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Comedian Heather McDonald talks career, motherhood and the 'Juicy Scoop'

Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- When Heather McDonald realized that she “hated” her job as an assistant buyer for a major department store, she decided to stand up--in ...

US stocks close higher, Dow jumps 196 points

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed in the green on Tuesday as investors were feeling more optimistic about tax reform.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 196.14 (+0.90 percent) ...

Total solar eclipse was the perfect backdrop for proposals across the country

Rebecca K Clark Photography (NEW YORK) -- Love was in the air for many couples during the total solar eclipse.As the skies darkened and the temperatures dropped, they used ...

'What Would You Do?' recap: Sales clerk refuses to sell clothes to transgender woman

Purestock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here is a recap of this week's episode of "What Would You Do?" with ABC's John Quiñones.What would you do: Shopping while transgenderA transgender woman ...

The most expensive days of the year to fly

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- No one wants to think about Thanksgiving now. Not when there’s still a sliver of summer left.But it’s an absolute must for anyone who will ...

Mastercard working to shut down use of cards on websites that incite violence

Joan Cros Garcia/Corbis via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Mastercard has decided to shut down the use of their credit cards on websites that incite hate and violence. In a ...

Wrestling to boost Chinese interest

Ethan Miller/Getty Images (SINGAPORE) -- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is making its video streaming service available to the Chinese market in an attempt to tap into a new customer ...

Heineken-Punch Taverns pub deal cleared by CMA

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  Heineken has been given the green light by the Competition and Markets Authority(CMA) to takeover part of Punch Taverns. Heineken will buy 1,895 Punch pubs and ...

Five important questions to ask yourself before boarding a cruise

James D. Morgan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- So you’ve done your research to choose a cruise line that suits your personality and selected a specific ship and itinerary that ...

US stocks close mostly lower, Foot Locker plummets

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Wall Street marked a second week of losses as U.S. stocks finished lower on Friday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 76.22 (-0.35 percent) to finish ...

High school custodian earns degree to become teacher

Fayette County Public Schools (LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- After spending seven years working as a custodian at a Kentucky high school, Lowell Outland walked back into the same school as ...

Businesses offer stellar specials for total solar eclipse

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Even though parts of the U.S. will be in partial darkness thanks to the total solar eclipse on Monday, consumers across the country will be ...

Expectant mom has fun maternity shoot at her favorite store

Inspired By A True Story Photography (NEW YORK) -- One Target-loving mom decided to return to the store to celebrate her third child. Page Miller, a professional photographer, told ABC ...

Google awards Uruguay high school student $10K for finding security bug

Leon Neal/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- A 17-year-old high school student from Uruguay who taught himself computer programming was awarded $10,000 from Google for discovering a security bug. Ezequiel Pereira, ...

Total solar eclipse 2017: How to save money on travel and avoid scams

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Monday is predicted to be one of the busiest travel days of 2017 as millions of people flock to the 14 states across the United ...

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