A week of travel woes: More than 8,000 flights canceled since Christmas Eve

A week of travel woes: More than 8,000 flights canceled since Christmas Eve

(NEW YORK) -- Thursday marks a week of travel woes across the country with more than 8,000 flight cancellations nationwide since Christmas Eve. As millions of Americans travel during what could be the busiest travel period since the start of the pandemic, airlines have been slammed with both winter weather…
Holiday travel nightmare continues with COVID-related flight cancellations

Holiday travel nightmare continues with COVID-related flight cancellations

(NEW YORK) -- The omicron variant continues to wreak havoc on holiday travel from coast to coast. Over the weekend, airlines reported more than 3,000 flight cancellations with at least one stop in the U.S, according to FlightAware, and the travel troubles don't seem to be letting up anytime soon.…
NYC entertainment industry workers worry about future amid show cancellations

NYC entertainment industry workers worry about future amid show cancellations

(NEW YORK) -- With the number of COVID-19 cases surging in New York, workers in the entertainment industry, many of whom are freelancers, are worried about the prospect of another shutdown. At least 12 Broadway shows have canceled performances due to performers and staff testing positive. Three Broadway shows, "Jagged…
Airlines cancel more than 300 holiday flights due to omicron impacts on crews

Airlines cancel more than 300 holiday flights due to omicron impacts on crews

(NEW YORK) -- As pre-pandemic level crowds hit the airports for the holidays, three major U.S. airlines have been forced to proactively cancel more than 300 Christmas Eve flights due to the fast-spreading omicron variant of COVID-19. United Airlines has cancelled 169 flights for Christmas Eve, as of Friday morning.…
NHTSA probing Tesla after reports that drivers can play video games in motion

NHTSA probing Tesla after reports that drivers can play video games in motion

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. traffic safety regulators have launched a formal probe into certain Tesla vehicles after reports emerged that drivers can play video games on the car's touchscreen while in motion. A spokesperson for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed to ABC News on Wednesday that the agency…
A car made from recycled plastic? This could be the future

A car made from recycled plastic? This could be the future

(NEW YORK) -- What comes around goes around: Your discarded plastic water bottle may soon become part of your next car. Automakers are racing to make their vehicles more sustainable -- the industry's favorite buzzword -- by turning environmentally unfriendly materials into seat cushions, floors, door panels and dashboard trims.…
World Economic Forum’s annual Davos summit put on hold due to omicron

World Economic Forum’s annual Davos summit put on hold due to omicron

(NEW YORK) -- The World Economic Forum announced Monday it has indefinitely postponed its upcoming summit in the Swiss resort town of Davos due to uncertainty caused by the omicron coronavirus variant. The announcement makes the high-profile gathering of business leaders, politicians and more the latest event to be canceled…
P&G recalls products from Pantene, Herbal Essences, Old Spice and more

P&G recalls products from Pantene, Herbal Essences, Old Spice and more

(NEW YORK) -- Proctor & Gamble has issued a recall for dozens of its products. P&G announced it is discontinuing a wide range of aerosol dry shampoos and conditioners from some of the company's standout brands such as Pantene, Herbal Essences, Old Spice and more due to the presence of…
Here’s how to avoid gift card scams this holiday season

Here’s how to avoid gift card scams this holiday season

(NEW YORK) -- With holiday shopping in full swing, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about gift card scams. The FTC said consumers are set to spend $28 billion on gift cards this season. But with that, scammers are coming up with schemes to rip off the unwary. There…