(NEW YORK) -- Shares for General Electric surged 6% in early trading Tuesday after the historic American conglomerate announced plans to split into three publicly-traded companies focused on aviation, health care and energy. Investors seemed to welcome the news from the major firm, with a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Uber and Lyft are boasting record profits as both companies say they are aggressively recruiting drivers to fill a void created by the pandemic. Since the pandemic, rideshare costs have exploded across the country. Uber and Lyft -- the two largest rideshare companies... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles' sweeping new vaccine mandate goes into effect Monday, which requires proof of vaccination in order for patrons to enter most public indoor spaces in the second most populous city in the U.S. Believed to be among the most far-reaching vaccination requirements... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Hiring gained steam in October, with U.S. employers adding 531,000 jobs and the unemployment rate edging down by a fraction of a percentage point to 4.6%, the Department of Labor said Friday. Job growth was widespread and beat economists' expectations -- with major... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dubbed a "code red for humanity" by the head of the United Nations, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in its most-recent report that the impacts of human-induced climate change are already being seen in "every region across the globe"... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With 20 days till Turkey day, it's time to menu plan and get ahead on cost-effective ways to host Thanksgiving this year. According to a recent Instacart/Harris Poll survey, 48% of Americans hosting or contributing dishes to Thanksgiving dinner this year are... Read More.
(OGUNQUIT, Maine) -- In the cold autumn rain, as residents of this seaside resort town sort their paper, plastic and aluminum into community dumpsters, Steve Twombly uses a fishing net affixed to a six-foot-pole to scoop out recyclable misfits and debris that belongs in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly 100 million U.S. workers will be required to get the COVID vaccine by Jan. 4, with some workers allowed to test weekly instead, under sweeping federal rules released Thursday by the Biden administration that identifies COVID-19 as an occupational hazard. The regulations... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Warehouses in and around U.S. ports are running out of room, experts say, adding another challenge to the country's already crippled supply chain. "We are either at or over capacity, and demand for space is the greatest I have ever seen," said... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Meta, the newly named parent company of Facebook, announced Tuesday that it was shutting down its use of a facial recognition system on its social media platform. The announcement comes after mounting pressure from advocacy groups concerned about privacy issues, allegations of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As climate change takes center stage with global leaders, it's a perfect time to take a look around our own homes to see what small changes can help reduce one's carbon footprint. ABC News' technology and consumer correspondent Becky Worley kicked off... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Members of the United Auto Workers Union are set to vote Tuesday on a tentative agreement that would end the ongoing strike of more than 10,000 John Deere workers. News of the tentative deal, which would give approximately double the wage increase... Read More.