US added 266K jobs in November, unemployment remains at 50-year low

wingedwolf/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 266,000 jobs to their payrolls in November, the Labor Department reported Friday morning. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said notable job gains were made last month in...

What will driving be like in 2030? Experts offer a few clues

baona/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Your car, unfortunately, will not fly a la The Jetsons in the next decade. It will, however, likely be a crossover SUV that still requires a human driver. That Uber or Lyft ride? Expect an...

Hybrid-powered cruise ship could be key to lessening emissions from ocean travel

Hurtigruten AS(NEW YORK) -- Cruise ships conjure up images of fun in the sun, beautiful vistas and crystal-blue waters. But along with cargo and other large ships, they are also increasingly being scrutinized as polluters...

Uber reveals nearly 6,000 incidents of sexual assaults in new safety report

Uber(NEW YORK) -- Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assault from both riders and drivers across the United States in 2017 and 2018. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing company voluntarily released the...

Signs show separate bathrooms for Uber employees and drivers at Rhode Island hub

jetcityimage/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A viral tweet reveals an Uber business place in Rhode Island had separate bathrooms for employees and drivers, at a time when tensions between the two groups at the ride-share company are...

Tufts University removes Sackler name from buildings, citing 'toll of the opioid epidemic'

DenisTangneyJr/iStock(BOSTON) -- Tufts University announced plans to sever ties with the Sacklers on Thursday, saying it would remove the billionaire family's name from buildings and medical programs due to concerns over...

Huawei calls FCC's order 'unlawful,' takes new legal action

Dafinchi/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Chinese tech giant Huawei is not backing down from an ongoing battle with U.S. regulators by taking new legal action on Thursday against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over an...

Two Russian nationals indicted in alleged massive hacking, bank fraud scheme

sestovic/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Two Russian nationals have been indicted on bank fraud and international computer hacking charges over an alleged decade-long scheme that “deployed two of the most dangerous financial...

US Postal Service creates new stamp to raise money for veterans with PTSD

US Postal Service (NEW YORK) -- A new stamp with a cause has sprouted up thanks to the U.S. Postal Service. The USPS announced Monday that it has issued a semipostal stamp that will help raise funds for people who have...

Restaurant serving only in-flight meals opens in Asia

FILE photo - DeSid/iStock(LONDON) — Have you ever had airline food that was so good that you wished you could get it all the time? Well, now you can. AirAsia has opened a fast-food restaurant that will -- get this...

Oscar Munoz to step down as CEO of United Airlines

Meinzahn/iStock(CHICAGO) -- Oscar Munoz will step down from his role as CEO of United Airlines, the company announced Thursday. Munoz will be leaving the position in May 2020 but will stay on with the company as executive...

After a decade of explosive growth, Silicon Valley grapples with 'unintended consequences' and 'responsibility'

monkeybusinessimages/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The technology that connects us has revolutionized the world over the past decade -- at times moving faster than we could keep up with, irrevocably changing how people interact and...

Pinterest and The Knot take a stand against 'plantation weddings'

iStock(NEW YORK) -- The popular wedding-planning sites Pinterest and The Knot announced they are no longer promoting content for "plantation"-style weddings. "Weddings should be a symbol of love and unity. Plantations...

Final shipping dates to get gifts via ground delivery in time for Christmas

Stefonlinton/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With a shortened shopping window before Christmas, retailers are feeling the pressure to deliver on speedy shipping. The shipping industry has six fewer days than normal between...

Long Island police partner with Amazon's Ring to crack down on porch pirates

jahcottontail143/iStock(New York) -- A police department in New York announced a new partnership with Amazon's Ring doorbell to help combat porch pirates just in time for the holidays. The announcement comes at a time,...

Essie launches quick-dry 'expressie' nail polish

Essie(NEW YORK) -- No time for a mani? No problem. Essie has a brand new nail polish that might be the solution for you. The cult-followed company announced Expressie quick-dry on-the-fly nail polish, which is supposed to...

Inside the Wild West of the CBD products industry

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Sitting at home on his ranch in Elk, Washington, Sgt. Ben Hayhurst said he feels most at peace when he's outdoors. "That's why we moved out here. It's honestly where I'm more comfortable," he said. ...

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepping down as CEO and president

iStock/400tmax(NEW YORK) -- Google's founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced on Tuesday that they are stepping down as CEO and president, respectively, from the company they built. Sundar Pichai will be Google's...

Elon Musk's 'pedo guy' tweet defamation trial begins

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The trial over a since-deleted tweet from entrepreneur Elon Musk calling a British diver a "pedo guy" began in a California courtroom Tuesday. Musk has previously said in a...

Rent The Runway expands to include ski and athleisure apparel categories

iStock/GradyReese(NEW YORK) -- Rent the Runway continues to be a pioneer in the rental clothing space, and now the brand is continuing its rapid growth with two new categories: ski and athleisure. The company announced...

Victim UPDATE: Car wreck on 281 north of Hastings

Victim UPDATE: Car wreck on 281 north of Hastings

NCN Investigation Finds Watchdog Questioning Councilman's Election

NCN Investigation Finds Watchdog Questioning Councilman's Election

Tour de Nebraska releases route for 2020

Tour de Nebraska releases route for 2020

Grand Island district added to National Register of Historic Places

Grand Island district added to National Register of Historic Places

Rural Lawmakers Pushing 35% Solution Hard

Rural Lawmakers Pushing 35% Solution Hard

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 6

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 6

Missouri measures would allow college athletes to be paid

Missouri measures would allow college athletes to be paid

Thursday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 5

Thursday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 5

LHNE kicks off 2019-20 season with new coach at the helm

LHNE kicks off 2019-20 season with new coach at the helm

Wayne State Rugby heads to nationals aiming to claim 11th national championship

Wayne State Rugby heads to nationals aiming to claim 11th national championship