Flanked by TikTok influencers, Rep. Jamaal Bowman, D-N.Y., used a Wednesday afternoon news conference outside the U.S. Capitol to launch a defense of the popular social media platform, whose ownership by a Chinese company could result in a sweeping and unprecedented ban in the United States.
If Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis defeats former President Donald Trump for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, he may have a harder time winning the general election than his supporters expect, according to the latest Yahoo News/YouGov poll.
Ministers from six Pacific island nations called for an end to new oil, gas, and coal projects and for a treaty that would govern their phaseout.
The CFPB filed a complaint accusing GST Factoring, which runs a student-debt relief business, of "charging illegal advance fees" to pay off debt.
Attorneys for the retired optometrist who has accused the actress of crashing into him on a ski slope in 2016 objected to the gifts.
Texas Republicans are either sitting out Trump's rally in Waco this weekend, or refuse to say they're going. What could be scaring them off?
Deer Valley ski resort has been frequented by celebrities and public figures, including Tony Danza and Chelsea Clinton.
Archer Aviation and United Airlines announced a partnership today to launch a commercial air taxi route in Chicago. The companies plan to launch the flight path between downtown and O’Hare International Airport in 2025.
Would you say no to a cluster diamond engagement ring?
After making a name for itself nearly a half-century ago, the Jeep Cherokee has been chopped from the lineup.
Ford gave investors and analysts today a peek at how it will reorganize its business units and report financial performance.
A spate of heavy rains in California that have interfered with the strawberry harvest are negatively impacting farmworkers and may soon hit consumers in the wallet too.
OpenAI announced that it has begun introducing plugins for ChatGPT. These will enable the chatbot to interact with 3rd-party APIs, pull real-time stats and facts for the first time.
A TikToker user happened to be filming outside his apartment when he spotted a flying couch.
VNKC LLC took orders, deposits, and even sent out falsified documents in an effort to get people to wire large sums of money for classic and desirable cars.
"I'm not entry-level. I'm not even mid-level. I'm a senior designer."
The proposals may unintentionally hurt those least prepared for retirement.
This mini chainsaw is "perfect for camping and backyard work" — and it's on sale on Amazon Canada.
Martin says he stops eating for the day at 4pm.
Meta, the self-styled "metaverse company" formerly known as Facebook, has taken on a novel role de-hyping the virtual world technology its founder bet the farm on just a few short years ago. No, it hasn't announced another pivot -- rather it's been forced to dial down the multicolored metaverse hype as it lobbies against a proposal pushed by European mobile network operators who want regional lawmakers to force major content providers (i.e. The telcos' complaints about their (relative) poverty (vs tech giants) is obviously controversial but does appear to have bent ears in Brussels: In February, EU lawmakers announced an exploratory consultation on the future of network funding.
This L.A.-based TikToker has captured the city's shocking state after being hit by a major storm. The post This man compares L.A.’s floodings to Disney’s ‘It’s A Small World’ ride: ‘Im dead this ride kills me’ appeared first on In The Know.
The Federal Reserve has raised rates aggressively in the last year and projected on Wednesday its work raising rates is likely done. Dealing with the fallout of these moves, however, appears to be a project just getting underway.
You can grab Samsung SSDs and microSDs at a discount right now from Amazon if you're looking for some storage products for your computers, consoles or mobile devices.
Former President Donald Trump's mounting legal troubles got considerably worse this week when a federal appeals court ruled that one of his lawyers must appear for questioning before the Washington grand jury investigating the handling of classified documents after Trump left office.
Home security is important — this Amazon sale is the perfect time to beef up yours!
At Thursday's House hearing, TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew faced a barrage of questions over concerns that data collected on U.S. users might be vulnerable to surveillance by China. Chew's response to one of those questions in particular likely dug the company's hole even deeper when it comes to building trust with Washington. Citing reporting from Forbes, later confirmed by the company itself, Florida Rep. Neal Dunn asked Chew if TikTok parent company ByteDance has spied on American citizens.
The rate on the 30-year fixed rate mortgage slid to 6.42% from 6.60% the week prior, according to Freddie Mac.
Twitter Blue subscriptions are now available around the world.
Yahoo News spoke with several current and former prosecutors to help break down the strengths and weaknesses of the potential case being brought by the Manhattan district attorney.
Lewis will host the show alongside Susanna Reid on various Wednesdays.
With Major League Baseball Opening Day starting next week, on March 30, Fubo announced today that it is adding MLB.TV to its lineup in the coming days. The live TV streaming service already offers MLB Network, MLB Strike Zone, as well as regional sports networks, local broadcast networks and national sports networks such as ESPN, Fox and FS1. Note that Fubo doesn’t broadcast TBS, so some games won’t be available for subscribers.
Mentorship programs are greatly valued by employees in companies large and small. According to a survey by MentorcliQ, 80% of employees say mentoring programs that are inclusive and provide skill-building are key for DEI programs. The Sponsor Dividend, a report by Coqual, says 56% of people of color are satisfied with their career advancement when they are in a mentoring program.
Recently the US has seen increased complaints of retail theft and striking increases in security labor costs. During a recent appearance on Yahoo Finance, CEO William Santana Li offered an unprecedented solution: Robot Guards.
A new poll for Yahoo UK shows that younger people are more likely to support Harry being invited to the coronation in May.
Most Americans believe the invasion was a mistake, but how much do the errors that led to that decision weigh on leaders today?
ONDC, a non-profit firm set up by India’s commerce ministry in 2021, is opening up its railroads to serve mobility firms, it said at a press conference in Bengaluru today. The firm is kickstarting its mobility journey by on-boarding Namma Yatri, an on-demand auto rickshaw booking app operational in Bengaluru. The open source mobility app, launched recently, was developed by payments startup Juspay and says it serves nearly half-a-million customers and works with 45,000 drivers.
In plain English, it means — probably — that the next-generation A3 (now gas) will become electric, and be called the A4; the A4 as we know it becomes the A5, and so on. In January, we reported that Mercedes-Benz was set to drop the EQ product brand for battery-electric cars as soon as the next generation of compact cars, set to be on the market from the end of 2024. It would be the result of a decision by Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius to focus the brand on electric cars only.
The son of a famous New York City restaurateur died over the weekend, following a "tragic accident" at Madison Square Garden after a hockey game, officials said.
China's leader, Xi Jinping, appears to be using the leverage he has gained over Russia in the wake of the Ukraine war.
The South Carolina senator told Fox News he recently spoke with the former president about how he's feeling
It’s not your typical case of trespassing, officials say.
“American workers are desperate for a break.”
“Workers will have more leisure but at the cost of less efficiency and a lower standard of living.”
“We have more important things to do now than spend our lives making a tiny group of very rich people even richer.”
“Some industries and deeply entrenched work cultures mean the four-day workweek may not be realistic for all employees.”
“While workers have spent the last 50 years steadily producing more and more, real wages have not risen at the same rate.”