One woman who has experienced abuse on Twitter calls the change "a big step up," as the company changes how it handles harassment and the ability to block other users.
In-store purchases on Black Friday fell this year, but online sales have seen a big increase. Easy comparison shopping and widespread free shipping have sweetened the deal for many online shoppers.
A loophole in the law meant suspected Nazis who were forced out of the country continued to receive benefits. The House vote was unanimous. The Senate votes on a similar measure in the coming weeks.
The lifetime ban on blood from any man who has had sex with men dates to the 1980s, before there was a good test to screen for HIV. Critics say the policy is outmoded and needlessly discriminatory.
A father brought his teenage son back from the capital. The boy fell ill. The parents blamed an attack by a magical leopard. But it was Ebola.
For 40 years, Maryland's George Hastings has been shucking oysters at festivals and competitions around the U.S. And while the work can be grueling, he says he'll only quit when it stops being fun.
Sepp Blatter, who heads soccer's governing body, said the companies that employed the migrant laborers building the infrastructure for Qatar's 2022 World Cup were responsible for their safety.
To mark 50 years of A Charlie Brown Christmas airing on American televisions, our readers are sharing photos and memories of Christmas trees that reflect the spirit of that TV classic.
Why oh why, the question goes, aren't there more candidates like...you know, that guy everybody likes...what's his name...Rob Portman?
The company's market capitalization hit a record last month under Cook's leadership, nearing $700 billion. But by one measure, the legacy of Jobs still dominates.
Mom may be more up to speed on the right treatment for life-threatening allergic reactions than doctors, a study finds. Epinephrine should be the first and fastest choice for treatment.
During the course of his long career, Keys played with everyone from John Lennon to Eric Clapton, but it was work with the Stones for which he was most famous.
Forget dried-out doughnuts and creepy-looking hot dogs. In cities across the U.S., patrons can fill up on gourmet grub and top off their tanks in one stop.
Raju the elephant appeared to shed tears last July when he was freed from his shackles. He will now be allowed to remain with his rescuers. His previous owner had wanted him back.
The prime minister has more than two years left in his term. But with his coalition fracturing, Benjamin Netanyahu said it was "impossible" to lead a government under the current conditions.
On Sunday, players from the St. Louis Rams ran onto the field with their arms raised in the "hands up, don't shoot" pose that's been used in protests of the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Saying that inflation has outpaced wage growth, the ordinance will raise the city's minimum wage to $10 by next July, with new increments added each summer thereafter.
Boots from a Guatemalan village. A basket woven in Rwanda. Kenyan soda cans that became cool cuffs. Money spent on these and other items provides a better life for artisans in the developing world.
A new analysis finds that corporations that deploy lobbyists and make contributions experience lower and more consistent tax rates over the long term.
Carter served as the number two defense official under Leon Panetta. While relatively unknown to the public, he's respected for his intelligence.