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Vienna Beef recalls 2,000 pounds of hot dogs

(WASHINGTON) -- Vienna Beef is recalling approximately 2,030 pounds of frankfurters over concerns they could be contaminated with metal, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The hot dogs in question are "skinless beef frankfurters" that came in 10-pound cases and were produced on May 2, 2019. They were shipped to…... Read More

Tips, strategies for paying off student debt

(NEW YORK) -- The nearly 400 graduates of Morehouse College who received a life-changing surprise Sunday when their commencement speaker promised to pay off their student loans recognize how lucky they are."Even graduating from Morehouse was a tremendous blessing," said graduate John Jacob Burns, who said he had $35,000 in…... Read More

Americans seeking love are crossing party lines again after deep divisions following 2016 elections

(NEW YORK) -- Americans are finally starting to reach across the aisle again -- at least when it comes to dating.Many Americans have traditionally dated people with a different political affiliation, but that changed right after the 2016 election, according to data from the Match Group, a company that includes…... Read More

CEO of background check company calls alleged Somali war criminal turned Uber driver an 'edge case'

(NEW YORK) -- The CEO of the company that processes background checks for Uber and Lyft called the alleged Somali war criminal who drove for the companies an "edge case."Checkr co-founder and chief executive, Daniel Yanisse, said that Yusuf Abdi Ali, a former driver, cleared the company's background checks because…... Read More

No plans to put Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that he isn't planning on putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill next year and that a redesign of the currency won't be issued until 2028.President Donald Trump has called the effort, initiated by the Obama administration, to put an image of…... Read More

Are "Game of Thrones" and "Avengers" latest victims of US-China trade war?

(BEIJING) -- For most Game of Thrones fans around the world, to quote the show, their watch has ended. But in China, the divisive series finale hasn't been made available.A hour before the show was due to stream Monday morning in Beijing, as it aired simultaneously throughout much of the…... Read More

Teacher's candid post reveals why she's quitting her job, opting for law school

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- An educator who publicly shared her frustrations regarding the schooling system is speaking out on why she's leaving her teaching job and becoming a lawyer instead.Hannah Ketring-Brown posted her thoughts on Facebook earlier this month in hopes her words would spark change within Metro Nashville Public Schools.…... Read More

Airlines faces record high summer travel season amid 737 MAX freeze

(NEW YORK) -- Airlines are again expecting a record high number of passengers to fly this summer, according to a trade group, despite the worldwide groundings of the Boeing 737 MAX after two fatal crashes.Airlines for America told reporters on Tuesday that 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8…... Read More

25 sexual harassment complaints and lawsuits filed against McDonald's

(NEW YORK) -- Twenty-five lawsuits and federal complaints were filed Tuesday in 20 cities across the U.S. accusing the fast-food company McDonald’s of sexual harassment, gender-based discrimination and subsequent retaliation.The new cases are being pushed by the labor group Fight for $15 and funded by the TIME'S UP Legal Defense…... Read More

Coca-Cola bringing back 1985 'New Coke' formula for new season of "Stranger Things"

(NEW YORK) -- Coca-Cola is re-launching its 1985 "New Coke" formula in conjunction with the release of the third season of Stranger Things.The beverage maker is partnering with Netflix to "immerse viewers in 1980s nostalgia," according to the company. New Coke will appear in several episodes of the upcoming season…... Read More

Memorial Day 2019 sales: All the best deals and how to save big

(NEW YORK) -- Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, making it the perfect time to shop for the clothes, furniture and appliances you'll need to get you through the season.Retailers know that too, and many are offering deals and slashing prices accordingly.ABC News' Good Morning America has compiled…... Read More

Ford is cutting 7,000 salaried jobs

(DEARBORN, Mich.) -- American automotive giant Ford said on Monday it is preparing to cut 7,000 salaried jobs in an effort to reduce bureaucracy at the company, flatten the structure of management and cut costs, according to a letter CEO Jim Hackett sent to employees on Monday.Fellow Detroit-area automaker General…... Read More

Bloomingdale's employee files lawsuit, says she was accused of aiding man in committing fraud

(NEW YORK) -- A woman of Korean descent is suing Bloomingdale's and L’Oreal USA, alleging discrimination and false imprisonment.Hye Sun Kang, who goes by Jennifer, was a sales associate at the L’Oreal counter at Bloomingdale’s flagship store in New York City. Without any warning, her lawsuit said, she was detained…... Read More

Nike to change pregnancy policy in athlete contracts after backlash

(NEW YORK) -- After a group of female track stars alleged they were penalized by Nike for being pregnant, the company said it would do more to protect female athletes' pay during and after pregnancy. “Last year we standardized our approach across all sports to support our female athletes during…... Read More