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Microsoft outage was not part of 'coordinated campaign,' says cybersecurity agency

By MARC NATHANSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) says a widespread Microsoft email outage Monday was not part of a "broader coordinated campaign" -- but they're still keeping an eye out for possible malicious activity.Microsoft reported that a number of users in North America lost…... Read More

Amazon Prime Day 2020: Get ready to shop beginning Oct. 13

By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Brace yourselves. Amazon Prime Day is on the way and expected to be great.One of the retail giant's biggest sale events of the year will run for 48 hours on Oct. 13 and Oct. 14.The online sales event offers over one…... Read More

COVID-19 won't stop the longest competitive off-road rally in the US

BY: MORGAN KORN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- In less than two weeks, 72 women from across the country will traverse dirt trails, desert sand dunes and barren landscapes in California and Nevada without the aid of technology in this year's Rebelle Rally, the first off-road navigational rally raid for women in…... Read More

How four deeply rooted farms stayed strong for their communities amid COVID-19

By TAYLOR BEHRENDT-RHODES, CAMERON HARRISON and JOEL LYONS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With its mission to "keep family farmers on the land," Farm Aid works year-round to promote food grown on family farms, support farmers in times of need and promote fair farming policies. It's also known for the famous…... Read More

Illinois Facebook users tagged in photos can now submit claims as part of $650 million settlement

By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook users in Illinois can now submit claims online and receive between $200 and $400 as part of a $650 million settlement by the social media giant over a class-action lawsuit stemming from its collection of users' biometric data."We are very excited that…... Read More

US airline launches first COVID-19 testing program of its kind

By MINA KAJI, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- United Airlines will be the first airline to offer COVID-19 tests to some of its passengers as the industry urges governments to agree on an international testing protocol as a way to safely reopen travel routes that have been cut amid the coronavirus…... Read More

New weekly unemployment filings tick up to 870,000

By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The latest tally of weekly jobless claims was 870,000 last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday.While the number of people filing for unemployment insurance has plateaued in recent weeks, the latest figure shows a concerning uptick of 4,000 compared to the previous week's…... Read More

Airlines under scrutiny over mask policies as parents with toddlers get kicked off flights

By MINA KAJI, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Rachel Davis was brought to tears last week as she pleaded with American Airlines gate agents after getting booted from a flight because her 2-year-old son would not wear a mask."What do you want me to do -- duct tape his face?" she…... Read More

The Debt S-L-A-Y-E-R Method helped woman vanquish $30K in credit card debt

By JOEL LYONS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When Jordanne Wells' husband, Cedric, was about to turn 30 years old, she planned to buy him an ultimate flight simulator bundle -- a thoughtful gift given his interest in flying."I wanted to make this one special because it's a big, big number,"…... Read More

Facebook hit with lawsuit over Kenosha protest deaths

BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Four individuals, including the partner of one of the victims of the deadly Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings, have filed a lawsuit against Facebook, the suspected gunman Kyle Rittenhouse and two leaders of online groups.Violent protests rocked the Midwest city after the police shooting of…... Read More

Living on the edge: More than 4 in 10 households face serious financial problems during pandemic: POLL

BY: SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Yolanda Ames knows how to make food stretch: A little bread added to the ground beef, or a little extra water in the macaroni, will help keep her three boys' stomachs full longer. That's not the problem; it's whether she can afford electricity this…... Read More