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Americans feel unsafe sharing the road with fully self-driving cars

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA — New vehicle technology has become a major topic among American motorists.  A new AAA survey reveals that U.S. drivers seek autonomous technologies in their next vehicle, but remain apprehensive about a fully self-driving car. Although autonomous…

Ben Carson Slavery Speech

Ben Carson compared slaves to immigrants seeking a better life in his first official address Monday as Housing and Urban Development secretary, setting off an uproar on social media. In what appears to be an embarrassing pattern of missteps on race for the…

Experts urge to wait to cut umbilical cord

(CNN) - More health organizations are urging medical professionals not to cut a newborn's umbilical cord until about 30 to 60 seconds after birth. Traditionally in the United States, the cord is clamped and cut immediately after birth  in around…

GM is laying off 1,100 workers in Michigan

(CNN) - General Motors is announcing its fourth round of layoffs since November. Affected employees are third shift workers at GM's Lansing Delta Township plant in Michigan. That plant currently makes SUV's. About 1,100 employees will be affected by this…

New TSA airport pat-downs/may prompt complaints

(CNN) - The TSA is warning local police about its new airport pat-down procedure. At issue; the more invasive pat-down could cause some passengers to report what happened to authorities. It isn't exactly clear where and how TSA screeners will…

Bird flu found at Tyson chicken farm

(CNN) - A deadly form of bird flu has a Tennessee chicken farm under quarantine. Agents from the U.S. Department of Agriculture found a strain of the bird flu virus at a facility that supplies Tyson foods. As a result,…

U.S. Suspends Expedited Processing H-1B Visas

(CNN) - The U.S. is putting on hold expedited processing for "H1B" visas. Those visas help highly skilled foreign workers get jobs in the U.S. Their employers can currently pay an extra fee if they want their applications to be…

Flint Water Treatment Plant Expected by 2019

Flint, MI (WNEM) - It could take another two years to end the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Mayor Karen weaver wrote this week that the city will not be able to treat its drinking water until August 2019. In…

President Trump's New Executive Order

Photo President Trump is expected to issue on Monday a new version of his executive order on immigration that excludes Iraq, a key ally in the fight against the Islamic State, from a list of predominantly Muslim countries whose citizens…

Pizza Hut is offering shoes that order pizza for you

(CNN) - Pizza Hut has a fun new way to order your pizza. "Pie Tops"  are sneakers that order up food by pressing a button on the shoe's tongue. Bluetooth technology and geolocation lets pizza hut know where to deliver the…

COSTCO raising membership fees

(CNN) - It's going to cost you a little more to save money by shopping at COSTCO. The warehouse retail giant is raising its annual membership fees for the first time in six years. The cost of a basic "gold…

Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins removing artificial colors

(CNN) - Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins are jumping on the "natural" foods train. Parent company Dunkin' brands announced it will remove artificial coloring from its foods sold in the U.S. by the end of 2018. The change will impact…

AT&T agrees to bring 3K jobs back to U.S.

(CNN) - AT&T has agreed to bring 3,000 outsourced jobs back to the United States. The move is part of the negotiations between the company and the communication workers of America union. The four-year deal covers wage hikes, paid parental…

Home Depot to fill 80,000 jobs for the spring

(CNN) - Need a job this spring? Apply at home depot! The home improvement chain plans fill more than 80,000 jobs just in time for the spring season. The company will be bringing on a range of employees, from cashiers…

100,000 Stolen Diapers Replaced by Amazon

Fox Crossing, WI (WFRV) - Two big companies are stepping in to help a diaper bank in Wisconsin that was targeted by thieves. Someone stole about 100,000 diapers in Fox Crossing in recent weeks. But Amazon said Thursday that it…

Tom Hanks Buys White House Press Corps Espresso Machine

(CNN) - The White House press corps can thank Tom Hanks for their next cup of Joe. The actor donated an espresso machine to reporters covering the Trump administration on Thursday. A note from Hanks said they should keep working…

Amazon Web Outage Was From a Typo

(CNN) - Amazon Web Services says that big outage it had a couple days ago... Was basically caused by a typo. The outage took down a number of big websites and cloud services for hours on Tuesday. Seems; the company…

U.S. on Hunt for Contacts Found in Yemen Raid

(CNN) - U.S. officials say the intelligence gained from last month's raid in Yemen is helping fight terrorism. Authorities are using recovered data to find and monitor hundreds of people connected to one of Al Qaeda's most capable affiliate groups.…

More than 47 million watched Trump address Congress

(CNN) - More than 47-million people watched president Trump's first address to Congress; according to Nielsen data. Roughly 53-million tuned in for former president Barack Obama's first joint address in 2009. Tuesday night's figure is calculated from the ratings of…

Facebook wants to do more for suicide prevention

(CNN) - Facebook says it wants to do more to stop the growing suicide epidemic in the nation. The company says it's testing a new technology that could flag potential suicide or self-injury posts on its site. Those posts would…

Wells Fargo CEO, seven executives stripped of bonuses

(CNN) - The leaders of Wells Fargo just took a big pay hit due to the bank's fake account scandal. Wells Fargo's board of directors has stripped CEO Tim Sloan and seven of his top lieutenants of their 2016 bonuses.…

Antartica temperature hits record high

(CNN) - The continent of Antarctica officially has a new record high temperature. According to the World Meteorological Organization the record of 63.5 degrees was set on March 24, 2015. It replaces the previous record of 59 degrees set on…

McDonald's launching ordering app

(CNN) - Order your big mac from your app! McDonald's announced on Wednesday it plans to launch an app where diners can place orders for curbside or drive-thru pickup. McDonald's also says it will start "experimenting with different delivery models."…

Hershey's cutting more than 2,000 jobs

Harrisburg, PA (WGAL) - Hershey is set to lay-off about 2,700 workers, but most of the cuts will impact employees outside the U.S. The candy maker says the 15% workforce cut is part of a plan to boost its international…

Trump to wait to sign new travel ban

(CNN) - President Trump will not sign his re-worked travel ban on Wednesday. The president was prepared to sign a new ban after an appeal court halted his original executive order. Trump's original order banned citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries…

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