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No winner in Mega Millions as prize surges to $493 million

Emilie Richardson/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- There were no winners in Friday night's drawing of one of the largest totals in the history of the Mega Millions lottery. The jackpot will now be at least $493 million in next Tuesday's   ... Read More

Krispy Kreme to purchase majority stake in Insomnia Cookies

Courtesy: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts(NEW YORK) -- Popular donut chain Krispy Kreme is poised to acquire a majority stake in cookie delivery company Insomnia Cookies, the company announced Friday.

The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Krispy Kreme CEO   ... Read More

Starbucks is opening a store where all the employees know American Sign Language

Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Starbucks is opening an All Signing Store that caters to deaf customers in Washington, D.C.

The coffee shop will open in October and will be staffed only by people fluent in American Sign   ... Read More

Mom warns of Fortnite fraud after teen son’s account was taken over

Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Microsoft Stores & Kor Media Entertainment(NEW YORK) -- A mother wants to help protect other families from scammers after her teenage son was allegedly duped while playing the competitive fighting game Fortnite.

Fortnite is a   ... Read More

Tips on saving and building towards retirement

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Whether they are just starting their careers or have been working for decades, many people ask themselves the same questions about retirement: when should I save? Am I saving enough? What should I do with the   ... Read More

Harvey Weinstein asks court to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit, says they had a ‘bargain’

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein's legal team said in new court documents that Ashley Judd struck "a bargain" with him in which she would allow him to touch her "if she won an Academy   ... Read More

Teachers show off their creative summer side hustles

Courtesy Max Bawarksi(NEW YORK) -- This can be your summer to lean into your side hustle.

A side hustle can be something that fuels your passion, fills up your bank account or, ideally, does both.

Teachers are especially known   ... Read More

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook won’t automatically ban Holocaust deniers, but wants to keep ‘fake news’ from spreading

Chesnot/Getty Images(MENLO PARK, Calif.) -- Mark Zuckerberg says when it comes to fake news -- even from extremists like Holocaust deniers -- Facebook will not ban people from expressing their opinion, but will seek to stop it from spreading   ... Read More

Investigators find faulty U.S. oversight of vehicle recalls, Takata inflators

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A government audit released to Congress on Wednesday said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's poor oversight of recalls may have left dangerous vehicles on the road for longer than necessary, including those affected by exploding Takata   ... Read More

High-heeled Crocs already sold out online

Crocs(NEW YORK) -- Love it or hate it, ugly fashion is making serious strides and if the high-heeled Crocs that went viral and sold out is any indication, then the trend could be making moves towards becoming a staple.   ... Read More

Elon Musk apologizes to British cave diver over derogatory tweet

Joshua Lott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tesla CEO Elon Musk apologized on Wednesday for derogatory comments he made toward one of the cave divers who helped rescue the trapped Thai soccer team last week.

In a series of tweets early   ... Read More

Van Leeuwen’s ice cream empire is making vegan flavors cool

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Before you say, "no, thank you" to vegan ice cream, take another look. Van Leeuwen's Artisan Ice Cream has developed a cult following around their vegan ice cream that rivals the traditional dairy treat.

"Being able   ... Read More

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter says resignation ‘was a mistake’

Michael Hickey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The founder of Papa John's said he made “a mistake” when he agreed to step down as chairman of the company’s board last week amid “mischaracterized” reports about his use of a racial slur   ... Read More

Both women and men lie about women’s earnings, new census report finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Not only do most women make 80 cents on the dollar compared with their male counterparts, new research from the Census Bureau also shows that both women and men lie about how much women actually get   ... Read More

Most expensive Chinese movie ever bombs, was pulled from theaters in days

New Trailer Buzz/YouTube(BEIJING) -- "Asura," the most expensive film ever produced in China, has been pulled from theaters just a few days after it opened.

