthiest donors are writing multimillion-dollar checks to support candidates during this midterm season in high stakes contests across the country.While it's ...

US stocks close lower as Apple slumps

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed in the red on Friday as technology stocks suffered from Apple's sliding shares.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 201.95 (-0.82 percent) to ...

New York's Central Park will be car-free this summer

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- One of the nation’s most iconic urban spaces is kicking out cars.For a trial period that starts in June, vehicles will no longer be allowed ...

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $1 billion to settle customer abuse claims

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $1 billion to settle with two U.S. regulators who accused the nation’s third largest bank of abusing ...

Anne Wojcicki, CEO of 23andMe, shares advice for entrepreneurs and overcoming setbacks

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Anne Wojcicki isn’t a typical CEO.The 44-year-old mother of two who runs the consumer genetics and research company 23andMe, reportedly valued at over $1 billion, ...

Gender equality in the sciences is improving, but more work is needed

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Female representation in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has improved somewhat, but a new study looked at the authors of millions of articles ...

This California restaurant uses a color-coded system to help their staff combat sexual harassment

Homeroom Restaurant (OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Chrissel Orcino had a "code red" at one of her tables.When Orcino, a server at the Oakland, California, restaurant Homeroom, went to pick up ...

Furniture-building robot assembles IKEA chair in less than nine minutes

iStock/Thinkstock (JURONG WEST, Singapore) -- Taking hours to set up IKEA furniture or fearing losing all the screws and fixtures could be a thing of the past, sometime in ...

'Fearless Girl' is leaving 'Charging Bull,' moving to new home

Xinhua/Wang Ying/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The "Fearless Girl" is moving.The popular statue is done staring down the "Charging Bull" on Broadway and will take a stand in front ...

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