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NASA names facility after 'Hidden Figures' inspiration Katherine Johnson

(NEW YORK) -- Katherine Johnson, the "human computer" whose work was depicted in the 2016 film Hidden Figures, was recognized on Friday as the agency renamed a building after the pioneer.The National Aeronautics and Space Administration redesignated a building that houses programs essential to safety on space missions in the…... Read More

Hilton launches new high tech Signia line of hotels

(NEW YORK) -- Hilton Hotels will launch a new brand for business travelers geared toward meetings and events, the company said on Friday.The new line will start with three locations: Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida, Atlanta, next to the Georgia World Congress Center, and downtown Indianapolis, Ind."In our 100th year…... Read More

Model slams Burberry's noose-knotted hoodie: 'Suicide is not fashion'

(NEW YORK) -- Burberry has apologized after a sweatshirt in one of its fashion shows appeared to include a noose hanging around the model's neck, prompting another model who walked in the show to call the design "triggering."The sweatshirt in question was part of a collection debuted at London Fashion…... Read More

Disney's latest Epcot plans include an interactive city

(ORLANDO, Fla.) --  Get excited: there's more awesomeness coming to Epcot.An interactive city will be part of a new play pavilion, with a re-imagined main entrance and experience center, Disney announced Thursday.The new play pavilion includes an interactive city where games and hands-on activities allow guests to interact with their…... Read More

Report: Apple, Goldman Sachs to offer joint credit card

(NEW YORK) -- Apple is said to be teaming up with Goldman Sachs on a joint credit card that both companies plan to begin issuing this spring.Citing people familiar with the matter, the Wall Street Journal reports the card, which will use Mastercard's network, will be rolled out to employees…... Read More

Weekly jobless claims drop to 216,000

(WASHINGTON) -- Jobless claims took a dip last week, falling by 23,000, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the Labor Department. For the week ending Feb. 16, the number of people filing for benefits dropped from an unrevised level of 239,000 the previous week to 216,000. The four-week…... Read More

Couple hoping to identify Airbnb guests who stole TVs, toiletries in viral video

(ATLANTA) -- A Georgia couple who says their home was robbed is looking for the thieves — people who rented the space through Airbnb.The couple rented out one of its properties on Airbnb to four guests for a three-night stay over the weekend, Luke, one of the homeowners, told ABC…... Read More

Samsung unveils 'Galaxy Fold,' its first foldable smartphone-tablet hybrid

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Fold, a smartphone that fits into your pocket but unfolds into the size of a tablet, at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday."We are fundamentally limited by the size of our devices, until now," Justin Denison, Samsung's senior vice president of marketing,…... Read More

What's next for Karl Lagerfeld's famous cat Choupette?

(NEW YORK) -- Champagne baths. Weekly manicures. Private planes. Magazine covers. You name it. She has it. And more is likely on the way.We’re talking, of course, about the late Karl Lagerfeld’s very FUR-tunate feline fashionista, Choupette Lagerfeld.As the fashion world reels over the death of the design icon, questions…... Read More

Victoria's Secret announces return of swimwear after discontinuing it in 2016

(NEW YORK) -- Victoria's Secret is bringing back swimwear.The lingerie and lifestyle brand will release a "curated collection" next month after getting rid of swim styles in 2016.The company reportedly discontinued the category at the time to prioritize athleisure and lingerie styles. The move angered customers and caused a social…... Read More

Ford to stop selling heavy trucks in South America

(SAO PAULO) -- Ford is ending its sales of heavy trucks in South America in an effort to make its operations in the region profitable again.The automaker announced on Tuesday production at its São Bernardo do Campo plant in Brazil will cease this year and sales of its Cargo lineup,…... Read More