The movie reportedly brought in less than 50 million yuan, or $7.4 million, in   ... Read More

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No winner in Mega Millions as prize surges to $493 million

Emilie Richardson/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- There were no winners in Friday night's drawing of one of the largest totals in the history of the Mega Millions lottery. The jackpot will now be at least $493 million in next Tuesday's   ... Read More

Krispy Kreme to purchase majority stake in Insomnia Cookies

Courtesy: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts(NEW YORK) -- Popular donut chain Krispy Kreme is poised to acquire a majority stake in cookie delivery company Insomnia Cookies, the company announced Friday.

The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Krispy Kreme CEO   ... Read More

Starbucks is opening a store where all the employees know American Sign Language

Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Starbucks is opening an All Signing Store that caters to deaf customers in Washington, D.C.

The coffee shop will open in October and will be staffed only by people fluent in American Sign   ... Read More

Mom warns of Fortnite fraud after teen son’s account was taken over

Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Microsoft Stores & Kor Media Entertainment(NEW YORK) -- A mother wants to help protect other families from scammers after her teenage son was allegedly duped while playing the competitive fighting game Fortnite.

Fortnite is a   ... Read More

Tips on saving and building towards retirement

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Whether they are just starting their careers or have been working for decades, many people ask themselves the same questions about retirement: when should I save? Am I saving enough? What should I do with the   ... Read More

Harvey Weinstein asks court to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit, says they had a ‘bargain’

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein's legal team said in new court documents that Ashley Judd struck "a bargain" with him in which she would allow him to touch her "if she won an Academy   ... Read More

Teachers show off their creative summer side hustles

Courtesy Max Bawarksi(NEW YORK) -- This can be your summer to lean into your side hustle.

A side hustle can be something that fuels your passion, fills up your bank account or, ideally, does both.

Teachers are especially known   ... Read More

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook won’t automatically ban Holocaust deniers, but wants to keep ‘fake news’ from spreading

Chesnot/Getty Images(MENLO PARK, Calif.) -- Mark Zuckerberg says when it comes to fake news -- even from extremists like Holocaust deniers -- Facebook will not ban people from expressing their opinion, but will seek to stop it from spreading   ... Read More

Investigators find faulty U.S. oversight of vehicle recalls, Takata inflators

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A government audit released to Congress on Wednesday said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's poor oversight of recalls may have left dangerous vehicles on the road for longer than necessary, including those affected by exploding Takata   ... Read More

High-heeled Crocs already sold out online

Crocs(NEW YORK) -- Love it or hate it, ugly fashion is making serious strides and if the high-heeled Crocs that went viral and sold out is any indication, then the trend could be making moves towards becoming a staple.   ... Read More

Elon Musk apologizes to British cave diver over derogatory tweet

Joshua Lott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tesla CEO Elon Musk apologized on Wednesday for derogatory comments he made toward one of the cave divers who helped rescue the trapped Thai soccer team last week.

In a series of tweets early   ... Read More

Van Leeuwen’s ice cream empire is making vegan flavors cool

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Before you say, "no, thank you" to vegan ice cream, take another look. Van Leeuwen's Artisan Ice Cream has developed a cult following around their vegan ice cream that rivals the traditional dairy treat.

"Being able   ... Read More

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter says resignation ‘was a mistake’

Michael Hickey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The founder of Papa John's said he made “a mistake” when he agreed to step down as chairman of the company’s board last week amid “mischaracterized” reports about his use of a racial slur   ... Read More

Both women and men lie about women’s earnings, new census report finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Not only do most women make 80 cents on the dollar compared with their male counterparts, new research from the Census Bureau also shows that both women and men lie about how much women actually get   ... Read More

Most expensive Chinese movie ever bombs, was pulled from theaters in days

New Trailer Buzz/YouTube(BEIJING) -- "Asura," the most expensive film ever produced in China, has been pulled from theaters just a few days after it opened.

The movie reportedly brought in less than 50 million yuan, or $7.4 million, in   ... Read More

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