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How this Google Glass app is helping give sight to my blind aunt

My aunt Wendy lost her vision at the age of 7. She test drove a Google Glass app that aims to help her get around.

Trump pays tribute to the military, and himself, on Thanksgiving

President Donald Trump on Thursday told members of the military positioned across the globe that they're winning big under his watch.

Pop-up shops are becoming a new way of heralding in the holidays

Yankee Candle's pop-up shop in New York is one of many trying to cater to millennials this holiday season.

Don’t expect much profit from major equities in 2018, warns investment bank

Analysts at Societe Generale said the S&P 500 was now entering expensive territory.

9 best European retirement destinations

Europe may be an affordable retirement destination after all. Nine cities to add to your inspiration list.

Russia says Google down-ranking Sputnik, RT would be censorship

Russia said that moves by Google to place articles from Russian news outlets Sputnik and Russia Today lower in search results would amount to censorship.

Apple supplier stops students' illegal overtime at iPhone X factory

Apple supplier Foxconn has stopped students from working illegal overtime at a factory in China.

Three coffees a day linked to range of health benefits, study says

People who drink three or four cups of coffee every day could significantly reduce the chances of early death, a new study suggests.

Woman raises more than $60,000 for homeless man who helped her

A New Jersey woman was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia.

Thyssenkrupp posts record orders on elevators, components

German engineering and steel group Thyssenkrupp posted its highest order intake in five years on Thursday.

Congressman in nude-photo controversy says police are investigating possible revenge porn

Rep. Joe Barton says he plans to go silent about the release of a nude photo because of a police investigation.

On disputed land, Zimbabweans see hope after Mugabe's exit

Farmers who long resisted Grace Mugabe's efforts to take their farm can move freely, after Robert Mugabe's resignation.

One in three US adults to avoid talking politics over holiday season, poll says

Nearly one-third of all adults will actively avoid political conversations when they see friends and family over the Thanksgiving and December holidays.

Macy's parade balloon hits tree; no injuries

A balloon has blown into a tree and popped at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, but no one was injured.

Teva Pharmaceutical reportedly set for major layoffs in Israel and the US

Teva will send termination letters to "tens of percents" of its 10,000 employees in the United States in coming weeks.

Uber and Infosys co-founders are latest billionaires to join The Giving Pledge

Billionaires Garrett Camp and Nandan Nilekani are joining The Giving Pledge, a commitment to donate half of their wealth.

Airline defendants to pay $95 million in 9/11 settlement

Insurers for American and United Airlines will pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. 11 attacks.

OPEC, Russia have showdown over US shale drilling ahead of meeting

OPEC meets next week and the elephant in the room is the U.S. shale sector, ramping up production, as OPEC and Russia cut back.

Mark Cuban: Net neutrality rules put Trump in charge of the internet

Mark Cuban tweeted that the existing rules give the president the keys to the entire internet.

Trump Organization will walk away from its struggling SoHo Hotel in New York

The Trump Organization has reached a deal that will allow the company to walk away from the property by the end of next month, the NY Times reports.