United Raising Limit On Payments to Bumped Flyers to $10,000United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat.
GM Halts Operations in Venezuela After Factory is SeizedGeneral Motors has stopped doing business in Venezuela after authorities took control of its only factory there in what GM called an illegal judicial seizure of its assets.
Chicago, United Lambasted Over Man Dragged Off PlaneSeveral minutes after a passenger recorded a video watched around the world that showed security officers dragging another passenger off an overbooked United Express flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, a smaller snippet of video showed an even more troubling scene.
2 People Find Dead Bat in Salad They Were EatingA recall has been issued after two people in Florida found a dead bat in the packaged salad they were eating.
Ford Says Hybrid Police Car Catches Bad Guys, Saves Gas TooThe next time the cops chase you down for speeding, they could be driving a fuel-efficient gas-electric hybrid.
Cable Giant Comcast Offers Cellular Plans on Verizon NetworkThe cable giant Comcast will start selling cellphone plans called Xfinity Mobile in the coming months, using a network it's leasing from Verizon.
Car Sales Keep Falling, But Buyers Pay More for Trucks, SUVsPassenger car sales continued to plummet last month and were a drag for many automakers, even with offers of some very juicy discounts.
Something Completely Different at McDonald's: Fresh BeefComing soon to McDonald's: Fresh beef.
Some State Lawmakers Seek to Protect Birth-Control AccessEven with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future.
WikiLeaks Says CIA Hacks on Apple Devices Can PersistNew documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that couldn't be disabled by resetting devices to factory conditions.
Is ‘Phubbing’ A Frustration In Your Love Life? You’re Not Alone Studies are beginning to show what you may already know: Having a loved one who’s obsessed with his or her smartphonecan cause problems in your relationship.
Verizon Sought $925 Million Penalty for Yahoo's Lax SecurityVerizon demanded a $925 million discount on its acquisition of Yahoo's online services to help offset the damage from the biggest data breaches in internet history. It ultimately settled on a $350 million concession.