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Energy shares rebound, Wall Street closes mostly higher

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Although the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed flat, U.S. stocks finished mostly higher on Friday with energy companies rebounding from earlier this week.The Dow Jones ...

Texas police officer sues Ford, claims his squad SUV made him sick

iStock/Thinkstock (AUSTIN, Texas) -- A Texas police officer has filed a lawsuit against Ford Motor Company, claiming that his squad car literally made him sick. Austin Police Sgt. Zachary ...

Study: Gunmakers ramping up production, focusing on 'freedom and security' message

Photodisc/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Gun makers have boosted production in recent years, focusing on more high-caliber pistols and rifles designed for self-defense and shifting away from recreational firearms used ...

Michigan grandmother's cherry-infused vodka hits the market

Courtesy Kyle Miller (LANSING, Mich.) -- Hedy Steinbart, 92, learned how to make cherry-infused vodka from her parents in Germany in the 1940s.Today, Steinbart can go to her local ...

Little change on Wall Street as stocks give back early gains

JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Another mixed day on Wall Street saw the indices give back most of their early-session gains on Thursday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 12.74 to ...

FCC fines Miami man $120 million for making more than 100 million spoofed robocalls

BrianAJackson/iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday announced a $120 million fine against a Miami man accused of making more than 100 million spoofed robocalls in a ...

George Clooney, partners sell tequila company for $1 billion

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- George Clooney won't have to worry about a college fund for his newborn twins.The Oscar winner just sold his tequila business with partners Rande Gerber ...

Energy stocks fall in tough day on Wall Street

JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A rough day for energy stocks pushed Wall Street lower on Wednesday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day down 53.89, closing at 21,413.25.The Nasdaq ...

167 drivers pay it forward in McDonald's drive-thru

McDonald's (SCOTTSBURG, Ind.) -- McDonald’s cashier Hunter Hostetler is on the lookout for the customer who started a 167-driver pay-it-forward chain at the Scottsburg, Indiana, McDonald’s where Hostetler has ...

Surprising drop for Apple's Tim Cook on highest-rated CEO list

Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  A number of tech company leaders made Glassdoor's list of the 100 highest-rated CEOs for 2017, but one in particular saw ...

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns

Uber (NEW YORK) -- Travis Kalanick, the embattled CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber, resigned on Tuesday, a company spokesperson told ABC News.The resignation comes amid a decision by ...

Cartier Tank watch owned by Jacqueline Kennedy going up for auction

Christie's Images LTD. 2017 (NEW YORK) -- The watch once owned by former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy -- and worn by the fashion icon in many prominent photos -- ...

9-year-old gets a taste of corporate life

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Elementary school student Alex Múnoz has quite a story to share with his Boston-area classmates.The 9-year-old spent June 19 in New York City, hanging ...

Wall Street closes lower as oil drops

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A drop in oil prices pulled U.S. stocks lower on Tuesday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 61.85 (-0.29 percent) to finish at 21,467.14.The Nasdaq slid ...

Amid sweltering heat, dozens of flights canceled in Phoenix

iStock/Thinkstock (PHOENIX) -- With sweltering temperatures in Phoenix, American Airlines has canceled some 43 flights at Phoenix's Sky Harbor International -- just as broiling residents are likely wanting to ...

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