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Growing list of companies are cutting ties with NRA

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A growing number of companies are announcing plans to sever ties with the National Rifle Association following the shooting massacre Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman ...

US stocks close higher, tech and bank stocks rally

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed in the green on Friday with gains led by technology companies and banks.The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 347.51 (+1.39 percent) to ...

Last state to bar Sunday beer, wine and liquor carryout poised to raise a glass

iStock/Thinkstock (INDIANPOLIS) -- Indiana is the only state in the country that bans carryout beer, wine and liquor sales on Sundays, but the prohibition-era laws could change in a ...

United Airlines flight skids 250 feet off runway in Green Bay amid icy weather

Tom DeSimio (GREEN BAY, Wisc.) -- A United Airlines flight skidded off the runway in icy weather conditions early this morning at the airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin.The United ...

Federal prosecutors: 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli should forfeit Wu Tang Clan album

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive known as “Pharma Bro,” returns to Brooklyn federal court Friday where prosecutors will argue he should forfeit ...

Snapchat stock falls after Kylie Jenner's tweet

studioEAST/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- With a tweet, Kylie Jenner may have helped cause Snapchat's stock to sink by about 6 percent on Thursday. The reality TV star, who has ...

Young entrepreneur sews up happiness for kids in hospitals

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  There’s something SEW sweet about 9-year-old entrepreneur and philanthropist Charlotte Gould. Charlotte is the brains and creative power behind a company called Stitches by Charlotte. She ...

Car features to reduce rear crashes rated by insurance institute

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  Light poles, parked cars, shopping carts and running children are just a few examples of the many dangers on the minds of drivers when they ...

Tinder usage soars 348 percent at the Olympic Villages during the Olympic Winter Games

Ian MacNicol/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- When the athletes at the Winter Olympics are not competing on the ice, on the slopes or the halfpipe, they are likely swiping ...

In the wake of the Florida shooting, schools using apps to prevent gun violence

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- In the wake of the deadly shooting rampage at a South Florida high school last week, some campuses are now turning to anonymous tip apps ...

Social media companies block abuse of Parkland shooting survivors online

Don Juan Moore/Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  Social media companies said on Wednesday they are moving to address reports of online harassment of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students ...

Fresh off Falcon Heavy, Elon Musk to launch broadband test satellites

Mark Brake/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- As SpaceX's Elon Musk continues to track his red roadster's journey into deep space, he's also preparing to launch something far more practical.   On ...

FCC expected to repeal net neutrality rules on Thursday

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communication Commission could officially repeal the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules by publishing the order to the National Register on Thursday, according to ...

Cruise Critic's picks for best cruise ships of the year

Photodisc/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Cruise Critic has announced the winners of its eighth annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards -- naming the most popular cruise ships of the year, ...

Frustrated couple bombarded by Amazon packages they didn't order

iStock/Thinkstock (FOLSOM, Calif.) -- Michelle Carroll and her husband, Donald, can count nine of the same knee pillows, all in Amazon boxes, spread across their living room in their ...

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