New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal
Amazon says it has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan to house more than 1,500 employees.
Uber weighs next steps after jarring sex assault report
A day after Uber revealed that more than 3,000 riders and drivers were sexually assaulted last year, attention is turning to what's next for the ride-hailing giant.
Protests erupt as Russia seeks closer ties with Belarus
The leaders of Russia and Belarus are discussing how to further deepen ties between the two allies — a meeting that triggered a protest in the Belarusian capital of Minsk.
Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference
The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election has become an issue again after the social media platform Reddit concluded that leaked government documents on Brexit trade was linked to Russian operators.
Nobel laureate: Face up to climate change, no escaping Earth
An astronomer who shares this year's Nobel Physics Prize for discovering a planet outside the Earth's solar system is taking issue with people who shrug off climate change on the grounds that humans will eventually leave for distant planets.
Stocks advance as investors eyes jobs report, trade talks
Global shares are up as investors await what's expected to be a healthy U.
PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement
Pacific Gas and Electric says it has reached a $13.5 billion settlement that will resolve all major claims related to devastating wildfires blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence.
China waiving tariff hikes on US soybeans, pork
China's finance ministry says Beijing is waiving tariff hikes on U.
US firms keep hiring, easing worries of weakening economy
US employers add robust 266,000 jobs in November, unemployment falls to 50-year low of 3.5%.
Netflix executive touts 'golden era' of streaming service
An executive with Netflix says the streaming giant has boosted its original content exponentially over the last several years and that will mean more action for its production hub in New Mexico.
French protest retirement changes, travel disruptions abound
Strikes are disrupting weekend travel around France.
Protests subside, but economic aftershocks rattle Haitians
The flaming barricades are mostly gone from Haiti’s streets and protesters have largely dissipated.
Elon Musk cleared of defamation in 'pedo guy' tweet trial
An attorney has told a Los Angeles jury it would be reasonable to award $190 million in damages to a British cave explorer who is suing Elon Musk for allegedly branding him as a pedophile during a Twitter spat.
Hitting the plastic: US credit card use jumped in October
Consumer borrowing rose in October by the largest amount in three months, reflecting a big rebound the category that includes credit cards.
Amazon blaming Trump over Pentagon contract loss, judge says
Amazon is arguing in a court case that President Donald Trump's bias against the company harmed its chances at winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract.
NATO researchers: Social media failing to stop manipulation
NATO-affiliated researchers say social media companies are failing to stop manipulated activity.
Huawei asks court to throw out US telecom funds ban
Huawei asking U.S. court to throw out rule that bars use of government money to buy its equipment on security grounds.
Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides
In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.
Bipartisan Medicare drug bill gets makeover to lower copays
A bipartisan Senate bill to curb prescription drug costs for Medicare enrollees is getting a makeover that would lower copays and make it easier for seniors to budget.
DHS retreats on possible facial screening of US citizens
The Homeland Security Department says it has no plans to force U.