How the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is creating natural beauty products with Herbal Essences

(LONDON) -- Nestled halfway between Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace, the world-famous Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is the "leading global institution for plant science and plant research," according to Sandra Botterell, a spokesperson for gardens.... Read More

Company seeks to give discarded plastic bottles a new purpose and Flint a clearer future

(FLINT, Mich.) -- Two former college students are hoping their glasses idea not only takes off but jump-starts a new vision for the city of Flint, Michigan.

In 2016, Ali Rose VanOverBeke, a Detroit-area native, was back home, volunteering ... Read More

Hobby Lobby employees called cops on black customer who apparently looked like a crime suspect

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- An African-American man went to a Hobby Lobby store in Alabama to return some merchandise this week when employees called the police because he vaguely resembled a suspect in a check-cashing scheme, he told ABC Birmingham affili... Read More

Bumble Bee Foods CEO indicted for price fixing

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The chief executive officer of Bumble Bee Foods has been indicted on one count of price fixing as part of an ongoing investigation that includes at least three other current or former executives at packaged-seafood producers.
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Toys 'R' Us to auction iconic mascot Geoffrey the Giraffe

(NEW YORK) -- Toys "R" Us is planning to auction its iconic mascot Geoffrey the Giraffe next month, according to Reuters.

The toy giant is planning to sell its intellectual property, which includes its Babies "R" Us brand, in an effort to ... Read More

Uber says nixing forced arbitration for assault, harassment victims won't apply to class-action suits

(NEW YORK) -- The rideshare company Uber announced Tuesday that it is doing away with a rule that forced arbitration on passengers and drivers who come forward claiming they've been sexually harassed or assaulted. But the move is drawing some critici... Read More

Amazon customer says she was charged over $7K to ship toilet paper

(ATLANTA) -- Two Amazon customers are complaining that they were charged outrageous prices to ship everyday household paper products.

Georgia resident Barabara Carroll told Read More

'Ludicrous' that artists aren't paid for music made before 1972: Smokey Robinson

(WASHINGTON) -- Smokey Robinson and the Miracles recorded hits like Shop Around, I Second That Emotion, and Tears of a Clown. But those classic tunes don't enjoy the same copyright protections as songs recorded after 1972 and digital streaming servic... Read More

Royal wedding may bring big economic boost for UK

(LONDON) -- The thrill of the impending royal wedding extends far beyond the United Kingdom, as travelers are eager to join in on the pomp and circumstance.

From themed flights and royal walking tours, the masses of tourists who are expect... Read More

How to maximize your vacation time and why it is so important to use

(NEW YORK) -- Summer is just a few weeks away, meaning the time when many Americans hit the road for vacation is upon us.

Seventy-four percent of civilian workers had access to paid vacations in 2017, the most recent data available, accord... Read More

Tesla Model S was in Autopilot mode during Utah crash, driver says

(SALT LAKE CITY) -- The Utah driver who slammed her Tesla Model S into the back of a fire truck last week said the vehicle's Autopilot feature was engaged at the time of the crash, according to police.

The 28-year-old driver, whose identit... Read More

After SCOTUS win, Christie says sports betting in NJ could begin within weeks

(NEW YORK) -- Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent more than seven years fighting for legalized sports betting in his state. Now the former governor and ABC News contributor anticipates sports betting will begin in New Jersey in just a few wee... Read More

African woman removed from United flight after white passenger complained she smelled 'pungent': Lawsuit

(HOUSTON) -- An African woman has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against United Airlines charging she and her two young children were removed from a flight and publicly humiliated after she had a confrontation with a white passenger.

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Entrepreneur discusses how her serious illness led to her starting her own women's health business

(NEW YORK) - Before age 16, Suzie Welsh did not envision she would be working in healthcare, business, or a combination of the two.

A trip to Malawi during her teenage years, however, set her on a unique path towards medicine and entrepren... Read More