Angus Mordant/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Capital One’s decision to acquire Discover could establish a new megafirm that shakes up the credit card industry. The move may hold long-term implications for credit card holders, regardless of whether they bank with Capital One or shop with Discover, experts told ABC News. If approved by […]

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A sunbathed Dalmatian tiptoes across a windowsill, a Chinese New Year parade engulfs a city street, an archeologist digs up a chair from desert sand. Videos posted online display these events, but none of them happened. They make up the first publicly available work created by OpenAI’s newly unveiled video-generation […]

ArtistGNDphotography/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The number of striking workers in the U.S. more than doubled last year due to massive work stoppages carried out by autoworkers, nurses and Hollywood writers and actors, according to a study released by Cornell University on Thursday. The total number of striking workers climbed 141% in 2023, amounting to […]

Westend61/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The City of New York on Wednesday sued the companies behind SnapChat, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, accusing them of fomenting a “nationwide youth mental health crisis” by exposing children “to a nonstop stream of harmful content.” The lawsuit, filed in California Superior Court, alleged the companies intentionally designed their platforms […]

Wendy’s (NEW YORK) — Everyone knows the best part of freshly made cinnamon rolls are the gooey melty center, so Wendy’s worked with Cinnabon to create a sweet new pastry for its breakfast menu that delivers all the flavor, texture and nostalgia of the iconic confection. On Wednesday, the Ohio-based fast food chain announced its […]

FG Trade/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of a “limited number” of Dole-branded and private label salad kits due to potential cross contamination with cheeses recalled for possible listeria contamination. A company recall notice posted on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website and Dole’s company website […]

Greg Bajor/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — While snow and frigid temps are sweeping parts of the country, travel deals for spring break are heating up. Experts like founder Scott Keyes explained to ABC News’ Good Morning America why now may be the best time to book flights for spring travel. Spring break travel tips: […]

Pop Tarts (NEW YORK) — William “Bill” Post, the man often credited with inventing the beloved Pop Tart, has died at 96. Born on June 27, 1927 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Post was one of seven children born to Dutch immigrants and, at the age of 16, Post began working part-time washing trucks at Hekman […]

Noel Hendrickson/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Consumer prices rose 3.1% in January compared to a year ago, slowing markedly from the previous month but missing expectations of an even larger cooldown, a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released on Tuesday showed. Still, the falling inflation offered welcome news for the Federal Reserve as […]

Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Super Bowl viewers could hardly miss an ad blitz from e-commerce company Temu promising low prices that allow customers to “shop like a billionaire.” The company’s app vaulted to second place among the most downloaded free apps on Apple devices, Apple rankings showed Monday. The platform sells […]

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