A traveler left a pet snake behind at a TSA checkpoint

TSA(NEW YORK) -- It wasn't quite "Snakes on a Plane." A 15-inch thin, black snake with a yellow band around its neck was discovered Monday night on the floor of a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint in...

Trump White House insists economy is strong but weighing tax cuts amid recession fears

Bill Chizek/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Even as President Donald Trump insists the U.S. economy is “the best in the world,” he is also weighing pursuing another round of tax cuts amid concerns about a possible...

How this woman paid off more than $222K in student loan debt

Caitlin Boston(NEW YORK) -- A 35-year-old who paid off more than $222,000 in debt accumulated through student loans shared how she pulled it off in a celebration video that has since gone viral. Caitlin Boston donned a...

125-Year-old dime sells for $1.32 million

selimaksan/iStock(CHICAGO) -- A dime doesn’t buy much these days, but this rare dime that recently sold at auction cost a pretty penny. The 1894-S Barber dime is considered among the rarest and most coveted coins in...

Chicken fight: Popeyes, Chick-fil-A and more face off in latest viral Twitter feud

Wolterk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- It's the fast-food food face-off we've all been waiting for, and people are watching to see which chicken sandwich will reign supreme. In one corner, we have chicken sandwich veteran...

Target to roll out new food and beverage brand next month

Jorge Villalba/iStock(MINNEAPOLIS) -- In an effort to further make its stores a one-stop shop for customers, Target announced on Monday it is launching a new food and beverage brand next month. The brand, called Good...

President Trump dismisses fears of US economic recession

tupungato/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and his top advisers on Monday continued to dismiss talk that the the U.S. economy is showing signs it could be headed for a recession amid his trade war with China. ...

'All the single ladies': Money tips for the unmarried

Rawpixel/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Daniele Schreir has a full-time job and a side hustle as a blogger, but still her biggest anxiety is money, which she attributes to being single. "As a single woman, especially at my age, I...

One-third of economists predict US recession in 2021

D-Keine/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Among 226 economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics, 34% said a recession would hit the U.S. in 2021, an increase from 25% who believed so in February. The new...

UPS joins race for future of delivery services by investing in self-driving trucks

iStock(NEW YORK) -- The self-driving tractor-trailer of the future is one step closer, with UPS in tow. UPS announced an investment in TuSimple, an autonomous truck startup, on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and time...

Tyson Foods recalls 39,000 pounds of frozen chicken patties possibly contaminated with 'foreign matter'

Tyson Foods, Inc.(NEW YORK) -- Tyson Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of frozen chicken patties over concerns the products were possibly contaminated with "extraneous materials," according...

New York City hosts first dog restaurant week

ablokhin/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Starting this Sunday, New York City is going to the dogs. Dog lovers can dine out with their four-legged friends from Aug. 18 to Aug. 25 at a variety of local dog-friendly outdoor patios...

Beware of asking your smart device to look up a phone number, Better Business Bureau warns

CoinUp/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Better Business Bureau issued a new warning on Friday cautioning consumers to not ask voice assistant-enabled smart devices to find and call phone numbers for companies because it could lead...

Walmart says it sells 20 percent of ammunition in US, defends gun sales after mass shootings

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) -- Since 22 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, earlier this month, and another shooting at a Mississippi Walmart in July left two people dead,...

What is an inverted yield curve? It's a recession's canary in a coal mine

shipov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its worst day of 2019 on Wednesday, and economists offered an obscure culprit: an inverted yield curve. What is it, and why did it spook investors? On...

What pet owners needs to know about flying with their dogs

gchutka/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Booking a plane ticket is often as simple as the click of a few buttons -- except when flying with your dog. Then, this relatively simple process becomes a bit more complicated due to specific...

What you can do now to protect your finances in the event of a recession

D-Keine/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With growing fears of a recession after the worst trading day of 2019 on Wall Street, here's what you need to know about how to protect your money. ABC News Chief Business, Technology and...

New "Star Wars"-themed Barbie dolls debut

Barbiemedia.com(NEW YORK) -- The Force is strong with these Barbies. Barbie just announced a collaboration with Star Wars and revealed a new line of Barbie dolls that pays homage to Star Wars: A New Hope with some...

Dow closes flat, holding most of Wednesday's steep losses

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stock markets opened mostly flat on Thursday, in essence holding most of Wednesday's steep losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading sideways in early trade, up 0.063% to...

5 Clothing rental services that will keep your wardrobe in constant rotation

golibo/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Rent The Runway has led the charge when it comes to borrowing your wardrobe through a subscription service. Now, multiple companies, as well as major retailers, are following suit, making...

Nebraska Teenager's Senior Pictures Honor Father Killed In Afghanistan

Nebraska Teenager's Senior Pictures Honor Father Killed In Afghanistan

Kearney man convicted of assaulting jogger

Kearney man convicted of assaulting jogger

Rippe Named as Hastings College Scott Scholars program

Rippe Named as Hastings College Scott Scholars program

Grand Island Public Schools to start Tuesday after mold cleanup

Grand Island Public Schools to start Tuesday after mold cleanup

Sarpy Crash Reward Grows, Info Stalls

Sarpy Crash Reward Grows, Info Stalls

Discoverers Hoping To Bounce Back In 2019

Discoverers Hoping To Bounce Back In 2019

Chasers Club 'Cakes 6-1

Chasers Club 'Cakes 6-1

Beatrice softball, led by six seniors, looks to get back to Hastings with their 'eye on the prize'

Beatrice softball, led by six seniors, looks to get back to Hastings with their 'eye on the prize'

Wilber-Clatonia looks ready to once again contend in Class C2 playoff race

Wilber-Clatonia looks ready to once again contend in Class C2 playoff race

Conestoga continues to build culture, add players to football program

Conestoga continues to build culture, add players to football program